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Gregory Calliste Jr.
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Gregory Calliste, Jr. is a New York employment discrimination attorney at Phillips & Associates. He possesses 13 years of experience handling civil, and criminal law matters, including employment law matters, at the federal, state and administrative levels.

If you are a victim of racial or national origin discrimination at work, you should be aware that there are federal, state, and local laws in place to protect you. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, for example, prohibited racial discrimination occurs when an employer treats someone unfavorably due to their race or because of personal characteristics associated with race, such as skin color or hair texture. An employer is not allowed to terminate your employment or take any adverse action against you because you are of a particular race, color, national origin, religion or gender.

If you are a victim of intentional discrimination or harassment, under various Federal and State laws, you may be entitled to damages, including compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are designed to pay a victim of harassment or discrimination for any out-of-pocket expenses, such as those associated with a job search or medical care, as well as emotional harms like mental anguish or loss of enjoyment. When an employer's acts are especially malicious or reckless, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the employer and deter future similar conduct.

Mr. Calliste is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the State of New Jersey. He is also admitted to practice before the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, Federal District Courts in the State of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Education
New York Law School
J.D.
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State University of New York - College at Old Westbury
B.S. | Applied Business Systems & Management
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
- Current
Attorney
The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington
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Law Student Associate
Queller, Fisher, Dienst, Serrins, Washor & Kool, LLP, New York, NY
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Awards
Public Interest Attorney of the Year
Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York
Member
Current
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New Jersey State Bar
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Gregory Calliste Jr.'s Website Profile
Website
Phillips & Associates Website
Blog
New York Employment Attorney Blog
Blog
New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
USA
Telephone: (212) 248-7431
Fax: (212) 901-2107