Practice Areas

Our practice provides comprehensive legal services in all areas and aspects of State and Federal Law excepting Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property law with an emphasis on the following categories.

Uniform Servicemembers Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA)

Lawyers for veterans provides assistance to those service members experiencing service connected problems with their civilian employment and provides information about USERRA to employers.

For more information and to determine whether your USERRA rights have been violated, please

Criminal Defense

Criminal law, as distinguished from civil law, is a system of laws concerned with punishment of individuals who commit crimes. Thus, where in a civil case two individuals dispute their rights, a criminal prosecution involves the government deciding whether to punish an individual for either an act or an omission.

Estate Planning

An estate is the real and personal property a person possesses. The practice area of estate planning law involves the drafting of living wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other documents to facilitate the transfer and management of property after the owner's death.

Family Law

This area of law is a special area where the law seeks to utilize the greatest humanity as it assesses the interests of the parties.  This includes adoptions, marriages, divorces, and many other areas.

Landlord Tenant Law

The law that governs the relationship between a owner of a property and the person paying for the use of that property.

Civil Litigation

This field encompasses many different areas including Torts, Personal Injury, Real Property, and land use law as well as many others. If you are a litigant who is seeking monetary damages, or you are being sued by a private entity for monetary damages then you are probably engaged in Civil law.

Constitutional Law

Constitutional law is a body of law which defines the role, powers, and structure of different entities within a state. It is an area of law that trumps all other laws passed in their spheres.

Civil Rights

Civil rights laws guarantee the rights of individuals to receive equal treatment and to not be discriminated against in a public areas or settings, including education, employment, housing, voting, and more. The Federal Law Guarantees these rights and in many cases the states have versions of these laws as well. Some of the key laws in this area are:

Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) , Civil Rights Act of 1991, The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and the Fair Housing Act (FHA)

Contracts

The law governing written and verbal agreements.  This covers employment contracts, purchases and other contracts.

Administrative Law

Administrative law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government. Government agency action can include rule making, adjudication, or the enforcement of a specific regulatory agenda. Administrative law is considered a branch of public law.

Disability Law

Disability law refers to laws related to individuals with disabilities; largely, these laws protect disabled individuals from certain kinds of discrimination, particularly regarding employment, housing, education, and access to public services. Today, disability law is largely regulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

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