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Co-Counseling with Plakas Mannos: Elevating Legal Representation When Only the Best Will Do for Your Clients

Co-Counseling with Plakas Mannos

In the world of law, collaboration is often the key to maximizing success. The legal landscape can be intricate and challenging, and no matter how experienced or skilled a lawyer is, there are times when seeking co-counsel for additional expertise or resources becomes essential.  

At Plakas Mannos, a full-service firm with offices in the heart of Canton and Akron, we believe in the power of collaboration. We're proud to be home to award-winning lawyers with record-setting results, and we live by a team-based philosophy that extends not only to our clients but also to our colleagues in the legal community who we work with on myriad cases.  

In this blog, we'll explore how our firm can serve as your co-counsel, offering our experience, knowledge, and support to ensure the best possible outcome for your clients. Because Plakas Mannos is who you want to choose when you need co-counsel or local counsel.

Our Commitment to Collaboration  

At our firm, we understand that every legal case is unique and may require a diverse set of skills and resources. That's why we're committed to co-counseling with fellow attorneys, as local counsel, co-counsel, and/or lead counsel, to ensure our clients receive the highest level of representation.

We don't just see ourselves as partners in the legal process; we also treat your clients as our own, ensuring their best interests are always at the forefront. We also ensure that you are always up to date on what is happening in their case.  

Areas of Expertise  

Our expertise covers a broad spectrum of legal areas, making us a versatile choice when lawyers need co-counseling on a wide variety of cases. 

1. Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death Cases 

When it comes to catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, our firm has a track record of securing significant settlements and verdicts for our clients. We bring the knowledge and resources necessary to handle complex cases with compassion and dedication.   

Two of our partners are NBTA Board Certified Civil Trial Advocates, and we have a full-time In-House Physician Consultant on staff.  Moreover, two of our partners are OSHA-10 certified.   

Having worked on cases related to trucking crashes, industrial incidents and accidents, product liability, car/motorcycle crashes, recreational injuries, and premises liability, we have the expertise to help you and your clients maximize the value of your cases. 

2. Medical Malpractice 

Medical malpractice cases require a deep understanding of both medical and legal complexities. Our experienced attorneys are well-versed in navigating the intricacies of medical malpractice litigation, ensuring that justice is served for those who have suffered due to medical negligence.   

Moreover, our full-time In-House Physician Consultant is a trained medical doctor, who can easily understand and decipher medical issues and medical records. They can also identify latent breaches of the standard of care that may not be visible to lay people.   

3. Commercial Litigation 

In the world of business disputes and commercial litigation, our firm excels. Whether it's contract disputes, intellectual property matters, or shareholder/partnership conflicts, we have the strategic mindset to protect our clients' interests.   

If you are a corporate attorney closely working with your business clients, oftentimes litigation can feel like a different world.  We are here to help you and your clients not only get through it, but to also do it in the most effective and impactful way possible.    

4. Family Law 

Family law cases are often emotionally charged and highly personal. Our compassionate approach to family law matters, including divorce, child custody, and domestic violence cases, ensures that clients receive the support and guidance they need during difficult times.  

Our team of family law lawyers and paralegals are well known and well regarded.    

5. Probate and Estate Litigation 

Resolving disputes related to probate and estates can be intricate, exacting, emotionally draining, and time-consuming. We have the knowledge and experience to navigate probate and estate litigation, safeguarding your clients' interests and assets.  

Open Communication and Strategic Thinking  

Effective co-counseling relies on open communication and strategic planning. We take pride in our ability to maintain clear lines of communication with our co-counsel, ensuring that we work seamlessly together as a team. 

Our strategic approach to legal cases allows us to build trust, craft strong arguments, anticipate challenges, and develop winning strategies that benefit our co-counsel and our clients.

Building Strong Relationships

Building Strong Relationships  

While the Plakas Mannos team is dedicated to achieving favorable outcomes for the cases we co-counsel on, we also understand the importance of building strong, lasting relationships. We support your relationship with your clients and strive to ensure they return to you for future legal needs.  

Our collaborative efforts extend beyond individual cases; they extend to the enduring partnerships we form with our co-counsel.  The single largest source of referrals for our firm comes through other lawyers.  That only happens because of the respect we demonstrate for our co-counsel and the results we consistently achieve for our joint clients.   

Work with the Best Local Counsel 

At our full-service firm, co-counseling isn't just about sharing the workload; it's about elevating legal representation to its highest standard.  

With our award-winning lawyers, record-setting results, and unwavering commitment to teamwork, Plakas Mannos stands ready to co-counsel with you on a wide variety of cases. Whether it's catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, family law, or probate and estate litigation, we're here to provide expertise, support, and results.  

Together, we can achieve justice for our clients, while working as a team to make sure all our clients’ needs are met.   

Contact the Plakas Mannos law firm today to explore how we can collaborate and make a difference in your clients' lives through a co-counsel or local counsel relationship.

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