Advice and services related to the creation and operation of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. Also, strategic tax planning for individuals and businesses regarding the formation, operation and disposition of businesses or business assets.
Real Estate Law
Represent buyers, sellers, lenders, and real estate brokers and agents in the purchase and sale of real estate, whether developed or undeveloped, commercial or residential. Also, represent clients before local and state regulatory land-use boards and commissions and in Section 1031 Like Kind Exchanges.
We represent individuals and families who have been impacted by the carelessness and negligence of others. We use a personal yet aggressive approach to recovering fair compensation for the injured, and the families who have lost loved ones due to someone else’s negligence.
Represent clients in civil disputes, such as contracts, transactional disputes, landlord–tenant matters, employment and real estate; in state and federal courts (trial and appellate levels); in mediations and arbitrations; and before governmental agencies.
We provide counsel to parties involved in commercial property transactions to minimize exposure to environmental risks. We also advise regarding the ins-and-outs of dealing with environmental regulatory agencies and, when necessary, defend those clients against claims brought by those agencies while identifying and securing sources of funding to clean up contamination.
Provide services in estate and trust planning, with consideration of family financial and tax issues. Services include preparation of wills, trusts, guardianships, and advanced directives. Our history of helping businesses makes us particularly sensitive to the importance of business succession planning.
Estate or Trust Administration
Helping personal representatives or trustees as they work to fulfill the wishes of their loved ones in the most efficient manner. This can involve valuing, selling, or distributing assets such as cash, real estate, or a business interests in accordance with the will or trust. If there is no will or trust, we can help navigate Indiana law to administer your loved one’s assets. In the event an estate is contested, we can assist with protecting your interests.
Employment and Labor Law
We help businesses comply with the ever-changing legal landscape. We can assist your business with its employment needs, whether by helping create or administer employment contracts, policies or handbooks; coordinating with human resources; or, defending businesses from employee claims.
Banking and Commercial Law
Provide services to regional and nationally-based banking and financial services companies. Acting as counsel in all aspects of loan origination and credit support, we provide proactive advice in the areas of commercial loan workouts, bankruptcy, consumer banking, and, commercial litigation.
We assist our clients in management of their troubled accounts, helping clients in all areas of business to be paid what they are owed. We strive to maximize our clients’ financial results through effective and efficient practices.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Serve private parties and public entities in achieving resolution of disputes before and after litigation has commenced. Services include mediation and other ADR techniques.
We represent and counsel transportation companies, including motor carriers and third-party logistics providers, in a wide range of matters, including transactions, contracts, real estate, cargo claims, freight charge disputes and litigation of all kinds. We are also retained to monitor catastrophic losses arising from highway accidents, prior to and during active litigation, for purposes of excess exposure.