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Joseph Potashnik

Joseph Potashnik

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Administrative Law, Litigation

About Me

My name is Joseph Potashnik. I am the managing partner of Joseph Potashnik & Associates PC. We provide legal services in the areas of criminal defense, healthcare law, and immigration.

In addition, our lawyers have significant experience handling international extradition criminal cases.

If you want to discuss your case, call us for an immediate confidential consultation. 


Languages Spoken: Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Min Nan, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
  2. Administrative Law: 10%
  3. Litigation: 5%



Hourly ($350-450/hour), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Tatiana Kadetskaya

    Excellent lawyer. Very well respected.


    Tatiana Kadetskaya Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community



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Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Academic Achievement of the YearMTJ2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerJoseph Potashnik and Associates PLLC2006 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
China General Chamber of Commerce-U.S.A.Active Member2012 - Present
International Bar AssociationActive Member2012 - Present
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
New York County Lawyers' Association, Criminal Justice SectionN/AN/A
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
US v. DoeProsecution has been deferred
US vs. DoeClient sentenced to probation
People vs. DoeClient sentenced to probation

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mistakes to Avoid When Your Client Is Under InvestigationTax Fraud2013
Compliance SimposiumCorporate Compliance2013
Good Morning New York InterviewExtradition of George Wright to the United States2012