Expertise in representing injured patients against physicians, hospitals and dentists in medical malpractice claims, lawsuits, trials, and appeals in all of the courts of New York State and in all federal jurisdictions.
Criminal Practice Experience
Appointed to the Nassau County 18–b Major Felony Offense Panel in 1987 and to the 18-b Major Offense and Murder panel in Suffolk County. Tried major felony offenses to juries in Nassau County, Suffolk County, and Queens County. Over 28 years experience in Criminal Law matters.
Elder Law, Trusts, & Estates, Special Needs
Appointed a Estate and Guardian Court Examiner by the NY State Appellate Division Second Department to protect the rights and assets of Alleged Incapacitated Persons. Member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Article 81 Guardain and Special Needs Trustee
Appellate Practice Experience
Extensive experience in writing briefs and arguing appeals in the following courts: United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York State Court of Appeals, and the New York State Supreme Court - Appellate Divisions.
Certified Divorce Mediator. Experienced Domestic Violence.
Certified by the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division Second Department and the Capital Defender Screening Panel of the Second Department to be the sole Appellate Council in capital death cases.
Certified by the Office of Court Administration and the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division Second Department as a Court Evaluator and Court Examiner.