Crowell Gillis & Cooper, PLLC
     P.O. Box 1827
     Columbus, MS 39703-1827
     (662) 243-7443 phone
     (662) 328-6890 fax

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Below are the Practice Areas of Crowell Gillis & Cooper, P.L.L.C.

Insurance Defense
Over four decades of representing insureds and insurance companies have prepared us to represent all types of coverages based on a rock solid foundation of knowledge and experience. We have extensive experience in bad faith prevention and bad faith litigation. We also have an established practice providing coverage opinions, arson investigation / opinions, and declaratory actions to establish coverage issues.

Governmental Entities

We represent and defend governmental entities throughout North Mississippi, including the Lowndes County Port Authority, the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Columbus / Lowndes Recreational Authority, and Lowndes County E 911. We also represent numerous municipalities in cases involving tort claims, including use of force, high speed pursuits, and infrastructure defects.

Estate Planning
Our areas of experience include tax issues, closely-held businesses, partnerships, real estate, wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Special emphasis is given to planning for business succession, minimizing estate taxes and asset preservation.

 
 

Taxation
Our attorneys offer advice, planning and representation in clients' administrative and judicial proceedings. We advise clients in income tax planning, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, financing arrangements, pensions, profit sharing and deferred compensation plans.

Real Estate
We represent buyers, sellers, brokers, developers, contractors, subcontractors, landlords, tenants, lenders, and borrowers. Services include offering advice, counseling, reviewing documents, drafting, negotiating and closing all types of real estate transactions. This includes brokers and agents liability claims.

Banking
Our attorneys represent both lenders and borrowers in efforts to craft workable financial arrangements as well as other financial matters including negotiations, lease-backs and financial restructuring.

Bankruptcy

Our attorneys counsel and represent creditors and debtors in reorganization and liquidation proceedings under federal bankruptcy laws.

Business and Corporate
Our attorneys are experienced in handling all types of business activities including the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other business entities; planning and drafting of employment manuals, contracts and other business documents; employment issues and commercial transactions.

Employment Law
We advise and litigate all aspects of employment law. Special concern is given to discriminatory hiring, selection, promotion and discharge practices and the impact on the private and public employer. We provide a wide range of services, including the preparation and review of employment manuals and practices to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state employment law and EEOC responses.

Construction
Our attorneys represent owners, developers, design professionals, contractors, insurance companies and suppliers in all aspects of the construction process, whether on a national, regional or local level.

Premises Liability
We handle a variety of premises claims which may involve landowners, homeowners, landlords or business owners, and may include violent crimes, negligent security, environmental violations and building code violations.

Products Liability
We represent national, regional and local manufacturers, distributors and sellers as well as individuals in negligence, strict liability and warranty claims for personal injury, toxic torts and property damage. We offer technologically advanced management and defense of complex products liability claims.

Workers' Compensation
We provide a complete range of legal services to our private and public sector clients in all aspects of workers' compensation.

Professional Negligence
We represent healthcare professionals, hospitals, insurance professionals, accountants, attorneys, real estate firms and other professionals. We provide services in health, hospital, and medical liability issues.

Personal Injury
Our Attorneys are involved in every aspect of personal injury representation from mediation to trial for a base of diverse clients.


THE ABOVE PRACTICE AREAS ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE, AND CROWELL GILLIS & COOPER, PLLC MAY ALTER OR AMEND THE ABOVE INFORMATION AT ANY TIME.

DETAILS REGARDING EACH INDIVIDUAL ATTORNEY’S EXPERIENCE, EXPERTISE, BACKGROUND, AND TRAINING REGARDING THE ABOVE AREAS ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE, OR ARE FREELY GIVEN UPON REQUEST.