It is an adversarial process with two or more parties pitted against each other. Dawson & Meadows are willing to embrace conflict and controversy, and to effectively act as the voice of their clients.
When two or more parties become embroiled in a legal dispute seeking money or another specific performance rather than criminal sanctions, civil litigation is the result. They must instead head to the courtroom for trial so a judge or jury can decide the matter.
Dawson & Meadows have represented clients across a broad spectrum of associated proceedings, including pretrial hearings and depositions, as well as arbitration or mediation before administrative agencies all the way to jury trial.
Civil litigation encompasses a broad range of disputes, and litigators generally specialize in one or two specific practice areas.
Several common areas include:
- Environmental law
- Landlord/tenant disputes
- Product liability lawsuits
- Intellectual property disputes
- Construction liability lawsuits
- Medical malpractice claims
- Employment and labor disputes
- Real estate lawsuits
- Anti-trust litigation
- Workers’ compensation claims
- Education law disputes
The role and responsibilities of a civil litigation attorney can be challenging and diverse. It is an adversarial process with two or more parties pitted against each other. Dawson & Meadows are willing to embrace conflict and controversy, and to effectively act as the voice of their clients.
Civil litigation can be divided into several stages, including investigation, pleadings, discovery, pretrial proceedings, trial, and even appeal. It is imperative to have an attorney working for you at every one of these stages. Dawson & Meadows have extensive experience in all facets of this process and will zealously advocate on your behalf.
To schedule an appointment about your civil litigation issue, contact Dawson & Meadows at (304)522-8818 to schedule an appointment.