Helping businesses and individuals successfully resolve disputes Hicks & Smith, PLLC is one of Mississippi’s premier civil litigation defense firms. We represent corporate and business clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation. We are a broad-based civil litigation defense practice, enabling our lawyers to vigorously defend clients in the following areas:
Breach of contracts
Put strong defense attorneys to work for you The best way to deal with civil litigation is to establish a relationship with a law firm that will help you avoid it. The attorneys at Hicks & Smith, PLLC will advise you on how to establish sound practices and will draft strong contracts to protect you. If you are facing a lawsuit, we will create a strong response within the limited legal timeline. We will arrive at the best negotiated solution, or go to bat for you at trial. We can help business owners navigate the court system and avoid some of the inherent disadvantages in the defense of these types of suits.
Working with clients to manage costs Our attorneys partner with clients to manage litigation costs. Our goal is to strengthen our clients' bottom line with prompt and cost-effective attention to each case. To save on costs, defense counsel can shift the burden of the cost of discovery to the plaintiff, among other tactics. We recognize and appreciate the need for prompt investigation and assessment of claim exposure, and the need for a preemptive, decisive and aggressive defense without losing sight of the goal of controlling the cost of claims.
Contact assertive Mississippi civil litigation defense lawyers you can trust Hicks & Smith, PLLC is located in Columbus and represents clients throughout Mississippi.
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