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Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A
One Biscayne Tower, Suite 1776
2 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, Florida 33131
Toll-Free: (877) 233-1238
Telephone: (305) 373-3016
Fax: (305) 373-6204
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Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A., is located in downtown Miami, Florida. Our offices are situated in One Biscayne Tower, along South Biscayne Boulevard, and are less than half a mile from the Port of Miami’s main terminals. Our office building overlooks Miami’s cruise passenger facilities. Although we are based in Miami, we serve clients across the globe.
Our firm is just minutes away from one of the busiest passenger seaports in the world: PortMiami. PortMiami hosted over four million cruise passengers in 2012 alone. The facility’s seven cruise ship terminals are among the most modern in the world and include the ability to accommodate “mega ships” – ships capable of carrying 5,000 or more passengers. The terminal facility offers executive VIP lounges, a high-tech security screening facility, airline-style counters and an airport-type baggage conveyor system. The transportation facility also houses a one-stop federal multi-agency facility to process passengers. Passengers on any of the cruise lines served by PortMiami will find our offices conveniently located and within reach.
Our firm is also located only six blocks from the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. United States Federal Courthouse Building, which houses the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The federal courthouse facility provides accessible access to accommodate all clients who wish to attend hearings and trials.
Arrival by Air
Our offices are located approximately 20-30 minutes from Miami International Airport (MIA) based on normal traffic conditions. Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is approximately 21 miles north of the city of Miami. The travel time to and from FLL can vary heavily based on the time of day, but normally does not exceed 45 minutes.
A variety of hotel accommodations are available just minutes from our offices. Virtually every major hotel brand has a residence facility located within two miles of the cruise terminal and our law firm. All hotels offer complimentary shuttle service to and from our offices for your convenience.
Since Miami is the departure destination of choice for cruises departing to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America, it is also a prime location for cruise passengers and travelers to embark on their desired vacations. Over four million cruise passengers utilized the facility’s seven ultra-modern docks in 2012. PortMiami is also currently host to 12 major cruise lines, including:
- Azamara Cruises
- Carnival Cruise Lines
- Celebrity Cruises
- Costa Cruises
- Crystal Cruises
- Disney Cruise Line
- MSC Cruises (USA)
- Norwegian Cruise Line
- Oceana Cruises
- Regent Seven Seas Cruises
- Resorts World Bimini
- Royal Caribbean International
Our practice is not limited to our convenient Florida-based geographic location. Our lawyers help victims throughout the world receive compensation for boating injuries, sexual assault, employment and federal law-based cases against major cruise lines. Our cruise ship lawyers can conduct practice in bi-lingual or multi-lingual settings, and we can accommodate representation and court appearances in virtually any language. Our firm is capable of consulting and preparing cases for foreign-born and foreign-speaking clients.
Our offices are handicapped accessible and accommodations will be made for clients with accessibility concerns. Our One Biscayne Tower offices offer accessible parking and access to and from the entry level. Further special accommodations can be arranged by contacting our office in advance at 1-877-233-1238.
Our attorneys advise transient and foreign seafarers unions and injured cruise line employees regarding their rights to medical treatment, wages and all other compensation available under the law. If you require the assistance of a lawyer, we invite you to speak directly with one of the attorneys at our Florida-based firm.
Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A., does not only represent clients in Miami. The firm’s eight maritime attorneys have handled cases in state and federal courts throughout America, including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington, and the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.).
Our legal team has also represented an international clientele from countries in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. We have the ability to handle matters in English, Spanish, Creole (Louisiana French), French, German, Norwegian, Polish as well as almost any other language.
If you are in the Miami area, please schedule an appointment to stop by our offices to speak with an attorney in person. We will be happy to meet with you one-on-one. If you have been looking for a qualified maritime lawyer, please contact us today for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable team members.
Contacting Us From Overseas?
Our maritime lawyers have represented an international clientele from countries in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. We have the ability to handle matters in English, Spanish, Creole (Louisiana French), French, German, Norwegian and Polish. We are capable of conducting representation and court appearances in virtually any language. We can also make arrangements to speak with a member of our maritime law firm team in your native language on your initial call.
Call the offices of our cruise lawyers today at 1-877-233-1238. Email us or use the contact forms available on our homepage to discuss your legal matter. We can make an appointment to discuss your case free of charge and with no obligation.
If you are located in a foreign country and need to reach us, we have established the following numbers so that you can place a call as though it were a local call. If you would like to call a cruise lawyer from within any of the following countries, you can reach us at in our Miami, Florida, offices through these area-specific local telephone numbers and only pay for a local call.
(Please remember that we are located in the United States on Eastern Standard Time (GMT -4 hours) and that we are normally available between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.)
|Australia||(02) 6100 4492|
|Brazil||(31) 3231 4088|
|Chile||(02) 6100 4492|
|Poland||(12) 394 6204|
|Romania||(031) 224 95 69|
|United Kingdom||(0113) 815 0060|
These local telephone numbers will ring directly to our offices.
If you are calling us from any other country, you must call us with a regular long distance call at (001) 305-373-3016. If this option will not work for you, feel free to contact us online. However, be sure to provide us with enough information so that our team can reach you.
Internet Dialing (Skype Users):
You can call our law firm at absolutely no cost from any country using Skype, a free voice over Internet provider dialing service (VoIP). Skype is both free to download and to use. It is very easy to install and can be used from most computers, smart phones and tablet devices.
Download Skype now, and enjoy free internet calling.
Skype requires the following capabilities to function properly:
- An Internet connection, with sufficient bandwidth. Though broadband is recommended for high quality voice, a simple dial-up connection of around 64 kbps will work for voice calls. Around 400 kbps will be needed for video calls.
- A hearing device and a microphone. For video calls, you will need a web camera.
- An operating system of a version that is supported by Skype. All current Windows versions are supported, as well as Mac OS. You need to check for the Linux versions that are supported. As for mobile phones, check whether your phone model is supported.
- The Skype application, which you can download from Skype, iTunes or the Android marketplace and install on your device.
- A Skype account. You need to register with Skype and have an account with a user name and password that you will enter each time you log in to your account. This account is free.
- Skype credits. Skype calls are completely free worldwide, but only if you are communicating with someone using Skype, just like you, over an Internet connection. If you want to use Skype to call our firm on our landline phone, you will need some prepaid credit on your account, because calls to non-Skype numbers are not free. Nevertheless, they are cheap.
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