Legal Resources

New York State Legal Resources

New York State Constitution – The Constitution of the State of New York

New York State Supreme Court – The New York State Supreme Court traces its history back to 1691 and is one of the oldest continuously-serving courts of general jurisdiction in the United States.

State Attorney General – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman serves as the guardian of the legal rights of the citizens of New York, it organizations, and its natural resources.

Public Access Law Libraries – State Law provides that each county have a court law library with access to the general public. The majority of these libraries have case law, statutes, and secondary source materials with regard to New York State law.

State Bar Association – The NYSBA has been instrumental in raising judicial standards by establishing systems for maintaining the integrity of the legal profession. Today the NYSBA includes over 76,000 members, of which 18,000 reside out of state.

New Jersey Legal Resources

New Jersey State Bar Association – The mission of the NJSBA is to serve, protect, foster, and promote the personal and professional interest of its members.

New Jersey State Attorney General – Website of the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey.

New Jersey State Supreme Court – The New Jersey Supreme Court is the state’s highest appellate court. It is composed of a chief justice and six associate justices. As the highest appellate court, the Supreme Court reviews cases from the lower courts.

New Jersey Digital Law Library – The New Jersey Digital Law Library enhances scholarly, practitioner, and public access to the materials of New Jersey law and legal history through the processes of digitization, metadata creation, and placement on a freely accessible public website.

New York City Legal Resources

New York City Bar Association – The New York City Bar Association *City Bar), founded in 1870, is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. Since 1896, the organization has been headquartered on 44th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan.

New York County Clerk – Hon. Norman Goodman is the County Clerk of New York, and is responsible for creating and maintaining custody of the case files for lawsuits commenced in the Supreme Court.

Law Help NY – Find information pertaining to your rights, and learn more about free or low-cost legal aid.

The Legal Aid Society – The Legal Aid Society is a private, not-for-profit legal services organization, the oldest and largest in the nation, dedicated since 1876 to providing quality legal representation to low-income New Yorkers.

Automotive Accident Injury Info – Important information from the DMV regarding standard procedure for reporting injuries after a motor vehicle accident.

Rockland County Legal Resources

Rockland County District Attorney’s Office – The mission of the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively, and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law.

Rockland County Clerk – Online Office of the Rockland County Clerk, where you can find access to records, extensive information about services, downloadable forms, and useful links.

Rockland County Legal Services – Legal Services provided by the Government of Rockland County, New York.

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County – The LASRC envisions Rockland County as a community where everyone’s need for shelter, food, health care, financial security, and the safety and stability of families is protected through meaningful access to the justice system.

The Bronx Legal Resources

Bronx District Attorney’s Office – The Office of the Bronx District Attorney provides important information about crime and punishment in The Bronx.

Bronx County Clerk’s Office – The Bronx County Clerk’s office offers public records, business, and other information to residents of Bronx County.

Bronx County Bar Association – The Bronx County Bar Association serves as a resource for members of the public seeking to secure legal representation in criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings.

Queens Legal Resources

Queens Legal Services – Since its inception in 1967, the Queens Legal Services Corporation has sought equal access to justice for all low-income residents of Queens through a range of legal advocacy, education, and community partnerships.

Queens County Clerk’s Office – Audrey I. Pheffer was appointed Queens Country Clerk on May 12, 2011 and currently serves as the Clerk of the Supreme Court and the Commissioner of Jurors.

Queens County District Attorney – Information pertaining to the office of Queens County District Attorney Richard A. Brown.

Queens County Bar Association – The Queens County Bar Association has provided dedicated service to the legal profession and the community of Queens, New York for more than 136 years.

Brooklyn Legal Resources

Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office – Information pertaining to the office of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson.

Kings County Clerk’s Office – The services provided by the County Clerk through its various departments are explained in detail on this website.

Brooklyn Bar Association – Established in 1872, the Brooklyn Bar Association’s primary purpose is to promote professional competence among attorneys and increased respect for the legal system.

