We are general practitioners, with over 40 years
of experience in a variety of practice areas.
Our Attorneys

Managing Attorney

Skip Straus supervises the associate attorneys. He brings 40 years of experience in real estate, probate, estate planning, and business transactions. He is recognized as an authority on real estate title matters.

Arnold (Skip) Straus, Jr.
  • Straus & Associates P.A., Managing Partner, 2000–present
  • Enterprise Title, Inc., Vice Pres./Gen. Counsel 1989–present
  • Broad and Cassel, Partner 1990–1995
  • Florida Land Title Association, President 2015-2016
  • Temple Beth Emet, President, 2006-2008
  • Temple Beth Emet, Board Member 1985–present
  • eCloz LLC Chief Executive Officer 2003-present
  • Florida Bar 1979
  • Florida Bar, Real Property Probate Trust Section, 1995–present
  • Florida Electronic Recording Advisory Council, 2007–2010
  • Florida Land Title Association, Board Member, 2005–2007; 2010-2020
  • Broward County Guardian Ad Litem Program, 1990-2004
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1979
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1976
  • Raymond O. Denham Award, 2021
  • Bennett Greenspon Leadership Award, 2021

Associate Attorney

Johanne Larosiliere focuses her practice on corporate law, probate, and real estate transactions. Prior to entering law school, she worked as an office and production manager for a manufacturing company while earning a Bachelor in Liberal Studies, specializing in Psychology, from Barry University.

Johanne Larosiliere
  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, 2018
  • St. Thomas Law Review Executive Notes and Comments Editor
  • Caribbean Bar Association, President, Current (2022)
  • St. Thomas Moot Court Team
  • National Order of Barrister's Awards, 2018
  • Broward Country Bar Association
  • Haitian Lawyers Association
  • Haitian-American Chambers of Commerce
  • Florida Bar 2018
  • Fluent in English, French, and Creole