Welcome to the Law Office of Richard A. Klass, “Your Court Street Lawyer.”

Brooklyn attorney Richard A. Klass and his associates provide high-quality, cost-effective legal services. The firm works with individuals, families, entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profits that require representation in New York. His office’s experience spans decades and includes over 12 distinct areas of practice.

Whether you are located in New York, in another state, or in a foreign country, the Law Office of Richard A. Klass is well-positioned to protect and defend your interests in New York.

If you, your business, or anyone in your family requires assistance, call today for a consultation. The Law Office of Richard A. Klass, Esq. is conveniently located on Court Street, in downtown Brooklyn, just steps from the court houses and Brooklyn Borough Hall.

Call (718) 643-6063 or (718) COURT-ST to schedule an appointment now.


The areas of practice for our Brooklyn, New York office include:

The firm also has a reputation for taking on those unusual and difficult cases that may not fit into a single “pigeon hole.” If you’re not sure if “Your Court Street Lawyer” handles it, just ask.


Richard A. Klass, Esq. is “Your Court Street Lawyer”

Richard A. Klass is the quintessential “Court Street Lawyer,” as defined by the New York Times; a “street-smart sharpie with verve, hustle and a striver’s charisma.”

Practicing law much like a critical care doctor functions, Klass is the lawyer clients do not want to need but is essential when they do. Practicing primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, debt collection and enforcement of judgments, legal malpractice, and real estate litigation, his firm also represents clients in bankruptcy, civil appeals, and federal court litigation.

Mr. Klass lectures and writes extensively for lawyers and industry professionals. He also publishes the widely-read quarterly newsletter Law Currents; his blogs Law Currents and The Legal Malpractice Blog, New York; and books, Successfully Defending Your Credit Card Lawsuit: What to Do If You Are Sued for a Credit Card Debt, published in 2013 and Attorney’s Liens and Legal Fee Enforcement: What to do if your client stops paying you, published in 2015.


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Attorney’s Liens and Legal Fee Enforcement:
What to do if your client stops paying you

by Richard A. Klass, Esq.

Attorney’s Liens and Legal Fee Enforcement, is intended to provide attorneys with information relating to the attachment and enforcement of retaining liens and charging liens; methods of enforcement of these attorney’s liens; steps to be taken to pursue legal action for the recovery of legal fees; and risk management and ethical issues relating to the enforcement of attorney’s liens and actions.