Litigation is any dispute, or lawsuit, that is heard by a court of law. At Weiss Attorneys at Law, our business attorneys makes it a top priority to help you avoid litigation – by being proactive as much as possible and, if litigation is unavoidable, by posturing to be in as good and secured a position as possible under the circumstances – and we will be there for you if litigation does become necessary to either defend your company in a lawsuit or to file suit to protect the legal rights of your company.
At Weiss Attorneys at Law, we have years of practical experience addressing the litigation needs of clients, whether individuals or businesses, in a broad range of industries. Cases which have successfully resolved include disputes involving shareholder/member issues, easement restrictions, subdivision associations, condominium associations and road associations matters, breach of contract, real estate contract matters, franchise disputes, property tax disputes and more. We have years of experience dealing with non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements and other employer/employee contract disputes.
While litigation should be avoided whenever possible, as there is never certainty of outcome, if a situation does present itself which requires representation either as a plaintiff or defendant, know that the attorneys at Weiss Attorneys at Law focus on trying to resolve the matter expeditiously and economically.
At Weiss Attorneys at Law, we are comfortable in handling complex litigation matters in federal court. We have more than 40 years of combined legal experience in doing so. Our skill set also includes appellate representation before the 7th Circuit and 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.
This is a sampling of the litigation services Weiss Attorneys at Law provides to individuals and businesses:
- Breach of Contract
- Easement Enforcements
- Employment Law
- Franchise Disputes
- Insurance Coverage
- Insurance Subrogation
- Non-Competition Covenants
- Non-Solicitation Agreements
- Property Tax Disputes
- Qui Tam Lawsuits
- Quiet Title Actions
- Real Estate Contracts
- Shareholder/Member Disputes
- Specific Performance Suits
- Temporary Restraining Orders
Eastern District of Missouri Federal Court Litigators
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is organized into three divisions, with court held in St. Louis, Hannibal and Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It has jurisdiction over 50 counties in the eastern half of Missouri.
In addition to the Chief Judge of the Eastern District, there are currently six active judges, three judges in senior status and seven magistrate judges attached to the Eastern District of Missouri.
Federal court litigation requires an experienced attorney. To achieve results for clients, an attorney must be well-versed in the complex federal rules of civil procedure and be able to develop strong legal and factual arguments before the Court. A wide variety and range of litigation experience, and a comfort level with the federal court system, are vital.
We routinely handle litigation matters in the Eastern District of Missouri as first chair trial attorneys. Our experienced litigators also can assist as local counsel for out-of-state law firms and clients.
Southern District of Illinois Federal Court Litigators
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois covers approximately the southern half of the state of Illinois, with courthouses in East St. Louis and Benton, Illinois. The experienced litigators at Weiss Attorneys at Law are within 15 minutes from the East St. Louis courthouse and about 90 minutes from the Benton, Illinois location of the Southern District of Illinois.
With attorneys licensed in both Illinois and Missouri, Weiss Attorneys at Law offers maximum efficiency for cases that arise in either state or which frequently cross the adjoining state lines in terms of witnesses, experts and parties.
Our attorneys have litigated a wide variety of federal matters in the Southern District of Illinois and possess the important comfort level of working with the current panel of five district judges and four magistrate judges.
Once again, our experienced litigators also can ably assist as local counsel for out-of-state law firms and clients.