Tampa Lawyers for Consumers and Small Businesses 

Serving Wesley Chapel, Carrollwood, Lutz, Westchase, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater

If you are a small business owner with a commercial dispute or a Florida consumer facing aggressive debt collection or garnishment, you need trusted legal counsel. With over 15 years of legal experience, we are skilled litigators who know how to best protect your interests. Whether you need a business, commercial litigation, consumer, defamation, intellectual property, or family law appellate attorney, we will work with you closely to achieve the just result you deserve. 

What We Will Do For You

Business Contracts

Well-drafted contracts protect your business, and keep you out of trouble. We can review, draft, and negotiate contracts. We can also advise you on hiring and termination, and non-compete, severance, and employment agreements.

Business Litigation

It takes work to build and maintain a thriving business. Unfortunately, a bad deal, a dispute with a competitor, or a falling out between partners can have disastrous financial consequences. When litigation is on the horizon, we’re here to help. Whether it’s breach of contract, tortious interference, fraud or misrepresentation, shareholder rights, or theft of trade secrets, we will work hard to get you the quickest possible resolution so you can return to business as usual.

Defamation, Privacy & IP

We believe in protecting individuals’ reputations and right of privacy. If you have been defamed online or have had your privacy violated, including through revenge porn, contact us right away. We also defend publishers and individuals sued for defamation. We handle intellectual property infringement (trademark and copyright) and media, First Amendment, unfair competition, and trade secret cases.

Debt Collection Harassment & Credit Reporting Errors

We represent consumers whose rights have been violated through debt collection harassment, credit reporting errors, and wrongful background check procedures. We can help you stop annoying collection calls, correct billing & credit reporting errors, and recover damages if you’ve been illegally harassed about a consumer debt. We can also help you if you’ve been denied a job because of a background check error.

Garnishment Defense

If a creditor is attempting to garnish your wages or bank account, you need to act fast to protect your rights. You may be entitled to a claim of exemption. Whether it’s a medical, credit card, or student loan debt, we will file the necessary documents and represent you at the hearing. We can also negotiate with the creditor to settle the judgment for less than you owe.

Family Law, Probate & Civil Appeals

We handle civil appeals, including family law, probate, and commercial. We appeal final judgments of dissolution of marriage when there has been an unjust distribution of the marital assets or an unjust order of permanent alimony. We also appeal orders on time-sharing, child custody, or visitation. You can count on a persuasive appellate brief and oral argument and compassionate guidance throughout the process.

We Fight For You & Your Future

in State & Federal Courts throughout Florida

We Put You First 

Floridians, with nearly 15 years of experience in business and consumer law, you can trust us to handle your unique legal needs. Consumers and large and small businesses count on us to give them sound advice and aggressively fight for their interests. You, your family, and your success are important to us. We look forward to helping you! 

We will go above and beyond for you and your case. Let us help you achieve the results you deserve.” 

Janelle A. Weber,   FoundING PARTNER

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cove-19A Message About the COVID-19 Pandemic
We care about the health, wellness, and prosperity of our community. Our hearts go out to all those facing adversity because of the pandemic. Whether you’re troubled by debt, job loss, or anxiety, we want to help you through this crisis. You can speak to us from the comfort and security of your home. We’re open and ready to serve you.

News & Publications

keeping you up to date on our firm and legal developments

Janelle Weber Named Outreach Chair

The Florida Bar’s Consumer Protection Law Committee has appointed Janelle A. Weber, founder of Manta Law, as Chair of the Outreach Subcommitee. In this role, Ms. Weber will manage the Consumer Protection Law Committee’s Twitter account. The purpose of the Consumer Protection Law Committee is to “educate consumers and Bar members about consumer protection laws and current issues through such means as public outreach events, public service messages, CLE programs, consumer publications, non-partisan technical assistance memoranda on proposed legislation, and providing expert resources to The Florida…

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Pinellas COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses

Pinellas Offers Small Business Grants Pinellas County is seeking to help small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pinellas CARES Small Business Grant is offering one-time $5,000 grants to help offset the temporary loss of revenue and to assist with retaining and paying employees. The funds are available as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package. Even if your business doesn’t qualify for this program, it may still qualify for other…

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Coronavirus Relief and Garnishment

Don’t Let Your COVID-19 Relief Get Garnished Under the CARES Act, most Americans are receiving economic impact payments. According to data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the maximum payout is $1,200 per individual taxpayer or $2,400 for married couples filing jointly, with additional amounts for each dependent child. If you owe money to creditors, you may be worried that your stimulus payment could be garnished and you’re right to worry. Although your stimulus payment cannot be garnished from the…

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Tampa Relief Fund for Families and Small Businesses

Help for Tampa Residents Impacted by COVID-19 Are you a Tampa resident or small business owner who has been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus Shutdown? The City of Tampa has established the Relief Now, Rise Together Fund to help eligible small businesses, families, and individuals harmed by the COVID-19 shutdown orders. The funds are for rent and essential utilities and doesn’t need to be repaid. For eligible applicants, the program will provide direct payments for up to one month’s rent…

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From Our Clients

Attentive, Easy to reach and a great listener.
Mrs. Weber was on point from day one. She
would regularly follow up when anything came
up or changed and more importantly retuned
every call promptly. Don’t let her quiet demeanor
fool you. when it comes to her clients, She is a beast.

Jim Blake ,

I hired Janelle Weber to handle a legal issue with my business and will continue to use her services for all of our legal needs. I trust her expertise, and her straightforward style makes her very easy to work with

Beth Ann Drake ,

★★★★★ via Google
This firm is the best!

I just settled a case using this firm, Ms.Weber is a pleasure to work with, she kept me informed of the case as things progressed, worked for my best interest and got me a good outcome. Thank you Janelle and associates

Donald via Avvo ,

★★★★★

How It Works

Let's Get Started

To request a free consultation, please call, email, or message us. You can also complete the form to the right. The first telephonic meeting helps our professionals pinpoint the main issues in your matter.

We will email you a legal services agreement that will outline the scope and terms of the representation. After signing the agreement and returning it to our firm, we will start working on your case. 

Conducting research is an essential part of preparing your case. We may ask you to complete a questionnaire and send us documents. Our attorneys will closely review your information, identify which claims you have, and who is responsible to make things right. 

We may contact the other party and demand that they resolve your claim out of court. If negotiations are successful, you may sign a settlement agreement and receive compensation. 

If pre-suit negotiations do not resolve your matter, we will prepare a Complaint and file suit in Florida state or federal court. We will serve the other party, begin discovery, and prepare your case for mediation and trial. 

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3808 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3808 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
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