Conveniently located in the heart of Central New York, Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s Syracuse office can be found downtown in the Syracuse Building. As a branch office, we provide the personal service of a small boutique firm while allowing our clients the resources of a large multi-state firm.
Workers’ Compensation Law and Disability Benefits
Our attorneys handle all aspects of even the most complex Workers’ Compensation and Disability Benefits claims across upstate New York. Our office regularly represents injured workers, employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in hearings before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, settlement negotiations with opposing counsel, and questions pertaining to medical treatment.
Finance and Real Estate Transactions
In our finance and real estate transactional practice areas, we represent institutional lenders, businesses, and individual clients in the purchase or sale of commercial and residential real estate, as well as preparing and negotiating commercial real estate leases. We also represent clients in restructuring and loan workouts.
Trusts, Estates and Wealth Planning
Our services include drafting wills and trusts, estate planning and the administration of estates.
Criminal/Vehicle and Traffic Law
Our attorneys realize that criminal and/or vehicle and traffic charges can instantaneously change the lives of those who must face them. The attorneys in the Syracuse office are dedicated to assisting and vigorously defending clients who are charged with these violations of the law.
In addition to our specialty services, we also provide a wide range of additional legal support for families, individuals, and non-profits in Onondaga and surrounding counties.
In the Community
Attorneys in our Syracuse office have served on various community organizations, including the Board of Trustees of Onondaga Community College, the Board of Regents for LeMoyne College, the Board of Advisors for the Salvation Army, and Christopher Communities. We provide a regular speaker at a career development opportunity program through Syracuse University’s College of Law, and our attorneys participate in a variety of programs through the Onondaga County Bar Association.