LocationsTroy, Latham & Saratoga OfficesLocations

Troy
(Main Office and Mailing Address)

Call(518) 274-5820

View MapThe Jones Building
28 Second Street
Troy, NY

Latham

Call(518) 783-3843

View MapLatham Office
7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham, NY

Saratoga

Call(518) 584-8886

View MapThe West Building
511 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY

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College Student Title IX Defense

Under pressure from the federal government, colleges have been responding aggressively to sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations made by students against other students. Although many of the recent reforms may have been well-intended, some schools have simply gone too far by denying accused students […]

Reform of the Discovery Process in New York State

On April 1, 2019, the New York state legislature passed a new criminal justice reform bill that, among other reforms, requires significant changes in the pre-trial discovery process. These reforms will be contained in Article 245 of the Criminal Procedure Law.  The new law goes […]

Bail Reform in New York State

Beginning in 2020, New York will allow most criminal defendants charged with misdemeanors and non-violent felonies to remain free until their trial date without posting bail. The Bail Elimination Act of the New York Criminal Procedure Law takes effect in January 2020, and it will […]

New York Partially Decriminalizes Marijuana, Allows Automatic Expungements for Certain Offenses New York Partially Decriminalizes Marijuana, Allows Automatic Expungements for Certain Offenses

Discriminatory Impact Cited Marijuana is legal for recreational purposes in 11 US states, and it is legal for medical use in 33 states including New York. The criminalization of marijuana in the state of New York, however, has a long history. Marijuana was legal in […]

How Social Media Can Be Used Against You in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

The statistics are stunning. Numerous studies have shown that nearly 3 billion people use social media. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have been praised for their benefits and criticized for their dangers, and both proponents and critics of social media probably have […]

Nationwide Staff Shortage at Nursing Homes Sets the Stage for Abuse and Neglect Nationwide Staff Shortage at Nursing Homes Sets the Stage for Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a nationwide problem and, unfortunately, the situation isn’t any better in New York than it is anywhere else. A 2011 study at Cornell University estimated that, in New York alone, over a quarter of a million elderly people have […]

Sealing Criminal Records in New York Sealing Criminal Records in New York

A criminal conviction, or even an arrest that did not lead to a conviction, can follow you around for the rest of your life. You may be denied housing, employment, or a professional license for this reason – and you might not even be told […]