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The Stone Counsel Approach

Our goal at Stone Counsel is to become your trusted advisor for all your legal needs. That’s why we begin each and every one of our clients’ inquiries with detailed evaluations. We can’t make optimal decisions without first knowing all of the key facts surrounding an issue.

Once we have all the details, we can design a strategy around what value we provide when balanced against your chances of success. After all, you should only pay for value.

Areas of Practice


Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Representing businesses in both litigations and transactions.


Appeals and Motions

Representing attorneys who require appellate advocacy or motion expertise.



Representing individuals in the events of life, including obtaining compensation for personal injuries, problems at work or with real estate transactions.

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Richard Paul Stone: Attorney at Law

Richard Paul Stone has been practicing law in the New-York Metropolitan area for over 30 years. Following a career in musical performance, he has approached law with the same level of energy, discipline and attention-to-detail.

Mr. Stone began his career working in a number of firms where he was taught strong professional values and mentored in multiple areas of the law, including:

  • Commercial and real estate litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Labor Law
  • Medical negligence
  • Products liability
  • Executive consultation and compensation
  • Employment discrimination and breaches of employment obligations

He brings a perspective that was earned through handling every stage of a litigation, from initial client contact and pleadings through discovery, motion practice, trial and appeal.


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
    • J.D., 1987
  • Boston University
    • M.Mus., 1981
  • San Jose State University
    • B. B.Mus., 1979

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Southern District, United States District Court
  • Eastern District, United States District Court
  • Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

The Founding of Stone Counsel

Mr. Stone opened his own practice in 2005, seeking a better platform to assist his clients by applying what he had learned at New York City’s top firms, but with personal care and service.

Stone Counsel is proud to serve clients from all backgrounds and walks of life. Businesses, women, men, both wealthy and not, you name it and chances are that Stone has helped them.

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