Business, Real Estate and Probate Trial Attorneys
Kalamazoo Litigation and ADR Lawyers
Our skilled and dedicated lawyers are prepared to help you obtain positive
results through litigation or alternative dispute resolution methods,
Business litigation: Any type of litigation may have an impact on your business. We handle
all types of state and federal commercial litigation issues such as shareholder
disputes, partnership disputes, nonsolicitation issues, noncompete agreements,
intellectual property issues,
life science/biotechnology issues and many others.
Construction litigation: Whether you are dealing with commercial construction litigation, or residential or
commercial real estate litigation matters, our firm can stand up for your rights and help you understand
your options for seeking a resolution to the case. We handle all types
of construction litigation and liens such as contract disputes, financing
issues, and state and federal regulatory matters
Mortgage litigation: Our attorneys have years of experience representing real estate owners
and lenders in mortgage disputes and foreclosure litigation. We manage
all phases of dispute resolution, working to resolve your matter effectively
while protecting your rights and financial interests. You have options,
and we will help you secure the best one for your unique situation.
Employment litigation: Our firm handles litigation for employers who are dealing with a wide
range of employee issues and lawsuits, including those alleging discrimination
(age, race, gender, sex, national origin, pregnancy and others), sexual
harassment, wrongful termination and many more disputes as they arise.
Environmental litigation: We represent clients in all types of environmental litigation, including
water law and lake litigation, lawsuits over alleged violations of
federal regulations, and anything that might arise for homeowners or business owners regarding
Estate, trust and probate litigation: Any issues involving estates and trusts should be handled as efficiently
and effectively as possible in order to fully protect the rights of the
estate holder and any estate or trust beneficiaries. We handle all aspects
of estate and trust litigation and probate litigation for clients throughout
Michigan and out-of-state clients with issues and interests in Michigan,
will contests and trustee removal, as well as
contested guardianships and conservatorships.
Lottery disputes: Our attorneys believe that everyone should have a chance to pursue lottery
winnings to which they might be entitled. We will work quickly to ascertain
to whom lottery winnings belong, including pursuing litigation or defending
against unfounded claims of ownership.
Alternative dispute resolution: Though we are skilled and aggressive litigators and trial lawyers, our
firm also understands that litigating a case in court is not always the
best way in which to resolve issues. Our firm can advise clients on alternative
methods of resolving litigation out of court such as arbitration and mediation.
Arbitration involves a private, third-party arbitrator (or panel of arbitrators) who
makes a binding decision in the matter after hearing each side present its case.
Mediation also involves a private third party, but this neutral party works closely
with each side to come to an agreement on a decision in the matter. Each
side is expected to give and take in order to minimize animosity and reach
a conclusion to the case
Civil case appeals: The justice system is not always entirely just. Errors occur in both state
and federal courts that may lead to a less than favorable result in your
initial case. We offer full-service representation to help you pursue
justice in all types of civil disputes, and we often take cases on referral
from other attorneys.
- Our appellate group has represented clients in cases before the Michigan
Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, Texas Court of Appeals, Texas
Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, the U.S. Court
of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.