Areas of Practice
In all of our work we commit ourselves to each and every client, every day, and we promise to look at every possible legal option to help our clients with their legal matters.
Our areas of practice include:
Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
Our firm has considerable experience assisting clients with all elements of business, commercial and corporate law. From issues related to forming a partnership, limited liability company or corporation to small business claims and highly complex corporate issues our firm is highly experienced with these proceedings.
We counsel clients in all matters of Construction Law including contract negotiations, contract disputes and enforcement, mechanics liens, business and tax planning, environmental issues and more.
Our attorneys counsel clients in all aspects of collection of account receivables and secured rights.
The firm advises clients in planning for takings of land by the government and authorized parties and in actual condemnation proceedings before Compensation Commissions. We also handle appeals to District Court if necessary and have had experience in representing agencies who take land for public use as well as individuals who own land taken.
The firm represent clients in all areas of family law including marital dissolution, adoptions, child custody, pre-marriage agreements and other related issues. All these matters and other family elements have implications for taxes, estate planning and additional consequences. The Lillis O’Malley Law Firm takes into account the legal aspects as well as the deeply personal matters in handling each client’s case.
Health Care Law
The firm’s experienced staff of attorneys will counsel clients in all matters related to health care and hospital law. The firm also works with hospitals on matters relating to property and regulation. We also have been involved in representing medical office building lenders.
Litigation and Trial Law
The firm has experience in the courtroom to handle any type of litigation that may arise.
Personal Injury Litigation
The firm handles matters relating to workers compensation, disability and personal injury litigation. We begin with negotiations with responsible parties prior to filing any court action and don’t hesitate to seek court involvement if necessary.
Real Estate Law
Real estate law and its many facets is one of the areas of special focus for the Lillis O’Malley firm. We advise clients about all areas of real estate development, financing, subdivision, condominium regimes, covenants and easements, property disputes and title issues.
Public Utility and Energy Law
The firm represents clients in all elements of regulatory matters with Iowa’s telecommunications industry. We offer counsel to clients on a variety of matters including rate-making, licensing, labor relations, mergers and acquisitions, energy and employment issues.
Wills, Estate Planning and Probate Law
With the firm’s experience in wills, estate planning and probate matters, the firm is well-prepared to advise clients about matters related to estate taxes, irrevocable trusts, living wills, powers of attorney for health and financial concerns, gift taxes, real estate and wills and other administrative issues pertaining to estate law.
Zoning, Planning and Land Use
The firm has extensive experience in matters of land use rights and zoning. We have presented applications to Planning and Zoning Commissions, City Councils, Boards of Adjustment and Board of Supervisors. We work with the zoning staff of the necessary jurisdiction and any impacted neighborhood association to obtain solutions satisfactory to all concerned.