Are you a legal Professional?
Visit our professional site
Law firm marketing
Updated 10/20/2016Your profile? Update now

Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C.

535 Griswold StreetSuite 1400 Buhl BuildingDetroit, MI 48226-3602
Phones: 313-961-7321
Fax: 313-961-5972
Contact Us
Law Firm Overview

The law firm of Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. is a business-minded firm. This does not mean that it limits its representation to businesses, or corporations. The firm also represents individuals, as well as businesses of all types and sizes. It does mean that it approaches the practice of law as a business, and its business is to provide legal services in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner. At the same time, the firm adheres to the highest...

Read more

The law firm of Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. is a business-minded firm. This does not mean that it limits its representation to businesses, or corporations. The firm also represents individuals, as well as businesses of all types and sizes. It does mean that it approaches the practice of law as a business, and its business is to provide legal services in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner. At the same time, the firm adheres to the highest professional standards of ethics and professionalism, and agrees that cost-control is important for all types of clients, however, it does not use considerations of price as an excuse for giving its clients less than the best possible representation. The firm provides only the highest quality legal services.

Most of the firm's practice involves litigation. Many of Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. attorneys are accomplished trial lawyers, and represent clients in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, throughout Michigan. The firm does not hesitate to take cases to trial or appeal, if necessary, and works hard to settle cases, if settlement would be to the clients' advantage. The firm's attorneys are skilled in the practice of such alternate dispute resolution mechanisms as arbitration and mediation, are accomplished in all facets of civil litigation.

Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. also involves litigation into its practice by working with clients to avoid litigation. The firm goes to great lengths to learn all it can, not only about the industry you operate in, but about your business. The firm's attorneys will work with you to develop strategies to avoid, as much as possible, future problems that will turn into costly litigation matters for you, and to maintain continuous and open communication with our clients, to help find the best way to serve you.

The only thing certain about the future is that it will bring with it new legal challenges. Attorneys at Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith P.C., are ready to help you meet those challenges.

Read less
Practice Areas
Employment Law -- EmployeeInsurance LawEnvironmental LawEmployment Law -- EmployerPersonal Injury Liability DefenseEmployer Liability DefenseEnvironmental Liability DefenseCivil Litigation DefenseWorkers' Compensation DefenseCorporateAppellate Law
Office Information
Address
535 Griswold StreetSuite 1400 Buhl BuildingDetroit, MI 48226-3602
Phone
313-961-7321
Fax
313-961-5972
When viewing a listing, consider the state advertising restrictions to which lawyers and law firms must adhere, as well as our West Legal Directory disclaimers. Some lawyers publish comparative information regarding the services that they provide which may be subject to specific comparative communications restrictions.
Map Location
How do I choose a lawyer?

Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?

Not sure what questions to ask a lawyer?

Here are a few to get you started:

  • How long have you been in practice?
  • How many cases like mine have you handled?
  • How often do you settle cases out of court?
  • What are your fees and costs?
  • What are the next steps?
Want to check lawyer discipline?