Practice Areas

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Business owners and clients contend with a wide variety of legal issues. The landscape seems to grow in complexity daily. Let the attorneys of Johnson, Killen & Seiler use our experience and focus on solutions to reduce complexity and move you forward.

Our areas of expertise
Banking and corporate finance Mechanic’s liens
Bankruptcy (business and personal) Mergers and acquisitions
Business formation Non-profit law
Business planning Real estate (commercial and residential)
Business taxation Project finance
Closely held companies Securities law and regulations
Contracts Shopping center law
Creditor rights and workout Software licensing
Government Trademarks
Internet and E-commerce Transportation Law
Land Use/Zoning
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Our attorneys help with all aspects of business law, including organizing, financing, managing, merging, acquiring and selling companies. From sole proprietorships to publically traded companies, we have represented clients across the spectrum of industries. Our expertise and practical knowledge makes the law work for your business—and your financial goals.

Roy Christensen Diana Dodge Joseph Ferguson   Robert Pearson Steven Seiler Alok Vidyarthi Robert Zallar

Employment and Labor

The best way to handle a problem to is prevent it from happening. We are experts at consulting our clients to keep them on top of the latest employment and labor issues—and on the right side of the law. A quick conversation with us can avoid months or years of costly disputes and litigation.

Our attorneys have experience handling all aspects of employment and labor law, from advising business operators on personnel matters to negotiating labor contracts. We stand up for the employer.

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How can we help?
Collective bargaining Personnel policies
Discrimination and harassment litigation Unfair labor practice litigation
Employee benefits and compensation planning Union organizing
Employment law Wage and hour issues
Labor arbitration and mediation Wrongful termination
Labor law

Jessica Durbin  Joe Roby Robert Zallar

Estates and Trusts

How will you leave your legacy? Our attorneys have handled every kind of estate and trust case. We can provide you with options, as well as clear direction for achieving your goals.

Our areas of expertise
Charitable giving Probate
Conservatorships and guardianships Succession planning (personal and business)
Estate and trust administration Trustee services
Estate planning
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Preserving assets, transferring an estate or a business or making a charitable gift is easier and more effective when you have an experienced counselor in your corner. How you pass on your legacy is one of your most important decisions. We’re here to help.

Robert Pearson Steven Seiler Alok Vidyarthi Robert ZallarDiana Dodge

Family Issues

Family legal issues can be among the most important and stressful. When you need help, our attorneys provide skilled counsel, valuable experience and a willing ear. Our focus on solutions starts by understanding your situation and needs.

Our areas of expertise
Custody and support Pre-nuptial planning
Dissolution Spousal maintenance and alimony
Mediation Visitation and parenting time
Post-divorce matters

We have extensive experience in pre-marital planning, divorce, property distribution, child custody, visitation and support. We advocate for clients through the mediation process. We also serve as mediators for others.

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        Diana B. Dodge

Health Care

Our attorneys represent clients in all aspects of the health-care industry, from acquiring facilities or equipment to obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status and ensuring regulatory compliance.

We practice before all state and federal administrative agencies. We have helped clients grow. As the health-care industry changes, our attorneys are a constant source of help.

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How can we help?
Administrative hearings Mergers and acquisitions
Fraud and abuse Physician contracts
Health-care litigation Regulatory compliance
Health-care licensing boards Rules and regulations
Medical staff bylaws Tax-exempt financing matters
Medicare and medical assistance Tax exemptions

Steven Seiler Jessica Durbin


Need the support of a well-established team?

Johnson, Killen & Seiler attorneys are skilled litigators and strong advocates. But serving our clients doesn’t start or end in the courtroom. Pre-lawsuit research, investigation and preparation help position our clients for success.

Alternative methods of dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation, can reduce the expense and exposure of a trial. We are experienced in all forms of business and insurance defense work. We lead clients through litigation to solution.

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Diana Dodge Jessica Durbin Richard Leighton  Joseph Ferguson   Joe Roby

Maritime and Admiralty

Two of our attorneys are members of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, and the firm represents ship owners as well as companies that manage ship operation. We also represent domestic and foreign insurers and indemnity companies that insure vessel operations on the Great Lakes.

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Our areas of expertise
Allision cases Demurrage
Cargo claims Jones Act defense
Charter party disputes Longshoreman claims
Coast Guard violations Officer licensure actions
Collision cases

Joseph Ferguson

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