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association – The mission of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association is to eliminate gender bias in the court, to acknowledge and advance the skills and status of female lawyers in the profession, and to promote, protect, and further the rights of all women.

Greene County Legal Resources

Greene County Courts – Location and contact information for Greene County town and village courthouses.

Greene County District Attorney – The Greene County District Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting individuals charged with committing crimes within Greene County.

Greene County Clerk of Courts – The Clerk of Greene County is responsible for the recording, filing, storage, and upkeep of a variety of documents. These include deeds, mortgages, criminal records and all court records for the Supreme Court and County Court.

National Legal Resources

American Law Sources Online (ALSO) – Provides a comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to freely accessible online sources of law for the Unite States, Canada, and Mexico. Also contains sources of commentary and practice aids that are available at little or no charge.

National Legal Resource Center – The National Legal Resource Center Reader is a collaborative effort developed by the United States’ Administration on Aging.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association – The NLADA provides resources to the public defense community through support, training, and professional development.

National Consumer Law Center – The nonprofit National Consumer Law Center has used its expertise in consumer law and energy policy to work for consumer justice and economic security for low-income and other disadvantaged people in the US since 1969.

PR Team for Law Firms– Implementing the correct public relations plan is the key in promoting law firms and individual lawyers. To enhance your professional image and establish your credibility as a go-to choice for litigation needs, you need to hire the right team to identify opportunities to promote your practice.

Legal Information Services to the Public (LISP) – Resource containing information on how to research a legal problem for non-lawyers.

National Wrongful Death Laws by State – Wrongful death claims are brought on behalf of the Estate of a person whose death was caused by an underlying legal event such as negligence, accident, product failure, or medical malpractice.

Frequently Asked Questions about Wrongful Death – A wrongful death lawsuit is a legal action filed in a civil court (rather than a criminal court) against a person, company or other entity whose behavior can be directly tied to a person’s death. In a civil wrongful death case, the party filing the lawsuit will seek financial compensation for the loss. State laws vary on who can file the lawsuit, but typically it is a surviving spouse, children or parents of the deceased.

Avoid Phishing and Identity Theft Scams – Many fraudulent calls, texts and e-mails go out every day as criminals attempt to gather personal information.  The perpetrators may try to intimidate you by saying that they are from the IRS.  They may reference the name of a credit card that you use.

Life Care Planners and Vocational Experts – Since 1973, Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has been one of the foremost companies providing Vocational Expert and Life Care Planning Services to law firms throughout the country. We have served as experts on many multi-million-dollar outcomes, including on some of the largest cases in the United States. OAS works in conjunction with both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys to provide expert services to evaluate the ability of able and disabled individuals to work and earn money.

Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys -TASA delivers timesaving, targeted referrals to quality expert witnesses in all fields and all locations, for plaintiff or defense. Our experienced referral advisors work with you to pinpoint your specific expert witness criteria and connect you with expert witnesses who are available to discuss your case.

International Legal Resources

United Nations International Law – The home of the United Nations International Law page. Learn more about related UN bodies, thematic areas, UN offices, news, tools, and plenty of other international resources.

International Bankruptcy Resource – Comprehensive and definitive resource for restructuring professionals. has been helping people in debt crisis for over 20 years.

Global Legal Information Network – The Global Legal Information Network is a database of the official texts of laws and other complementary legal materials from a growing number of jurisdictions throughout the world, compiled by the United States Library of Congress.

ICCLR – The International Centre for Criminal Law Reform promotes the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and good governance in criminal law and the administration of criminal justice on a domestic, regional, and global scale.

Criminal and DWI/DUI Legal Resources

New York DWI Laws – Be responsible when drinking alcohol. If you drink, don’t drive; if you drive, don’t drink. Otherwise, you may find yourself facing a DWI/DUI charge, which is costly and can affect several aspects of your life.

National Crime Prevention Council – The NCPC’s mission is to be the nationwide leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from criminal activity.

Drug Crime Prevention – Preventing drug use and drug crimes before they begin is the most cost-effective approach to solving drug-related problems and promoting safe and healthy communities.

