Business and Commercial Law and Business Organizations-We provide a wide variety of services to our business clients from assisting in selecting the type of organizational entity under which to operate, preparation of agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, obtaining financing and funding for business operations, and employee relations. The form of business chosen for a business entity potentially affects every aspect of its operations. Our firm assists our clients in formation and business planning in deciding whether they want to operate as a closely held business, limited liability company, partnership or corporation.
Construction Law-Our firm represents owners, contractors, construction managers, developers, design professionals, and suppliers in all aspects of the construction process, including bidding and document preparation, contract negotiation and formation, contract performance, financing and warranty issues, mechanics liens and materialmen liens, construction litigation, mediation, arbitration, bond claims and dispute resolution.
Criminal Law and Juvenile Delinquency-Our firm has extensive experience defending the rights of people arrested and accused of criminal offenses. We handle all types of criminal cases, including summary offenses, traffic violations, driving under the influence cases, misdemeanors and felony charges. We also represent juveniles in delinquency and summary offense proceedings.
Employment Law-Employment law covers a complex network of laws that controls how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. We have significant experience in negotiating employment contracts, confidentiality agreements and covenants not to compete on behalf of employers and employees as well as handling litigation in employment related cases.
Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration-Our firm handles Estate Planning matters which is the area dealing with the distribution of an individual’s property at his or her death, taking into account wills, taxes, insurance, property and trusts so as to gain maximum benefit of all laws and, at the same time, carrying out the person’s wishes. Probate is the legal process by which a person’s debts are paid and assets are distributed upon her or his death. Lawyers refer to the entity that owns the deceased’s assets until those assets are distributed as an “Estate.” Estate Administration includes the probate process as well as non-probate transfers of the deceased’s assets.
Family Law-Our firm handles a full range of Family Law matters including adoption, divorce, separation, premarital agreements, custody, and support.
Insurance Law-Our firm has successfully represented numerous clients in litigation against insurance companies. We are dedicated to the goal of obtaining for our clients the benefits to which they are entitled under applicable policies of insurance. We have also successfully pursued claims of “bad faith” against insurers when they deny the benefits to which an insured is entitled.
Litigation and Appeals-Our firm represents and advises clients who are or might become involved in a lawsuit or appeal as a result of a dispute in such areas as personal injury, employment claims, contract disputes, construction litigation and commercial matters.
Personal Injury-Our firm represents individuals involved in controversies alleging a wrong or damage to another’s person, rights or property resulting from events or activities such as automobile accidents, defective premises, professional negligence, and intentional misconduct.
Professional Malpractice Law-Our lawyers are experienced in professional malpractice law and can help clients determine whether or not malpractice has occurred where someone is injured as a result of negligence or misconduct of individuals in the dental or medical fields.
Real Estate Law-Our firm represents both commercial clients and individuals in all proceedings and transactions that deal with residential, commercial and industrial real property, including purchase and sale, construction, mortgages and foreclosures, leases, zoning and land development, title disputes and real estate closings.
Local & Municipal Law-We have and continue to serve as appointed and special counsel for various municipalities in the areas of land use and zoning issues.
Workers’ Compensation-Our attorneys represent employees who are injured on the job in claims for lost wages and medical treatment expenses. We handle issues dealing with defenses, subrogation, and appeals.