Practice Areas

Humphrey and Petersen, P.C. has established itself as a leading provider of complex litigation and intellectual property legal services. From medical malpractice to product liability law, our attorneys take tremendous pride in our record of achievement and our personal and responsive service. For many years, the Firm has represented a wide variety of corporations, individuals, and insurance carriers in all courts. When looking for a law firm you can trust, Humphrey and Petersen is ready to offer our depth of experience, enduring values and strong character to meet your legal challenges.

We defend all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases under homeowner’s, commercial general liability, and professional insurance policies. We also provide coverage opinions and defend insurers in declaratory judgment actions and first and third party bad faith litigation.

We defend dozens of cities, towns, and counties, and their employees in cases ranging from constitutional tort claims to negligence claims.

We defend attorneys and their law firms in professional negligence and malpractice claims.

We represent public entities involved in litigation ranging from public records requests to permit and regulatory actions.

We represent clients in cases on appeal including cases where we retained solely for the appeal.

We represent large and small businesses in litigation concerning business and contract disputes.

We represent religious organizations and their rights and privileges under the ecclesiastical doctrine and the First Amendment.

We defend developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and other construction professionals in construction defect litigation and resulting damages. Cases include residential and commercial properties with issues ranging from drainage and soils, to HVAC systems, electrical, plumbing, and sewer.

We represent health care professionals including mental health care providers and their employers in negligence and malpractice claims.