Mr. Kates was lead attorney in arbitration proceedings on behalf of Tenafly, NJ homeowners who contracted with Brunelleschi Construction, LLC to renovate their home at a cost of $200,000+. Homeowners awarded $857,894 by arbitrator against Brun...
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, State, Local And Municipal Law, Business, Litigation, Constitutional
Review: “My family and I recently retained Mr. Papalia in reference to our deceased father's estate and complications that transpired. Needless to say, this was a very stressful and emotional time for all of my family. Mr. Pap...
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights
Review: “Tom is a great attorney who knows the law, listens well and knows people. He argues his case thoughtfully and with a command of the relevant legal principles to make his point.”
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Litigation, Discrimination, Land Use & Zoning, State, Local And Municipal Law
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.