An Overview Of The Practice Areas We Handle

At Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., we have more than 80 years of experience representing individuals and families throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania. Our distinguished history has helped us gain credibility within the legal industry. Many of our cases come from attorney and client referrals.

When experience matters, entrust our Erie law firm to preserve your best interests. We have extensive experience providing a wide range of legal services. Yet, we do not spread ourselves too thin. Each of our attorneys devotes his or her time to one or two areas of the law. You can feel confident that we know the nuances of the law and the right steps to take in helping you secure the best resolution possible.

Offering A Variety Of Legal Services In Erie

Contact our Erie, Pennsylvania, attorneys to learn more about the variety of legal services we provide, such as:

Business law We are ready to advise you on entity selection, shareholder agreements and day-to-day operations, including supply and delivery contracts, financing, employment law, taxation and real estate.

Real estate Our real estate attorneys serve a broad spectrum of clients, from first-time homebuyers to lenders and developers.

Criminal defense If you face criminal charges in Pennsylvania, whether for the first time or for alleged repeat offenses, you are in critical need of a defense lawyer who will protect your rights, protect your business and guide you through the criminal justice system by way of the least damaging route.

Chapter 7 bankruptcy We offer a free consultation to help evaluate your situation and determine whether Chapter 7, Chapter 13 or Chapter 11 bankruptcy offers the most sensible way out of your financial dilemma.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy We have helped many clients before you keep their homes through Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also called a "wage earner's plan." You may be allowed five years to repay missed mortgage payments.

Family law In all areas of family law and related legal practice areas such as guardianship, estate planning and domestic violence, lawyers of Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., tailor their approach to suit the individual needs of the clients.

Divorce Whether contested or uncontested, friendly or adversarial, your divorce is a serious legal process that must be taken with the full understanding of your rights and liabilities. The emotional and logistical aspects of divorce are no doubt difficult enough to deal with. Legal uncertainties or disputes are best handled with the assistance of an experienced lawyer. Divorce lawyers of Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., are prepared to facilitate "friendly divorces" and/or aggressively pursue the rights of clients involved in acrimonious marital dissolutions.

Employment discrimination Our lawyers advise clients in the application of existing employment laws designed to protect workers from workplace discrimination, as they are applicable to individual circumstances. Such laws include the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Intellectual Property and Technology - The Quinn Law Firm provides legal services necessary for the creation, protection and commercialization of all aspects of "intellectual property." This is a broad area of the law which will only become more important as we continue to move into the information age.

Workers' compensation If you have been injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you most likely have a workers' compensation claim. You may also have a third-party liability claim if your injury was caused or made worse by defective equipment or an act of at-fault delivery subcontractor or any other person or entity besides your employer.

Personal injury The personal injury lawyers of Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., are here to help you pursue compensation if you were injured by someone else's negligent actions and help you avoid subrogation claims.

Litigation The complex litigation unit of Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., represents individual, corporate and municipal clients dealing with complex litigation including legal disputes involving the following issues:

    • Environmental litigation
    • Commercial litigation
    • Intellectual rights litigation
    • Breach of contract
    • Defamation, slander and libel matters in commercial contexts

Estate planning A will is the foundation of most people's estate planning strategy. More complete and encompassing estate planning may include trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives.

Estate administration We make every effort to keep our estate administration services cost-effective and thorough. Our very capable paralegals are likely to assist us as we work to close your loved one's estate efficiently. We will advise and assist family members in appointing a personal representative or providing timely counsel and legal services to a representative (executor) who has already been appointed.

Tax law Tax lawyers at the Erie, Pennsylvania, law offices of Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., are well prepared to advise and assist families and businesses in tax planning and other tax law matters including the following:

    • Medicare and Medicaid planning
    • Business entity formation most suitable to tax advantages
    • Sales tax for businesses
    • Federal taxation
    • State taxation

Health care Our attorneys advise individual and institutional health care providers throughout Pennsylvania on matters concerning capital financing, medical malpractice, Medicare fraud and many other issues affecting the health care industry.

Environmental law Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc., represents numerous business entities, individuals and governmental units with regard to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and policies governing the environment.

Insurance defense Our attorneys represent insurance carriers and their insureds in a wide variety of legal matters, ranging from the defense of medical malpractice claims to wrongful death and civil rights actions.

School and municipal law Our firm has a long-standing tradition of representing the interests and needs of local school districts and municipalities. We are experienced advisors in all aspects of the Pennsylvania Public School Code, as well as post-secondary rules and regulations affecting colleges and universities.

Contact Our Erie Attorneys For Experienced Counsel

Whether you are seeking legal counsel in family law, estate planning, personal injury, business law or criminal defense, there is no substitute for experience. Contact our attorneys in Erie, Pennsylvania, to learn how we can protect your best interests. We will apply our decades of experience to help you navigate through the legal system. Call us today at 814-833-2222 or at 866-641-8996. You may also send us an email with your contact information.