Business Law | Joplin, MO

Joplin & Neosho Business Litigation Lawyers

Business disputes are about more than money. They are about relationships. At Copeland & Brown, our lawyers handle both business litigation and commercial transactions for entrepreneurs, small- to medium-sized businesses, and large companies with thousands of employees in Joplin, Neosho, Carthage and throughout southwest Missouri.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in the following types of business law services:

  • Formation of business entities such as LLCs and corporations
  • Drafting and reviewing partnership agreements and buy-sell agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing business contracts
  • Contract disputes and breach of contract claims
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Business dissolution
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Business litigation
  • Employment disputes
  • Lease disputes

The attorneys at Copeland and Brown help us with all of our legal business needs. From drafting of contracts to filing of mechanic’s liens, from assisting in collection efforts as needed to advising us on day to day business matters, Copeland and Brown is always there to guide us.

Mayberry Construction

Due the breadth of legal services we provide, our lawyers often serve as general business counsel for businesses that are too small to have their own in-house legal department. Our experience with everything that can go wrong in a business relationship helps us counsel our clients in ways to avoid problems down the road.

In our view, the most effective way to manage litigation costs is to avoid litigation. If litigation is necessary, our lawyers will be candid about the cost of your case if it goes to trial. As a business owner, you need to be certain that the goal you wish to accomplish is worth the potential expense.

Jeremy and Bruce are highly experienced and ethical attorneys. I had a very difficult case, and Jeremy and Bruce formulated an excellent legal strategy based on the evidence and the laws, and they proceeded to fight diligently to preserve my rights in a business deal that had seriously gone south.

Jeremy and Bruce acted quickly on my behalf and kept the pressure on my opponents throughout the litigation and ultimately collected every dime I was owed, including reimbursement of the attorney fees that I had to expend in bringing suit as well as recovery of all payments/remuneration of assets that were owed to me by my opponents.  Their knowledge of the law and their ability to formulate and execute excellent legal strategy are outstanding capabilities of their firm.

I have worked with attorneys nearly every day for over 20 years, and I can say that Jeremy and Bruce are of the highest caliber. Whatever the situation, they will give you the best advice and they will act on it professionally to help you.

I would highly recommend Copeland and Brown, P.C. for all of your legal needs.

Fred H.

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