The Hidden Costs of DUI – You may know that if you are convicted of a 1st offense DWI, you could spend up to one year in jail and you may know you will have to pay some fines and court costs. But did you know that there are other hidden costs if you are convicted and these costs get worse with each subsequent conviction? You will be required to attend alcohol or substance abuse classes at your expense unless we win your case.

Shoplifting Prevention Methods and Statistics – Shoplifting ls a major crime that costs companies billions of dollars each year.This expensive addiction affects nearly 1 in 11 people (both children and adults) daily all over the world. Common items stolen range from groceries to high-end electronics that can be stolen in a variety of different ways.

The Most Influential Criminal Cases in US History – Some of the most publicized criminal defense cases in the US and the attorneys who represented the suspects.

Should You Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges – In America you are considered innocent until the prosecutor can prove you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Safety and Injury Prevention Resources

American Trauma Society – The American Trauma Society is committed to eliminating the occurrences of needless death and disability from traumatic injuries.

National Association of Injury Prevention – The Center for Disease Control Foundation forges effective partnerships between the CDC and other organizations to fight threats to health and safety.

Preventing Injuries on Construction Sites – Slip-and-falls, scaffolding collapses, and electrical shocks are just a few of the hazards that construction workers deal with on a day-to-day basis. If you work on a construction site, safety should be your number one priority.

Preventing Injuries in School – In order to maintain cleanliness and to prevent injuries and illness from occurring, the government has set high standards for schools. Learn more about the rules and regulations of school safety.

Preventing Electrical Injuries and Accidents – Electronic devices are a necessity in everyday life, from utilizing computers in the workplace to cooking with kitchen appliances in your home. Electronics make our lives easier, but if not used properly, they can cause safety issues like electrical shock or fires. Here are some safety precautions to take when working with electricity.

Preventing Dog Attack Injuries – Millions of dog bites occur each year in the United States. In 2013 alone, 4.7 million people were injured as a result of such attacks. Learn about what you can do to protect yourself from dog attacks before they happen.

Preventing Injuries in the Bathroom – Sleek, hard surfaces combined with water make for one dangerous room. Learn more about what you can do to prevent injuring yourself from a slip-and-fall accident in the bathroom.

Preventing Injuries From Heating Systems–  There’s no worse problem to have than your heating system failing in the dead of winter. To help prevent issues and stay safe in the event of a winter emergency, here are some tips to keep in mind.

Preventing Injuries While Walking Your Dog– Walking your dog may seem like a simply task, but there are certain tips and tricks you should be following to keep your dog, yourself, and those you encounter in your neighborhood safe.

Preventing Heavy Lifting Injuries – If you’re moving, you’ve probably got a lot of big boxes and other heavy objects the lift. Learn about how to be safe while moving and how to prevent injury to yourself and to others.

Preventing Accidents When Driving in the Winter – Driving becomes more difficult throughout the winter season. Wet, slick roads can quickly freeze when temperatures drop, causing roads to become icy and dangerous. By taking certain precautions and being mindful of the roads, we can safely navigate the roads this winter

Preventing Furniture Injuries to Children – On a daily basis, many people don’t consider their furniture to be a threat to their child. And yet, every day, a child is harmed by a piece of furniture. Televisions are the most common causes of furniture tipping injuries, causing traumatic brain injuries or abdominal trauma.

Birth Injury Resources – Birth injuries can take on many forms and vary in severity. Please understand that a birth injury is different than a birth defect. While a birth defect is generally caused by a genetic condition or toxic exposure inside the womb, birth injuries are generally caused by poor prenatal care, the birth process or deficient post-birth care. Therefore, birth injuries can be caused by negligence.

Preventing Attacks on College Campuses Every few years, the U.S. Department of Education’s Campus Safety and Security (CSS) releases data regarding campus crime. While these numbers have decreased slightly from the previous year, college campuses continue to implement more and more security measures to protect the safety of their students.

When Should I Call an Attorney? – In all cases, if you want to protect your rights call an attorney. Flager & Associates, PC is an experienced personal injury law firm in Pennsylvania that can help.

