Local Counsel Services with Smith Butz
The attorneys at Smith Butz, LLC are willing and able to serve as local counsel for out-of-state attorneys in various counties throughout Western Pennsylvania. Our attorneys have experience practicing law in the State and Federal Courts of Western Pennsylvania. We are available to serve as local counsel in the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland. We will also serve as local counsel in the United States District Court for the Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and all Pennsylvania State Appellate Courts.
We are available to serve as local counsel for in-house counsel, an out-of-state business and/or out-of-state law firms in many areas of the law, including, but not limited to: corporate, construction, commercial, occupational disease defense, railroad litigation defense, estate and trust matters, personal injury, real estate transactions, municipal law, contract matters, zoning/land use, and mineral rights issues. Our broad experience in courtrooms across Western Pennsylvania allows us to serve as a cost-efficient and effective litigation counsel. Our attorneys are familiar with the local rules of courts, the preferences and subtleties of the local judges, and the proper manner of handling a case from start to finish. We can also provide guidance regarding motion’s practice, discovery, and trial procedures.
Our role as local counsel depends upon the nature of the case as well as the preferences of the client and out-of-state or in-house attorney. We are willing to either serve as lead counsel or assist lead counsel in navigating the legal landscape of the Western Pennsylvania courts. We will suit you and your client’s needs to the best of our ability.
If you or your client wishes to pursue a claim or has been subjected to a lawsuit in any of the counties in Western Pennsylvania listed above, contact one of the attorneys at Smith Butz, LLC to protect you or your client’s interests under Pennsylvania law.