Areas Of Practice

Areas Of Practice

Business Law

At Egeli Law Firm, PLLC, we provide thoughtful and practical advice to new and long-standing clients on the legal issues that apply to starting and running a business.  We assist new business clients regarding the choice of business entity best suited for a particular venture including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships.  For our established business clients, we prove ongoing guidance on a wide variety of issues, including customer and vendor contracts, employee agreements, regulatory and compliance issues, succession plans and liquidations.  Please contact us with the details of your business law needs.

Civil Litigation And Appeals

At Egeli Law Firm, PLLC, we have over thirty years’ experience representing clients in the state and federal trial courts of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.  In addition, to our extensive work in the trial courts, we have represented clients in civil appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Virginia Supreme Court, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the Maryland Court of Appeals.  A partial list of the types of cases in which we have provided effective representation include:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Consumer Protection Claims
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Defamation
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act Claims
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Claims
  • Fraud
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotion Distress Claims
  • Municipal Infractions
  • Negligence Claims
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Removal of Cases to Federal Court
  • Truth in Lending Claims
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Claims
  • Zoning Appeals

Wills And Estate Administration

At Egeli Law Firm, PLLC, we have assisted hundreds of individuals and families with estate planning, with an emphasis on plans that are effective, fully understood by the client, and minimize costs.  We have extensive experience drafting wills, testamentary trusts, living trusts, special needs trusts, durable powers of attorney, advance medical directives, life estate deeds and transfer-on-death deeds.  We have also represented individuals acting in the fiduciary capacity of executor, administrator, trustee and guardian. If a dispute arises, we have provided representation in fiduciary litigation involving will contests and estate claims.  Please contact us with the details of your estate planning or administration needs.  

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Avoiding Probate For Your Car
At Egeli Law Firm, PLLC, we often talk to clients who are interested in the concept of avoiding probate but have reasons for not wanting to commit themselves to a living trust.  For these clients, the use of joint ownership, rights of survivorship and legally permitted pay-on-death mechanisms are some of the more popular ways
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