Supporting an Injured Loved One– You do not have to feel helpless when you find out that a loved one is coping with a life-changing illness or injury. There are many helpful ways to support them — chief among them are your words.

The Importance of Drug Testing to Keep a Workplace Safe –  Drug testing in the work place can prevent lawsuits and injuries while boosting overall productivity. Substance free workplaces have been shown have lower turnover, higher compensation and better benefits.

Other Law Firms of Note

Berkowitz Klein LLP – Berkowitz Klein LLP has over 30 years of experience in business law, commercial collections and contract law.

Car Accident Attorney – Tim O’Keefe is an established Connecticut trial lawyer who is dedicated to representing automobile injury victims in claims for financial compensation for their harms and losses.

Dog Bite Injury Lawyer – If you or a loved one have suffered an injury as a result of a dog bite or a dog attack, please contact me, Timothy L. O’Keefe, Esq., a Connecticut Dog Bite Attorney, to discuss a claim for financial compensation. My firm and I have years of experience in representing victims of dog attacks, bringing cases to trial and negotiating many settlements.

Crime Victim Attorney – Tim O’Keefe is an established Connecticut trial lawyer who is dedicated to representing crime victims in claims for financial compensation for their harms and losses.

Martin Attorneys – When facing difficult times, you should have lawyers you can rely on for experienced legal services at competitive rates. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined legal experience you can trust to work for you solving your legal problem, whether in negotiations, in the courtroom, or with other legal help. The attorneys at our Christian-based law firm will work hard on your behalf. We are known for our honesty, for our knowledge of the law, and for getting results.

Gauthier Amedee APLC – At Gauthier Amedee, we understand that serious injury cases demand immediate action by a team of experienced legal professionals. It is important to act fast after an accident, and at Gauthier Amedee, our experienced Gonzales, Prairieville and Baton Rouge, Louisiana attorneys will get you the help you need right away. If you are injured in a car or truck accident, work injury, or any other type of accident that was not your fault, you can trust Gauthier Amedee to protect your rights to the fullest

MMK Law – We take on a variety of Pennsylvania injury cases and will always be willing to discuss your accident during a free consultation. Whether you were bitten by a dog in Allentown, slipped on an icy sidewalk in Bethlehem, tripped over a broken sidewalk in Philadelphia, or injured in a car accident in Montgomery County, We will figure out the best course of action and move forward swiftly to help you get compensated.

HRMM&L– The lawyers and professional staff at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin are all focused on the result you hope to achieve. Because of our single-mindedness, businesses, developers, local governments and individuals in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Chester, Lehigh and Berks Counties and other communities in eastern Pennsylvania turn to HRMM&L every day for help with their most important legal problems.

HensonFeurst- We know the first step in obtaining legal help is often the most stressful. Whether you’re worried about the cost of hiring a lawyer or how you’re going to get to our office, HensonFuerst is committed to serving clients however we can.

NC Land Law– Whether you’re a new homeowner or your family has owned the same land for generations, we understand how frustrating and costly it can be to lose control of your property. You need a law firm with the knowledge and resources to guide you through the eminent domain process.

Cariati Law– When your life is disrupted by a serious accident resulting in the injury or wrongful death of a loved one, you need an Ontario, Canada personal injury and disability law firm with a reputation for honesty and a track record of success.

The Yost Legal Group – The Yost Legal Group has substantial experience representing the rights of people harmed by the negligence of others. Whether an injury or death occurs due to a defective product, a medical mistake or a serious accident, we work hard to secure the maximum compensation for your injuries

Dagget Shuler Attorneys at Law– Daggett Shuler is dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured in accidents, of workers hurt on the job, and of people who are in need of Social Security Disability benefits.

Segal, Berk, Gaines, & Liss– Segal, Berk, Gaines and Liss is a full service firm representing clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. Our clients will have peace of mind knowing that each of the attorneys at Segal, Berk, Gaines and Liss has the ability to manage each case from inception to conclusion including trial and appellate process.

