Trial Law & Appellate Law
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Trial Law

With decades of experience, the skilled attorneys of Sprouse Shrader Smith’s Trial & Appellate practice can handle all types of personal and business litigation, whether large or small. While our local clients appreciate our ties to the community, our reputation in the Agriculture, Water, Energy, Estate, Contract, Tax Law and Personal Injury areas – to name a few – has made our firm sought-after by clients across the country. No matter the type of dispute or its size, we are able to offer our clients big firm credentials paired with local firm attention.

Our trial attorneys are experienced in a wide variety of litigation, including:

  • Agricultural Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Railroad Litigation
  • Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • First Party Claims
  • Insurance Defense • Negligence/Personal Injury
  • Professional/Legal Malpractice
  • Arbitration

Appellate Law

In addition to guiding our clients through the trial process, we also handle appeals, both for clients we have represented at the trial court level as well as clients who seek us out purely for appellate representation. We practice appellate work in both state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court.

Our Appellate practice includes, among other things:

  • Post-judgment Discovery
  • Superseding Judgments
  • Trial Court Litigation Support (including jury charge and error preservation)