Pickens, Barnes & Abernathy handles primarily litigated matters. Firm members routinely try 15 to 20 civil jury trials to conclusion each year. The firm's litigation practice is wide-ranging, including the defense of personal injury and wrongful death claims on behalf of liability insurance carriers.
The firm's lawyers are highly experienced in the areas of:
- product liability law
- workers compensation
- employment discrimination
- civil rights
- premises liability
- creditors' rights
- appellate cases
It has successfully defended individuals, municipalities, school districts and colleges in premises liability, personal injury, employment and civil rights litigation.
Pickens, Barnes & Abernathy also utilizes its extensive litigation experience to successfully represent clients who have personal injury, wrongful death and workers' compensation claims.
The firm's lawyers regularly serve as local counsel in state and federal court.