Areas We Serve

Utica Attorneys

Handling Civil Litigation & Criminal Defense Cases Throughout the Utica Area

Life takes unexpected turns. Sometimes, you end up needing a lawyer when you least expect it.

In those moments, knowing that your lawyer is competent, passionate, and aggressive means everything. It’s hard to find an advocate who not only has real experience but also truly cares.

At E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, we have committed ourselves to being those kinds of lawyers – the ones who will swoop in and fight for you when you need a fighter the most. The ones who will explore every avenue and examine every angle, so that we haven’t left one stone or pebble unturned in your search for justice.

In short, we are determined to be your very best chance for success under the law – and that’s true whether you’re facing a personal injury, a taxation crisis, a business dispute, or even a criminal charge.

Whatever your legal needs might be, the Utica, NY lawyers in our firm are ready to fight for you. We’ve recovered millions of dollars for our civil litigation clients, helped people overcome extremely tough criminal charges, and we’ve even guided some of New York’s biggest businesses to positions of real strength.

For generations, when people have needed a Mohawk Valley law firm, they’ve turned to E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy. We are incredibly proud of that reputation, and we hope you will turn to us today too.

Utica Personal Injury Attorneys

We all share the world with other people. Unfortunately, we can’t always count on those people to be as careful as they should be. When you or someone you love suffers an injury because of someone else’s negligence, you are entitled by law to financial compensation for your damages.

Our Utica personal injury attorneys can help you get the money that you really deserve by taking on insurance companies and insisting that the terms they offer be full and fair. Our services extend to nearly all New York personal injury cases, including:

  • Auto accidents
  • Commercial trucking accidents
  • Pedestrian injuries
  • Wrongful death
  • Construction accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Defective products
  • Dangerous medications
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Dog bites & animal attacks
  • Workplace injuries
  • Any other injury caused by negligence
  • Injuries caused by unsafe property conditions (slip & fall, etc.)

Smart, Strategic Legal Counsel for Companies of Every Size in New York

Is your business scaling new heights, negotiating new contracts, preparing for litigation, or simply hoping to avoid a legal dispute in the future?

Under the direction of partners James E. Hacker and David R. Murphy, our business counsel team has been recognized as standing among “The Best Lawyers in America.” Whatever your needs might be, the experienced Utica business law attorneys in our office offer savvy, robust, and effective representation for companies of every size.

Your business can count on our Mohawk Valley law firm for:

  • Bankruptcy proceeding guidance
  • Breach of contract disputes
  • Business formation (LLC, LLP, S Corp, Nonprofit, etc.)
  • Class-action lawsuits
  • Collections from tenants, debtors, etc.
  • Taxation issues
  • Contract negotiation / litigation (including leases)
  • Discrimination & harassment issues
  • Eminent domain issues
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Non-compete agreements & enforcement
  • Real estate disputes & litigation
  • Strategic liability avoidance advice
  • And much more
  • Commercial construction litigation (contractor, subcontractor, etc.)

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Utica, NY

Facing a criminal accusation is terrifying and extremely serious. Regardless of the nature of your charges, you need to take immediate action in your own defense. The stakes couldn’t be higher. This is the most important challenge in your life right now.

The aggressive Utica criminal defense attorneys at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy have helped numerous New Yorkers overcome unfair or trumped-up charges, even in the face of tough odds.

Make no mistake: The prosecutors and police in Oneida County and the greater Mohawk Valley take criminal cases seriously – even misdemeanors. They will do everything in their power to secure the toughest penalties possible in your case. Let us stand up against them and fight for your freedom.

We defend the following charges in Utica, NY, and throughout the state.

Schedule a Consultation with Our Utica, NY Lawyers

Urgent Legal Matter? Time matters. Please call (518) 284-3183 as soon as possible. Our Utica, NY attorneys are standing by – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year – even on the holidays.

We have offices located throughout New York, and in many cases, we can even come to you. We are here to help.

Please contact us today and ask for a free consultation (available in personal injury and criminal cases), either in person or over the phone.

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