Teamsters Local 117 attorneys handle litigation, arbitration and unfair labor practice charges that arise in the context of your employment as a represented Union member. The accessibility of Local 117 lawyers to Business Representatives gives your Union a powerful resource when it comes to protecting your rights on the job.
It is important to note that attorneys in the Teamsters Local 117 Legal Department do not and cannot represent members in their private legal matters. Local 117 attorneys do not, for example, provide counsel regarding family law, criminal law, or bankruptcy law unless a case is directly related to your workplace rights and your rights under your collective bargaining agreement.
We have, however, compiled a list of legal referrals for Local 117 members. In many cases, our referrals will provide discounted rates exclusively to members of the Union.