Areas of Practice

Farming and ranching is more than a way to make a living, it is a way of life.  Our lawyers are passionate and knowledgeable about the legal issues involved in this way of life.  We advise clients on issues related to estate planning, banking, leases and crop insurance issues and disputes...
We have lawyers who work in all areas of banking law. We have extensive experience in helping create successful banking arrangements and secured transactions. But, we know that even good loans can go bad. We are there to help with foreclosures, workout agreements, or bankruptcy. We will provide you...
Whether you are buying a business, or buying new equipment, we know that you face an ever-changing regulatory environment, impacting the success of your business. We help our clients answer the difficult questions presented to them in this complex environment. Should you incorporate, or set up a...
Hiring/Firing. Buying/Selling. Starting Up/Winding Down. Almost everything that a business does entails a risk of disputes. Good legal planning can reduce both the risk of lawsuits and their cost if they arise. We can help you minimize your exposure to lawsuits. But if a lawsuit cannot be avoided,...
People interact with each other everyday. We share the roadways with one another; we buy and sell with one another; and we work and play together. Sometimes people get hurt, misunderstandings arise, promises are broken, and disputes follow. Lawyers who practice civil litigation represent the...
The Federal and State Constitutions guarantee us individual rights and liberties.  Our Civil Rights lawyers work to protect these liberties, and to redress infringements upon them.  Civil rights cases arise in several areas, including the rights of people interacting with law enforcement...
Whether it is for roads, drainage, or a hundred other reasons, sometimes the government takes or damages private property for a public use.  The government can do it, but it must pay fair compensation to those whose property is affected.  This process is called “eminent domain” or “...
All parties involved in a construction project play a vital role in bringing the project to a successful conclusion.  Owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers must work together to achieve this result, whether the project is public or private, state or...
When the government brings its resources against one of its citizens, good representation is essential. The criminal lawyers at Bangs McCullen have the legal knowledge and experience to help you with felony and misdemeanor charges, including:  alcohol and drugs, embezzlement, violence, theft,...
Both employers and employees have legal rights and obligations to one another.  Bangs McCullen represents clients in a wide variety of employment-related litigation. We represent both employers and employees in Title VII, ADA, and ADEA discrimination cases, contract disputes (including non-...
Divorce and family law related issues can be a difficult and stressful time for a person.   At Bangs McCullen, we focus on providing attention and detail to each of our clients.  We get to know our family law clients on a personal level.  We  assist our clients with family law...
Bangs McCullen has a long history of providing comprehensive counsel and representation to the healthcare industry, including physicians, nurses, clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other allied providers.  We have extensive experience in representing health professionals...
Bangs McCullen attorneys have extensive experience in the areas of insurance law, insurance coverage issues, and insurance litigation.  Our attorneys have been involved with many insurance coverage issues for both the company and the policyholder.  In addition, they have substantial...
While we are normally involved in defending personal injury claims arising from auto accidents, slip and falls, and a variety of other tort litigation, we have frequently represented injured plaintiffs in need of legal assistance. These cases range from soft-tissue claims to substantial...
We are widely recognized for our defense of medical malpractice claims for hospitals, nursing homes, and health professionals.  We also represent lawyers, accountants, engineers, and architects, as well as other licensed professionals, both in the courtroom and within administrative and...
The Black Hills of South Dakota create unique real property issues. Bangs McCullen attorneys can help you navigate questions regarding access, boundaries, mining claims, and topology that can complicate real estate transactions.   If you have a legal issue regarding real estate documents,...
General counsel for professional hockey team within the East Coast Hockey League.  Experienced with numerous legal and business issues in the sports arena including sports operations, collective bargaining agreements, trademark, advertising, contracts, player and liability issues.
Bangs, McCullen has a tradition of excellence in representing individual and business clients in tax matters.  Our tax practice is broad-based and encompasses federal, state, and local tax issues and disputes.  The members of the Firm's Tax Practice Group have extensive experience, which...
Bangs McCullen has developed significant experience in the area of dynastic and generation skipping transfer tax planning. This experience includes drafting perpetuity trusts as well as assisting clients in other related planning areas, including formation of entities (limited partnerships,...
Our attorneys have extensive experience in pursuing benefits and defending workers’ compensation claims. We also represent clients in a variety of administrative proceedings before various agencies, ranging from licensing hearings to contested case hearings to administrative appeals.