We are a leading agricultural firm with an intense focus and broad depth of experience in farming in the local North Central Washington region, as well as the entire West coast. Some of the areas that we routinely handle in the context of agriculture are as follows:
Our business attorneys provide counsel to a broad variety of businesses, from local small businesses to large multinational corporations. We provide the depth of experience and expertise to partner with businesses and help them succeed. Common areas of law within our business practice include the following:
JDSA has developed a Construction Law Practice Group that focuses on construction related issues in North Central Washington. This practice group works on a team concept and brings a level of experience and service that is essential to businesses within the building industry. Whether assisting to set up a licensed company; negotiating and/or revising contracts between owners, developers, construction managers, contractors, suppliers or design professionals; or litigating breaches, claims or defects, team members work within their unique practice areas to help our clients get the business of building done. Areas of emphasis with the Construction Law Practice Group include the following:
The Labor and Employment Practice Group is dedicated to representing management in all facets of labor and employee relations. We represent municipalities, large privately held businesses, financial institutions, health-care organizations, local employers, and self-insured companies. Our attorneys are frequent speakers on employment law topics and strive to assist their clients in developing preventive employment policies.
JDSA provides services for all facets of estate and gift planning; business succession planning; probate and trust administration; charitable planning; asset protection planning; international estate planning; trust, estate and guardianship disputes and litigation.
Divorcing your spouse is a highly personal decision that involves many complicated and emotionally charged issues. The attorneys at JDSA understand this dynamic and have been a leader in the practice of Family Law in North Central Washington for three decades. We can help you navigate decisions affecting custody, visitation and support of your children and protect your interests from overreaching or aggressive tactics. We can also help you bring your family together through adoption. Some areas of law frequently handled by our attorneys engaged in the Family Law practice include the following:
Since 1988, JDSA has represented many of the North Central Washington region’s largest medical providers. Our current health care clients represent the largest, most sophisticated, and innovative health care providers, practitioners, facilities, and specialists in the region. As healthcare continues to evolve and grow in its complexity, our attorneys provide the knowledge and support essential to the continued success of the health care community.
The practice of Land Use consists not only of what you know, but who you know. Our extensive experience in the field translates into an astute technical knowledge of applicable codes and how they have historically been interpreted and applied. Of equal importance is our understanding of, and strong relationships with, regulatory officials and the elected policymakers they serve. We represent both public and private sector clients, including property owners, developers, counties and municipalities. We take pride in helping our clients successfully negotiate the sometimes byzantine framework associated with land use and environmental law. We do so by finding the most direct route to, and creative solutions for, obtaining the permits needed to move projects forward.
With the largest litigation practice group in the North Central Washington region, we stand ready to provide effective, creative, and efficient options for winning. Our record of success reflects the highest levels of skill and strategic thinking, as well as our understanding that disputes must be favorably resolved to allow you to focus your energies on growing your business and enjoying your life. We place a premium on helping clients maintain control of what can be an uncertain and inefficient process. Our team is made up of attorneys with unique and extensive backgrounds in business litigation in both state and federal courts.
Our municipal attorneys represent a variety of governmental entities, including counties, cities, water and sewer districts, irrigation districts, and public utilities districts. Our municipal practice includes construction and procurement for public entities, real property condemnation, counseling municipalities on proper procedures and practices, and litigation representation.
JDSA has traditionally maintained one of the most extensive real estate legal practices in North Central Washington. We have experience with virtually every sector of the real estate market, including office buildings, corporate and industrial parks, landmarks and special projects, public/private projects, shopping malls, hospitals/medical centers, hotels, destination resorts, golf course projects, marinas, multifamily projects, retirement facilities, nursing homes, warehouses and cold storage facilities.
JDSA has a long tradition of offering the services of attorneys who possess advanced LLM tax law degrees. We represent clients in both state and federal tax matters, before taxing authorities and the IRS, as well as in court involving tax controversy matters.