Experience. Dedication. Integrity.

Layton & Southard is a multidisciplinary firm with decades of combined experience in estate planning, real estate, business law, family law, criminal defense and personal injury litigation. Our goal is always the same – to provide excellent service to each client who walks through our doors. We understand that each person comes to us with a unique set of needs, and we take pride in the fact that we tailor our services to suit the individual. Contact our staff to learn more or to get started with us.

Experienced attorneys


Founded in 2006, we’ve earned a reputation for providing excellent representation. Our attorneys have studied and practiced in many areas of law. We take time with our clients, listening to their concerns and communicating thoroughly with them before, during and after legal proceedings.

Dedicated to our profession


We’re committed to staying on top of any and all changes in the legal field. Our goal is to provide informed representation to every client we have. We’re here because we have a passion for this field and helping others overcome injustice.

Advocates for our clients


The legal process can be challenging, and it might feel hopeless. We have helped many individuals and families facing difficult circumstances. Contact our office to learn how our clients receive our support throughout the legal process.

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