Lifestyle Lawyer in Downtown Brooklyn

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Lifestyle Lawyer in Downtown Brooklyn DUMBO Heights.

Kathleen Higgins is a lifestyle lawyer in downtown Brooklyn, New York.  (718- 422-0053)  She is the founder, and principal attorney, of the Law Office of Kathleen Higgins located in the DUMBO Brooklyn Heights area at 270 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. She can be contacted by email: Kathleen.Higgins (at)

As a lifestyle lawyer she advises and represents clients in a range of areas and when advisable acts as a facilitator and intermediator with specialist lawyers.

The Higgins Law practice is experienced in the following area:

  • Real Estate, Sales and Purchases of Co-ops, Condos and Houses

  • Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts

  • Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    • Contract disputes: claims and defenses as well as warranty claims and defenses
    • Real estate litigation
    • Insurance coverage disputes
    • Will contests and probate litigation
    • Libel and slander
  • Personal Injury

    • Automobile, bus, taxi, train and subway accidents. We handle no-fault automobile cases and pedestrian knockdowns.
    • Construction, building and work site accidents
    • Nursing home abuse
    • Animal bites
    • Assault cases
    • Defective and dangerous products, lead poisoning
    • Birth injuries, wrongful death and medical negligence matters.
  • Civil Rights

    • Rights violated by police and/or other governmental agencies
    •  Workplace discrimination
    •  Improper arrests

Kathleen Higgins graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2000 and was admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the District of New Jersey.

Kathleen Higgins comes to the practice of law from a diverse professional background. She has been involved with advocacy for domestic violence survivors, crime victims, homeless prevention services, and families affected by chemical dependency. Kathleen initiated several innovative programs to assist “at risk” youths and their families, as well as developing and implementing training and educational programs for professionals, families and individuals in these areas of public health

Kathleen is also a trained mediator having used transformative problems resolution for families and community based disputes.

Drawing on her experience in the variety of legal issues and having honed her skills, in 2004 Kathleen and another attorney formed a law partnership. In 2011 she became the sole principal of what is now a General Practice that focuses on Real Estate, Probate and Administration, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Civil Litigation. The office also practices in the legal areas of Business Formations and provides per diem and trial counsel services to other attorneys, representing their clients’ interests at all stages of litigation.

She is dedicated to providing clients with personal attention and working hard to satisfy their concerns.

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