Has Stephen Einstein & Associates filed a lawsuit against you?
Who are they? Stephen Einstein & Associates, P.C., which recently merged with the now defunct Mel S. Harris and Associates, LLC, is a New York law firm with a primary practice of consumer debt collection. Many former attorneys and clients of Mel S. Harris are now with Stephen Einstein & Associates. The newly joined firms represents a wide-range of clients, from global financial institutions to medium business owners, in every market sector, including but not limited to financial, education, health care, and technology.
Are they legitimate? Consumer complaints can be found in numerous forums and chat rooms on-line and include claims that judgments were unknowingly obtained without proper service and that lawsuits were filed for debts that were not owed. That being said, they are a legitimate law firm and thus if you receive any legal documents from their office, you should treat them seriously to avoid having a default judgment entered against you.
If you have discovered a judgment was entered against you by Stephen Einstein & Associates or Mel S. Harris and Associates without your knowledge you may wish to contact the Court where the judgment was entered to obtain copies of the Affidavit of Service filed with the clerk. This paperwork will indicate when, where and how the process server allegedly served you. If the information listed in the paper is incorrect, you may have a great argument as to why the judgment should be vacated and our experienced and dedicated attorneys can help.
The following is the contact information for Stephen Einstein & Associates:
Stephen Einstein & Associates, P.C.
39 Broadway, Suite 125
New York, New York 10006
Toll Free (800) 280-6205
Fax (212) 227-9656
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