Areas of Focus
The attorneys of Friedlander, Friedlander, and Earman, P.C. represents individuals and businesses in a variety of areas of law in both a transactional and litigation capacity. We provide comprehensive legal representation in the following areas of law:
The attorneys of Friedlander, Friedlander, and Earman, P.C. are highly experienced in representing clients in a wide variety of real estate matters, including:
- Zoning and land use issues
- Title disputes
- Landlord-tenant law, both residential and commercial
- Contract preparation, negotiation, and review
- Homeowner association law
Local, state, and federal laws all affect real estate transactions and litigation. The firm's attorneys are highly experienced in this area of law at all levels of the law. Jerome Friedlander has authored several books relating to landlord-tenant law and a real estate broker's guide that is used in teaching broker's law for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors. Additionally, Susan Earman and Mark Friedlander have extensive zoning experience; both are past Chairmans of their respective Boards of Zoning Appeals, and have significant knowledge in the areas of land use and zoning. Susan Earman also served on the Falls Church Planning Commission for five years.
Starting a new business venture can be a daunting task. Selecting the appropriate type of entity for a new business endeavor is a crucial decision with significant tax and legal liability implications. After determining the type of entity, the appropriate documents must be prepared and filed to register the new business entity. Our experienced business attorneys advise clients on the selection of the type of business entity; preparing the necessary entity formation documents, including shareholder and operating agreements, purchase agreements, contracts and leases, and employee agreements; and file the appropriate documents to form the new entity.
The attorneys of Friedlander, Friedlander, and Earman, P.C. have extensive experience advising clients on business formation and assisting them with various types of business and commercial contracts. Jerome Friedlander authored a book entitled "The Limited Liability Company"; this highlights his extensive experience in the area of corporate formation and business and commercial litigation. The firm assists new businesses in preparing business and corporate documents and in communicating with the Secretary of the Commonwealth in registering the necessary paperwork. The firm also assists its business clients with buying and selling businesses and entities, contract disputes and litigation, dissolution, and other business and commercial litigation.
Business disputes often arise between corporations, companies and consumers, vendors and vendees, business partners, and companies and shareholders. Since these disputes can be both complex and time-intensive, and frequently involve multiple issues and parties, skillful, experienced attorneys are essential to protect the interests of the parties involved. Our attorneys have extensive experience in business and commercial litigation, and strive to protect our clients' interests and rights.
Construction law is a very specialized area of law. Friedlander, Friedlander, and Earman, P.C. assists its clients with a variety of construction law issues including contract preparation and both residential and commercial dispute resolution and litigation. The firm's attorneys frequently assist homeowners in dealing with contractors, including representation of homeowners in disputes with contractors.
Friedlander, Friedlander, and Earman, P.C. also represents clients in personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, drug interaction, and products liability cases. These cases are often complex and require in-depth factual analysis and experienced legal representation.