We respond to clients' needs and even anticipate them. We strive to understand the unique situations that individuals are facing so that we can be more proactive in protecting their interests. Given our commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, we can be trusted to do what is right for each client.
Denise M. Figueroa Martínez, Esq., MBA, JD.
Natural from the city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. She pursued studies leading to a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, where she graduated Cum Laude in 1997.
She continued her legal studies at the Law School of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, where she graduated Cum Laude in 2002. She passed the General and Notarial Revalidation Exams for Aspirants to the Practice of Law, and was admitted to the practice of Law and Public Notary in Puerto Rico in 2006.
She has more than 17 years of practical experience in the legal, governmental, and business sectors, providing legal advice, representation, and notary services to private and public sectors, nonprofit organizations, as well as individuals.
She practices in the areas of a notary, family, corporate, contractual, and administrative law. Mrs. Figueroa, Esq has litigated inheritance disputes, succession, damages and liabilities, debt collection, evictions, and protective orders, among others.
She has appeared in state courts and administrative agencies such as the Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH), the Department of Consumer Affairs (DACO), the Insurance Commissioner's Office (ICO), and the Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions (OCIF).
Five years ago, she became a Wedding Officiant, having performed more than 130 weddings throughout Puerto Rico, including destination and same-sex weddings.
What we believe in
Our mission, vision, and values capture the essence of who we are, what we do, and why we are the right choice for you and your specific situation.
To provide high-quality legal and notarial services with integrity, professionalism, and ethical standards that, in combination with our business background, result in valuable, timely, and accessible services to our clients and the community.
Through our efforts, we seek to:
⚖ Aggressively represent our clients in a way that meets all their needs, resolves their current problems, and proactively anticipates future problems;
⚖ Serve as a primary resource in all aspects of planning, preparation, and celebration of civil marriages, understanding each couple's dreams and celebrating their joy on their special day;
⚖ Educate our individual and institutional clients, as well as the general community, through workshops, seminars, training sessions, etc., on their rights, laws, regulations, and the latest developments in the legal field.
To facilitate access to justice through high-quality legal services, education, and community partnerships that enable us to handle each matter responsibly and as if we were representing ourselves.
Our fundamental values are embodied in our unique way of practicing the profession and serving the client and are defined by:
⚖ Honesty and Integrity
⚖ Passion and Commitment
⚖ Solidarity and Empathy
⚖ Service of Excellence
⚖ Quality and Professionalism
⚖ Cost Effectiveness
"The struggle for justice is the poetry of character."
- Rudolf von Jhering