About Hess-Verdon & Associates, PLC

Our firm is dedicated to providing effective, experienced counsel emphasizing the client’s objectives, and offering innovative and cost-effective strategies and solutions.

Who Are We?

Hess-Verdon & Associates, A Professional Law Corp. is a full-service law firm, established in 1990. The firms founding principles, and its dedication to a proven philosophy of client-centered service has remained unchanged.

Our Guarantee

This is our firms guarantee of Client satisfaction with our legal services. We make every effort to take care of our clients concerns better than anyone in our industry. You will always be treated courteously, professionally and promptly. If you’ve hired lawyers in the past, you will see and feel the difference immediately.

We make this promise because of our confidence in our lawyers skills, experience, judgment and their commitment to delivering high quality, client focused service. (our guarantee)

Firm Overview 1

Our Practice

Probate & Trust Litigation

For over 29+ years, our experience in estate and trust litigation allows us to gear up more quickly and handle your case more efficiently. You receive answers to substantive law questions and recommendations for settlement or litigation strategy sooner and with less research time. Our firm can make the difference in your case.

Estate Planning

It is so important to have your wishes known in a way that prevents confusion, delay, disputes and waste. We encourage the active participation of clients in the estate planning process and work closely with outside accounting, investment, insurance and banking professionals, as client interests dictate.

Trust Administration

The loss of a loved one is a traumatic event. Making financial and legal decisions while grieving is extremely difficult and stressful. We make the process of probate and trust administration as easy and pain free as possible.

Trusts & Estates

Our Trust and Estates practice provides legal services in 3 distinct areas:
Estate Planning
Trust Administration
Trust and Probate Litigation

Business Law

Our Business Transactions and Planning practice provides clients with some of the most important legal service involved in organizing, operating and expanding their businesses. Our clients range from individual entrepreneurs to regionally focused and nationally recognized private companies.

Real Estate Law

Our clients range from individuals, brokers, family owned corporations and partnerships to nationally recognized private companies. Each real estate client, large or small, is given personal attention and the benefit of our collective knowledge and experience.

Firm Overview 2

Why Choose Us

Honest, Expert Lawyers

Our guarantee is structured to foster an open, candid relationship with clients. We pledge to provide services that effectively address each clients specific objectives. In return, we ask our clients to tell us promptly if they are dissatisfied in any way with those services, giving us the opportunity to correct any problem and improve the service relationship.

Putting Our Clients First

As a law firm, we cannot guarantee that we will win a lawsuit or close a deal, we can and do promise to put our clients first, working with them to identify, address, and effectively pursue their objectives. To ensure that we provide this level of dedication, we framed our guarantee in these terms:

Cost-Effective legal services delivered in a timely mannger.

We guarantee that as a client of our firm you will receive cost-effective legal services delivered in a timely manner. We promise to involve you in strategic decisions and to communicate with you regularly. We cannot guarantee outcomes, but we do guarantee your satisfaction with our service. If at any time our firm does not perform to your satisfaction, we ask that you inform us promptly. We will then resolve the issue to your satisfaction, even if it means reducing our legal fees.

Our Philosophy

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Client Satisfaction

Our guarantee is structured to foster an open, candid relationship with clients. We pledge to provide services that effectively address each clients specific objectives. In return, we ask our clients to tell us promptly if they are dissatisfied in any way with those services, giving us the opportunity to correct any problem and improve the service relationship.

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Client Comes First

As a law firm, we cannot guarantee that we will win a lawsuit or close a deal, we can and do promise to put our clients first, working with them to identify, address, and effectively pursue their objectives. To ensure that we provide this level of dedication, we framed our guarantee in these terms:

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Cost Effective Legal Services

We guarantee that as a client of our firm you will receive cost-effective legal services delivered in a timely manner. We promise to involve you in strategic decisions and to communicate with you regularly. We cannot guarantee outcomes, but we do guarantee your satisfaction with our service. If at any time our firm does not perform to your satisfaction, we ask that you inform us promptly. We will then resolve the issue to your satisfaction, even if it means reducing our legal fees.

Meet Your Team

Jillyn Hess-Verdon

Jillyn Hess-Verdon

Managing Partner

Keith Van Dyke

Keith Van Dyke

Partner

James Cunningham

James Cunningham

Attorney

R. Kurt Ketchum

R. Kurt Ketchum

Attorney

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Years Litigating Trust and Estate Cases Statewide

confident and appreciative clients

Years of Advanced Estate Planning Experience

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