Erik Silevitch is originally from Andover, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. He attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, where he majored in legal studies, and was a participant of numerous honors projects involving alternate dispute resolution.
After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts Degree, Mr. Silevitch moved to Fort Lauderdale to pursue his law degree at the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University. Throughout the duration of law school, he gained valuable legal experiences as an intern for the Broward County Public Defender’s office, as well as Shuster & Saben, LLC., in Plantation, Florida.
After Mr. Silevitch became a member of The Florida Bar he joined a large firm which specialized in civil litigation as it related to real estate matters for large corporate clients across the United States. Erik quickly became a skilled litigation and trial attorney and went onto oversee both departments for the firm; earning him recognition by his peers and coworkers.
In 2016, Mr. Silevitch became a founding partners of Legal Advocates, PLLC, where he has devoted his civil litigation knowledge and experience to his clients and their interests.
William C. Slabaugh, Esq. graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Finance. Mr. Slabaugh graduated Florida A&M University, College of Law and was admitted to The Florida Bar that same year. He began his career in the area of criminal law with The Baez Law Firm of Kissimmee, Florida as counsel for numerous felony and misdemeanor cases throughout Central Florida.
He later moved to South Florida and joined a large real estate law firm in Boca Raton. Mr. Slabaugh developed a vast knowledge of real estate and civil litigation experience within a short period of time. Within two years, he was named the managing attorney of the firm, which consisted of 24 attorneys and over 200 paralegals and support staff. In 2016, Mr. Slabaugh became a founding partner of Legal Advocates, PLLC where he continues his passion for the law. He has devoted his civil litigation knowledge and experience to his clients and their interests.