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  • Boggio, Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt, Miller & Streng Selected as Super Lawyers

    Frank W. Streng, White Plains Estate Litigation LawyerGail M Boggio, White Plains Surrogate's Court & Trusts & Estates LawyerHowell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2014

    Seven of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Gail M. Boggio has again been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation/Estate Planning & Probate/Elder Law. Howell Bramson has again been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has again been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Frank W. Streng has been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation and Estate Planning & Probate. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Aurnou is Presiding Judge at International Criminal Moot Court Competition

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerMarch 08, 2014

    Joel Martin Aurnou, a member of our Appellate Practice group, served as a Presiding Judge at the the International Criminal Moot Court Competition at Pace Law School on March 8, 2014.

  • Aurnou Acts as Presiding Judge at National Trial Moot Court Competition

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerFebruary 08, 2014

    Joel Martin Aurnou, a member of our Appellate Practice group, served as a Presiding Judge at the National Trial Moot Court Competition at Pace Law School on February 8, 2014.

  • Boggio, Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt & Miller Selected as Super Lawyers

    Gail M Boggio, White Plains Surrogate's Court & Trusts & Estates LawyerHowell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2013

    Six of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Gail M. Boggio has been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation/Estate Planning & Probate/Elder Law. Howell Bramson has again been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has again been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Brophy Speaks on Ethical Issues for Lawyers

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerNovember 27, 2012

    Joseph J. Brophy, who chairs our Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice groups, was part of a panel discussion on Ethical Issues for Lawyers on November 27, 2012 in Central Valley, NY for a CLE program sponsored by the Orange County Bar Association. The panel also included Supreme Court Justice Lewis J. Lubell. Click at Outline for Joe's written presentation.

  • Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt & Miller Selected as Super Lawyers

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2012

    Five of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Howell Bramson has been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Joe Brophy has also been selected as one of Westchester's top 25 lawyers. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Avvo Rates Brophy as "10" & "Superb"

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerJuly 18, 2012

    Joseph J. Brophy, who chairs our Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice groups, is a proud contributor of Avvo, a web site that permits members of the internet community to have a source of legal advice. Avvo has awarded Joe a rating of "Superb"' and a "10".

  • Brophy Lectures for NYS Trial Lawyers Association on Ethics & Honesty

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerNovember 29, 2011

    Joseph J. Brophy, who leads the firm's Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury groups, moderated and lectured at a program for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association on November 29, 2011 in New Windsor, New York entitled, "Ethics & Honesty - Current Cases & Trends". The program offered a review and lively discussion of recent decisions in the field of legal ethics with the Hon. Lewis J. Lubell (Justice of the Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District). Subjects included escrow accounts, conflicts of interest, partner liability and the ethical pitfalls arising from the use of litigation finance companies by both attorneys and clients. Click at Seminar Outine to see Joe's written presentation.

  • Brophy Grades Candidates for the Prestigious National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerMay 20, 2011

    Joseph J. Brophy, who leads the firm's Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury groups, was asked by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), a division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification (NBLSC), to participate in the examination process for applicants to the Board. Joe wrote an complex essay question in civil litigation and graded the answers of over twenty applicants. This is the third time that NBTA has asked Joe to write a question for their examination. Joe was first certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by NBTA in 1995 and was just recertified for the third time. The NBTA directory lists only 37 Certified Civil Trial Advocates in the entire State of New York.

  • Brophy Lectures on Legal Malpractice & Legal Ethics

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerApril 13, 2011

    Joseph J. Brophy, who leads the firm's Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury groups, moderated and lectured at a program on April 13, 2011 at the New York State Trial Lawyers Association's offices in Manhattan entitled, "Legal Malpractice and Legal Ethics: One Lawyer’s Blunder is Another’s Opportunity". The program offered a lively review and discussion of the evolving landscape of legal ethics rules and legal malpractice litigation. With the increasing complexities of law practice, trial lawyers face larger risks of civil liability and disciplinary action. The program also showed trial lawyers how to avoid ethical violations and malpractice liability, and provided a primer to representing plaintiffs who have fallen victim to their lawyers’ misconduct or blunders. The Hon. Lewis J. Lubell (Justice of the Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District), and Lisa L. Shrewsberry, Esq. also presented at this program. See Joe's Seminar Outline.

  • Aurnou Elected Co-Chair of Appellate Practice Section of Westchester County Bar Association

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerFebruary 01, 2011

    Joel Martin Aurnou has been elected Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice section of the Westchester County Bar Association.

  • Brophy Selected as Super Lawyer

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerNovember 01, 2009

    For the third straight year, Joe Brophy was selected as a Super Lawyer in the New York Metropolitan area in the field of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers has a rigorous selection process; only five percent of all lawyers in each state are eligible for consideration, and far fewer are selected. Joe has also been selected as one of Westchester's top 25 lawyers.

  • Brophy Selected as Super Lawyer

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerOctober 08, 2008

    For the second straight year, Joe Brophy was selected as a Super Lawyer in the New York Metropolitan area in the field of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers has a rigorous selection process; only five percent of all lawyers in each state are eligible for consideration, and far fewer are selected. Brophy was one of only two lawyers in his practice area in Westchester to achieve this distinction in 2008.

  • Aurnou and Brophy Lecture for WWBA on Expert Witnesses in Matrimonial Cases

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerOctober 23, 2007

    Joel Martin Aurnou and Joseph J. Brophy lectured on October 23, 2007 for the Westchester Women's Bar Association in White Plains, New York on "Expert Witnesses in Matrimonial Cases: Direct and Cross-Examination." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Brophy Named as New York Super Lawyer

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerOctober 01, 2007

    Joseph J. Brophy was named to New York Super Lawyers (http://www.superlawyers.com.

  • Brophy Gets $4.5 Million Dollar Settlement in Middle of Trial of Car Accident Case

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerDecember 19, 2005

    On December 19, 2005, Joseph J. Brophy obtained a $4.5 million settlement in the case of Barilla v. Giangrasso et al., after three weeks of trial in Nassau County Supreme Court. The client, who was 18 years old at the time, suffered multiple injuries when the car in which he was a passenger crashed at high speed into the rear end of a tractor trailer truck which was stopped on the roadway at night. Mr. Barilla's injuries included a severe stretch injury to the brachial plexus, rendering his right arm mostly paralyzed despite surgery, chronic severe pain from a torn nerve root in his neck, and a closed head injury. The settlement was one of the largest ever achieved for such injuries, and one of the largest for a motor vehicle accident in Nassau County in recent years.

  • Brophy Joins Firm as Counsel & Leads Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Group

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerJanuary 01, 2005

    We are pleased to announce that Joseph J. Brophy has joined our firm as Counsel. Joe is a member of the firm's Business Litigation group and chairs the firm's newly established practice area, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury. Joe is best known as one of the leading plaintiff's medical malpractice litigators in the Hudson Valley. Joe's experiences also include notable cases in the areas of legal malpractice, commercial litigation and defamation.