Attorney Brian Larkin takes a straightforward and goal-oriented approach to legal assistance. He helps clients with diverse legal needs, from family law and estate planning to landlord/tenant matters.
He works seamlessly across disciplines and practice groups to advise clients on Delaware law governing corporations and alternative entities, and in complex litigation involving intellectual property and other commercial disputes. He is a published author on bankruptcy and Delaware law issues.
1. Hire a Lawyer
Getting legal advice is often the best way to deal with a specific legal matter. You may need an attorney to help you file a lawsuit or defend yourself against criminal charges. You might also need an attorney to assist you with a divorce or family law matter.
In addition to his practice as a trial lawyer, Joe Larkin is experienced in all aspects of business litigation. He has been involved in significant M&A transactions and restructurings for private equity funds, public companies, and debt issuers. Joe frequently serves as outside counsel to large and small businesses and has extensive experience in the areas of civil rights, personal injury, employment, insurance, business law, and real estate.
Arthur Larkin has been involved in some of the highest profile wrongful conviction and civil rights cases in New York City and has successfully negotiated settlements totaling $75 million in those matters. His experience with these high profile cases has helped him develop a unique understanding of the strategy needed to effectively represent his clients at trial or in settlement discussions.
John Ingrassia has been selected to the 2021 Hudson Valley Super Lawyers list, and William J. Larkin has been named a Rising Star. Both are partners at Larkin Ingrassia, LLP, a leading local law firm. Larkin Ingrassia is ranked as a Top 25 Hudson Valley Super Lawyers Firm and a Top 50 Upstate New York Super Lawyers Firm. Additionally, associates Theresa Cayton and Lauren Feely were named Rising Stars.
Minnesota member firm Larkin Hoffman announced the addition of Megan Knight to its nationally-recognized Government Relations practice. She brings more than 15 years of experience to the firm’s representation of a variety of organizations, from startups to national and multinational corporations, in various matters including business, commercial and franchise law.
Tim Rye, Henry Pfutzenreuter and John Kvinge have been named shareholders of the firm. They are part of the firm’s litigation group, which is nationally recognized in matters involving commercial disputes, product liability, insurance coverage and construction disputes. They also advise clients on complex issues such as closely held company buyout litigation, trade secret and copyright matters, employment discrimination defense, and medical and professional licensing board inquiries.
2. Talk to a Lawyer
A lawyer can help you understand the legal process in your case and can answer any questions that you may have. They can also provide you with advice on what steps to take next. This is especially important if you are dealing with a complicated case, as it will be helpful to have someone explain the process to you.
Having a legal advocate on your side can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case. An experienced attorney will know how to handle your case and can negotiate with the other party to get you what you want. They will also be able to give you advice on what to do if your case goes to trial.
While many people seek out lawyers to represent them in court, few people think about talking to a lawyer when they don’t have an immediate need. However, it can be one of the best things you can do for your situation. Whether you need assistance with a family law issue, business matter or criminal defense, a lawyer can help you. Getting advice from a lawyer can help you make better decisions and avoid costly mistakes.
In his practice, Arthur Larkin represents corporate clients in a wide range of matters, including complex, multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions, private equity, strategic investments, franchise relationships, and general corporate matters. His experience spans the energy, healthcare, technology, and telecom sectors and includes representing both private equity firms and their portfolio companies.
He has a strong background in complex employment discrimination and class action practice on behalf of plaintiffs. He is the author of several articles on class action litigation and has served as counsel in numerous major cases involving social justice impact. He is a recognized leader in the field and was named California Lawyer magazine’s Class Action Lawyer of the Year.
Larkin is running for re-election to the House in Washington’s 8th District. He has made crime a central issue in the campaign, arguing that Schrier has not done enough to combat high crime rates and that she supported left-wing efforts to defund police. He also blames rising prices on federal spending and says he would “push back on these big bloated government spending bills.”
3. Talk to a Lawyer About Your Case
If you have any legal matters involving yourself or your family, it is always best to talk to an attorney sooner rather than later. There are many things that a lawyer can do to help you from preventing criminal charges, settling insurance claims to divorce proceedings. However, it is important to be very clear and candid with your attorney from the start. This allows your attorney to get a crystal clear picture of the case and make the most of your legal rights and options.
It is also very important to remember that attorney-client privilege exists. This means that your attorney will not disclose anything you say to anyone outside of your legal team. Even if you think what you are saying is insignificant, your attorney may need to know this information for your case. In addition, if you tell your attorney something that you have told another person, this could affect the case as well.
A good lawyer will be very thorough and he or she will probably ask you a lot of questions to make sure that he or she has the full picture of your situation. Sometimes the details of your case will be emotional and difficult to discuss. But a lawyer that cares about your case will want the best possible outcome for you and this requires honesty. Sometimes that honesty will hurt because it might mean telling you that something is going to happen that you do not want to hear.
If you do not feel comfortable talking to your attorney, you can try writing down what you want to talk about before you meet and sending it to them. If you have any documents, scan and email them as well so that your lawyer is ready for your meeting. Also, do not be afraid to fire your lawyer if you are not happy with the way your case is being handled. This is your right, and if the relationship is not working, you should find someone else.
At Larkin Hoffman, we are passionate about helping families and individuals in need of legal assistance. We offer a free consultation to evaluate your legal needs. Contact us to schedule an appointment.
4. Ask Questions
It is your right to ask any questions that you may have about your case, your attorney’s background and other aspects of law. You can expect your lawyer to be knowledgeable, skilled and qualified in the area of law you need help with. It is also your right to have any questions answered, whether you are fully understanding legal lingo or not.
While you can find information about legal options in common situations from a variety of sources, such as books and the internet, it is your lawyer who can give you advice about what choices to make and how to proceed with them. This is based on their knowledge of your particular situation and their experience in dealing with similar cases in the past. They can provide you with legal documents to use in court or out of it, and they can speak for you in court if necessary.