Who We Are - Meet Our Staff
Lisa graduated from Hofstra University, Long Island, NY in 1978 with a B.A. dual degree in political science and psychology. A native of Long Island, NY she moved to South Florida to earn her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University School of Law and she has been practicing in South Florida and New York since 1983. Lisa is a member of the Bar in Florida, New York, and Washington D.C., as well as being admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Lisa’s vast experience allows Daniel Law Group to offer creative, unique, and sustainable legal and businesses solutions for our clients.
She is the former president of the National Association of Women Business Owners and is an active member of the International Business Alliance, Women of Excellence, The Wealth Planning Council, Attorneys and Accountants Network of Florida, and Commercial Real Estate Women.
Gerald Pierre earned a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA and his J.D. from the University of Miami, Florida. Mr. Pierre focuses his practice on estate planning, probate, and estate and guardianship administration. Prior to law school, Gerald pursued a marketing career, working for such companies as IBM, Amdahl, and Microsoft. He currently assists the Alliance for Aging, Inc. (Miami-Dade County), the American Diabetes Association (Broward County), and the Florida Bar’s Prepaid Legal Services Committee.
Richard S. Rosenstein
Richard S. Rosenstein was born in Brooklyn, NY and he is a graduate from Columbia University and University of Pennsylvania Law School. Rich practiced law in Boston, MA for 34 years, moving to Florida in 2013. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business representation, commercial lending, equipment finance, workouts, and franchising. He continues to practice in Massachusetts, as well as in Florida. He is active in the Turnaround Management Association and is a founding member of the Commercial Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association. Rich is rated by Martindale Hubbell as AV, its highest rating, and has been selected by The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Equipment Finance from 2007 through 2017.
Attorney – (OAB/MG)
Hudson Menezes has been practicing law in Brazil since 1988 and serves as foreign counsel to Daniels Law Group. He is considered an Expert Witness for the Brazilian judiciary due to his bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, as well as an Arbitration Judge and Judicial Administrator in bankruptcy cases. In 2000 he began lecturing in both Business and Law schools. He graduated with honors from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, MG, with a dual degree in Business Administration and Accounting. He graduated with honors from Universidade de Direito de Ipatinga, MG, where he got his J.D. degree and his Post-Graduation degree. Later he was able to achieve his doctorate in law from Universidad Del Museo Social Argentino – Buenos Aires – Argentina. He is a member of the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil in Minas Gerais, a member of the Conselho Regional de Contabilidade de Minas Gerais, and a member of the ASPEJUDI | Associação dos Peritos Judiciais, Árbitros, Conciliadores e Mediadores de Minas Gerais. Hudson is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Attorney – (OAB/MG)
Ricardo Coelho has been practicing law in Brazil since 2007 and serves as foreign counsel to Daniels Law Group. He is a member in good standing of the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil in Minas Gerais. Ricardo has worked as both a Legal Assessor and as a Tax Auditor for several municipalities in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Upon graduating with honors from Universidade de Direito de Ipatinga, MG in 2007, with a J.D. degree Ricardo went on to earn a master’s degree in Law and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Business Administration and Management from Fundação Getulio Vargas / FGV. Ricardo’s focus is on the development and capitalization of commercial business ventures. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Caryn was born in Long Island, New York. She owned a legal and medical transcription service for sixteen years before relocating to Florida, where she continued her paralegal work in Sarasota, before joining Daniels Law Group. Caryn earned her B.A. from the State University of Farmingdale, New York.
Real Estate Paralegal
Cristiane was born in Brazil and immigrated to the United States in 2000. Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish she chose to settle in Florida for its diversity and business opportunities. In addition to be a licensed Florida realtor Cristiane holds a B.A. in International Business from Universidade Braz Cubas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Danit De Maio immigrated to Florida from Israel experiencing the U.S. immigration system firsthand. She mastered the process while accomplishing permanent status for herself and family. Danit has spent the last decade serving clients from all over the world. Having Danit as a personal liaison to the attorneys and government officials, Daniels Law Group clients are efficiently guided through the process. Danit is fluent in Hebrew and English.
International Business Development
Sivendra G. Maraj was born in Ontario, Canada and more recently resided in Saskatchewan, Canada. He graduated from Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho receiving a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with an emphasis in foreign affairs. Currently, Sivendra is pursuing his JD at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Hindi.