Litigation and court room battles can be quite intimidating. That is why you or your business needs an experienced group of lawyers who will fight for you and represent you with dignity. The attorneys of Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett have tried numerous lawsuits in both State and Federal Courts, and they are qualified to represent you or your business in court.
Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett serves numerous large and small corporations in a variety of fields. The business service and litigation that the firm provides to our clients includes: sales and acquisitions, creation of new business ventures, and mergers. The attorneys also have extensive experience with workers’ compensation defense, collection law, and corporate reorganization. We are eager to assist you and your business in these matters.
Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett has an outstanding reputation in matters involving corporate governance, commercial transactions, financing, transactions, and securities for our corporate clients. Our firm is proud to represent some of Mississippi’s largest and most recognized businesses and corporations.
Employment Law can be intimidating. Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett is fully capable and qualified to take on all responsibilities regarding the defense of any and all claims of discrimination, in state court, federal court, claims before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the defense of workers’ compensation claims..
Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett has defended large and small businesses and corporations statewide in numerous workers’ compensations matters. Our firm has several attorneys who are uniquely qualified to assist you and your business with all of your workers’ compensation needs.
Our litigation attorneys are capable of handling lawsuits filed against professionals, such as accountants, attorneys, or real estate agents and brokers. Our corporate experience is clearly invaluable when handling these types of claims and cases. We can help you protect your professional integrity and reputation.
We specialize in electronic products and distribution. For countless years Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett has represented corporations, manufacturers and insurers of manufacturers in defending product liability lawsuits. Our firm specializes in general manufacturing, farm equipment, manufacturing of electric products products, and energy distribution.
The attorneys of Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett assist financial institutions, realtors, individuals, corporations, and developers with all aspects of real estate. When buying and selling a home or commercial property, Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett can assist you with all aspects of the real estate closing. In addition, whether you are renting or leasing commercial or residential property, our firm is equipped to advise you regarding your transaction, including landlord obligations or contract documents. Also, if you need a contract, deed or deed of trust our attorneys are ready to assist you. Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett is well known for its extensive experience working with developer projects. Our attorneys are knowledgeable to handle all phases of development work from inception, planning, government approval, construction and completion.
Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett has represented the school board of the Laurel School District for many decades. In addition to representing the Laurel School District our attorneys are also available to serve as investigative and/or hearing officers for any other school district in Mississippi. Our attorneys are well versed in statutory requirements and administrative procedures relating to public school law in Mississippi.
For many years our firm has represented numerous banks in the Laurel/Jones County area, from handling complicated loan closings to collections to foreclosures, Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett can provide banks and lenders with the necessary advice and knowledge they need to operate a successful lending institution.
Technology is the growth of business today. In order to protect your invention, patent or trademark, you need a skilled legal team to assist you. Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett has the knowledge and experience necessary to provide that service to you. Our firm specializes in the representation of clients in the computer and medical device technology fields.
We represent insurance companies in a variety of areas, such as providing legal services for all types of claims, including coverage issues, casualty insurance, auto insurance, fleet insurance, commercial general liability claims, and workers compensations claims. The lawyers at Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett are skilled and experienced to handle all types of insurance matters.
Our lawyers have defended numerous personal injury actions in state and federal court. The lawyers at Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett have represented businesses, manufacturers, trucking companies, and individuals who have been sued due to a personal injury. We're here to defend you in court if necessary.
Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett is pleased to represent several large trucking and transportation companies located in Mississippi. From routine business work to representation in court, our lawyers are skilled in all aspects of transportation law.
Whether you need a will, power of attorney, health care directive, trust, or assistance in probating an estate, we're here to help you during this difficult time. Our attorneys are experienced and qualified, and we look forward to assisting you and your family.
These matters involve divorce, child custody, child support, and property settlement agreements. Gilchrist Sumrall Yoder Yoder & Leggett can help you navigate through this difficult time and provide you with a quick resolution.
Eminent Domain is the power to take private property for public use by a state, county, municipality, school district, or private person or corporation authorized to exercise functions of public character, following the payment of just compensation to the owner of that property. Our attorneys can help you navigate every phase of the due process requirements contained in an eminent domain proceeding.
The simplest form of debt consists of a PROMISE TO PAY. This debt may take the form of an “open account” or an “account stated,” an installment promissory note, a secured obligation, or a judgment. Collection of a debt is highly regulated both in the areas of demanding payment and filing suit, as well as executing on a judgment. Our attorneys are experienced and qualified to assist you or your business through this process.
Our attorneys have experience defending the rights of people arrested and accused of criminaloffenses. We can handle all types of criminal cases, from minor infractions and misdemeanors,such as traffic violations, minor in possession (M.I.P.), DUI, public drunkenness, to the most serious felony indictments. Whether you have been arrested, charged, indicted or threatened with criminal prosecution, contact us so that we can make sure your rights are protected.