James H. Thomson, Esq. has represented real estate and small business clients since being sworn in as an attorney in 2007. In that capacity, he has handled thousands of transactions for hundreds of business owners, not-for-profits and individual clients.
James Thomson’s legal work is focused on representation of commercial property owners and business owners. Mr. Thomson daily handles matters including commercial real estate sales, purchases and leases; business asset sales and purchases; formation and dissolution of business entities, including Corporations and LLC’s; drafting of Buy-Sell Agreements, Operating Agreements and other corporate documents; handling commercial landlord-tenant matters; and filing ICAP tax abatement applications. These services are offered in both New York and New Jersey.
In addition to his commitment to the clients of Thomson Law, PLLC, Mr. Thomson is actively involved with the Staten Island business and not-for-profit communities. He is a founding member and past President of The Executive Club of Staten Island. He is a member, and past Board member, of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce. He additionally has served on the Board of Directors of the West Brighton Local Development Committee, now known as SIBOC. He currently serves on the advisory boards of St. Peter’s Boy’s High School and the Carl V. Bini Foundation, as well as on the Business Council of the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation.
Mr. Thomson has been an active participant in numerous political campaigns and organizations, and as a contributor to NY1’s Staten Island Now roundtable discussions on local congressional races. He has been recognized as a Top 10 Up and Comer in Staten Island (City and State Magazine, April 2018); S.I.E.D.C. 20 under 40 honoree (2015); and YMCA Unsung Hero of Hurricane Sandy (2013).
Mr. Thomson studied law at the University of St. John’s, Queens Campus, as a recipient of the St. Thomas More Scholarship. During his time as a law student, Mr. Thomson interned at the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office under D.A. Daniel Donovan, and in the New York State Supreme Court under Justice Philip Minardo.
A native Staten Islander, Mr. Thomson has lived on the North Shore for over 40 years. He pursued his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Albany where he was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree from the University’s Business School, with a focus on marketing and management. During break periods at that time, Mr. Thomson worked for several Staten Island title companies as well as the Richmond County Clerk, developing the knowledge basis for the real estate title elements of his practice today.
John R. Fink, Esq. is a life-long New Yorker. John was born in Brooklyn and and moved to Staten Island at the age of 5, where he has resided on the South Shore since.
John’s legal work is focused on representation of sellers and purchasers in residential transactions in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Fink also handles matters including formation and dissolution of business entities, including Corporations and LLC’s; commercial landlord-tenant matters; gun licensing matters; and certain criminal defense and collection matters.
John is a Monsignor Farrell graduate (Class of 2005). He graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. He then went on to study law and graduated from New York Law School in 2017. He was admitted to the Bars of New York and New Jersey in 2018. Later that same year, he was admitted to practice in the Federal court of New Jersey and both Federal courts in New York City. He began his career as a legal intern for a Civil Court Judge handling divorce matters. He then went on to work with some of the top criminal defense attorneys in the tri-state area. He has handled a range of cases from traffic infractions and DWI to murder.
New York State Courts
New Jersey State Court
United States District Court-District of New Jersey
United States District Court-Eastern District of New York
United States District Court-Southern District of New York
Julie I. Algieri possesses more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, which started with a small real estate and litigation firm in Manhattan. Focusing on residential real estate purchases, sales and short sales, as well as being well versed in bank closings, Julie gives each client personalized attention, and can help guide them through the real estate process. Julie earned her Bachelors Degree in Law graduating with Magna Cum Laude and with Honors, and Masters Degree in Psychology graduating Cum Laude with Honors, from Purdue University. Julie also is a New York and New Jersey licensed notary.