PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Port St. Lucie
was a natural expansion location for Apfelbaum
Law, the firm's managing attorney said in a
"We decided to expand to Port St. Lucie to
better serve our clients and demands in Port St. Lucie, as well as
for professional growth based on opportunities presented,"
managing attorney Nico Apfelbaum told The Florida Record in an
Andrew W. Clopman | Photo courtesy of Apfelbaum Law
Apfelbaum's new law office in Port St. Lucie was
announced in a press
release issued Dec. 27. The office is located
at 1922 SE Port St. Lucie Blvd, according to the firm's website.
"We only had an office in Stuart,
but serve clients in the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach," he
said. "We added an office in Port St. Lucie to better serve our
clients and demands based on location and convenience."
been providing legal services in the Treasure Coast, Palm Beach
County and throughout the state, Apfelbaum Law was founded by
Argentine native Nico Apfelbaum, who is fluent in both Spanish and
English. The firm's first office was opened in Stuart, with areas of
practice that include business disputes, transactions and planning,
contract drafting and negotiations, contract disputes, divorce,
family law, wills, trusts and estates, probate, immigration and real
"Over the past year, we have added more attorneys to
better serve our growing list of clients," Apfelbaum said in the
press release. "Also, we recently translated our website into
Spanish and Portuguese to reach out better to our Spanish- and
Portuguese-speaking clients seeking legal representation.”
Apfelbaum has seven years of experience in the legal profession
since earning both his undergraduate and law degrees from the
University of Florida. For a time, Apfelbaum practiced at a large
firm with a practice that concentrated on collections, creditors’
rights, business and UCC litigation.
"Throughout his legal career, Nico
has valued his community and roots by being constantly involved and
assuming leadership roles in a number of local, Hispanic and
international organizations," the
firm's website says.
Another attorney in
Apfelbaum Law is Andrew W. Clopman.
Clopman studied at Brandeis
University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and McGill University in
Montreal, Quebec, Canada. After graduating, Clopman worked for
several years as a newspaper reporter and freelance journalist in
northern New York and Montreal before attending Vermont Law School.
As a law clerk, Clopman worked on
immigration cases and represented abused children in Vermont courts
before he moved to Florida's Treasure Coast in 2009. He has been in
practice in Florida ever since.
Apfelbaum Law also has a Florida
family law attorney, Sara Davis, to provide legal services to clients
in family and divorce law, including child custody, paternity and
enforcement. According to her profile page on the firm's website, she
graduated cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law
in 2008, the same year she began work at the Office of Criminal
Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, which focused on Martin County
in Florida. She also has worked in the 19th Judicial
Circuit and at a small firm.