Practice Areas

The firm focuses its practice on resolving complex legal problems in a number of areas for a wide and diverse base of clients. Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC represents both corporate and individual clients as plaintiffs and defendants in litigation. The firm's practice encompasses a wide range of general litigation in sophisticated business matters including the following areas:

  1. General Business Litigation
    The firm concentrates a large part of its practice in the general business litigation area including business disputes, contract matters, unfair competition, intellectual property litigation, litigation concerning real estate, and commercial banking.

  2. Construction
    Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC represents a number of local and national construction and development companies across the Southeast.

  3. Intellectual Property
    Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC provides clients advice and representation on a variety of matters regarding intellectual property. The firm assists its clients with creating, securing, licensing and transferring rights in intellectual property. The firm's attorneys also have extensive experience in litigating copyright and other entertainment issues.

  4. Insurance and Trucking Litigation
    The firm represents a variety of national insurance companies. The firm has literally defended thousands of insureds in personal injury, commercial, construction, and intellectual property cases among others. The firm issues many coverage opinions also.

  5. Employment Law
    The firm represents local and regional companies in employment matters. The firm's employment practice includes consultation on a variety of issues, drafting and negotiating employment agreements, independent contractor and severance agreements, administrative law practice, and defense of wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as state and federal courts.

  6. Appellate Practice
    While most cases conclude in the trial court, appeals in some cases are inevitable. Effective appellate practice combines sound analysis to identify the key issues in a case, thorough legal research, persuasive writing, and confident and convincing oral advocacy. The attorneys at Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC have combined to successfully represent clients in well over a hundred appeals at all levels.

  7. Personal Injury
    Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC represents both plaintiffs and defendants. The firm is proud of its experience in representing plaintiffs who have been injured by the negligence of others. Further, because the firm also represents insurance companies, the attorneys understand the claims process and how to get results without taking years to do so.

  8. Alternative Dispute Resolution/Arbitration/Mediation
    Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC recognizes that litigation can be expensive. Every effort is made to resolve our client's disputes as efficiently as possible. This firm has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution. In particular, James D. Kay, Jr. has served as a mediator and/or an arbitrator in well over 1,800 cases. Both Mr. Kay and Mr. Colbert are listed as Supreme Court Rule 31 mediators.

  9. Business Transactions
    Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC represents both individuals and companies in various transactional matters such as incorporations, purchases of businesses/assets of businesses, and drafting and negotiating contracts of all kinds.


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