Civility in Business Litigation

  My wife has a saying that goes like this: “Everything is personal.”  She means that for our family, in all things in our lives, we aim to interact with people on a genuine level.  Our firm culture at Blalock Walters reinforces this notion for me, because we, as a...

Litigation and the Baby Boomer Wealth Transfer

Over the next several decades, up to $30 trillion in assets will transfer from the baby boomer generation to their Gen X and Millennial children, and the baby boomers’ favored charities. Change of this magnitude, and of such immense wealth, will most assuredly...

Understanding Arbitration Clauses

Today, many contracts contain arbitration clauses, which often state that in the event of any dispute arising from the contract, the parties will be required to resolve the dispute through binding arbitration — instead of in a court of law. Before agreeing to...