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Mathew Paulose Jr.

Mathew Paulose Jr.

Highly sought after by Westchester residents
  • Business Law
  • New York
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Has more than 20 years of litigation experience, has handled more than 200 cases in the federal courts of New York and more than 100 cases in New York state courts. Has serviced more than 1000 clients. Has conducted jury trials in Westchester County, New York County, Kings County, Queens County, and Nassau County. Has tried a variety of cases, ranging from civil rights to contract rights, from personal injury to property disputes, from lien law to employment law. On the plaintiff's side, has been in the Top Verdicts in New York Verdict Search. On the defendant's side, once had a jury award only $1 against the client. Has been in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Village Voice, and Forbes. Has written articles for the New York Law Journal, the New York State Bar, and several New York Law Reviews. Has won awards for writing skills, received written acknowledgements from a federal judge for trial performance ("outstanding"), and a slew of compliments from the people helped (see website). Lead attorney has three degrees, including a Masters of Law. Is also an Administrative Law Judge for a State agency. In sum, one of Westchester's most sought after lawyers. Accepting all clients.

Practice Area
    Business Law
    Business Litigation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Litigation - Business
  • Litigation - Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Contract Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Paulose & Associates PLLC
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Head of Litigation
Koehler & Isaacs LLP
Fordham University School of Law
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New York University School of Law
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AV Preeminent
Top Verdicts
Verdict Search
Top Attorneys
Westchester Magazine
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2989879
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Speaking Engagements
Avoiding litigation in employment hiring, How to Find a Job in any Economy: Resources, Strategies, and Advice
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Legal Answers
24 Questions Answered
Q. what is required to prove in order to recover damages for breach of contract
A: Greetings. It appears you may be asking two questions: (1) what is required to prove damages in a breach of contract action or (2) what is required to prove a breach of contract so that you may be awarded damages. This response attempts to answer the first question. For a plaintiff to prove damages in a breach of contract, they must show that they suffered some kind of monetary harm. In New York, damages are categorized as (a) reliance damages, (b) restitution damages, and (c) expectation damages. A plaintiff is entitled to seek whichever one is the greatest. Reliance damages are those pecuniary losses that the plaintiff suffered because they relied on the contract's performance. Restitution damages are those pecuniary losses that the plaintiff suffered because they paid the other party for the contract's performance. Finally, expectation damages are those pecuniary losses that the plaintiff suffered because they did not get what they bargained for. All three types must be supported with testimonial evidence or documents revealing the amounts lost. Please note, even if a plaintiff suffered no monetary harm, they could still sue for breach of contract but their damages would be limited to "nominal damages", which is usually $1. Please contact a good New York lawyer for further information. Good luck.
Q. I need advice on pursuing a breach of contract by a modular home contractor.
A: Greetings. It appears you are unhappy with the progress of your modular home construction. In New York, disputes between modular home vendors and buyers are governed by their written agreement. The agreement will have provisions concerning performance, time, and, often, disputes, which may have to be arbitrated or mediated. Please take your agreement to a good New York attorney so that it can be reviewed and what if any next steps can be taken.
Q. Is the operation agreement of an LLC binding if no one has signed it? And can you then vote a member out if it isn't?
A: Greetings, it appears your LLC is having a member dispute. Member disputes are common in LLCs, indeed in any type of group venture. Member disputes must be resolved for the sake of the business. If the business is being driven to the ground because of the dispute however then dissolution may be the only answer. If your LLC is a NY LLC, dissolution is not an easy matter to obtain judicially. You must show that the business is truly incapable of operating to obtain a dissolution through a judge. If the business is capable of operating, then a judicial dissolution will not be possible. One may want to instead explore obtaining consent or a buy out, among other options. One should also look at the operating agreement itself, which may have provisions both to resolve disputes and concerning dissolution. Please speak with a good New York attorney for more information. Good luck.
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