Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C. practices general civil and
criminal law in all courts, and has experience in a wide variety
of areas including:
Relations involves adoptions, antenuptial agreements, divorce
and post-divorce issues including grounds for divorce, child custody,
child support, alimony, equitable division of property, and contempt,
legal separation, paternity issues, and termination of parental
legal services are provided to insurance carriers, reinsurers,
agents, brokers, corporate risk managers and intermediaries, among
others. Insurers are represented in third party and first party
coverage litigation, business litigation, bad faith litigation,
fraud investigations, and non-claims-related litigation.
liability includes the defense of medical professionals, health
care providers, lawyers, insurance agents, accountants, financial
planners, school boards, title service companies, and many more
professional offices dealing with the public.
law includes a wide range of proceedings before various governmental
bodies. BMJRG represents the interests of businesses and individuals
before regulatory bodies, and represents small businesses in proceedings
concerning status as Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Minority
Business Enterprises, or Women Business Enterprises.
planning and probate law deal with planning for and the distribution
of real and personal property to an individual's heirs. Estate planning
typically involves the execution of wills and creation of trusts,
but may also require the creation of family partnerships and other
agreements for the tax-efficient transfer of business interests
to an individual's heirs. BMJRG helps clients with important estate
planning decisions and related health care planning matters.
liability involves representing either product manufacturers
and their insurers or consumers in suits dealing with claimed product
failures or design deficiencies. Products liability litigation revolves
around proving, or disproving, that a product is defective by either
design defects, manufacturing defects, or defects in marketing.
and surety law involves fidelity bond law and litigation, including
bonds issued on behalf of commercial and financial institutions
that provide coverage for dishonesty or fraud. BMJRG also handles
cases involving contract suretyship, including claims against a
contractor's performance or payment of bond surety on a public or
private construction project. Sureties are involved in a wide variety
of complex legal matters, including claims by sureties against obligees,
principals, or indemnitors.
law includes representation of either employers or employees
regarding claims of wrongful discharge, unpaid wages, employment
discrimination, and worker's compensation.
law involves representation of developers, engineers, prime
and sub-contractors and suppliers, owners, architects, and construction
managers. BMJRG provides a full range of services to construction
industry clients, including providing counsel for litigation involving
law focuses on both legal and practical aspects of environmental
rights law allows creditors to maximize recovery of debts in
bankruptcy practice, workouts, and during insolvency. Clients are
advised on loan restructuring, workouts, asset sales, bankruptcy
trustee work, and other issues.
- Services include all forms of mediation, arbitration, and negotiation.
We represent clients in all aspects of problem solving outside the
courtroom in addition to inside the courtroom. We are also available
to mediate and/or arbitrate disputes.