Miami Office

The Espirito Santo Plaza

1395 Brickell Ave, Suite 900

Miami FL, 33131

West Palm Beach Office

Northbridge Center

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite P-300

West Palm Beach FL 33401

Phone: 305-699-5466

Phone: 844-954-6652

Admin@lionsdenjustice.com

Hours: 9-5 M-F

 

BACKGROUND AND VALUES

It is never a dull day at the Lions' Den. We currently represents powerful foreign organizations, billion dollar hedge funds, multi-million dollar foreclosure disputes, multi-million dollar divorces, defense of  the highest profile criminal case and so much more. Our greatest strength is in trial work, which is called litigation in the legal field.  We provide both Plaintiff and Defense work for business and individuals.  We help clients protect their assets and exercise their rights.  We execute clients' goals, maximize their recovery (financial return) and expedite the legal process, all while reducing costs.  We reduce costs by reaching settlement at the right time, using court procedure to our advantage and being strategic in our actions and words.  We carry Christian values as a law firm but we love and serve all people.  We pray each day and believe that our firm, clients and cases will be blessed.  We often exercise our creativity to reach our clients goals in ways that many others would not conceive. 

We create contracts and work to resolve disputes on your behalf.  You need the right attorney because the cost you can incur can be extensive. Jonathan May is a communication and persuasion professor.  Lieutenant Christopher Cook is a retired Watch Commander and Sheriff Deputy in Palm Beach County. Legal disputes are often comprised of many interactions between parties and you need the best attorney to advocate for your interests.  Outstanding legal services will save you time, money, stress and many other potential consequences. Contact us at the 305-699-5466 or 844-954-6652 or send a message to admin@lionsdenjustice.com or use the form below. 

PRACTICE AREAS 

BUSINESS

Investment Review

Insurance Claim

Noncompete Agreements Noncompete Litigation

Nondisclosure Agreements

Fraud 

Misrepresentation

False Advertising

Chargeback

Employment Contract

Joint Venture

Entertainment

Breach of Contract Litigation

Contract Enforcement

CORPORATE

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Fraud

Misrepresentation

False Advertising

Chargeback Dispute

Employment Contracts

Minimum Wage Disputes

Overtime Pay

Derivative Action

Removal of Members

Operating Agreement

Bylaws

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Employment Discrimination

Union Disputes

Contract Formation

Negligence

REAL ESTATE

Deeds Creation

Landlord or TenantDisputes

Deposit Disputes

Code Violations

Partition Action

Purchase Contracts

Contract Review

Lease Contract

Lease Disputes

Commercial Lease

Eviction

Foreclosures

Foreclosure Defense

Housing Association Disputes

Condo Association Disputes

Tax Lien Disputes

Home Owner's Claim

Mold

Negligent Security

Construction Disputes

Contract Dispute

Closing Dispute

Contract Formation

FAMILY LAW

Divorce Petition

Custody/Timesharing Petition

Child Support Petition

Modifications Petition

Relocation Petition

Prenuptial Agreement

Postnuptial Agreement

Disestablishment of Paternity

PROBATE

Summary Administration

Testate Petition

Intestate Petition

Recovery Disputes

ESTATE PLANNING

Will

Probate

Durable Power of Attorney

Limited Power of Attorney

Trusts

Asset Protection

PERSONAL INJURY

Car Accident

Mold Claims

Negligence

Slip and Fall

CRIMINAL

Misdemeanor

Felony

White Collar

Termination of Probation

Driving Under the Influence

Boating Under the Influence

Drug Trafficking

Drug Possession

OF COUNSEL PRACTICE AREAS

BUSINESS

Tax

Investment

Entity Formation

Trademark

Patents

Copyrights

CORPORATE

Tax Planning

Bankruptcy

Fraud

REAL ESTATE

Title Closings

Commercial Closing

Residential Closings

FAMILY LAW

Guardianship

IMMIGRATION

VIsa Application

Naturalization N-400

Citizenship Application

Investor Visa

EB5

Citizenship

Permanent Resident

Green Card I-485

Marriage

Employment Authorization I-9

ESTATE PLANNING

Trusts

International Transfer

Tax

Brain Development in Children Subject to Divorce

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LEGAL ARTICLES

BRICKELL MIAMI OFFICE 

Come see our office in the Beautiful Espirito Santo Plaza (Holy Spirit Building) on Brickell Avenue in Miami.  The building also coined the Brickell Arch is  designed with a beautiful arch in the entrance.   There is valet, garage and street parking available.  You will access the office portion of the building via the second floor elevators that are on the side of the building (closer to Brickell Avenue).  Our office is on the 9th Floor.  Once you get off of the elevator, our reception area is on the east side of the building (away from Brickell Avenue).  Please kindly let the receptionist know that you have an appointment with Jonathan May of The Lions' Den and we will be with you as quickly as possible.  There is refreshments available for your pleasure. 

WEST PALM BEACH OFFICE

Come visit our beautiful office in the West Palm Beach.  The Lions' Den has made their home at the Northbridge Center at 515 North Flagler Drive, Suite P-300. The building is commonly known as the Darth Vader building because of its massive dark black glass structure. This location offers valet, garage parking and street parking. It features a beautiful glass atrium and recently underwent a beautiful multi-million dollar renovation.  It sits next to the courthouse and overlooks the ocean and Palm Beach Island. Our office is on the 3rd Floor. Once you enter the main entrance of the building, locate the security personal in the lobby.  Ask them to direct you to suite P-300 and they will direct you to an elevator behind them.  Once you reach the reception area, please kindly let the receptionist know that you have an appointment with Christopher Cook of The Lions' Den and we will be with you as quickly as possible. There are refreshments available for your pleasure.                         

