Legal Services

We at Smith & Johnson are committed to excellent results for our clients through the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct for all legal matters – small or large, minor or complex. It is our mission, and it is our reputation.

To illustrate the results we have obtained for some of our clients, we have included “Case In Point” examples related to each area of our practice. We encourage you to seek more information from any attorney on staff.

  • Business Start Ups/Structuring and Organization
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Contract & Document Preparation
  • Leases (commercial & residential)
  • Liquor License Transfers
  • Bank & Credit Union Representation
  • Negotiating, Documenting, & Closing Loans (commercial and real estate)
  • Reorganization and Workouts
  • Tax Matters
  • Appellate Practice
  • Construction Litigation/ADR Law
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • First Amendment Defamation Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Product Liability Law
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Tax Appeals
  • White Collar Criminal Defense and Compliance
  • Zoning
  • Easement Disputes
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Contracts
  • Commercial Collection and Claim & Delivery Actions
  • Collection of Delinquent Accounts
  • Foreclosure
  • Eviction Proceedings
  • Forfeiture Actions
  • Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy, Workouts and Receiverships
  • Asset Recovery Preferences and Lien Avoidance Actions
  • Defending Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Violations
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Planning
  • Foundations
  • Health Care
  • Probating Estates
  • Pro-Bono Representation
  • Trusts for Wealth Preservation and Special Needs
  • Wills
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Home Invasion
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Controlled Substances
  • Drunk Driving
  • Arson
  • Homicide Including Murder and Negligent Homicide
  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Firearm Charges
  • Retail Fraud
  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful Use of Financial Duties
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Gambling
  • Larceny
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Robbery
  • Trespass
  • Fleeing and Eluding
  • The Defense of Virtually all Misdemeanors and Felonies
  • Divorce
  • Complex Asset and Business Valuation
  • Spousal Support/Alimony
  • Child Custody and Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Third Party Relationships
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Collections
  • Commercial Finance
  • Foreclosures
  • Loan Documentation
  • Regulatory
  • Title VII Compliance
  • Zoning
  • Governmental Regulations
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Privacy Laws
  • Open Meetings Act
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Municipal Opioid Litigation
  • Constitutional Questions
  • Oil and Gas Leases
  • Surface and Subsurface Rights
  • Transfers of Royalty and Working Interests
  • Title Examination Services for Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources
  • Property Access Disputes
  • Condemnation and Restoration Disputes
  • Well-Site Performance Disputes
  • Contract Negotiation for Exploration Production and Transportation
  • Subsurface Mineral Leases
  • Master Service Agreements
  • Joint Operating Agreements
  • Royalty Agreements
  • Assignments of Interest
  • Exploration Agreements and Leasehold Acquisition Agreements
  • Equipment Sales Purchases and Leases
  • Oil Field Service Agreements
  • Forced Pooling
  • Dormant Minerals
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Correlative Rights and Division Orders
  • Negotiate and Document Residential and Commercial Sales and Purchases
  • Prepare Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Construction Contracts
  • Condominium Purchases
  • Condominium Management Issues
  • Negotiate and Prepare Leases (Residential & Commercial)
  • Zoning Compliance Matters
  • Real Estate Loan Documentation
  • Foreclosures
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Administrative Hearings and MESC Representation and Defense
  • Age Discrimination Defense and Litigation
  • Collective Bargaining, Union Negotiations and Labor Arbitrations
  • Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts and Executive Compensation
  • Employee Manual Development and Implementation
  • Handicappers’ Rights Defense and Litigation
  • National Labor Relations Board Proceedings
  • Personnel and Policy Planning
  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
  • Defense and Litigation
  • Social Security Disability Benefit
  • Workers’ Disability Compensation and Defense
  • Wrongful Termination Defense and Litigation