Practice Areas

Specialty Areas

Increasing tendency toward litigiousness is especially apparent in such areas as professional liability, transportation, construction, and employment. The attorneys of Engles, Ketcham & Olson provide successful representation to mitigate risk through prevention and avoidance of loss, dispute resolution and a proven ability to prevail in litigation.

Professional Liability

Whether defending against claims alleging violation of professional or ethical standards, our professional liability practice helps to manage potential exposure for insurance agents and brokers, securities industries professionals, real estate professionals, attorneys, accountants, architects and engineers, and others whose businesses primarily require them to provide advice to their clients. We are well acquainted with the issues surrounding these claims and are able to resolve them through litigation, alternative dispute resolution in order to meet client objectives and preferences.

Transportation Liability

In fact, we routinely assist a wide variety of clients in the transportation industry including motor carriers, contract carriers, 3PLs, shippers, brokers and freight forwarders. Our Rapid Response Team is capable of mobilizing quickly – anytime, anywhere – to assist in the management of catastrophic, large-loss and significant exposure cases.

Construction Liability Defense

As advocates for our clients in court, arbitration and administrative agency hearings, Engles, Ketcham & Olson attorneys are experienced in all aspects of construction law. This includes architectural and engineering conflicts, contract disputes, collections and payment disputes, insurance coverage, material suppliers’ rights, mechanic’s liens and other problems affecting residential, commercial, industrial and public development projects. We expect the unexpected and it shows in the robust representation we provide.


Whether adapting to changes in employment regulations and compliance issues or responding to employment claims, Engles, Ketcham & Olson assists clients with a wide range of representation – including arbitration, conciliation, mediation and other less formal settlement devices, as well as employment litigation built on aggressive and successful strategies. We’re also able to assist in the reduction of exposure through the development of employee policies and manuals, proper termination procedures, employee dispute resolution and other workplace practices.

Other Areas of Practice

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General Liability

The potential for exposure is vast. So are the capabilities, experiences and expertise of EKO attorneys. From commercial and private property to automobile, personal insurance and product liability, we have vigorously and successfully defended for damages.

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Insurance Litigation

Because it’s the only kind of work we do, EKO brings strong insurance defense work that is both process and outcome driven. Our experience extends to insurance claim and coverage issues, bad faith, fraud and subrogation at every level of state and federal courts.

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Workers’ Compensation

Understanding and analyzing a worker’s illness or injury claim is critical to our ability to defend employers’ rights. EKO successfully addresses the full spectrum of Workers’ Compensation claims.

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