Personal Injury

Criminal Defense

Commercial/Business Litigation

Property Tax

College Student Defense

Areas We Serve

Trusted Attorneys in Albany, New York: Experienced Representation in Select Areas of the Law

Legal LibraryAt E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, we do not consider ourselves jacks of all trades. Rather, we choose to be exceptional lawyers specializing in a limited number practice areas. To that end, we spend considerable effort, time, and resources continually learning about new trends and developments in the areas of law we practice.

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is proud to provide focused representation by our proven Albany NY Lawyers, in the following practice areas:

 

Federal & State Criminal Defense

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is a boutique firm based in Upstate New York with an elite criminal defense practice. Our law firm has the benefits of a regional practice and the resources and ability to defend clients facing serious felony charges nationwide.

Our team of skilled trial attorneys, investigators and network of experts brings a comprehensive approach tailored to each client’s case.  We employ a maximum-pressure strategy in every representation during initial law enforcement investigations, at the pretrial phase of a case or in front of a jury at trial.

Although we are well known for our ability to handle the media attention that comes with high profile representations, we bring the same dedication to every case, whether or not it is front page news.  We focus on the people we represent, our relationship with them and their families.

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy also represents clients with the following criminal charges:

Winning Matters

When it comes to hiring a criminal defense attorney, there is no substitute for our dedication to winning the result that matters to you and your family.   We understand that when you face a criminal accusation, your life, livelihood and freedom are at risk.  Our decades of combined experience in the courtroom fighting for our clients has resulted in our unique strategy for defending our clients’ cases at all phases of the representation.

Experience Matters

At E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, we have built a criminal defense legal team of successful, experienced trial lawyers and reliable, compassionate, and skilled staff members, as well as a network of top investigators and scientific experts – all of whom are ready, willing, and able to fight on your behalf.

Please meet our Criminal Defense Attorneys:

  • Stewart Jones, Jr.
  • James C. Knox
  • Julie A. Nociolo

Matters We Handle

Facing an investigation or charge is probably the worst challenge anyone can face in life.  When facing criminal prosecution, getting the right result is the top priority for you and your family.  At E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, your right result is our top priority, no matter what type of case you have.  We represent people under investigation or charged with any type of crime, in many different forums. Please visit our specific defense practice areas pages:

Our clients don’t just get one lawyer when they hire the E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy law firm.  They get the assistance, knowledge and experience of an entire team.  Our criminal defense legal team includes not only our successful, experienced lawyers, but also our reliable, compassionate, and skilled staff members, and a network of top investigators and scientific experts – all of whom are ready, willing, and able to fight on your behalf.

To learn more about our criminal defense legal services and our legal team, please visit our criminal defense practice page, or call (518) 380-2647 or use our online contact form today.

Personal Injury

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is one of the leading and most highly-regarded law firms in a number of practice areas, including personal injury law. Our decorated and experienced personal injury legal team represents clients throughout the Greater Capital District, Central and Upstate New York, with compassion, dedication, and tenacity.  We have a successful (and lengthy) track record in obtaining positive results and reaching many of our clients’ goals.

We know that recovering from significant physical injuries is never an easy task, especially when your injuries were caused due to someone else’s fault. In addition to trying to physically heal, you may find yourself faced with seemingly insurmountable financial and personal burdens. You may have trouble communicating with your employer, paying medical expenses, covering the bills, and otherwise providing for your family.

For all of these reasons – and many more – you need an experienced injury attorney on your side – fighting to get you the compensation you deserve. You and your family should not settle for anything less.

Matters We Handle

If you believe that the actions or inactions of someone else directly caused you to sustain injuries, we have the experience to help you and your loved ones recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, potential loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more.

Many of our clients suffer injuries in one (or more) of the following types of incidents:

Within each of these broad categories are many, many subcategories of incidents that often lead to devastating injuries. Let us help you get the compensation you deserve.

To learn more about the firm’s legal services and our amazing injury legal team, visit our personal injury practice page, or call call (518) 380-2647 or use our online contact form.

Commercial Litigation

The goal of many of our commercial clients is to do whatever it takes to avoid lengthy and costly litigation. However, in some circumstances, litigation is necessary in order to protect various legal interests and rights. At E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, we pledge to handle the process in the most sensitive, and cost-effective manner as possible in order to reach the best possible results.

Our Clients

Our commercial clients represent many types of industries and vary greatly in terms of size, net worth, type of ownership, and organizational design, including the following:

  • Individuals (in a number of capacities)
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • LLCs
  • Corporations
  • Shareholders
  • Partners
  • Employers
  • Employees
  • Commercial landlords
  • Commercial tenants
  • Business owners
  • And more

Issues Handled by our Commercial Litigation Team

Our phenomenal commercial and estate litigation attorneys have significant experience mediating, negotiating, settling, and litigating a variety of legal matters (in both state and federal courts as well as before several administrative agencies) including the following:

To learn more about our commercial litigation practice and our legal team, please visit our Commercial Litigation page, or call call (518) 380-2647 or use our online contact form.

Property Tax Disputes

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is recognized statewide as a leader in all aspects of real estate tax claims, namely challenging tax assessments on commercial properties, and helping business owners and individuals resolve property tax disputes.

Our NY property tax dispute lawyers have extensive experience representing clients before the Boards of Assessment Review, the New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services (ORPTS), and many New York courts. Years of consistent, positive results for hundreds of clients continue to strengthen.

Our Clients

Our property tax law team represents a diverse range of entities, groups, and organizations throughout the Greater Capital District, Central and Upstate New York, from Westchester County to Plattsburgh, and west to Buffalo and the southern tier counties.

Some of our past and present clients include the following:

  • Many New York counties, cities, and towns
  • School districts
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Power generation plants
  • Utility distribution systems and companies
  • Major regional businesses
  • Shopping malls
  • Office buildings and parks
  • Industrial parks
  • Golf courses
  • Condominiums
  • Cooperatives
  • Retailers
  • And more

Matters We Handle

We focus much of our practice helping businesses reduce their real estate taxes. We also counsel and defend a select number of municipalities in valuations and assessments.

Some of the specific matters we handle include the following:

To learn more about our property tax law practice and our legal team, please visit our property tax law page, or call call (518) 380-2647 or use our online contact form.

Contact experienced Albany NY Attorneys Today

We are committed to the highest levels of client service. To schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced lawyers, call (518) 380-2647 or use our online contact form and one of our respected Albany NY lawyers will call you within 24 hours.  Convenient appointments, including evenings and weekends, are available upon request at any of our law offices in Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Colonie, or Saratoga Springs, NY.