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Nelson Evan Canter

Nelson Evan Canter

also known as Nelson E. Canter

Practice areas:

Insurance, Internet, Government

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About Me

CANTER LAW FIRM P.C.  (“CLF”) provides high quality, cost-effective, litigation services to the business community and insurance industry throughout the country.   CLF concentrates its practice in the areas of complex civil and criminal litigation, fire and explosion insurance subrogation, product liability, land use, appellate litigation and outside general counsel services. 


Established in 2004, CANTER LAW FIRM P.C. is a premier “AV” rated litigation boutique.  CLF’s attorneys are admitted in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as well as many federal jurisdiction throughout the country.  Mr. Canter’s extensive fire training and experience, his experience on the bench as a Justice for the Harrison Town Court, his prosecution background litigating hundreds of criminal cases as an Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County and his expertise in the insurance industry as a licensed property/casualty and life/accident and Health insurance broker, is what differentiates CANTER LAW FIRM P.C. from other firms engaged in the insurance subrogation practice.


 


CANTER LAW FIRM P.C. specializes nationally in large loss property subrogation primarily involving fire and explosions, product liability and complex commercial litigation.  Our firm has a broad range and depth of expertise in the insurance industry and protecting the subrogation interests of foreign and domestic insurance carriers.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Insurance: 34%
    25 years
  2. Government: 33%
  3. Internet: 33%

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Contact Info

Canter Law Firm, PC

123 Main St # 9
White Plains, NY, 10601-3104

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive201307/14/2015
NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015
NJActive198705/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2015
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2014
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2013
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2012
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2011
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2010
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2009
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2008
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2007
Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"Martindale-Hubbell Rating "AV"2006
Matrtindale Hubbel Rating AVAV Rating2005
AV Rated AttorneyAV Rating Martindale Hubbel2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Harrison Town JusticeHarrison Town Court2012 - 2015
PresidentCanter Law Firm P.C.2004 - Present
Asst. District AttorneyWestchester Coiunty District Attorney's Office1987 - 1992

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Westchester County Arson Task ForceBoard member Executive Committee2013 - Present
Purchase Fire DepartmentDirector1979 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalTrends on Expert Preclusion: Testifying Without a Degree2012
New York Law JournalTrends on Duty and Liability under State Labor Law2010
New York Law JournalSubrogating Property Claims in Death Cases2010
New York Law JournalProfessional Liability — A Winning Strategy for Early Dismissal2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
American UniversityLaw and SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsExpert Witness Courtroom Testimony Course2012
Mutual marine SeminarLitigating Product Liability Claims2009
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsExpert Witness Courtroom Testimony Course2008
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsExpert Witness Courtroom Testimony Course2007