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At Vanderlaan Law Group, will want to be your civil litigation defense attorney and partner.

Vanderlaan Law Group (VLG) is the Florida offices of Best, Vanderlaan and Harrington. Lori Vanderlaan is a founding partner of Best, Vanderlaan & Harrington (BVH) and Lori and her partners have expanded the reach of Best, Vanderlaan and Harrington to now service its existing and prospective clients in Florida through Vanderlaan Law Group. BVH, which started as a five lawyer law firm in 2000, is now a mid-size law firm with a presence in four states and overseeing cases for clients on a national basis. 

Vanderlaan Law Group provides legal representation to its clients throughout central and southern Florida. Lori Vanderlaan is the managing partner of VLG and handles cases for clients in both Illinois and Florida. VLG has a team of lawyers ready to strategize with you on cost-efficient and effective solutions to your Florida litigated and non-litigated civil matters.

VLG and its lawyers have a reputation for excellence. We remain committed to old-fashioned values including hard work, loyalty, dedication, client service, and a commitment to obtaining optimal and cost-effective results. Our client-centered approach is characterized by effective communication, responsiveness, availability, and legal representation tailored to the unique needs and goals of each client. Our commitment is to ascertain our clients' litigation objectives generally as well as case specific and to work with our clients to create and implement a litigation plan aimed at optimal cost-effective results. 

Our partners and attorneys take an active, hands-on role in case handling to ensure we provide quality representation for every client. In addition to our unique and individual approach to client service, we offer our clients the following benefits:
  • Experience: Our founding partners have been practicing for many years and have extensive trial experience in a wide range of areas.
  • Active Litigating Partners:  At VLG, every case is overseen by a partner and no substantive action is taken on the case without partner approval or through the partner handling the matter directly.
  • Respect of the legal community: We are respected in the legal community and have received recognition from top organizations such as Martindale-Hubbell, A.M. Best, Leading Lawyers and Super Lawyers.
  • Spanish language services: We speak Spanish. Se habla español.
  • Reasonable rates: We are dedicated to achieving the best results for our clients at reasonable rates.
  • Multiple Florida office locations: We have office locations in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa and hope to expand to Southwest and North Florida in 2023.
  • Flexible and off-site appointments: We offer flexible appointments and we will travel to meet with clients.

At VLG, we tackle all cases, small and large, with the same efficiency and focus to get the best results for our clients. We will work with you to identify the most cost-effective methods for resolving the issue in a timely manner. Many times, VLG is able to avoid the cost of trial and protracted litigation by having cases dismissed at an early juncture through dispositive motions. However, in those cases where early resolution is not an option, VLG has experienced trial attorneys who stand ready to defend you through trial and appeal.

Offices in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa.
Civil Litigation Lawyers

To learn more about our law firm and find out how we can meet your legal needs, e-mail or call our Florida insurance defense lawyers at 954-869-1444 or 813-658-2430. We serve clients throughout Central and South Florida and we welcome your inquiries. We offer flexible appointments, including off-site meetings, and we are committed to being available to our clients at all times.