Practice Areas

In addition to Equine Law, Ms. Westman’s areas of practice also include:

  • General Animal Law
    • Law related to the rights and duties associated with animal ownership; animal welfare encompassing companion animals, wildlife, animals used in entertainment and animals raised for food and research;
  • General Business Start-ups and Contract/Transactional Issues
    • Business formation, mergers and acquisitions, and general contract drafting;
  • General Civil Litigation
    • Representation at proceedings, including pretrial hearings and depositions, as well as arbitration or mediation before administrative agencies or court personnel. General Civil Litigation includes disputes related to topics such as: Construction Liability, Personal Injury, Premises Liability and Real Estate, etc.;
  • Tort (Negligence) Litigation
    • Representation where a civil wrong (not criminal) has caused injury to another person or property resulting in liability for the person who committed the wrongful act;