Our Practice Areas

Immigration, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Attorneys

Law Offices of Jose Perez in Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo, New York offer clients experienced representation in immigration, personal injury, workers’ compensation and social security disability cases. Our team of lawyers, legal assistants paralegals, investigators and law clerks is dedicated to providing superior client service and aggressively advocating for client rights.

Workers’ Compensation

In New York, you are entitled to collect money for injuries that occur within the course and scope of your employment. If you are injured on the job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.

Workers’ compensation covers all types of worker injuries, including back injuries, knee injuries, shoulder and arm injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, burns, and other types of worker injuries.

Workers’ compensation covers all types of injured workers, including the following:

  • Office workers and managers
  • Tradesmen, construction workers, and heavy equipment operators
  • Factory workers
  • Airline employees
  • Truck, package, delivery drivers, and dock workers
  • Public transportation and government employees
  • Nurses and health care workers
Workers Compensation

Personal Injuries

  • Back-Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Shoulder and Arm Injury
  • Knee Injury
  • Burn Injuries
  • Brain & Spinal
  • Cord Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
Personal Injuries


  • Citizenship and Naturalization
  • Consular Processing and Adjustment of Status
  • Deferred Action and DREAMers
  • F & M Visas
  • Green Cards
  • Immigration Law
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Litigation
  • Paths to Citizenship
  • Permanent Residency
  • Protection-Based Claims
  • Special Immigrant
  • Juvenile Visas
  • Spouse/Fiancé Visa
  • U Visa
  • Waivers of Inadmissibility
  • Alien Labor Certification
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Employment Based Immigrant Visas
  • Employment Based Non-Immigrant Visas
  • H-1B & Other Non-Immigrant Visas
  • I-9 Compliance and Employer Sanctions Actions
  • Investors and Entrepreneurs
  • Non-Immigrant Visas
  • Nurses
  • PERM Labor Certification
  • Removal Defense
  • Appeals
  • Board of Immigration Appeals
  • Expedited Removal
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Removal and Deportation Defense
  • Removal Orders

Social Security Disability

Conditions which may qualify you for SSD benefits may involve one or more of the following:

  • Diabetes – including related ailments such as neuropathy, retinopathy or mellitus
  • Back injuries and problems, including spinal injuries and bulging, herniated or ruptured disks
  • Heart conditions, including congestive heart failure or chronic heart failure, and other cardiovascular system disorders
  • Stroke
  • Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions
  • Lupus
  • Blindness
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Cancer and leukemia
  • Arthritis and other bone and joint conditions
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Epilepsy and other neurological and seizure disorders
  • Connective tissue disorder and other immune system disorders
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Brain injuries and other head injuries
  • Mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and autism
Social Security

Labor and Employment

We represent private employees, Federal, State, County and Municipal employees and small businesses in actions alleging violations of federal and state laws regarding:

  • Affirmative action
  • Employment contracts
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Labor law
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Overtime and wage claims
  • Severance
  • Sexual harassment
  • Retaliation and whistleblower protection
  • Wrongful discharge

Discrimination based on:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Nation of origin
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexual orientation