WILLIAM D. BLACK, FIRM FOUNDER AND LEAD ATTORNEY
In Scottsdale and the Phoenix metropolitan area, The Law Offices of William D. Black can provide the innovative, resourceful and responsive representation needed in a broad range of business, personal injury, medical malpractice, probate dispute litigation and related areas of practice. Attorney William D. Black has been practicing in Arizona since 1979 and brings extensive legal acumen and practical experience in his review and processing of cases. He works in selected areas of practice, all of them geared to his interest in helping clients get the best results possible in their case and in doing so, helping them to achieve justice. He represents individuals and in some cases business entities and interests. He has more than 30 years of experience and has proven successes in the areas of business law, business litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, and probate and trust litigation.
The Law Offices of William D. Black delivers value by creating solutions to legal problems through quality work and responsiveness to client needs. When appropriate, Mr. Black teams with top-notch investigators, consultants and forensic experts to assure optimal results. The firm’s primary goal is to provide high-quality legal services on time and for a reasonable fee.
THE TEAM APPROACH IS CRITICAL TO SUCCESS IN MANY CASES INVOLVING MORE COMPLEX FACTUAL AND LEGAL ISSUES- ‘OF COUNSEL’ AND ‘CO-COUNSEL’ RELATIONSHIPS
The Law Offices of William D. Black, to the extent necessary, works regularly in ‘of counsel’ and ‘co-counsel relationships with a select group of other attorneys who are highly respected and well experienced in their respective subspecialties. This is a significant and defining part of the firm’s success. As Mr. Black states, “We recognize we can not be a jack of all trades and thus often collaborate with other attorneys to bring our clients the best result.” Generally this does not result increased fees for the client and invariably leads to first-rate representation. It is also good because it allows Mr. Black to be very selective in collaborating with the most qualified subspecialists.
Among the attorneys who work with Mr. Black as ‘of counsel’ in their respective areas of expertise are:
Attorney Stephen J. McFarlane
Serving “of counsel” in the areas of Tax, Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianships/Conservatorships – Masters Degree in Tax Law and MBA in Business Administration and International Finance, Former IRS Trial Lawyer
Attorney Richard E. Oney
Serving as “of counsel” in the area of intellectual property including preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications, intellectual property acquisition, transfer and licensing, due diligence review, infringement and validity analysis, and litigation. He has significant experience in copyright, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, and Internet matters, including domestic and international licensing and protection of software technology. Mr. Oney is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Attorney Robert E. Wisniewski
Serving as “of counsel” in the area of Workers Compensation. Mr. Wisniewski is a certified specialist in Workers Compensation, has many years of outstanding representation of Arizona employees in the construction business and in other areas of employment. He and his staff consult regularly with Mr. Black on cases and are prepared to assist if needed.
OTHER CO-COUNSEL ASSOCIATIONS
Mr. Black also regularly associates with certain other attorneys, with the knowledge and approval of his clients, on complex litigation matters. Among those is a top-notch legal research attorney who can get right to the heart of most complex legal issues for a reasonable fee. Many cases require a team approach and our team can deliver optimal results with little or no increased fee for the client.
OTHER MEMBERS OF SUPPORT TEAM
When appropriate, The Law Offices of William D. Black also utilize support staff members or other personnel consisting of paralegals,and interpreters, top-notch investigators, consultants and forensic experts to maximize results for our clients. The firm also employs part-time medical paralegals who are Registered Nurses. They assist in the evaluation of personal injury, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence claims. We also work with many physicians who are Board certified specialists in their medical subspecialties. In his business cases, Mr. Black works regularly with qualified accountants, CPAs, business appraisers, brokers and other respected experts. Through this team, we work to create solutions to legal problems and to deliver the best possible services to the client.
For an initial confidential and complimentary consultation, contact The Law Offices of William D. Black at 602-265-2600 or contact us on-line.