Civil Litigation

Attorneys helping businesses and individuals successfully resolve disputes

When legal disputes disrupt your business or your finances, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf can bring comfort and peace of mind. The attorneys at Pape & Shewan, L.L.P. have a combined 60 years' experience representing individuals and business owners in litigation and mediation. We can help you with cases involving the following:

  • Fiduciary duties
  • Breach of contract
  • Construction defects
  • Business torts
  • Corporate and partnership disputes
  • Trust and estate litigation
  • Real estate disputes
  • Physicians' rights

Put our litigation experience to work for you

We know your time is valuable. That is why we stress efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. We offer our clients:

  • Individual attention - When you engage Pape & Shewan, L.L.P., you receive the care and attention of a small firm without paying the overhead of a large firm.
  • A more cost-efficient model - We constantly seek ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services you expect and deserve.
  • Integrity - Our trial attorneys pride themselves on providing you with straightforward, honest answers. We answer all your questions and ensure you fully understand the next steps and all their risks and potential outcomes. Our clients rely on us to help them set realistic expectations.
  • A focus on success - We always have your best interests in mind. We advise you when it makes sense to settle instead of engaging in a long and expensive trial.

Ready for trial

We have the determination and trial skills required to successfully try your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Our professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give us an edge as assertive, strategic advocates.

Effective mediators

If litigation is not in your best interests, we utilize effective negotiating tactics to help you reach equitable agreements in the less contentious setting of the mediation table and that often preserve amicable business relationships.

Contact an assertive California litigation law firm you can trust

Whether you lost your nest egg through broker misconduct or want to ensure your loved ones are financially secure, contact Pape & Shewan, L.L.P. at 800-797-5677 or online today. We offer free initial consultations in securities arbitration cases. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed from noon to 1 p.m.) and is located in Old Town Clovis. We represent clients throughout the state of California and nationwide.