Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing.
We have enjoyed long-term relationships with many clients over the years.
Often those clients have generously referred others to
us. As we get acquainted with a new client, we usually ask what
is the main reason that you chose us? Many respond that it
is because my friend said you do a great job. What an
honor to regularly hear that our firm has a reputation for excellence.
What a privilege when we can prove to you that excellence is our
We believe that doing our job well begins with investing ourselves
in a relationship with you. Our expertise in law would gain nothing
for you if we didnt take time to listen and to understand
who you are and what you need.
Who, then, are you?
Youre a butcher, a baker, a candlestick
maker; youre a doctor, a lawyer or industry chief. Youre
single or youre married. You have children or you dont.
Youre an employee or an employer. You own things and want
to keep them. Youre just starting out or youre retired.
Youre buying or youre selling. You have a problem or
you want to avoid one. You want respect. You want value. You want
solid advice. You want solutions. We want to help.
So, who are we?
We are lawyers. We are the kind of lawyers that
everybody needs for their whole life. We are the kind of lawyers
that are interested in your life. We are the kind of lawyers that
want to protect and preserve and defend the things that are important
to you. Were the kind of lawyers that realize that its
not about what we think about ourselves, its about what you
determine is true.
Welcome to our website.
We hope that as you read about The People and The Practice that some of your questions about Shortridge, Fitzke & Hultquist, P.C. will be answered. But these are only shadows of who we are and what we do. We invite you to call us. We encourage you to come in and meet us. We urge you to find out for yourself what is real. We look forward to meeting you.