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Lisa F. Colin

Lisa F. Colin

Practice areas:

Family, Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation

About Me

Some of our Recent Accomplishments -


 


Settlement for Injured Passenger in Automobile Accident Who Required a Shoulder Surgery (July 2014); Cash Settlement for Two Passengers in Car Accident (Oct. 2013); Cash Settlement of Bus Accident Case (June 2013); Our Case Featured in NYC Public Defender's Newsletter (April 2013); Settlement of Slip and Fall on Ice Case (Apr. 2013); Our Win Featured in New York Law Journal (Dec. 2012); Settlement for College Student Involved in a Head-On Car Crash (June 2012); Settlement for Police Officer Struck By Car While Walking to Work (April 2012); Complete Dismissal of All Criminal Charges against Business Owner (Nov 2011); Cash Settlement for Victim of False Arrest (Sept 2011); Husband Awarded 50/50 Split of All Assets Although He Was the Non-Monied Spouse and Tested Positive for Cocaine Four Months Prior to the Start of Trial (Aug 2011); Husband Awarded One-Half of All Assets, Including Wife's Pension, Although He Spent Three Years of Marriage in Prison (Aug 2011); Attempted Murder Charges Dismissed (Mar 2011); Cash Settlement Paid to Car Accident Victim (Feb 2011); Off Duty Police Officer Acquitted of all Charges (Oct 2010).


 


Martin & Colin, P.C., is a successful Westchester County New York law firm representing clients in both state and federal courts throughout the greater New York metropolitan area. We handle a wide variety of legal matters including: personal injury and medical malpractice casescriminal defensecivil rights and discrimination claims; real estate and commercial litigation; assistance with business and employment matters; estate planning, administration and litigation; as well as matrimonial and family law issues.


 


Lisa Colin has had a federal court jury trial broadcast in its entirety on national television on Court TV. Lisa Colin has also co-authored a law review article published in the Pace University.  Lisa Colin has donated a substantial portion of her time and money advocating for children. Here are some recent examples:


§  Lisa Colin is a member of the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & Advocacy;


§  Lisa Colin assists families who are confronted with legal issues such as defending claims of medical and educational neglect; families seeking exemption from mandatory vaccination; families who are involved in disputes with school districts involving the IDEA or their child’s IEP; and families battling insurance coverage disputes.


§  Lisa Colin has provided pro bono legal services to families with difficult or challenged children when an agency of the government interferes into that family’s affairs.


 





 

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Family: 55%
    25 years, 550 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    22 years, 270 cases
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    25 years, 160 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-425/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Martin & Colin, P.C.

44 Church St
the Martin Colin Suite
White Plains, NY, 10601

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive199009/23/2013
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2012 Citation for ServiceNew York State Assembly2012
2011 Award for Outstanding Service and DedicationElizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & Advocacy2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerMartin & Colin, P.C.1998 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Westchester Women's Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Westchester Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & AdvocacyBoard of Directors2010 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Matter of T. v. Y.-T.Visitation Requires Assistance of Therapeutic Professional
Matter of J. v. R.Sole Custody Awarded to Our Client (the Father)
Matter of C. v. K.Father Owes Child Support Arrears

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Google ScholarHester v. Hester2014
Google ScholarMatter of Tsulyn A.2014
NYC Legal Aid Society Juvenile Rights Practice NewsletterLisa Colin's Appeal Featured in NYC Legal Aid Society Newsletter2013
PrimeGraphixLegal Guide When Divorce Looms2013
New York Law JournalMatter of Paula Andrews v. County of Rockland2013
Something Special Magazine - September 2012The Importance of the Letter of Intent2012
Pace Environmental Law ReviewUnanswered Questions from the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Bridgeport School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of BridgeportN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
AutismOne / Generation Rescue Conference 2011Family Law Issues and the Autism Spectrum2011
Pace University School of Law CLE ProgramThe Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: What Lawyers, Medical Personnel & Parents Need to Know2010