WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING

"I wouldn't want anyone else representing me! Sylvia Ho, Esq. is the extreme professional...a great communicator & listener, has excellent analytical & research skills & is a "people person", as well! Felt extremely comfortable the very moment we met...Would give 10 stars if I could!"

16 Spring Lane,
Farmington, Connecticut

Law Offices of Sylvia Ho, LLC 

14 Spring Lane, 
Farmington, Connecticut

 

Law Offices of Sylvia Ho, LLC as a  law firm is dedicated solely to business transactions and litigation,  we have successfully represented sophisticated business clients in negotiating complex transactions, pre-litigation negotiations, mediation and litigation and trial in arbitration and in courts and administrative proceedings.  

 

We are committed to providing closely held businesses with value-driven, client-focused legal advisory and litigation services.  We have represented clients a number of different industries, including manufacturers, construction, distribution, and services businesses, that face a variety legal issues common to their industry.  

 

These transactional and litigation matters have included protection against unfair competition from competitors;  non-competition and non-solicitation agreements; labor and employment compliance advisory services and representation;  protection of intellectual property rights and prosecution against infringement; insurance coverage disputes; appeals of overtaxation of business property; negotiating partnership or vendor agreements and disputes; and business exit planning for retiring business owners.

Areas of Practice:

I represent small business owners in all aspects of business law, including:

 

  • Formation and Dissolution of companies.

  • Business Owners Asset Protection

  • Women & Minority Business Certification to do business with governments & large corporations

  • Bid protests and appeals

  • Financing Negotiations/ Documentation and Disputes.

  • Human Resources/Employment and Labor/Non-Competition Agreements 

  • Negotiations and Purchase and Sale of Companies and Real Estate

  • Licensing and regulations compliance issues

  • Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition prosecution and defense

  • Administrative hearings

  • Commercial and General Litigation

  • Insurance claims and coverage disputes over commercial losses

  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant and Lease Negotiations and Litigation

  • Trusts & Estate Planning  & Probate Litigation for Small Business Owners & Family owned Businesses.

Education:

BA cum laude and Special Honors 1983, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
 

JD 1987 Boston College, Newton Centre, Massachusetts
 

Clerkship: Law Clerk to the Justices of the New Hampshire Superior Court


Licensed to Practice in Connecticut.

 

Languages: 

Chinese Cantonese - Proficient

Chinese Mandarin - Comprehension

 

Honors and Community Service:

Connecticut Attorney Trial Referee appointed by Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice (2013)
 

Connecticut Superior Court Arbitrator appointed by Chief Administrative Judge of Superior Courts (2013)
 

Special Education Hearing Officer appointed by Connecticut State Board of Education ( 2011)

Committee for Foreclosure Sales appointed by Chief
Administrative Judge of Hartford Superior Court  (2013)

 

Commissioner, Connecticut Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission (2011-2014)
 

Volunteer Attorney, Statewide Legal Services  - Connecticut Bar Association 2016 pro bono Honor Roll

Professional Memberships:

Connecticut Bar Association
 

Connecticut Asian Pacific Bar Association


BNI
Greater Hartford Chapter


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Law Offices of Sylvia Ho, LLC is a member of the Connecticut Business and Industries Association (CBIA)

 

References available prior to engagement