John F. Harwick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Troy, NY

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP
 | 28 Second Street, The Jones Building
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-274-5820
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1996
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice exclusively on civil litigation, John F. Harwick is a partner at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy. From the firm's main office in Troy, New York, he handles a variety of matters for individual and business clients throughout the state. In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Harwick provides representation to people who have suffered losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he handles in this regard arise out of construction site accidents, motor vehicle wrecks, defective products and premises liability.

Mr. Harwick has an active commercial trial practice as well. The matters that he has litigated have included noncompete agreement enforcement, contract breaches, construction disputes between commercial and residential developers and builders, and breach of confidentiality agreements. Mr. Harwick's professionalism and high degree of ethics throughout his career have resulted in his being held in high regard by his fellow attorneys. Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, he has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

A 1991 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from Clark University, Mr. Harwick pursued his legal education at Albany Law School. While there, he was a member of the school's Moot Court Board, and he was inducted into The Justinian Society upon being awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1995. Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Harwick is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York. He is an active member of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association and several other professional organizations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (20%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Business Litigation (20%): Non-Compete Agreements

Construction Litigation (20%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Non-Compete Agreements, Construction Defects, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2018

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About John Harwick

Admitted: 1996, New York

Professional Webpage: https://joneshacker.com/meet-our-attorneys/john-f-harwick-pa...

Honors and Awards:

  • "Superb" Rating, 10/10, AVVO, 2013
  • Highly Rated by Peers, BV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2013
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2001 – 2006
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1996
  • New York, 1996

Representative Clients:

  • Flagstar Bank
  • Town of Jay
  • American Tree Company
  • Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.

Educational Background:

  • Albany Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995
  • Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, B.A. – 1991

Industry Groups

  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President
Office Location for John F. Harwick

28 Second Street
The Jones Building
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-274-5820

 

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Last Updated: 4/5/2018

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