Law Office of Richard A. Klass

“Your Court Street Lawyer”

Richard A. Klass is the quintessential “Court Street Lawyer,” as defined by the opens in a new windowNew York Times: “a street-smart sharpie with verve, hustle and a striver’s charisma.”

Practicing law much like a critical care doctor functions, Klass is the lawyer clients appreciate when the issue is so vital. Practicing primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, debt collection and enforcement of judgments, legal malpractice, and real estate litigation, his firm also represents clients in opens in a new windowbankruptcy, civil appeals, and opens in a new windowfederal court litigation.

With an office in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Klass lectures and writes extensively for lawyers and industry professionals. He writes and publishes the widely-read quarterly newsletter Law Currents, the blog of the same name and has written numerous books.

Areas of Practice

The firm also has a reputation for taking on those unusual and difficult cases that may not fit into a single “pigeon hole.” If you’re not sure if “Your Court Street Lawyer” handles it, just ask.

Our offices are conveniently located on Court Street in downtown Brooklyn, just steps from Brooklyn Borough Hall. Call (718) 643-6063 to schedule an appointment now.

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