James Patrick Evans

James Patrick Evans

  • Education Law, Employment Law, Insurance Claims
  • Michigan, New York, Wisconsin
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Mr. Evans concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, labor and employment litigation, and education law. His commercial litigation practice includes the representation of a variety of business clients regarding contractual disputes, injunctive relief, matters raising questions of constitutional due process, regulatory compliance, labor and employment issues, as well as risk management. Mr. Evans also represents a number of insurance carriers concerning coverage and compliance issues. He also provides extensive litigation support to utility clients concerning regulatory matters, including issues regarding compliance with the New York Public Service Law, the regulations of the New York Public Service Commission, and Utility Tariffs. He has represented a number of educational institutions regarding matters pertaining to disabled students, student discipline, constitutional law, labor and employment issues, regulatory compliance, collective-bargaining and labor arbitration, construction litigation, and several other areas, complimented by the firm’s full Practice Groups. His experience also includes insurance coverage and defense litigation, municipal law, and civil rights litigation. Mr. Evans is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education at Le Moyne College, where he teachers Masters level courses in education law, human resources, and collective bargaining.

Practice Areas
    Education Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigatoin
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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Professional Experience
Evans Law Firm
Mr. Evans successfully handled several matters pertaining to labor and employment, education law, and commercial litigation as well as personal injury. His client portfolio included school districts, charter schools, private schools, private companies, and individuals.
O'Hara & O'Connell
Mr. Evans successfully handled hundreds of matters in State and Federal courts concerning labor and employment, commercial litigation and education law. His practice included appellate practice, trial practice and administrative law.
Dickenson Wright
Responsible for multiple commercial litigation, insruance coverage, and labor and employment matters and tried cases in all Michigan State courts and the United States District Court.
Syracuse University
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2728251
- Current
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Contact & Map
300 S State St
Syracuse, NY 13202
Telephone: (315) 425-2827
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