Over 35 years of legal experience, dedicated to providing a practical resolution of any of your legal issues through personal, professional service.
We are able to handle a range of legal issues with personal, prompt, and professional attention. Our office practice was built on handling real estate matters and personal injury civil litigation, which required us to develop expertise in related areas, such as contract law, landlord/tenant, wills & estates and general civil litigation. Most importantly, we have learned to listen to clients to identify their problems and provide solutions that are pragmatic and effective.
EDUCATION: Graduated from The Cooper Union, New York City (B.S. in Physics) in 1970 and Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, NY in 1976.
BAR ADMISSIONS: Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1977 and the New York Federal Courts (Southern and Eastern Districts) in that same year.
LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS: Present or Former Member of the New York State Bar Association; Westchester County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; Defense Association of New York (Board Member and Member of Internet Committee, former editor, "The Defendant";), New York County Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association.
LEGAL WORK SUMMARY: Trial Attorney and Managing Trial Attorney and Attorney of Record in New York City and Westchester, New York through 1999 with major insurance carrier.
Since 2000, solo law practice in Cornwall, New York, concentrating in real estate, personal injury and related fields.
OTHER BACKGROUND: Service as an arbitrator for the New York City Civil Courts, the courts in the Ninth Judicial District, and the American Arbitration Association; Provider of pro bono legal advice to various local organizations; Realtor seminars in various Real Estate offices.
While with the insurer: Authored the Litigation Guide for the State of New York;Conducted educational seminars in various branch and regional claims offices.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES: Church Board Member; Coach/Referee Youth Soccer; Coach/Umpire/Board Member Cornwall Little League; Scout Leader; High School and College Baseball umpiring; High School Basketball officiating and board member; President, HVLE business organization; Cornwall Lions Club.