Napa Law Firm: General practice in Napa
Since 1983, the law firm of Murphy, Logan & Bardwell has provided quality representation for businesses and individuals throughout Napa, California and the surrounding counties. Our team of highly-experienced attorneys assists clients with a wide range of legal issues: Estate planning Wills, trusts & probate matters Construction law Corporate law Business law Real estate Criminal law Family law Dissolutions Child support & child custody issues When clients visit our law office in Napa, we extend every professional courtesy to accommodate their needs. Client meetings with our Napa attorneys are attentive and personal, and we take the time to listen to our clients in order to fully understand the depth of the problem at hand. The approach we take to each case as a Napa legal practice with high-level analysis is backed by practical professional application. Our skills as litigators developed through years as a Napa law office help us in active trial argumentation, and we maintain a shrewd focus on your interests during mediation and arbitration negotiation. Our commitment to integrity & professionalism as a law firm in Napa Murphy, Logan & Bardwell is a well-respected Napa law office, and many of our clients come to us by referral from other attorneys. We strive to offer the level of sophistication associated with large law firms with the attentiveness and accessibility of small Napa law firms. As further testament to the firm's reputation for integrity, professionalism and understanding of Napa laws, our lawyers have earned the prestigious AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest standards of ethical and legal ability. "Our law office in Napa" We are dedicated to providing quality client service. Our Napa general practice law firm strives to be responsive, promptly returning calls and keeping clients informed as to the status of their matters. For your convenience, we offer fixed hourly rates. To speak to an attorney and learn more about our law firm in Napa and how we can assist you, contact Murphy, Logan & Bardwell today. Contact us online or call 707-257-8100 for our Napa legal practice.
2350 First St.
Napa CA 94559
Napa General PracticePractice Areas
Murphy, Logan & Bardwell is a well-established law firm located in Napa, California. For over two decades, we have achieved superior results for clients in a diverse array of practice areas. We are well-versed in the local law in Napa and the state and federal mandates that are applicable to our clients' cases. Marital dissolution & Napa lawsuit Our Napa law firm handles a variety of marital dissolution or divorce matters. We assist clients with child support, child custody, spousal/partner support, and modification of support arrangements for our clients. We have the resources, experience, and knowledge of Napa laws to ensure that the marital dissolution process is as efficient and seamless as practicable. For a discussion regarding our marital dissolution practice and Napa law on obtaining a divorce, please see the marital dissolution page. Construction defect litigation As part of general practice in Napa, we represent individuals, homeowners, and contractors in construction-related matters, such as negotiating and drafting construction contracts, filing mechanics' liens, and initiating stop notices. We also handle construction defect litigation involving issues such as structural defects, defects in equipment or materials used in construction, and foundation defects. For a detailed discussion of this practice area, please see the construction defect litigation page. Real estate transactions & litigation We have extensive experience handling a range of real estate matters, including residential and commercial property purchases and sales, financing of properties, and closings of residential and commercial properties. Our Napa attorneys are also experienced trial lawyers with a successful track record in real estate disputes, such as landlord/tenant disputes and breach of contract disputes. For more information regarding this area of law, please see the real estate transactions & litigation page. Business law in Napa From forming a new business to litigating business disputes, Murphy, Logan & Bardwell provides a full spectrum of business-related services to clients in Northern California. Our knowledgeable business law attorneys frequently advise clients in the choice of business entity that is most suitable to their needs, draft and review business contracts, and handle employer/employee disputes. For a more detailed discussion of our business law practice, please see our business law page. Trust & estate, probate, and trust administration We have a wide breadth of experience and expertise in trust and estate, probate, and trust administration matters. Our lawyers handle both minor estate planning issues and more complex and sophisticated estate and gift-planning matters. We have an in-depth understanding of minimizing tax liabilities, avoiding probate, asset protection strategies, and business succession planning that we can employ to the benefit of your estate and in accordance with Napa law. For further information on the services we provide, please visit the trust & estate, probate, and trust administration page.
Mike Murphy is head of the firm's Litigation & Construction Law Team. Mike's practice actively involves all aspects of civil litigation with an emphasis on the construction industry, from business formation, drafting and negotiating of contract language, licensing issues, consultation during construction and through dispute resolution. Mike's clients include public and private owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, construction managers, and consultants. Mike has a particular interest and expertise in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes, both as an advocate as well as a mediator and arbitrator.
LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer rated: "AV"
Counsel for home owner associations regarding construction defect litigation.
Counsel for developers regarding contract documentation and claims.
Counsel for public and private contractors regarding contract documentation and litigation.
Counsel for a community college regarding major construction expansion projects.
Counsel for Hospitals regarding major projects, including contract negotiation and resolutions of construction claims.
Jury trials to verdict in Federal and State Courts.
Over 30 years of trial and arbitration litigation experience.
State Bar of California
Napa County Bar Association (Vice President, 2000-2001; President, 2001-2002)
AGC Legislative and Legal Advisory Committee
Member and Officer, Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley, 2005 - current
Member, Board of Directors, Napa Valley College Foundation, 2006 - current
J.D., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, 1977
Recipient, Certificate of Merit Institute for Administrative Justice
A.B., University of California at Davis, 1973
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