Law Office of Richard A. Klass

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 and a blog of the same name.

Mr. Klass has written several books. These include:

In 2020, Richard Klass was selected for the sixth time to the New York Metro Super Lawyers List.

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.

LawCurrents, Our Newsletter

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“Who’s to Say Who’s an Expert?” – Paul Newman

LawCURRENTS Spring 2023

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