Kelly, Parker and Cohen, LLC– With more than 100 years of combined litigation experience, Kelly Parker & Cohen possesses the experience, knowledge and focus to represent and protect clients in a wide spectrum of legal disputes ranging from the most complex to the relatively straightforward, but never forgetting that no legal dispute is unimportant to those involved. K, P & C emphasizes proactive legal representation custom-tailored to the client’s particular needs.

Kelly, Parker and Cohen Injury Attorneys – We focus on cases involving death, serious physical injuries, catastrophic disabilities, and extreme emotional and physical pain, caused by the mistake (or negligence) of another. Many of our clients often are unable to work due to their injuries, and we aggressively pursue all avenues of compensation.

DiGeorge Life Insurance Law– The DiGeorge Life Insurance Law Firm provides highly qualified and aggressive legal counseling and representation on all insurance related matters

Bowden, Cooch and Meyer, PLLC–  We are committed to providing effective advocacy in family law and divorce matters. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals whether through negotiation or aggressive litigation.

Floyd Hunter Personal Injury – Floyd Hunter Injury Law is a premier team of Alabama personal injury lawyers, with over 80 years of combined experience, helping people get compensated when injured in a serious accident. Whether you are looking for an Alabama car accident lawyer, a motorcycle accident lawyer or a wrongful death lawyer, our caring and experienced team will work hard to achieve the best result for your accident case.

McGonagle Perri McHugh & Mischak– In the last decade our law firm has emerged as the most successful litigation firm in Pennsylvania. Many of the most respected law firms and individuals in Pennsylvania engage us to win their most difficult and complicated cases.

Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky– Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky, PC, is one of the nation’s leading personal injury law firms. Its attorneys have secured some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  It is widely regarded as the best law firm in the United States representing construction workers who have been injured or killed.

Timoney Knox LLP – We take special pride in the level of excellence provided by our team of first-rate attorneys and experienced staff, many of whom have been employed with the firm for over twenty years. Our clients have enjoyed great successes through our firm’s services, and these victories and achievements are a direct result of a high caliber team devoted to our clients’ cause.

The Disability Attorneys of Michigan– Our firm features a team of highly skilled attorneys and case managers focused on one thing – helping disabled people in Michigan obtain the benefits they deserve. When an entire law firm dedicates itself to practicing one type of law they do it better. We know disability. We know the ins and outs of filing a claim, filing appeals, and appearing in court. We also know the devastation that can occur when benefits are wrongfully denied, and that makes us fight harder.

Attorney Injury Group – The Attorney Injury Group is committed to fighting for justice on behalf of injured and disabled people. We understand how difficult it is to deal with the physical, emotional and financial issues that occur after a serious or fatal accident. We are an experienced team of Boston personal injury attorneys with a reputation for providing caring, aggressive and high quality representation to our clients.

Freeburn Hamilton – At the law firm of Freeburn Hamilton, we focus on helping injured people get the financial compensation and medical treatment that they deserve. Our firm is capable of representing you in any type of personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and workers’ compensation claim.

Schulman Bhattacharya– Commercial litigators whose focus is on resolving the most complex and challenging commercial disputes facing clients—through litigation, arbitration, mediation, and informal negotiation.  We represent companies of all sizes, locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. We represent individuals with valuable commercial interests to protect. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants.

HRMM&L Injury Attorneys– For nearly 50 years, Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin has been a formidable force fighting for the rights of individuals and families whose lives have been shattered by devastating accidents. We bring together superior courtroom experience, medical knowledge, compassion, and personal attention to people who are worried about how they will pay their bills, support their families, heal, and function properly in the future.

Martin Law– Workers’ Compensation Law is among the most highly competitive practice areas. Many firms are making claims and vying for clients. Choosing the right lawyer can be difficult. Nothing is more important to us than protecting workers and their families. We are the law firm for workers.

Long & Long Attorneys at Law– The attorneys at Long & Long have been successful fighting on behalf of thousands of homeowners and property owners across the country because we understand how insurance claims work.