Individuals, businesses, and insurance companies rely on the attorneys at Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, P.A., for efficient and effective legal counsel designed to protect their rights as well as the rights of their insureds. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, our litigation and trial attorneys serve as local counsel to businesses, individuals and insurance companies in all Delaware state and federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
We provide experienced local litigation and trial lawyers capable of successfully managing matters involving the following Practice Areas
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, P.A., represents creditors in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The firm's business bankruptcy practice focuses on protecting creditors' rights in corporate and commercial bankruptcy matters, including adversary proceedings, avoidance and preference actions, preference defense and fraudulent transfer defense, and motions to obtain relief from stay.
Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Casarino attorneys represent Delaware clients in a broad range of insurance disputes, including automobile, premises and construction liability, personal injury, PIP coverage, wrongful death, defective products, breach of contract, insurance bad faith, insurance fraud, insurance coverage disputes, homeowners’ claims, and toxic torts. We provide zealous, aggressive representation with an eye toward efficiency.
Criminal Law / DUI
At Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, we are trial attorneys who are prepared to take a case to trial. At the same time, it is important for an attorney representing a client in a criminal case to listen and develop a strategy to best meet the client’s needs and circumstances. Our highest priority is protecting our clients’ best interests.
As a former prosecutor in the Delaware Attorney General’s office, Michael J. Hendee has tried numerous criminal cases, including motor vehicle offenses and DUI, misdemeanors, and felonies. He has tried cases in the Justice of the Peace Court, the Delaware Court of Common Pleas, and the Delaware Superior Court, and is familiar with the procedures and judicial officers at all levels of Delaware’s court system. He knows the strategies employed by prosecutors and how to get his clients the best possible result in a case.
Practice areas include:
- Motor Vehicle Offenses
- Search and Seizure
Mediation and Arbitration
Our law firm provides mediation and arbitration services designed to help businesses and individuals resolve disputes quickly and efficiently. As seasoned litigators our attorneys have extensive ADR experience, having arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases in both State and Federal Courts in matters ranging from commercial bankruptcy to wrongful death. Attorneys Donald M. Ransom and Thomas P. Leff are Court trained mediators and, along with Colin M. Shalk and Beth H. Christman, are member of the Delaware Superior Court Mediation Panel. Donald M. Ransom is also a member of the Mediation Panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Representing Out-of-State Clients in Delaware Courts
General Counsel and companies from out-of-state faced with litigation in Delaware courts require experienced Delaware Council. The attorneys at Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, P.A. are a trusted resource for out-of-state clients in need of effective and efficient representation in all Delaware courts.