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Administrative, Government & Regulatory Law

Administrative Government and Regulatory Law Attorney

Administrative and regulatory law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government. Government agency action can include rulemaking, adjudication, or the enforcement of a specific regulatory agenda. Administrative law is considered a branch of public law. Member firms of Pacific Lawyers have practiced extensively in the area of administrative […]


Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law Attorney

Constitutional law is the body of law which defines the relationship of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary. Member firms of Pacific Lawyers have extensive experience in constitutional law and has had many cases have been brought to the highest courts where the Member firms practice.


Election Law

Election Law Attorney

Election law is a discipline falling at the juncture of constitutional law and political science. It researches “the politics of law and the law of politics”. Member firms of Pacific Lawyers have been involved in numerous election cases on behalf of candidates. The member firm of O’Connor Berman Horey & Banes, LLC has, in the […]


Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime and criminal defense is the defense of those accused of committing a crime. Criminal law regulates social conduct and proscribes whatever is threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people. It includes the punishment of people who […]


Professional Liability

Professional Liability Attorney

Professional liability law governs legal proceedings brought by patients and clients who have allegedly suffered as a result of the negligent actions of a professional. Medical malpractice and attorney malpractice are the most common examples, but any professional, accountants, architects, engineers, financial planners, and surveyors can be subject to liability if their work falls below […]


Complex Litigation

Complex Litigation Attorney

Complex litigation involved multiparty cases where case management issues arise, requiring extensive judicial management to expedite the case, keep costs down, and promote effective decision making by the court. They can also involve proceeding in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously. Complex litigation takes place most often in federal courts but can take place in state, territorial of […]


Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation Attorney

Workers’ compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and pays for medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job (an on-the-job injury). Employers pay for this insurance, and may not require the employee to contribute to the cost of compensation. On occasion the employer fails to […]


Family Law

Family Law Attorney

Family law encompasses the most intimate and important relationships, those with our partners, children and parents. Although these relationships are common throughout the world, this area of law is complex because no two families or relationships are alike. Legal proceedings that are common in family law practice include: Adoptions Guardianships Premarital agreements Post-marital agreements Divorces […]


Creditors Rights & Remedies

Creditors Rights Attorney

Creditor’s rights and remedies as a practice area involves the procedural provisions designed to enable creditors—persons who are owed money—to collect the money the money they are owed. These provisions vary from one jurisdiction to another, and may include the ability of a creditor to put a lien on a debtor’s property, to effect a […]


Labor & Employment Law

Labor and Employment Law Attorney

Labor and Employment Law covers two broad aspects of the employer/employee relationship. “Labor Law” is the part of the Practice Area that applies when two or more employees organize for their mutual benefit in employment (concerted activity) usually involving a labor union, and the interaction between labor unions and employers (collective bargaining, strikes, picketing), and […]

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