AREAS OF PRACTICE
Criminal Defense -- Felonies, Misdemeanors and Violations
Traffic Infractions -- Parking tickets, moving violations
Personal Injury -- Slip/Fall, car accidents, work related accidents
1994-Present SOLE PRACTITIONER
1992-1994 MANAGING ATTORNEY, FINKELSTEIN, LEVINE, GITTLESOHN AND TETTENBAUM
1989-1992 ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, McGUIRK, LEVINSON, ZECCOLA, SEAMAN et al
1985-1989 ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY, SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY
1982-1985 NYC FIREFIGHTER (ENG. 225, L-107, B-39)
BAR ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
1983 NY STATE SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
1990 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT
18-B WESTCHESTER COUNTY PANEL FOR FELONIES
18-B WESTCHESTER COUNTY PANEL FOR MISDEMEANORS
18-B WESTCHESTER COUNTY PANEL FOR CRIMINAL APPEALS
1975-1977 NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, A.A.
1977-1979 SUNY AT ALBANY, B.A.
1979-1982 ST. JOHN'S SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D.
MATTERS OF INTEREST
People v L.A.M. -- Successfully argued to overturn a criminal conviction under NY State's Aggravated Harassment statute in the New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals.
International Olympic Committee v Triglobal -- Successful international arbitration with CAS overturning lifetime ban imposed by IOC.
People v R.M. -- Represented Defendent who was assessed $13,900 in fines and penalties for parking tickets. Successfully argued the matter in Ossining Village Court and got the amount reduced to $125.
People v T.C. -- Represented male charged with vehiclular homicide (felony), and facing a possible prison term. After trial convicted of reckless driving, a misdemeanor. Sentenced to a monetary fine.