Local Attorneys Recognized as “Super Lawyers”

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Twelve attorneys from the Capital Region law firm E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP were recently selected as 2018 Upstate New York “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” honorees. E. Stewart Jones, Jr., Founding Partner, was ranked number one in Upstate New York. Managing Partner, James E. Hacker was ranked in the Top 10. John F….

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Victim of Police Hit-and-Run and Cover-up Files Notice of Claim Against Montgomery County and Sheriff’s Department

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  For Immediate Release: Oct. 22, 2018 Victim of Police Hit-and-Run and Cover-up Files Notice of Claim Against Montgomery County and Sheriff’s Department AMSTERDAM, N.Y. — The teenage victim of a hit-and-run accident involving a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department investigator and of the subsequent attempt to cover up the crime has filed a notice of…

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Capital District Trial Lawyers Association Names New Officers for 2018

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The Capital District Trial Lawyers Association in Albany, New York, named its new officers for 2018. The association elected Meghan Keenholts, Esq. as its president.  Mrs. Keenholts is a partner with E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP a personal injury and criminal defense law firm with offices in Albany, Troy, Saratoga, and Schenectady. Also elected…

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Geico Faces Deceptive Trade Practices Over Use Biased Medical Opinions

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In a 5-0 decision issued on December 14, 2017, the New York State Appellate Division, Third Department, re-instated claims against GEICO Insurance Company for deceptive business practices related to its use of so-called “independent” medical doctors. The precedent setting case of Brown v. Government Employees Insurance Company (available at http://decisions.courts.state.ny.us/ad3/Decisions/2017/524696.pdf ) now makes clear that…

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James E. Hacker Elected President of Albany County Bar Association

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Albany County Bar Association President: James E. Hacker In January 2017, James E. Hacker, Managing Partner of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm, was elected president of the Albany County Bar Association. The Association, which currently has more than 1,200 members, has a long and illustrious heritage. Founded in 1900 by 53 Albany-area attorneys…

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James E. Hacker Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

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James E. Hacker, Esq. has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Mr. Hacker became a fellow took place recently before an audience of approximately 800 persons during the recent 2016 Annual Meeting of the College in Philadelphia,…

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E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP Recognized for Numerous Awards

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Earn U.S. News Tier 1 Ranking for “Best Law Firms” and “Best Lawyers” for 2017 Founded in 1898, the E. Stewart Jones Firm is one of the most experienced and trusted law firms in New York State and specializes in personal injury, criminal defense, commercial litigation, and property tax disputes.  E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy,…

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Press Release: Class Action Lawsuit Against Stewart’s Shops to Proceed

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  TROY, N.Y. – OCTOBER 20, 2016 – A lawsuit claiming that Stewart’s Shops failed to compensate its employees for all hours worked has been certified as a class action, according to the plaintiff’s attorneys. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas J. McAvoy ruled Sept. 28 that the case meets requirements to proceed. The lawsuit concerns…

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