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Top rated Capital District trial lawyer focusing on personal injury and commercial litigation cases. Free consultations.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    20 years, 500 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    20 years
  3. Car Accident: 13%
    20 years
  4. Nursing Home Abuse: 12%
    20 years



Contingent (33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Alex Cord Dell

    John is an excellent lawyer. He treats his clients with respect, he is knowledgeable and extremely professional. I endorse this lawyer.


    Alex Dell Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Lee Palmateer

    I endorse this lawyer. John is a seasoned and talented attorney who brings a high level of professionalism to the practice of law. He takes very good care of his clients and is highly efficient at achieving excellent results for them.


    Lee Palmateer Intellectual property Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

E. Stewart Jones, Hacker, Murphy, LLP (by appointment only)

99 Pine Sreet
Suite 108
Albany, NY, 12207



NYCurrently registered 199607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaU.S. News and World Reports2015
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Voted top %5 by peers"Superlawyers"2011
"Superb" ratingAVVO2011
Best BriefGabrielli Moot Court Competition1995
Semi-Finalist - Gabrielli Moot Court CompetitionAlbany Law School1995
Justinian SocietyAlbany Law School1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerE. Stewart Jones, Hacker, Murphy, LLP2015 - Present
PartnerHacker & Murphy, L.L.P.1998 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of David L. Ganje1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Capital District Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President2014 - Present
National Association of Personal Injury LawyersGold Member2008 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Albany County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Capital District Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
Capital District Trial Lawyers AssociationVice President2012 - 2013
Capital District Trial Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2008 - 2011
Capital District Bankruptcy Bar AssociationFormer Member1997 - 2000
Albany Law School Moot CourtBoard Member1995 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Diver v. City of Saratoga Springs, NY$1.25m Settlement
Vanderwerken v. BellingerVerdict in favor of Plaintiff following a bench trial
Irvine v. RavenJudgment for the plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
NYS Bar Ass'n: The Basics on Motions, Objections and DiscoveryRarely Used Pre-Trial Devices2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Clark UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Darrow SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Automobile LitigationDepositions and Demonstrative Evidence2009
New York State Bar AssociationCivil Litigation Seminar2007