Resolving complex legal disputes quickly and efficiently requires a team of skilled litigators who possess legal acuity, deftness, teamwork, preparation, and effective communication. At Smith Debnam, we pride ourselves on being a multi-practice law firm that excels in providing comprehensive litigation services to our clients. Whether you need representation in financial services, contract disputes, construction claims, real estate matters, franchise and trademark violations, or any other area of the law, our experienced lawyers are here to help.
The Litigation Process: We understand that each case is unique, and our approach to litigation reflects this understanding. Our goal is to guide our clients through the litigation process with precision and care, ensuring that their interests are protected at every step. From the initial consultation to the final resolution, we provide strategic advice and tailored solutions.
Options for Resolving Disputes: While many business litigation cases settle before reaching the courtroom, our lawyers are well-versed in alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation. We have a proven track record of successfully negotiating fair settlements and ensuring that the agreements are well-documented, protecting our clients’ rights and interests.
When litigation is necessary, our lawyers are proud of the results we achieve for our clients. We have a strong presence in all state and federal courts, enabling us to effectively bring or defend suits on behalf of our business clients.
What Makes an Effective Litigation Team
Our litigation team comprises highly skilled professionals who possess a diverse range of talents and industry know-how. When you choose Smith Debnam, you benefit from:
- Legal Acuity: Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the law and stay updated on the latest legal developments. They leverage this knowledge to craft effective legal strategies and present compelling arguments.
- Deftness: Litigation requires agility and adaptability. Our lawyers possess the ability to navigate complex legal issues, anticipate challenges, and respond swiftly to changing circumstances.
- Teamwork: Collaboration is key to our success. Our attorneys work together, pooling their knowledge and resources, to provide our clients with comprehensive representation and the best possible outcomes.
- Preparation: We believe that thorough preparation is the foundation of successful litigation. Our lawyers meticulously analyze the details of each case, gather evidence, and develop persuasive arguments to present in court.
- Communication: Effective communication is paramount in litigation. We pride ourselves on our ability to clearly and concisely convey complex legal concepts to our clients, keeping them informed and engaged throughout the process.
Sample Favorable Rulings
Our track record speaks for itself. Here are some representative decisions that highlight our capabilities:
- Dismissal of a suit brought against multiple credit card lenders by a pro se debtor.
- Summary judgment obtained for a student loan lender in a case involving alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
- Preliminary injunction granted in favor of a franchisor against a non-paying franchisee.
- Attachment of hidden assets through corporate shuffling on behalf of our clients.
- Jury verdict awarding a landowner over $2.9 million in a land condemnation case.
- Directed verdict requiring a seller to execute and deliver a deed for real estate based on a previously signed offer to purchase and contract.
- Domestication of a million-dollar foreign judgment under the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act.
Trust Smith Debnam’s Litigation Practice to handle your legal needs. Our skilled litigators, comprehensive approach, and successful track record make us the ideal choice for resolving disputes quickly and efficiently. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and experience the difference our litigation team can make for you and your business.