Lee Legal will help you understand the problems you are experiencing and help minimize the impact of litigation on your life.

We provide the tools to empower you so you understand your rights and can protect yourself.

We will help you define the scope of your case and prioritize your litigation goals. We ask targeted questions to focus in on what is important.

Lee Legal will explore all of the issues and take action when we find it in your best interest to do so.

Preparing for a Deposition

October 16, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

A deposition is basically out-of-court testimony, made under oath, and recorded by a court reporter. Depositions are taken during litigation for later use in pleadings or during trial. Preparing for a deposition can be nerve-wracking, but it is far preferable [ . . . ]

We Fight the Good Fight

August 29, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Lee Legal takes on just a few carefully selected litigation cases each year. Every story has two sides, but we prefer cases where our client has the better story. We prefer not just to win, but to be right. At [ . . . ]

Don’t Get Mad — Get Paid

May 22, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Most of the civil litigation clients who come to see me want some person or company to pay them. You may be angry that the defendant has broken a contract or otherwise failed to deliver on some promise or warranty. You [ . . . ]

The Adversary Proceeding: Litigation in Bankruptcy Court

April 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

An adversary proceeding is a lawsuit filed within a bankruptcy case. Creditors, bankruptcy trustees, and other interested parties can file adversary proceedings in a bankruptcy, as can the bankruptcy filer. Bankruptcy offers both debtors and creditors finality in the adjudication [ . . . ]

What To Do When You Get Sued

February 9, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

You cannot prevent a plaintiff from suing you. The case may have no merit, and the plaintiff may even be guilty of abuse of process. But you cannot avoid litigation if the plaintiff names you as a defendant. Here’s what [ . . . ]

Top 5 Worst Debt Collection Defenses

January 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Good debt collection defenses flow from the specific circumstances of the debt. Bad debt collection defenses merely delay the lawsuit without changing its outcome. And the worst debt collection defenses are irrelevant, waste the court’s time, and possibly add costs and fees to [ . . . ]

D.C. Small Claims Increase is a Big Win for Creditors

December 27, 2016 Brian V. Lee 0

Effective immediately, the  jurisdictional limit of D.C.’s Small Claims Court has increased from $5,000 to $10,000. By contrast, Virginia’s small claims (General District Court) limit is $25,000, and Maryland’s small claims (District Court) limit is $30,000. The D.C. small claims increase took [ . . . ]

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