For twenty years, I have represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various civil litigation actions, negotiations, arbitrations/mediations, real estate closings and transactional matters. I provide my clients with a candid assessment of the situation and a clear and easy to understand explanation of the law and the practical options available. I am dedicated to aggressively and zealously asserting and protecting my client’s rights. I pride myself in being accessible to my clients and providing the personal attention and friendly attitude they deserve.
I concentrate my practice on all aspects of business matters, including formation, drafting and reviewing contracts and corporate documents, litigation, employer/employee disputes, independent contractor relatioships, wage and hour regluations, dispute prevention, mergers, aquisitions, associations, shareholder issues, financing, consumer fraud, and licensing.
I co-authored the 2008 amendement to the Massachusetts Wage Act requiring treble damages for violation of Massachusetts wage and hour laws. The amendment provides a level playing field to both employers and employees.
I also act as an advisor to start-up businesses, handle commercial and residential real estate transactions, landlord/tenant disputes, personal injury cases, miscellaneous contract drafting and complex negotiations.
If you would like to speak with me about your legal concerns, please contact me today.
Ara J. Balikian
Balikian Law 922 Waltham Street, Suite 209, Lexington, MA 02421 Tel: (617) 314-6367