Providing legal solutions for Santa Cruz, the Monterey Bay and Silicon Valley for over 25 years
Edison A. Jensen is an experienced, aggressive lawyer practicing in Santa Cruz, California since 1989. He attended Santa Clara University where he received his juris doctor. He has experience in a wide range of practice areas including healthcare law, board governance, regulations, lobbying, labor and employment law, business formation, contract formation and review, personal injury, probate and trust administration, estate planning, mediation, and pro bono services. Mr. Jensen is also an expert in crisis management.
Areas of Practice
personal injury: FIGhTING THE INSURANCE COMPANY FOR YOU
After a car accident or after suffering harm due to another's negligence, we all want to rely on the insurance companies to do the right thing. Unfortunately, the powerful insurance companies are in business to make a profit for their shareholders - not to protect the injured victims of negligence. ZERO FEES UNLESS WE WIN.
We will help you with the following cases:
- Personal Injury,
- Motor Vehicle Accidents,
- Wrongful Death,
- Animal Bites,
- Premises Liability
Health & HealthCARE LaW
We represent patients and providers regarding privacy breaches and HIPAA and other medical record and/or PHI confidentiality violations.
We counsel healthcare providers, such as physicians, physician groups, dentists, nurses, medical staff, surgical centers, medical clinics, and hospitals/ health systems.
We will be happy to provide professional services related to:
- Healthcare Contract Disputes (including medical groups and IPAs),
- Contract Negotiation and Drafting,
- Mediations and Arbitrations,
- Regulatory Compliance,
- Liens and Third-Party liability Claims,
- Healthcare Covenants Not To Compete,
- Trade Secrets In Healthcare,
- Buying and Selling Practices and Businesses,
- Hospital Conversion Foundations
STRATEGIC BUSINESS formation
Forming a business is not a process that can be completed in one session. It is a multiphase procedure that involves overcoming legal and professional obstacles as they arise. From articles of incorporation to employment policies, issues can and will appear, and you must be ready to handle them in a way that benefits your forming business. This is why we are the definition of commitment; we are here to see you through your business formation from the moment you first come up with your idea to crafting a business strategy to seeing it become a reality. Only one type of business entity will be correct for your unique situation. We intend to discover that option through dedicated research, careful analysis, and a candid discussion of your needs with full comprehension of your professional needs.
We work closely with you to determine if your business should be:
- C corporation
- S corporation
- Limited Liability Company (LLC)
- Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
- Joint Venture
- General Counsel Services
Non-profit corporations & board governance
Our Firm has over 30 years of significant experience in Non-Profit Corporations and Board Governance. Mr. Jensen has served on non-profit boards continuously for the last 30 years providing guidance to large and small non-profits throughout the United States.
Contract formation & review
With your goals in mind, we will thoughtfully draft contracts that fit your personal and professional needs. When reviewing contracts we always stay one step ahead, spotting potential issues before they arise.
We will help you beginning to end through:
- Business Analysis
- Contract Negotiation and Preparation
- Contract Preparation
- Buy/Sell Agreements
- Employment Contracts
- Confidentiality Agreements
- Business Disputes and Civil Litigation
PROBATE LAW AND ESTATE PLANNING (TRUSTS)
The probate process and the administration of an estate can quickly become complicated, particularly if several heirs are involved. Disputes about the validity of a will or trust, as well as the proper manner in which they should be executed, can easily emerge, and resolving these issues often requires legal intervention. In order to ensure that your rights are fully upheld in these types of situations, it is essential to have the representation of a skilled legal professional.
We offer the following professional services:
- Revocable Living Trusts
- Special Need Trusts
- Last Will & Testament
- Advance Health Care Directives & Durable Power Of Attorney
- Probate Services
- Small Estates
- Probate & Trust Litigation Services
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