We are experienced California lawyers who provide legal assistance and successful civil litigation for businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals.

We advise our clients and also represent them in litigation in the following practice and industry areas:

Business  and Corporations

Our firm assists businesses and corporations in their formation, operation and litigation matters. We represent businesses from the local store to international corporations.  We further provide our clients with advice on their day to day operations, contracts and other legal issues.  We represent our business and corporate clients with litigation, defending suits or filing suits to protect their interests, contract rights and operations. We also advise our clients on insurance and employment issues.

Non-profit 501(c)(3)

We provide non-profit, 501 (c)(3), incorporation set up services; including, preparation of articles of incorporation and bylaws for submission and compliance with the Secretary of  State and to fulfill the Federal, Internal Revenue Services,  charitable organization requirements.  We also represent  non-profits in their business operations and litigation matters.

Employment

As a part of our business practice we advise clients on employment matters  involving  Wrongful Termination, Discrimination (Age, Sex, Race), Wage and Hour,  Overtime Claims, Health Care Benefits, and Sexual Harassment.

Construction

We have extensive experience in all phases of construction and construction defect law; including multi-party and complex litigation, contracts, insurance, Mechanics Liens, products liability, strict liability,  work place accidents, fenestration,  and real estate disputes.  We have experience representing developers, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Our firm also has a long history of experience representing insured and uninsured risks  in serious personal injury and brain trauma actions as well as the defense of wrongful death suits.  These actions arise through automobile injuries, premises liability claims, products liability actions, dog attacks, horse injuries, farm accidents, and construction sites to name a few.

Insurance

We are requested by insureds, and through appointment by insurance carriers, to act as Cumis counsel regarding the parties rights and obligations under the insurance policy.  We assist our clients with insurance coverage evaluations and litigation.

Manufacturing and Products

Our clients seek our services to provide legal advice and litigation representation in manufacturing and related products liability suits. We further assist our manufacturing clients with drafting and interpreting contracts, terms and conditions, warranties and disclaimers, codes and regulations, energy efficiency, and insurance.