Joe Firm

ATTORNEY JOSEPH SPIRITI

Joseph A. Spiriti Jr., represents clients in general business matters, with specialized experience in contract negotiation, debt collection, business infrastructure and transactions, real estate, and entertainment transactions and litigation.

Debt Collection

Mr. Spiriti’s experience in the collection field shows that, when an attorney is involved, a large percentage of claims can be collected quickly, without initiating collection proceedings or the filing of legal actions.

Business Infrastructure

Mr. Spiriti’s experience includes business organization, joint ventures, corporate, Sub-Chapter S, and LLC formation and operations, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, minutes and bylaws, contracts, employment agreements, dispute avoidance and resolution, business sales/acquisitions, secured transactions.

Joseph A. Spiriti Jr., represents clients in general business matters, with specialized experience in contract negotiation, debt collection, business infrastructure and transactions, real estate, and entertainment transactions and litigation.

Debt Collection

Mr. Spiriti’s experience in the collection field shows that, when an attorney is involved, a large percentage of claims can be collected quickly, without initiating collection proceedings or the filing of legal actions.

Business Infrastructure

Mr. Spiriti’s experience includes business organization, joint ventures, corporate, Sub-Chapter S, and LLC formation and operations, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, minutes and bylaws, contracts, employment agreements, dispute avoidance and resolution, business sales/acquisitions, secured transactions.

Joe’s energetic style has permeated his office. It’s a well-run, well-respected, business management and legal machine. Beyond just being a great lawyer, Joe is a spectacular business management consultant.

Business Transactions

Mr. Spiriti understands the impact sound legal advice has upon the success of business endeavors.  He provides general and specialized corporate advice and representation for business and strategic issues that arise with his private and public clients. The scope of this practice includes the following:

  • Agreements for asset sales and purchases
  • Contract negotiations
  • Financial services
  • Leases
  • Personal services

Mr. Spiriti handles the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, debt restructuring and disposition of real estate projects in Florida and nationwide, including residential properties, office buildings, apartment projects, shopping centers, hotels, mixed-use developments, and industrial projects. He represents clients in all facets of real estate and land use matters.  In addition, he also has fifteen (15) years experience in handling landlord / tenant, foreclosure, and condominium association matters.

Entertainment Experience

Mr. Spiriti maintains an entertainment practice, which includes the representation of musicians, record producers, record labels, managers, film and television production companies, directors, producers, and the occasional actor. His traditional entertainment clients include: TV production companies, film production companies, authors, television media placement firms, executives, graphic artists; music producers, screenwriters, actors, musicians, artist managers; concert promoters, directors, and record labels. His primary duties with regard to these clients include contract drafting and negotiation (recording and publishing agreements, record production agreements, producer agreements, artist manager agreements, option agreements, and book publishing agreements), intellectual property protection (same as above), vesting of properties, dispute resolution, non-litigation collections, and business and legal strategy and other counsel.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1988

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL, 1988 Juris Doctor
  • Stetson University, B.A., Political Science/ International Relations, 1985

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida State Bar, 1988

Publications

  • Entertainment Law & Finance, May 1990, “How To Handle H-1 Visas”.  Wrote a practical training approach on how to navigate through the new immigration rules.
  • Florida Shipper, 1987-1988, “Shipper’s Case Notes”.  Assisted the law firm of Thomas Raab & Strader, P.A. in the preparation of legal case briefs on various topics relevant to the shipping industry

Additional Information

  • Licensed Real Estate Associate
  • Adjunct Professor At Johnson & Wales University
  • Florida Notary