Joe Suntum joined the firm in 1988 after 4 years in the Public Defenders Office... more
Joe Suntum joined the firm in 1988 after 4 years in the Public Defenders Office where he earned his reputation as a exemplary trial attorney. He became a partner in the firm in 1994 and served the firm as Managing Partner from 1998 to 2006. Mr. Suntum is a rare trial lawyer who has successfully tried both murder cases and multi‑million dollar civil actions. He has also successfully... view profile
Jonathan Tycko's practice is focused on complex civil litigation. He has extensive... more
Jonathan Tycko's practice is focused on complex civil litigation. He has extensive experience in: False Claims ActQui Tam Litigation Unfair Competition Litigation Real Estate Litigation Employment Litigation Consumer Class Action Litigation Mr. Tycko has represented a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, privately-held business, non-profit associations, a... view profile
I am dedicated to helping individuals from all over the world in a variety of... more
I am dedicated to helping individuals from all over the world in a variety of immigration law contexts, including family-based reunification, asylum, deportation defense, citizenship acquistion, and visas for victims of crimes. I pride myself on detail-oriented analysis and advocacy and on representing clients honestly and with great sensitivity.
The end of a marriage can confront divorcing spouses with new and unfamiliar roles... more
The end of a marriage can confront divorcing spouses with new and unfamiliar roles such as taking control over family finances or getting involved in day to day tasks of child rearing. Educating clients on facing these new roles as they are undergoing a major crisis in their lives is a particular strength of Marina’s. She serves clients who are stay-at-home spouses who must suddenly learn to be... view profile
If you file a lawsuit and lose the case, you can appeal the decision to the next highest court, which is called the appellate court. Appellate lawyers often specialize in arguing appeals; that is, they specialize in arguing why the decision of the lower court was wrong (or why it was right, for the party that won). Appellate attorneys specialize in appeals because they understand the specific and detailed rules that must be followed. It is possible to lose an appeal on technicalities, even when the law is on your side. If you want to appeal the outcome of the trial court, or if you need to argue against another person's appeal, you should work with an appellate attorney.