Can Bell & Shivas, P.C. help me with my legal issues?
Yes, we can. Especially if you fall into one of the following groups:
— Individuals and Their Unique Personal and Family Needs
— Business Professionals Across All Industries
— Employees/Employers From All Industries and Business Sectors
— Partnerships and Corporations
— Government Agencies at all Levels - Local, State and National
— Non-Profit Organizations
What areas of practice does Bell & Shivas, P.C. specialize in?
Our special areas of expertise include the following:
— Appellate Law
— Alternative Dispute Resolution
— Business and Commercial Law
— Civil Rights Law
— Construction Law
— Corporate Law
— Criminal Defense
— Employment & Labor Law
— Family Law
— Municipal Law & Local Gov't Affairs Law
— Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations
— Personal Injury and Products Liability
— Real Estate Law
— Veterans Affairs Law
— Wills, Trusts & Estates; Probate Litigation
What are some of the most valuable benefits for clients who engage Bell & Shivas, P.C. to represent them?
COURTROOM EXPERTISE: Numerous successful decisions in State & Federal Courts (NJ, PA, NY). ATTORNEY-ISSUE MATCH: Get the best attorney for your specific issue. CASE TRANSPARENCY: Get regular updates; never any surprises on your case. ATTORNEY ACCESSIBILITY: Speak with your attorney whenever you need to. CONVENIENT LOCATION: Close to everyone in northern NJ, PA & NYC metro area. WIDE RANGE OF EXPERTS: Access our network of legal experts to help your case. RISK REMOVAL/MITIGATION: Our attorneys know how to reduce needless risk. SE HABLA ESPANOL!: We have bilingual receptionists and attorneys! SECURE MESSAGING: Contact us securely through this SSL-enabled web site. BILLING FLEXIBILITY: Choose from a variety of billing arrangements.
How does Bell & Shivas, P.C. distinguish itself from all of the other law firms in the metro-NYC area?
BAR ADMISSIONS: Bar admission to NJ, NY, NE, GA, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, Third Circuit. United States Court of Federal Claims NJ SUPREME COURT: Frequent successful decisions in the New Jersey Supreme Court; also numerous successful decisions in Federal Court. ORGANIZATIONS: Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers SPECIAL RECOGNITION: Ranked in top tier of metro NYC law firms for customer satisfaction; Daily Record Reader’s Choice Award for Best Attorney; NJ Super Lawyers.
How do I know if I actually need an attorney?
Legal matters range from simple traffic violations to criminal charges involving time in prison. While most people are comfortable enough managing a speeding ticket without the help of an attorney, they also know that serious issues like criminal charges, lawsuits, product liability, bodily injury, etc. require a mastery of the law in order to bring about a successful outcome. In any matter requiring an interpretation of the law, hire an experienced attorney to represent you.
Download the Bell & Shivas article, "When Must You Hire an Attorney?" (PDF) for helpful guidance.
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