West Virginia Business Lawyers
Bridgeport, WV 26330
West Virginia University College of Law
Statewide practice representing mineral owners including:
Coal, oil and gas lease negotiation.
Modification and termination of existing oil and gas leases.
Compelling additional production under existing leases.
Production royalty disputes.
Surface damages claims.
Mark obtained his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University School of Business and his doctorate of jurisprudence from West Virginia College of Law. He is married to Dr. Amy Everett, a practicing dentist in Morgantown, West Virginia. They have three children, Justin, Alex, and Taylor Everett.
Mark has previously been active...
What Mr. Sears loves most about the practice of law is both the written and oral advocacy....
J.D., M.B.A., B.S., A.S.B., A.S.A., A.S.S.S.T.,
19 East Fifth Ave
Williamson, West Virginia 25661
304-235-4305 H 304-235-7777 W Fax 304-235-4663
Cell Phone 304-601-7219
MEMBER WEST VIRGINIA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ROBERT H. CARLTON LAW OFFICE 1986 to Present
Licensed In West Virginia, Kentucky And North Carolina
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER W.VA. AND KY.
JURIS DOCTORATE: ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY 1985.
Graduated 8th out an entering class of over 100 national and international students.
I am also considered an alumnus of CBN University Law School at "Regent University" which is the successor school and I have Juris Doctorate diplomas for the same degree ...
P.O. Box 553
Charleston, WV 25322
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.
A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.
Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.
While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.
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