Defense Attorney

Shurtleff Law Firm

general practice

BUSINESS / COMMERCIAL / CORPORATE

Breach of Contract
Complex Litigation
Contract Disputes
Contract Drafting
Contract Negotiations
Corporate Governance
General & Limited Partnerships
General Counsel Services
Joint Ventures/LLC’s
Lease Disputes
Misrepresentation
Partnership/Joint Venture Dissolution
Powers of Attorney
Resident Agent Services
Security Agreements
Sole Proprietorships
Stockholder Derivative Actions
Transactional Agreements
Uniform Commercial Code Matters

CIVIL LITIGATION

Appellate work
Antitrust
Arbitration and Mediation
Breach of Contract
Collections
Foreclosures
Fraud Prosecution and Defense
Garnishments
Injunctions
Lease and Draft Review
Probate Litigation
Repossessions
Temporary Restraining Orders
Writs of Execution/Attachment

CLASS ACTION/MASS TORT

Construction Defect
Environmental Toxic Tort
Products Liability
Wage and Hour Discrimination

CRIMINAL

DUI
Drug Offenses
Domestic Violence
Federal Crimes
Juvenile Crimes
Property Crimes
Sex Offenses
Violent Crimes
White Collar Crimes

CONSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL

Campaign finance
Elections
Lobbying and Legislative Affairs
Administrative
Government investigations
White collar
Government ethics
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Fourth Amendment (Search and Seizure)
Federal preemption
Government contracts and procurement
Privacy
Open Meetings
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
State and local public records
Defamation, libel, and slander actions involving political candidates and elected officials
Ballot, initiative and proposition challenges

EMPLOYMENT

Breach of Contract
Labor Code Violation
Sexual Harassment
Whistleblower Litigation
Wrongful Termination

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Compliance/Regulatory
Litigation
Transactions
Liability Claims Response Strategies
Legislation and Rulemaking
Project Environmental Impacts
Toxic Tort Litigation
Contamination/Pollution/Asbestos

FAMILY

Divorce
Spousal Support (Alimony)
Annulment
Legal Separation
Property Settlement
Premarital Agreements
Restraining Orders
Child Custody
Sole Physical Custody
Joint Physical Custody
Sole Legal Custody
Joint Legal Custody
Grandparent’s Right
Modifications .
Child Support

IMMIGRATION

Lawful Permanent
Residency
Visas
I-90
Adjustment of Status
Cuban Adjustment Act


INSURANCE

Bad Faith Litigation
Coverage Issues
Property Damage/Loss
Subrogation


INSURANCE DEFENSE

Property and Casualty
Workers Compensation
Specialty Insurance

MILITARY

Military administrative investigations and hearings
Veterans benefits
Security clearances
Certification boards
Estate planning
Labor and employment
Immigration
Intellectual property issues relating to military technologies
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994
Americans with Disabilities Act
Returning Heroes Tax Credits
Wounded Warriors Tax Credits
Veteran business formation
Government contracting for veteran-owned businesses
Regulatory and legislative reform efforts

PERSONAL INJURY/TORT

Accidents
Boat Accidents
Construction
Dog Bites
Motorcycle Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Pedestrian Accidents
Plane Accidents
Trucking Accidents
Business
Elder Abuse
Intentional Injury/Fraud/Slander
Insurance Bad Faith
Negligence
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Toxic Tort
Wrongful Death

PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE

Accounting Malpractice
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Dental Malpractice