Business and Commercial Law-The firm provides a wide variety of services to our business clients from assisting in selecting the type of organizational entity under which to operate, preparation of agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, obtaining financing and funding for business operations, and employee relations, to dissolution.
Business Organizations-The form of business chosen for a business entity potentially affects every aspect of its operation. His firm assists his clients in formation and business planning in deciding whether they want to operate as a closely held business, limited liability company, partnership, or corporation.
Civil Rights-In this area, the firm represents clients who believe that they have been the victims of police misconduct, sexual harassment, and discrimination-age, disability and illness, national origin, sex, race, and religion-in employment, public accommodation, education and housing.
Criminal-His firm has extensive experience defending the rights of people arrested and accused of criminal offenses. The firm handles all types of criminal cases, including minor infractions and misdemeanors and the most serious felony indictments, such as, drug possession, narcotics sales, theft and grand larceny, white collar fraud, embezzlement, sex offenses, arson, and drunk driving.
Constitutional Law-The United States Constitution is the cornerstone of the relationship between the Federal and State governments and between individuals and those governments. His firm has the requisite experience in understanding and applying court decisions that interpret the Constitution and its Amendments in areas such as affirmative action and discrimination; freedoms of speech, press, and religion; search and seizure protections; eminent domain, voting rights; prisoners' rights; freedom of information; and even grand jury proceedings.
Education Law-His office also represents clients in the education law area concerning students, parents, teachers, administrators, educational institutions, school districts, or governmental entities in matters relating to special education, discrimination, student rights, and tenure.
Employment Law-Employment law covers a complex network of laws that controls how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. His practice has significant experience in interpreting and construing State and Federal statutes and case law in areas such as employment discrimination, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee benefits, whistleblower litigation, wrongful discharge, employment contracts, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Federal Employer's Liability Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and special laws governing municipal employment.
Estate Planning and Probate-His firm handles Estate Planning matters dealing with the distribution of an individual's property at his or her death, taking into account wills, taxes, insurance, property, and trusts so as to gain maximum benefit of all laws and, at the same time, carrying out the person's wishes. Probate is the court proceeding through which a will is proved to be valid and the estate of a decedent is administered. The process, generally, includes collecting a decedent's assets, liquidating liabilities, paying necessary taxes, and distribution of property to heirs.
Family Law-The firm handles a full range of Family Law matters including adoption, divorce, separation, premarital agreements, paternity, custody, and support.
Labor Law-The firm represents employers and empoyees in collective bargaining, labor arbitration, labor disputes, labor legislation and regulation, labor relations board proceedings, unfair labor practices and wage and hour law.
Litigation and Appeals-The firm also represents and advises clients who are or might become involved in a lawsuit or appeal as a result of a dispute, including prevention and settlement, in such areas as personal injury and employment claims, contract disputes, family law and commercial matters.
Military Law-Military law is the body of law and regulations which governs military organizations. By and large military law is administered by military lawyers who are uniformed members of the armed forces commissioned into the Judge Advocate Generals' Corp of their respective services. All military lawyers are graduates of ABA-accredited law schools and have been admitted to the bar of at least one American jurisdiction. Notwithstanding, when charged, a military defendant may elect to be represented by a civilian attorney, at his or her own expense. The firm has substantial experience with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including procedural rules, and in representing military personnel charged with military offenses.
Personal Injury-The practice represents individuals involved in controversies alleging a wrong or damage to another's person, rights, reputation, or property resulting from events or activities such as automobile accidents, defective products, infliction of emotional distress, intentional misconduct, and negligence
Real Estate-The firm also represents both commercial clients and individuals in all proceedings and transactions that deal with real property-land and the structures attached to it-including purchase and sale, construction, mortgages and foreclosures, leases, zoning, title examinations, quiet title actions, closings, and management.
State, Local & Municipal Law-The firm maintains a cutting edge expertise and knowledge in the areas of powers and liabilities of state and local government and municipal corporations, including matters such as land use and zoning issues, municipal employment disputes, and injuries to person or property by municipal employees.