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767 Third Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY, 10017


NYCurrently registered 197303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009
Listing in Who's WhoWho’s Who in American Law beginning with 13th Edition, 20032003
Elected FellowNew York State Bar Foundation1999
Yeshiva University Community Leadership AwardN/A1990
Community Leadership AwardYeshiva University1990
Leadership - Counsel for Crime Victims Political PlatformNew York State Supreme Court Officers Association1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSlotnick & Baker, P.C1987 - 1994
AttorneySlotnick & Cutler, P.C.1983 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Executive CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Committee on Appellate PracticeCo-Chair2005 - Present
Council on Criminal JusticeMember2004 - Present
Committee on the JudiciaryMember1998 - 2001
Committee on Criminal CourtMember1986 - 1989
Association of the Bar of New York CityMemberN/A
U.S. District Court Western District of New YorkMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. District Court Northern District of New YorkMemberN/A
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New YorkMemberN/A
U.S. District Court Southern District of New YorkMemberN/A
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
New York Counsel of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
New York City Criminal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
U.S. Supreme CourtMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. NisthalalJudgment reversed and indictment dismissed, court finding that the jury's verdict could not be supported. Go to
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Publication nameTitleDate
New York Law JournalDoes Federal Anti-Terror Act Infringe on Court Independence2009
New York Law JournalOffering Defense Witnesses to New York Grand Juries2009
New York Law JournalNewly Discovered Evidence Claims Based on Recantation2007
New York Law JournalFederal Post-Verdict Motions An Update2006
New York Law JournalAEDPA: Habeas Petitions2005
New York Law JournalIneffective Assistance of Counsel Claims and Deportation Consequences2004
New York Law JournalPost-Verdict Motions Under State and Federal Criminal Practice2003
New York Law JournalPreserving Appeals Over Evidentiary Insufficiency2002
New York Law JournalHabeas Under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act2002
Lifestyles MagazineRikki Klieman, the Play's the Thing2002
New York Law JournalThe Rosario Per Se Rule: Rest in Peace2001
Lifestyles MagazineBen Brafman, Swimming in the Fish Bowl2001
New York Law JournalCrafting Criminal Leave Applications: An Update2000
New York Law Journalxhausting State Remedies in Criminal Leave Applications1999
Criminal Justice JournalRemedying Rosario Violations Uncovered after Verdicts and Following Pre-trial Hearings: Has Per Se Become Passe? ol. 7, No. 21999
Criminal Justice JournalPetit Jury Versus Grand Jury Instructions: Exploring a Legal Wilderness; Vol. 6, No. 21998
New York Law JournalThe Silent Death of People v. Bernier1997
Lifestyles MagazineSol Wachtler, A New Leaf1996
New York Law JournalPerspectives: "Death is too Final1995
New York Law JournalThe Archer Aftermath and Due Process Defense in New York1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Syracuse UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1969