Civil & Complex Commercial Litigation
Ms. Minore relentlessly defends her clients at all levels of the litigation and appellate process. Ms. Minore collaborates with clients to determine their ultimate goals while developing legal claims and defenses. The rigors of litigation can become costly, particularly depending on the complexity of the case. Clients are kept informed at all stages of litigation so that their needs and legal budgets can be kept in check.
Ms. Minore always strives to secure the best results for her clients in a timely and cost-effective manner. Time is critical in business, especially in industries such as construction, and she understands that disputes and legal claims can result in costly delays for clients.
Minore Law has developed a diverse and well-respected construction law practice. Ms. Minore actively represents contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and property owners in a wide range of construction law matters, including construction workmanship disputes and pursuit of payment remedies, such as:
- Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Liens
- Prompt Pay Act Claims
- Payment and Performance Bond Claims
- Stop Notices
- Warranty Claims
- Construction Defect/Workmanship Claims
Ms. Minore combines her in-depth legal knowledge with an extensive understanding of the Arizona construction industry in order to fully evaluate and address construction law issues. She often presents seminars to educate and train the industry about construction law remedies.
General Business Advising & Contract Matters
Ms. Minore is frequently asked to review contracts for businesses and professionals. She carefully analyzes contracts to identify critical legal, business, and financial concerns in order to develop contractual arrangements that achieve the goal of the contract while minimizing the risk of future legal and liability issues.
Ms. Minore also advises and consults with her clients to handle the legal, business and financial issues affecting their businesses on an ongoing basis. Frequent issues may involve collection and mechanic’s lien practices, form contracts, employment agreements and issues, independent contractor arrangements, partnership negotiations and disputes, compliance and regulatory concerns, and I-9 audits and training. She helps clients develop and employ best-practices to avoid legal issues in the first place.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Ms. Minore focuses on resolving legal claims and disputes as quickly and as economically as possible. She understands that litigation can be highly stressful, and aims to avoid the excessive time and high costs associated with litigation by negotiating optimal resolutions with the clients’ opponents. When advisable, Minore Law encourages clients to employ alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediation or arbitration, to settle litigation disputes.