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Troy
(Main Office and Mailing Address)

Call(518) 274-5820

View MapThe Jones Building
28 Second Street
Troy, NY

Latham

Call(518) 783-3843

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7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham, NY

Saratoga

Call(518) 584-8886

View MapThe West Building
511 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY

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A Second Chance for Nonviolent Drug Offenders: Federal Criminal Justice Reform Bill Signed into Law by President Trump

Something akin to a miracle occurred recently: Congress passed significant legislation with broad bipartisan support. The awkwardly-named “Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act,” or FIRST STEP Act (the “Act”), was signed by President Trump on December 21, 2018. The new legislation […]

Dirty Tricks the Police Use Against Criminal Suspects Dirty Tricks the Police Use Against Criminal Suspects

Troy, NY, Criminal Defense Law Firm If the police suspect you of committing a crime and seek you question you, remember that you have a constitutional right to remain silent. That means that if you tell the police you don’t want to talk to them […]

Black Ice, Slip and Fall Claims, and Your Right to Compensation Black Ice, Slip and Fall Claims, and Your Right to Compensation

You have no doubt heard the ironic expression “pure as New York snow,” which conjures up the mental image of ice blackened with soot. Well that’s not what “black ice” is. In fact, black ice is clear as a mountain stream. It looks black because, […]

Your Personal Injury Claim and the Auto Insurance Company’s Bag of Dirty Tricks

When you are hurt in an auto accident caused by someone else, you can become very dependent on an auto insurance company that you may have never even heard of. That’s OK, don’t they insist on what good neighbors they are? The harsh reality, however, […]

Proposed New Campus Sexual Misconduct Guidelines Would Strengthen Protections for the Accused Proposed New Campus Sexual Misconduct Guidelines Would Strengthen Protections for the Accused

  Campus sexual misconduct has long been a concern of university administrators, social activists, and politicians alike. This concern sparked a movement to strengthen the protection of victims of campus sexual misconduct. The zenith of this movement was probably reached in 2011 when the federal […]

When Character Evidence Can and Can’t be Used in a Federal Criminal Prosecution When Character Evidence Can and Can’t be Used in a Federal Criminal Prosecution

When is it OK to defend yourself against a federal criminal charge using evidence of your good character? When is it OK to use character evidence against your accuser? The Federal Rules of Evidence strictly limit the use of character evidence. There are exceptions, however, […]

When You Should “Just Say No” to the Police  – and When You Can’t When You Should “Just Say No” to the Police – and When You Can’t

The Latham, New York, criminal justice system, like the criminal justice systems elsewhere, is essentially adversarial. This means that if you have been charged with a crime or are being investigated for one, the police are not your friend. In fact, it might even be […]