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John Robert Skrabanek

John Robert Skrabanek

Partner, Thompson & Skrabanek, PLLC
  • Appeals & Appellate, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy ...
  • New York, Texas
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Summary

J.R. is a problem-solver for successful businesses and individuals.

J.R. has tried a dozen cases to verdict in state and federal courts. He has successfully settled or prevailed in hundreds of cases in his career, sometimes with millions of dollars at stake. In 2019, J.R. won a $1.5 million dollar plaintiff’s verdict. In 2018, he was part of the trial team for one of the 50 largest verdicts in Texas. Also in 2018, he secured a take-nothing defense verdict for a real estate developer facing a multi-million dollar claim.

J.R.’s practice focuses on all types of business and commercial litigation, including contracts, real estate, debt defense, and consumer law, amongst many others. J.R. also serves as outside General Counsel to thriving businesses.

Education
University of Kentucky College of Law
J.D. (2009)
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Member, Law Review
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Professional Experience
Partner
Thompson & Skrabanek, PLLC
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
13 Things Your Landlord Won’t Tell You—That Could Cost You Money
Reader's Digest
18 Experts On Running A Successful Non-Profit
Free Press Directory
3 Easy Ways to Royally Muck Up Your Freelance Contracts
Entrepreneur Magazine
For Consumer Problems, Sometimes The Best Advocate Has A Law Degree
Huffington Post
How to Break a Contract Without Paying Dearly
U.S. News & World Report
How to Tell if You Were Fired From Your Job Illegally
Huffington Post
Plaintiffs, Upset With Text Offering, Appeal Dismissal Of Class Action
Forbes
What The 3D Printed Guns Battle Means For Bitcoin and DApps
CoinJournal
Speaking Engagements
Copyright and Trademark Basics Every Attorney Should Know
Certifications
CIPP/US
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Awards
Fellow
Texas Bar Foundation
Limited to top 1/3 of 1% of all Texas attorneys.
Member
Texas Bar College
Recognition for voluntary additional Continuing Legal Education credits.
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas
Current
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New York State Bar Association
Current
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New York City Bar Association
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
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5th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Communications & Internet Law
    Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Intellectual Property
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Thompson & Skrabanek, PLLC
42 W. 38th Street
Suite 1002
New York, NY 10018
Telephone: (646) 568-4280
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed