The Porto Law Firm offers a broad range of Litigation services to Businesses and Individuals in Kansas and Missouri. We routinely appear and practice in the District Courts of Johnson, Wyandotte, and Douglas County, Kansas and the Circuit Courts of Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass County, Missouri. The Porto Law Firm is committed to providing personal attention, professional representation, and sound advice to clients throughout every stage of a civil matter. Our litigation philosophy is characterized by our commitment to providing the best solution for our clients in a cost-effective manner.
The Porto Law Firm represents businesses of all sizes in a wide range of matters. This representation begins with advising clients of the proper form of a new business and then drafting the necessary formation and operating documents. Once the business is formed, the Porto Law Firm is regularly retained to advise these businesses in routine matters such as employee disputes, issues involving termination and other disciplinary actions, the negotiation and drafting of contracts and leases, and other matters. Often times, proper legal representation regarding these matters can prevent unnecessary and expensive litigation. However, if litigation is unavoidable, the Porto Law Firm is committed to aggressively and efficiently resolving such matters to obtain the best potential result.
Small businesses, in particular, appreciate the Porto Law Firm’s unique Billing Philosophy and commitment to alternative fee agreements, which allows business owners to accurately predict their legal costs and budget for the same.
The Porto Law Firm has developed a national reputation for providing sound legal advice to tow truck owners and operators throughout the United States. We have represented clients in every facet of the tow industry, ranging from billing issues to defending claims of overcharging and claims for overtime pay violations. We are particularly passionate about advocating for the more stringent enforcement of Move Over Laws, which are designed to protect tow operators and other emergency workers on the roadway. In addition to our legal practice, Nicholas Porto has been a frequent presenter at tow shows across the nation and regularly authors articles about legal issues pertaining to the tow industry.
Since the Firm’s inception in 2011, our Firm has been responsible for in excess of $10,000,000.00 in recoveries for individuals hurt and killed by the negligence of others. Because of our Firm’s knowledge in legal issues specific to the towing and transportation industry, a significant portion of these recoveries have involved tow operators and other emergency workers who were struck on the roadway. In 2013, our Firm obtained a landmark recovery for the family of a young tow operator who was tragically killed while in the line of duty. Since this time, Nicholas Porto has been a frequent advocate for enhanced Move Over Laws for tow operators and other emergency workers on the roadway.
The Porto Law Firm is proud to represent some of the most respected landowners and property management companies in the Kansas City area. We are well versed in all aspects of real estate transactions, including drafting and reviewing purchase agreements, leases, and financing, and are frequently retained to assist our clients in these areas. We also handle a wide range of residential and commercial landlord tenant issues and have prosecuted hundred of evictions in the greater Kansas City area.