LAWRENCE O. HELD is an associate attorney with Kitroser & Associates. Mr. Held is a 2017 graduate from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law. Prior to law school, he attended Florida International University where he obtained a Bachelors in History and a Masters in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, Mr. Held is a Cuban-American South Florida native. He has both complex litigation and transactional experience. He has previously interned with the Securities and Exchange Commission, with both the Enforcement Division and the Office of Compliance, Inspections, and Examinations, where he worked on issues involving compliance with federal securities laws. After graduating law school, Mr. Held worked in-house with a large construction company working on multi-million dollar contracts and later worked in business litigation. He has published articles related to risk allocation in contracts and has spoken on the same.
Mr. Held focuses his practice on guardianship administration and litigation, probate and trust administration and litigation, fiduciary litigation, estate planning, and business formation, operation, and dissolution, and immigration. He is also skilled with construction contracting and the construction process.
Areas of Practice
- Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship & Elder Law
- Trust Administration and Litigation
- Guardianship Administration and Litigation
- Business Formation, Operation, and Dissolution
- Construction Law
- Southern District of Florida
- University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
- Florida International University
- M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- B.A. History
Publications and Presentations
- Subcontractor Indemnity, Addressing First Party Claims (October 30, 2018).
- Indemnity Agreements as “Other Insurance” – The Consequences of Unallocated Settlement Proceeds, Under Construction, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Fall 2018).
- Erosion of the Economic Loss Doctrine, Presented at the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, Division 9 Hot Topic (August 2018).