Hiring – How do I hire you?
You and I will meet as part of an initial consultation. We will discuss the representational advice and services needed. The initial consultation in some cases is free of charge. If you decide to hire me then we will discuss fee arrangements a retainer agreement will be provided to you for your review. Once you have had an opportunity to read it we will go over the agreement and address any questions you may have. Once the retainer agreement is signed by the parties I will begin working to help you resolve the matter in your best interest.
Legal Services – What legal services do you provide?
When you and or your family confront a crisis such as a divorce, contract dispute, or death of a loved one, you want high caliber legal representation. Dan Washington has over 20 years of experience resolving disputes quickly and cost effectively. Dan provides clear eyed plain spoken practical advice and representation that gets to the heart of the matter. He has the courage and character of a warrior who will represent your interest by exercising sound judgment that strategically puts your case and interest in the best possible position to obtain a positive result. Dan has an in depth understanding of the nuances of his practice areas all of which will be brought to bear in your case. Knowing you have quality representation lets you focus on better days ahead. The services he provides include:
- Divorce and Family Law
- Wills, Estates, and Trusts
- Corporate, Contract, and Commercial Litigation Disputes and Negotiations
- Personal Injury
- Employment Disputes
The legal services the Washington firm provides are discussed in more detail in turn, below.
Divorce and Family Law
When you are dealing with life changing problems affecting how, where, and with whom you live and how you support your children, you will find Dan to be highly intelligent and sensitive to you and your personal issues. He will help you resolve your difficulty and relieve you of the worry of dealing with situations like a hurtful spouse or a bureaucratic insurance company. Dan provides zealous representation of your interest in handling a wide ranging matters including:
- Divorce (contested and uncontested)
- Child custody and visitation
- Child and spousal support, and adoptions.
Wills, Estates, and Trusts
After a loved one in your family dies, their property may be subject to intense debates and concerns. You may also want to plan for your family’s later years and the disposition of your assets as you grow older. Dan can help you draft a last will and testament, living trust, powers of attorney, and advance directives, as well as represent your family with probate and administration of an estate, and litigation.
Corporate, Contract and Commercial Litigation Disputes and Negotiations
Dan has a Masters of Business Administration and outstanding track record successfully negotiating and litigating a host of commercial and business matters. Whether it’s articles of incorporation, agreements, by laws for your business or breach of contract claims, insurance, real estate construction contracts, or a residential or commercial lease, you can trust and rely upon his expertise and sound judgement. Dan can also advise you on day to day legal issues encountered by your company such as commercial lease negotiations, and contract disputes. Dan will energetically represent your interest to ensure your rights are protected.
Being injured because of someone else’s wrongdoing or negligence is a stressful and frustrating experience. It can be exhausting physically, emotionally, and financially. Dan has the integrity discussed above coupled with well-honed multi party negotiation skills targeted to achieve sound results in automobile accident and other similar personal injury cases. He has successfully represented before hospital boards doctors charged with medical discipline and malpractice claims.
Dan provides advice to you as an individual or employer about your rights and responsibilities in a workplace dispute involving disciplinary actions such as such as suspension, termination or other conflicts involving actual or perceived opposition of needs, values, and interests. You want him at your side as he will evaluate your case taking your best interests to heart, advise you wisely, and negotiate and litigate to achieve productive results.
The About Us page includes more details about the specific cases that he has handled and results achieved.