With our interest and experience as pilots, we represent a variety of clients in many aspects of aviation law, including ownership, licensing, insurance and accidents.
Civil Trials and Appeals
Our lawyers and paraprofessional staff have been representing both plaintiffs and defendants in contested civil matters for thirty five years. The trials and appeals handled by our staff have included almost every imaginable kind of case involving property rights, personal rights, insurance rights, contract rights, bodily injuries, corporate, partnership and business concerns, employment disputes, estate liabilities, ERISA benefits disputes, labor union rights and liabilities, aircraft ownership, pilot licensing, maritime casualties, disputes in purchase and sale transactions, legal malpractice and other professional liability disputes, among many others.
We have successfully handled disputes before state and federal administrative law judges, arbitrators and medical staff hearing and appellate panels. Our practice has included representing clients before tribunals in Alaska, Arizona, Washington, Hawaii, and California.
Corporate and Business Law
We provide full service to a wide range of corporate and business clients and interests, in Alaska and Arizona. We assist clients in all varieties of transactional matters, including organization, contracts, employment and financial and strategic planning. We serve as counsel for corporate Boards of Directors. We represent business clients in dispute resolution, including arbitration, litigation and appeals.
The members of the firm have decades of experience enforcing rights and resolving disputes arising in all aspects of insurance relationships. We represent clients in jury trials, bench trials, arbitration and appeals. We represent clients in contested insurance matters involving disputes relating to coverage, duty to defend, bad faith, arson, fraud, collusion and misrepresentations in applications or claims. In addition to litigation, the firm expresses opinions whether coverage exists under the terms of insurance policies for claims arising under unique factual circumstances.
Medical Staff Issues
We provide experienced representation to medical staff, peer review organizations, and individual practitioners. We counsel medical staff officers, medical executive committees, departments, and medical staff offices through the details of medical staff bylaws to assure compliance. We have encountered the full range of medical staff issues, from the application process through corrective action proceedings, hearings, and appeals.
Probate and Elder Law
We prepare wills and other estate planning documents. We provide advice and counseling on estate planning. We represent clients in non-contested and contested probate and guardianship proceedings.