GENERAL COUNSEL 

The Lions' Den offers General Counsel for businesses.  Our availability for clients is very limited so a retainer is required to ensure that our services are available.  Retainer agreements start at $10,000 and fluctuate based on the time and needs of the client.  We provide a wide array of legal services for our clients such as follows: 

  • entity formation

  • tax strategy and coordination

  • contract formation

  • legal compliance

  • contract litigation 

  • employment law  

The value that we add to a business can be immeasurable.  We help businesses do the following: 

  • collect debt 

  • prevent lawsuits 

  • legal compliance 

  • tax structure

  • avoid liability   

RECOGNITION

YELP

Recognition for their ratings and customer services.

 

THREE BEST RATED

Awarded in 2017 for the best overall ratings calculated by analyzing  a firm's online ratings and reviews, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. 

Jonathan May was awarded as one of the top three business attorneys in Miami, Florida in 2019.  Three Best Rate uses a 50-Point Inspection which includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, nearness, trust, cost and general excellence   See Link.  

CUSTODY XCHANGE

"Top 10 Family Law Attorneys near the Miami, FL Area" Published November 28th, 2016.  The top attorneys in Miami based on  avvo Ratings, google reviews, and other aspects.  

THUMBTACK

Top three divorce attorneys in Palmetto Bay Area in 2014.

OPPORTY

Best real estate law firms in Miami, Florida in 2017.

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN TRIAL LAWYERS

This organization recognized Jonathan May for outstanding achievement and being one of the top 100 attorneys in Florida.  

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS

 "10 Best Attorneys" for Florida in September of 2017.

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF LEGAL ADVOCATES

Recognizing Christopher W. Cook, Esq. as a Rising Star in Family Law in 2019.  This Institute recognizes the highest legal standards based on positive reviews for outstanding work in the legal field, positive recommendations of other lawyers in their field, along with no ethical concerns from their local licensing authority.  Less than 1% of all attorneys will be recognized for this award.  Furthermore, this recognition is only extended to attorneys who demonstrate leadership, superior qualifications in their field and trial results.  

ACQUISITION INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE

Recipient for Best for Wills, Probate and Inheritance Law in Florida.

The Best Family Law Firm in Miami, Florida

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AWARD

 2017 International Finance Award in the area of Wills, Probate and Inheritance Law by the Acquisition International Magazine. 

LAWYER MONTHLY

Civil Law Lawyer of the Year in the United States.  Awarding a proven track record in delivering results for clients throughout the past twelve months.  They conducted research and analyzed voting data to reach their selection.  

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DISTINGUISHED COUNSEL

This organization offered Jonathan May a Fellowship Invitation in April of 2019 as NADC is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.  However, Fellos do not have to go through a selection process as members must go through. 

2017 FINANCE MONTHLY GLOBAL AWARD

Immigration Law firm of the Year in the USA.  Based upon the number of nominations received, Supporting material, covering statements and evidence supplied, amount of documented activity in the last 12 months when compared to industry peers, involvement in significant deals, cases or notable work, recognized financial and/or legal expertise (be peer group), innovation in client care, size (value) of involvement within transactions, deals and cases and previous accolades and entries within recognized financial and legal guides.  

MARQUIS WHO'S WHO  2018 ALBERT NELSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Given to Jonathan May and recognizes America's most accomplished lawyers

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ATTORNEYS

An honor recognizing Christopher Cook based on his positive standing in the legal profession, commitment to the legal field and positive reviews from either prior clients or other peers in his field.  Less than 1% of attorneys are extended this recognition.  

In addition, they awarded Christopher Cook the distinction of Top 40 Under 40.  While Attorney Cook is over the age of 40, he appreciates the honor and thoughtful consideration.  The designation is based on positive standing with the local licensing authority, commitment to the legal field and positive reviews from prients and peers. 

SOUTH FLORIDA LEGAL GUIDE

Honoring and featuring Jonathan May Esq. M.A. in their publication for outstanding performance and contribution to the South Florida legal and accounting community.

ONLINE ANSWERS AND LINKS

Over 700 Legal Questions Answered

COMMUNITY SERVICE

We would like to extend special recognition to Christopher Cook, Esq. He spoke at a "Lawyers for Literacy" event on September 21, 2016.   

Members of The Lions Den have each read books to five different classes at Washington Elementary in Boynton Beach in support of Lawyers for Literacy on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. This was the second such event attended by Christopher Cook.

Additionally, The Lions' Den issued a Scholarship of $1,500 to a student at Riviera Beach High School in May of 2018.  

In August of 2019, Christopher W. Cook, Esq. spoke as part of a panel to the aspiring attorneys in their first year of law school at Nova Southeastern University. 

2020 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Lions' Den has now opened the application period  for a $500 scholarship to one student for the Fall of 2019 school period.  Students applying shall submit a three page paper to admin@lionsdenjustice.com. 

  1. The first page shall  describe the background of student and obstacles they have overcome.

  2. The second page shall explain what subject or major the student is studying and why.

  3. The third page shall explain what the student hopes to accomplish in the future.

Scholarship recipient will be awarded and announced prior to the Fall Semester of 2019.

LastEvent June 28th, 2019

Join The Lions' Den for the grand opening of our West Palm Beach office located at Northbridge Center at 515 North Flagler Drive, Suite P-300 on Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 5:00 PM.  Alcoholic beverages and light snacks will be served.  We hope to see you there.  Please RSVP below.