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Attorney Joey Jackson

Joey Jackson

Joey Jackson is a nationally recognized attorney who has for over two decades represented individuals and labor unions in state and federal courts. As Principal and Founder of JOEY JACKSON LAW, PLLC., Mr. Jackson oversees every aspect of the practice. Mr. Jackson and his associates have represented a diverse group of clients under the glare of cameras as well as those who have never attracted public attention. He has built an outstanding career as a trial lawyer representing clients who have fallen into high-stakes personal and professional crises, as well as those who are average citizens in need of his fierce and benevolent counsel.

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Attorney Peter Troxler

Peter Troxler

Peter has represented thousands of clients in criminal and employment matters throughout the metropolitan New York area over the past 20 years. After six years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the Bronx District Attorney, Peter spent the last 14 years representing clients in all manner of cases pending in the courts of the metropolitan New York area in matters that concerned allegations of assault, menacing, domestic violence, driving while intoxicated, weapons possession, drug possession, sexual abuse and assault, official corruption, white collar crime, and homicides.

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Jenell Ellison

Jenell Renee Ellison, Esq. is a Brooklyn native who has always had a passion for law and litigation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jenell worked at the Brooklyn Family Court in the Family Court Legal Division at the Administration for Children’s Services, as well as both the Baltimore County and City Circuit Courts. There, through her job as a courtroom clerk, Jenell observed hundreds of trials and developed a love for the courtroom. Soon after, Jenell was given the opportunity to become a Legal Assistant for the Violent Crime Division at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, all while attending law school part time in the evenings. She became a litigator at heart.

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Julie Houghtaling

Julie Houghtaling, Esq has been a practicing litigator since 1997 with twenty-six years of experience practicing law, defending clients, and pursuing claims on behalf of clients. She has represented well over one thousand clients in cases taking them from their inception to conclusion. Julie began her professional career as a public school teacher in upstate New York and thereafter worked as a high school Vice Principal further upstate New York. During law school at The University of Buffalo School of Law, she interned as a teacher of legal research and writing at the Albion Womens’ Correctional Facility, interned as an investigator for the Equal Opportunity Commission, as well as interned for other agencies.

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Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“UNC”). As a competitive athlete in High School, Justin brought his grit, determination, persistence and mental toughness to UNC where he focused on Pre-Law and Business entrepreneurship—earning exceptional grades.

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Attorney Renée C. Hill

Renée C. Hill

Renée C. Hill is an extremely accomplished trial attorney who has been defending clients from all walks of life for over twenty-five years. Throughout the boroughs of New York City, Westchester County and Orange County, Ms. Hill has tried over one hundred cases including several high-profile matters, ranging from homicides to minor assaults. Some of her clientele include persons in the entertainment industry and radio personalities. Ms. Hill began her career as a Criminal Defense Attorney in 1992 when she became an associate with The Law Offices of Murray Richman. Under Mr. Richman’s tutelage, she honed her trial skills and courtroom presence which led to her achieving excellent results for her clients. She quickly became recognized as a fierce adversary; certainly, one to be reckoned with and amongst friends, she was nicknamed the “Queen of the Bronx”. Having caught the attention of many of her colleagues, she was named as one of the “top hot new attorneys in the Criminal Justice area” by the New York Post (November 26, 2000).

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