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(Main Office and Mailing Address)

Call(518) 274-5820

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28 Second Street
Troy, NY


Call(518) 783-3843

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200 Harborside Drive #300
Schenectady, NY


Call(518) 584-8886

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511 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY

Practice Areas

Trusted Albany NY Lawyers serving all of Upstate New York and Providing Experienced Representation in Select Areas of Law

Legal LibraryAt E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, we do not consider ourselves jacks of all trades. Rather, we choose to be exceptional Albany NY lawyers specializing in a limited number practice areas. So 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  areas:

State and Federal Criminal Defense

Our team of experienced trial attorneys provides a smarter defense against serious charges at all case phases from investigation through trial.

Experience Counts

When it comes to hiring a criminal defense attorney – especially for yourself or a loved one – there is no substitute for experience. At E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, our lawyers have decades of experience handling thousands of factual and legal issues in hundreds of criminal cases.

This experience has allowed the criminal defense attorneys at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy to develop and sharpen many legal skills and instincts, including:

  • The ability to thoroughly investigate each and every case
  • The ability to shift gears and change strategy at a moment’s notice based on a development in the case
  • The ability to anticipate and prevent problems
  • The contacts and experience necessary to retain the right expert for the right case
  • The ability to recognize when it is in a client’s best interests to negotiate and when to head to trial at all costs
  • The ability to act professionally and passionately in order to maintain credibility with the court and prosecutors
  • A thorough understanding of the specific criminal statutes and the procedural rules that govern each case
  • A unique familiarity with many judges and prosecutors

Matters We Handle

Over the years, our Albany, NY defense attorneys have helped clients face and overcome many challenges and criminal charges (state and federal) – from minor traffic violations to first-degree felony charges – and everything in between.

Some matters that we handle on behalf of our clients include but are not limited to the following:

At E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, our criminal defense legal team includes successful, experienced lawyers as well as a number of reliable, compassionate, and skilled staff members – 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.

Personal Injury Law

Extensive experience allows us to understand what compensation you are due for damages, suffering and the lifetime impact of an 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 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 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 someone else caused you to sustain injuries, we have the experience to help you and your loved ones.  We will work to recover money for you for damages you suffered as the result of medical expenses, lost wages or future earnings, pain and suffering, and more.

We represent people who have been injured in 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.

Commercial Litigation

Our legal team has the solid foundation in real property law, business law and property taxation to offer both courtroom advocacy and effective dispute resolution.

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 Albany NY 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.

Property Tax Disputes

Our property tax dispute lawyers are knowledgeable in all aspects of real estate tax claims and challenging tax assessments on commercial properties.

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 team of Albany NY lawyers 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.

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 or Saratoga Springs, NY.

Personal Injury

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Criminal Defense

Commercial/Business Litigation

Property Tax

Areas We Serve