Empowering Veteran-Owned Businesses

About the Firm

The MISSION is simple: Provide effective legal advice that enables Veteran-Owned Businesses to succeed.

I created Lexwerx to provide you with the personalized attention, disciplined turnaround time, excellence in results and affordable, upfront fee packages that you can't get from larger legal factories.

You'll find offices conveniently located in Tampa, Riverview, and St. Petersburg.

My clients benefit from 30+ years of legal experience and several of my core services including outsourced corporate counsel, federal government contracting compliance, will, trust and estate planning, as well as business succession solutions.

As a Veteran, you will experience my passion for empowering other Veteran Entrepreneurs to launch their businesses and succeed.

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Services

Lexwerx gives you the legal advice you require when you need it with part-time to full-time access to Attorney Ferreira; a Bachelor of Accounting, Juris Doctor, Certified Public Accountant, and Certified Fraud Examiner with 30+ years of experience. Also, a decorated combat Veteran and entrepreneur, Attorney Ferreira is licensed to practice law in Florida, New Jersey, and New York, and has the highest-level security clearance.

OUTSOURCED GENERAL COUNSEL

On-call remote or on site comprehensive legal advice on general and industry-specific legal issues.

GOVCON LAW

If you do business with the federal government, let Lexwerx navigate you through the alphabet soup known as FAR, DFARS, SOFARS, ITARs, CAE, OFAC, SBIR, CMMC, OTAs, SDVOSB, DCAA, DCMA, direct and indirect rates and more.

BUSINESS SUCCESSION

Beyond your basic estate plan, these are custom formal agreements designed to protect your dependents, business, and assets if you exit the company.

FINANCIAL FORENSICS

Examine financial records for evidence of fraud, waste, abuse, criminal and terroristic activities for the purpose of presenting it in court.

Legal Audit

It begins with an on-site legal audit to familiarize the attorney with the company :

  1. Read business plan to understand company’s mission and objectives
  2. Review organizational documents to identify form of legal entity chosen and founders
  3. Identify revenue and funding sources
  4. Evaluate your intellectual property protections
  5. Examine business licenses and permits
  6. Look at existing contracts
  7. Identify lawsuits your company is engaged with
  8. Meet with leadership team to discuss audit results and make recommendations

Disclaimer : The services listed above do not include 401K plan compliance. It continues with a monthly budgeted time plan

TRIAL PERIOD

The next step is a 90-day trial period that allows the Client and Attorney to come to know each other and determine whether it’s a good fit for both.

BUDGETED TIME PLANS

The most efficient way to keep up with your business’ legal needs. For a monthly flat fee allowing you to budget accurately, you receive remote or on site tailored legal advice from an attorney with whom you have an established relationship.

Plans are available in time allotments of 4 hours per month or 8 hours per month; customized plans are available upon request.

Paul Ferreira, CPA, CFE, Esq., Founder & Principal Attorney
Casita Simpson
Amanda Loeffler

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