Law Firm Practice Areas at Hornecker, Cowling, LLP - Located in Medford, OR


 

Adoptions

Our firm has been involved in more than six hundred adoptions, by providing services to adoptive parents or birth parents. Mr. Hassen is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. Mr. Hassen, Ms. Burke and Ms. Benjamin provide a complete range of adoption services for adoptive families and birth parents. Although this includes independent and agency adoptions, and the representation of birth mothers, it primarily includes the representation of adoptive families in local, interstate or international adoptions.
 

Practice Attorneys

Stephanie L. Burke
 
 

Appeals

Whether the dispute at issue arose in state court, federal court, or an administrative proceeding, we have the experience and the background to pursue the matter through all levels of appeal.
 

Practice Attorneys

Mark S. Bartholomew
Melisa A. Button
 

 

Bankruptcy and Creditor

The firm represents trustee's and creditors' interests in federal bankruptcy proceedings.
 

Practice Attorneys

John Blackhurst
Melisa A. Button
 

 

Business

Our business law attorneys provide general representation to all types of businesses. Services provided include:
• Incorporation and corporate governance
• Partnerships, limited partnerships and LLCs
• Special issues relating to medical practices
• Contract drafting and review
• Employment agreements and issues
• Non-disclosure and non-compete agreements Employee stock option/ownership plans
 

Practice Attorneys

Shane Antholz
Mark S. Bartholomew
John Blackhurst
Melisa A. Button
Joseph E. Kellerman
 

 

Civil Litigation

Our litigation attorneys represent businesses and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation disputes. Cases handled include:
• Breach of Contract
• Wrongful Discharge
• Sexual Harassment
• Discrimination
• Insurance Defense
 

Practice Attorneys

Charles E. Bolen
Melisa A. Button
Joseph E. Kellerman
Ryan J. Vanderhoof
James A. Wallan
 

 

Civil Rights Litigation

Our firm is experienced in representing public and private entities in civil rights litigation, including:
• Constitutional claims under Section 1983
• Title VII claims
• Americans with Disabilities Act claims
 

Practice Attorneys

Charles E. Bolen
James A. Wallan

 

 

Domestic Relations

Our attorneys represent individuals in domestic relation matters, including:
• Restraining Orders
• Dissolutions
• Child Custody
 

Practice Attorneys

Stefanie L. Burke
James A. Wallan
 

 

Employment

Our attorneys represent businesses and individuals in disputes related to employment, including:
• Wrongful Discharge Claims
• Discrimination and Harassment Claims
• Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Claims
• Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Claims
 

Practice Attorneys

Charles E. Bolen
Ryan J. Vanderhoof
James A. Wallan
 

 

Estate Planning

Our attorneys provide representation for those dealing with issues of particular concern to older clients including:
• Guardianships
• Conservatorships

As well as individuals and trustees regarding:
• Wills
• Living Trusts
• Probate of estates
• Gift planning
 

Practice Attorneys

Shane Antholz
Mark S. Bartholomew
John Blackhurst
Michael J. Mayerle
 

 

Land Use

Our attorneys are responsible for a myriad of significant land use cases. We have the skill and experience to achieve positive results for our clients in all land use and real estate matters, including:
• Appeals to the Land Use Board of Appeals and Court of Appeals
• City, County, and Agency Proceedings
• Variances
• Partitions
• PUDs
• Lot Line Adjustments
• Annexations
• Zoning and Comprehensive Plan Changes
 

Practice Attorneys

Mark S. Bartholomew
John Blackhurst


 

 

Medical & Professional Malpractice

Our attorneys represent defendants in medical and other professional malpractice cases, including:
• Hospitals
• Physicians
• Other medical providers, including chiropractic, nursing, etc.
• Attorneys
 

Practice Attorneys

Charles E. Bolen
James A. Wallan
 

 

Municipal Law

We provide full range legal services to municipalities and other quasi-public entities
 

Practice Attorneys

Mark S. Bartholomew
Charles E. Bolen
Joseph E. Kellerman
John Blackhurst
 

 

Personal Injury Claims

Our attorneys represent plaintiffs in claims regarding personal injury cases.
 

Practice Attorneys

Charles E. Bolen
Ryan J. Vanderhoof
 

 

Real Estate

Our firm is on the cutting edge in areas including:
• Real estate sales transactions
• Leases
• Land sale contracts
• Easements
• Real Estate disputes
 

Practice Attorneys

Shane Antholz
Mark S. Bartholomew
John Blackhurst
Joseph E. Kellerman
 

 

Workers' Compensation

Our attorneys represent employers and workers dealing with workers’ compensation claims, as well as insurance compliance issues.
• Workers’ Compensation in Oregon
• Oregon Safe Employment Act (OSEA)
• Disputes on Policies of Insurance
• Non-complying Employer Cases
 

Practice Attorneys

Charles E. Bolen