New York Supreme Court (1999); United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts (2000).
Equipped with excellent persuasion techniques and trial skills with the capacity to remain objective and civil during court proceedings.
Adept at developing positive rapport with clients. Presents evidence in a clear and straightforward manner and practices sound and thorough case analysis techniques.
Communicates clearly and effectively with clients, opposing counsel, jurors and judges. Develops lasting professional relationships.
Drafter of effective and winning motions in all facets of personal injury litigation
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
*American Association for Justice
Prinicpal, 01/2002 to 08/2017 Company Name
Owned and managed personal practice simultaneously with
Of Counsel, 01/2015 to 07/2017 Company Name – City, State
Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
Of Counsel, 01/2007 to 01/2015 Company Name
Managed substantial case load of various types of personal injury actions.
Participated in arbitrations and private mediations; negotiated substantial settlements in matters from medical malpractice to traumatic brain injury cases.
Take/defend depositions and appear for conferences/motions in State and Federal Court.
Prepared and argued motions for summary judgment as well as opposition papers to dispositive motions.
Drafted and prepared motions on issues ranging from dispositive motion practice to discovery disputes such as spoliation.
Liability, Damages and Summary Jury Trial Experience resulting in million dollar verdicts, settlements during trial.
Picked multiple juries.
Argued appeals of dispositive motions before Appellate Division panels.
Surrogate Court experience including trials.
Acted as legal counsel in all aspects of cases from intake to trial, on various types of actions including labor law, slip/trip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, breach of contract and collection matters.
Associate Attorney, 01/1999 to 01/2002 Company Name
Appeared in State Court for conferences and motions.
Drafted and prepared pleadings, motions & appeals.
Juris Doctor: May 1999 New York Law School - City, State
Bachelor of Fine Arts: May 1979 New York University -
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