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Stephan Peskin has been practicing law since 1968. He is licensed to practice law in New York, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. He practices personal injury law in the Federal and State Courts. He is a New York personal injury lawyer, who has published several books and articles that deal with the practice of civil litigation. He is a sought after lecturer and teacher.

Mr. Peskin has been President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and is a Senior Member of the Board of Directors of the American Association for Justice. Featured in Who's Who in American Law. Mr. Peskin has produced multi-million dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients.

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Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Slip, Trip, & Fall Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Police Brutality

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1968
  • Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1970
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1971

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1968
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1965

Published Works

  • How to Settle for Top Dollar, Michie Publishers, 1989 Annual Supplements 1990, 1991
  • Establishing The Negotiating Posture, What's It Worth? A Guide To Personal Injury Awards and Settlements, Kluwer Publishers, 1987
  • Basis of Opinion Evidence, Forensic Sciences, Matthew Bender & Company, 1984
  • Innovative Pre-Trial Motion Practice, 1 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 35
  • Fair Trial -- Free Press, 12 New York Trial Lawyers Quarterly 60
  • Initial Client Interview, Atla Press, Best of Trial Vol 1, 1990
  • Art of Non-Verbal Communication, Featured Column, Trial Diplomacy Journal, (1980-1981)
  • Admissibility of Polygraph, Hypnosis, Truth Drugs in a Criminal Trial, 4 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 539
  • Enforcement of Plea Bargaining Agreements, Settlement and Plea Bargaining, ATLA Press, 1981
  • Guest Editorial, New York Times 1993; New York Post 1994

Representative Cases

  • Debora Esteves, et al v. New York City Housing Authority, 698 N.Y.S. 2d. 724, 1999, 2nd Dept, 1999263391
  • Uribe v. Merchants Bank of New York, 239 A.D.2d 128, 657 N.Y.S.2d 613, 1997, 1st Dept, 1997104684
  • Matter of Kuschner, 200 A.D.2d 336, 616 N.Y.S.2d 206, 1994, 1st Dept, 1994168081
  • Rohring v. City of Niagara Falls, 81 N.Y.2d 60, 638 N.E.2d 62, 614 N.Y.S. 2d 714, 1994, N.Y., 1994140563
  • People v. Murphy, 81 N.Y.2d 60, 638 N.E. 2d 62, 614 N.Y.S.2d 714, 1984
  • Burch v. Burch, 109 Misc.2d 503, 440 N.Y.S.2d 445, 1981, N.Y.Sup., 1981128414
  • Kenna v. Ambach, 61 A.D.2d 1091, 403 N.Y.S.2d 351, 1978, 1st Dept, 1978105611
  • People v. Brown, 40 N.Y.2d 183, 352 N.E.2d 545, 386 N.Y.S.2d 359, 1976, 1976128739
  • People v. Root, 87 Misc.2d 482, 384 N.Y.S.2d 951, 1975, N.Y.Sup., 1976111997
  • People v. Brown, 46 A.D.2d 590, 364 N.Y.S.2d 512, 1975, 1st Dept, 1975120640
  • Sherreal Abdulwali v. Washington Metro Area Transit Authority, 193 F.R.D. 10, 2000, 2000362933
  • Pearl v City of Long Beach, et al, 296 F 3rd 76, 2002, 2nd Cir cert. denied

Representative Clients

  • Injured Clients

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer, Harvard University School of Law
  • Guest Lecturer, Princeton University
  • Guest Lecturer, Yale University School of Law
  • Guest Lecturer, Georgetown University School of Law
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Arizona School of Law
  • Guest Lecturer, Nova Law School (Florida)
  • Guest Lecturer, St. John's University School of Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member Board of Directors, 1980
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1993 to 1994
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Editor in Chief, Bill of Particulars, 1992 to 1992
  • Big Apple Pothole Protective Corporation, President, 1997
  • American Association for Justice, Member Board of Governors, 1984
  • American Association for Justice, Tort Section, Chair, 1988 to 1989
  • American Association for Justice, Criminal Law Section, Chair, 1978 to 1979
  • American Association for Justice, Product Liability Exchange, Chair, 1987 to 1992
  • American Association for Justice, Member, Budget Committee (Formerly Home Office & Budget), 1989 to 2011
  • American Association for Justice, Chair, Budget Committee , 1995 to 1997
  • National College Trial Advocacy, Dean, 1984 to 1984

Past Employment Positions

  • Rothblatt, Rothblatt, Seijas & Peskin, Partner, 1970 to 1981

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