Areas We Serve

Schenectady Attorneys

Handling Civil Litigation & Criminal Defense Cases Throughout the Schenectady Area

Schenectady doesn’t just have one of the best names in New York. It’s also home to one of the state’s biggest economies outside of NYC, not to mention some of the best businesses and finest people who you’ll find anywhere in America.

We are so proud to serve Eastern New York as a Schenectady, NY, law firm. Our goal is to provide a reliable and effective source for nearly all your legal needs. Whether you’re an individual or a small business owner, you can count on us to take a powerful stand on your side.

Life is unpredictable. For that matter, business is too. We know what it’s like to feel caught off-guard by unexpected twists and turns. Simply knowing that someone has your back can make all of the difference – especially if it’s someone who really can make a difference. That’s where we come in.

For more than a century, the Schenectady, NY, law firm of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy has helped New Yorkers with the legal obstacles that stand between them and justice, success, or financial recovery.

We handle everything from business conflicts and taxation matters to medical malpractice, auto accidents, personal injury, and criminal defense.

There’s a reason that our legal team has earned its reputation as an aggressive and successful law firm. We care about the people who we represent, and we fight for them. That’s why our track record stands so strong.

In our view, we aren’t merely lawyers. We are protectors and defenders – champions of our clients’ rights. If we don’t look out for them, who will?

That’s a tremendous responsibility, and we take it extremely seriously. Let us fight for your tomorrow.

Schenectady Personal Injury Lawyers

An unfair or unexpected accident can turn your world upside down, and it can happen fast. If someone else is responsible for your damages, don’t let an insurance company tell you otherwise.

Be careful about phone calls or meetings with insurance adjusters. They are notorious for offering small settlements in the hopes of preventing a lawsuit later. In fact, many of them are trained to do just that.

Before you accept a settlement, talk to our Schenectady personal injury attorneys.

Our proven Schenectady personal injury attorneys can help with:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Defective Products
  • Slip and Fall
  • Dog Bites
  • Negligence
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • Much more

Our highly experienced Schenectady personal injury lawyers can help fight for the compensation you deserve.

Business Law, Tax Law, and More: Helping You Save Money & Succeed

Two of our firm’s partners, James E. Hacker and David R. Murphy, have teamed up to lead the commercial litigation and business law team in our firm.

As it happens, Mr. Hacker and Mr. Murphy have also been honored as two of the “Best Lawyers in America.” We’re so proud to have their leadership, and their high standards apply throughout our whole firm.

We’ve represented corporations as large as Verizon and QuadGraphics Inc., as well as small businesses whose names you might not recognize, but which nevertheless make invaluable contributions to the communities of New York.

If your business needs help with any of the following, our Schenectady business attorneys in NY can help:

  • Commercial lawsuits, negotiation, and litigation
  • Business formation (C. Corp., S. Corp, LLP, LLC, Nonprofit, etc.)
  • Real estate litigation (including reduction of commercial real estate taxes, condemnation, and eminent domain)
  • Corporate tax issues
  • Property tax issues
  • Employment disputes or liability concerns
  • Commercial construction litigation
  • Bankruptcy (any chapter)
  • Breach of contract disputes (including non-compete defense or enforcement)
  • Collections for failure to pay
  • Advice on avoiding liability for your company
  • Eminent domain disputes
  • Much more

Contact our Schenectady business attorneys to discuss your situation.

Schenectady Criminal Defense Law Firm

Nothing is scarier than being charged with a crime. Anyone can be accused of criminal behavior in this state including a federal crime, felony crime, or DWI; that doesn’t make it true. Even if you did make a mistake, you don’t deserve to pay for it for the rest of your life.

Time is of the essence, and the decision that you make now could have lifelong consequences. You deserve the best criminal defense available. Choose the aggressive, experienced Schenectady criminal defense attorneys at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy.

Whether you’re facing criminal traffic matters, misdemeanors, DUI, or serious felonies, we can help. Contact our proven and winning Schenectady criminal defense lawyers as soon as possible.

Free Consultation with Our Schenectady Personal Injury Lawyers, Criminal Defense Attorneys, and Business Law Legal Team

Urgent Legal Matter? Please call (518) 284-3183 right away. Whether you need our Schenectady personal injury attorneys, business lawyers, or criminal defense legal team, we are standing by – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year – even on the holidays.

When we say we’re here for Schenectady, we mean it. We can come to you –wherever you need us. Contact us as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation.

    Integrity and honor are their hallmark

    “The best lawyer and law firm we have ever dealt with!”

    - B. Cardella
    The very best service you could ask for.

    “The very best service you could ask for. I was treated with so much kindness and understanding of my situation, and I will always treasure that.”

    - T. Canty
    Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

    “Your caring, compassion, and expertise made a very difficult situation much easier. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!”

    - H. Sweesy

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