Practice Areas

Experienced Lawyers in Union, New Jersey

Commercial Litigation ● Family Law ● Construction Disputes ● Real Estate

Schwartz Barkin & Mitchell is a quality law firm with a diverse law practice serving clients throughout Northern New Jersey. From business matters to divorce and personal injury claims, the trial lawyers at our law firm can provide you with the aggressive and effective representation you need to protect your interests.

Our attorneys are experienced litigators. However, we are not averse to resolving cases through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) when appropriate. Although we are always fully prepared to litigate, we are practical too. Your best interests are what count as we craft a custom response to your specific legal need.

We help clients in the following practice areas:

Commercial litigation and collections

  • Collections - general, commercial and retail collections
  • Contract disputes
  • Business law - business formation, shareholder agreements, franchising, banking and finance, debtor-creditor issues

Family law

  • Divorce, divorce planning and annulment
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Child support and custody
  • Alimony, or spousal support
  • Property distribution
  • Domestic violence
  • Civil unions, domestic partnerships, palimony
  • Post-divorce modifications
  • Paternity actions
  • Mediation representation

Real Estate, Tenancies and Land Use

  • Commercial and residential transactions, leasing, purchases and sales and financing
  • Construction liens and construction disputes
  • Variances, site plans, subdivisions, eminent domain, boundary disputes
  • Landlord-tenant issues
  • Foreclosure
  • Mortgage review and negotiation
  • Real estate financing
  • Closing services and title issues
  • Commercial Leasing and Landlord Tenant Law

Personal injury

  • Car accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Products liability cases
  • Workplace accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Brain and spinal cord injury caused by negligent or intentional acts
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Professional malpractice by accountants, real estate agents, attorneys and others

Insurance Claim Disputes

  • Representation of individuals and businesses in insurance claim disputes
  • Insurance disputes with insurance companies, their agents and brokers
  • Insurance bad faith actions
  • Coverage and indemnification
  • Errors and omissions
  • Automobile no-fault insurance
  • Health insurance and medical coverage
  • Property damage insurance
  • Life insurance

Employment Law

  • Representation of employers or employees
  • Breach of contract
  • Nondisclosure and noncompete agreements
  • Severance negotiations
  • Wrongful termination
  • Discrimination or harassment
  • Reasonable accommodation
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Wage and hour law violations

Education Law

  • Representing school districts or students
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Individualized education plans

At Schwartz Barkin & Mitchell, we have the depth of experience and knowledge to help resolve your legal matter. Call 908-688-1644 or Contact us online to meet with one of our talented lawyers. If you are unable to visit our office in Union, New Jersey, we may be able to arrange to travel to you.

We offer free initial consultations for personal injury matters.