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Joseph Maya

Maya Murphy, P.C. - Representing Excellence.
  • Employment Law, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • Connecticut, New York
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Reviewed by Lauren Jacobson December 18, 2019
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Joe is an exceptional attorney with superior knowledge regarding complex employment law issues. He delivers advice effectively to his clients without sugar coating. Joe is one of the most hardworking and professional attorneys I have had the pleasure of working with.
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Biography

Our firm’s main areas of focus are employment law, divorce and family law, criminal law, litigation, estate planning, personal injury, education law, and business law.

All of our attorneys are licensed to practice in multiple states, including Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.

Attorney Maya received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A., Cum Laude, from New York University. He began his career at Clifford Chance in New York City and he has practiced in the state and federal courts of New York and Connecticut. He is the Managing Partner of Maya Murphy. Mr. Maya was born in Brooklyn, New York and resides with his family in Westport, CT.

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Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Education Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Elder Law
    White Collar Crime
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Area
  • Litigation
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • FreeConferenceCall
  • GoToMeeting
  • WebEx
  • WhatsApp
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Maya Murphy, P.C.
- Current
Education
University of Michigan Law School
J.D. | Law
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New York University
B.A. | Politics
Honors: Cum Laude
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Awards
Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbel Lawyers Service
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2357648
Member
- Current
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Connecticut Bar Association
Attorney Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Cases in the News
Various Newspapers
Speaking Engagements
Litigation strategy and the use of technology, Litigation for the small firm
Certifications
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers
Videos
Welcome to MayaLaw: your access to all the information you didn't know you needed to know. 

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For more information on the legal... Welcome To MayaLaw

Welcome to MayaLaw: your access to all the information you didn't know you needed to know. We appreciate your feedback, please like and subscribe. For more information on the legal...

Attorney Ephraim Fink practices personal injury law at Maya Murphy, P.C.  He frequently assists individuals with personal injury claims who have suffered from dog attacks. Attorney Ephraim Fink on Dog Attacks

Attorney Ephraim Fink practices personal injury law at Maya Murphy, P.C. He frequently assists individuals with personal injury claims who have suffered from dog attacks.

Attorney Lauren MacDonald practices education law at Maya Murphy, P.C. She frequently assists parents and students with disciplinary issues, FERPA issues, bullying matters, special education issues, and private school contracts. Attorney Lauren MacDonald on Education

Attorney Lauren MacDonald practices education law at Maya Murphy, P.C. She frequently assists parents and students with disciplinary issues, FERPA issues, bullying matters, special education issues, and private school contracts.

Attorney Lauren MacDonald practices Employment Law at Maya Murphy, P.C. She frequently negotiates severance agreements, including non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and handles wrongful terminations. Attorney Lauren MacDonald on Employment Law

Attorney Lauren MacDonald practices Employment Law at Maya Murphy, P.C. She frequently negotiates severance agreements, including non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and handles wrongful terminations.

Inappropriate sexual conduct in the workplace is simply unacceptable. Connecticut law has strict repercussions for sexual harassment and can entitle you to just compensation. 

Contact the expert employment law attorneys... Connecticut Sexual Harassment Law

Inappropriate sexual conduct in the workplace is simply unacceptable. Connecticut law has strict repercussions for sexual harassment and can entitle you to just compensation. Contact the expert employment law attorneys...

There are situations when an employment relationship proves unfairly detrimental. Connecticut's Fair Employment Practices Act legally prohibits abusive exploitation and discrimination in the workplace. 

If you have questions or concerns... The Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act

There are situations when an employment relationship proves unfairly detrimental. Connecticut's Fair Employment Practices Act legally prohibits abusive exploitation and discrimination in the workplace. If you have questions or concerns...

Connecticut's standard at-will employment is intended to offer both employers and employees flexibility in their working agreements. 

For questions of concerns regarding employment law, contact Joseph C. Maya, Esq., at... The Connecticut "At-Will" Employment Doctrine

Connecticut's standard at-will employment is intended to offer both employers and employees flexibility in their working agreements. For questions of concerns regarding employment law, contact Joseph C. Maya, Esq., at...

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In January of 2015, Connecticut implemented a substantial increase to decedent estate fees. Lawmakers... Connecticut Responds to Probate Fee Increase

Welcome to MayaLaw: your access to all the information you didn't know you needed to know. In January of 2015, Connecticut implemented a substantial increase to decedent estate fees. Lawmakers...

Welcome to MayaLaw: your access to all the information you didn't know you needed to know. 

The following video outlines the first steps of estate administration as set forth by... Connecticut Probate Law: Wills, Heirs, and Estate Administration

Welcome to MayaLaw: your access to all the information you didn't know you needed to know. The following video outlines the first steps of estate administration as set forth by...

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Some may argue that bullying is a rite of passage for students. That... Bullying in Connecticut Schools: What Are My Rights?

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Divorce is a difficult process. Learning its fundamentals can allow you the best possible... Alimony: An Introduction to the Results of Connecticut Divorce

Welcome to MayaLaw: your access to all the information you didn't know you needed to know. Divorce is a difficult process. Learning its fundamentals can allow you the best possible...

Legal Answers
39 Questions Answered
Q. Can children (and their spouses) serve as witnesses for their parent when signing a Power of Attorney in CT?
A: I am sorry to hear about your situation with your father. To fully address your questions, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
Q. Hi, school psychologist in Bristol CT reported my children to DCF for neglect of medical care.
A: I am sorry to hear about your situation. To fully address your issue with DCF and your child's school, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
Q. Can my employer legally ask another company to stop hiring our people?
A: I am sorry to hear about your employment situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
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Maya Murphy, P.C.
266 Post Road East
Westport, CT 06880
Telephone: (203) 221-3100
Fax: (203) 221-3199
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Maya Murphy, P.C.
261 Madison Ave
26th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Telephone: (212) 682-5700
Fax: (212) 682-5797
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: Live Chat available 24/7 with live operators to answer legal questions. Our attorneys are available very early in the morning, late at night, weekends, and holidays. Your questions and concerns are important to you, and they are important to us to!
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