When I joined Michael Caddell, I was a young lawyer from California with a strong... more
When I joined Michael Caddell, I was a young lawyer from California with a strong background in corporate defense litigation. From the defense side of the docket, rarely did I witness a plaintiffs' lawyer champion his client's case with the intelligence, strategy, compassion and fierceness that has become the well-known signature of Caddell Chapman. Mike and I have striven to select lawyers wh... view profile
We limit our practice to representing people we like in causes we believe in. We... more
We limit our practice to representing people we like in causes we believe in. We learned long ago that we perform better as lawyers when we do. Obtaining just compensation for persons injured by the wrongful acts of others is deeply satisfying. When we represent businesses, it is also when they have been wronged or taken advantage of by other, usually much larger, entities. These compani... view profile
I have been interested in law since high school. Luckily, my family has been there... more
I have been interested in law since high school. Luckily, my family has been there for me throughout my entire law school career. I am married to a great woman who is currently on track to be an excellent baker and will one day take the bakery world by storm. On a more business related note, I really enjoy working with small businesses because I know that is what todays society was built... view profile
Franchise law applies to franchisors like McDonald's ®, who allow you to buy and operate a business using the franchise trademarks, name, and business methods. In return, you, the franchisee, get the name recognition value and reputation of the franchisor. A franchise lawyer will make sure the franchisor treats you fairly. Franchises can be expensive, and when you buy one you are gambling on the franchisor's success. Franchise lawyers know the many franchise laws that prevent the franchisor from taking advantage of you. If you are considering franchising your business, a franchise lawyer can also help you with that decision.