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Partner in the law firm of David J. Babel, Esq., P.C. General practice attorney with 26 years experience. Graduate of Columbia University and American University. Admitted to NY and VA Bars and United States Federal Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. J.D. & B.A. Pol. Science. 

Residential Real Estate (including houses co-op's, condo's, commercial properties and vacant land in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Bronx, Queens and Manhattan) representing purchasers, sellers & lenders; Short Sales, Loan Modifications, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Consumer Bankruptcy (13 & &7), General Business Law, including purchases and sales of small businesses. and Family Law, focusing primarily on the negotiation of seperation and settlement agreements, including property distribution, child support and custody issues.

Previously Of Counsel to the Law Office of Mark S. Charwat (Garden City, NY) Emphasis on estates and trusts, including estate planning, wills, trusts, the implementation of various estate planning strategies and estate and trust administration.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 40%
    26 years
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 30%
    26 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    26 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    26 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info


575 White Plains Rd.
First Floor
Eastchester, NY, 10709-5500


NYCurrently registered 199003/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AVVO Rated 2014AVVO2014
AVVO Client's Choice for Real EstateAVVO2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/OwnerJeannine Padula Goche Esq., P.C.1992 - Present
PartnerDavid J. Babel, Esq., PC2015 - 2015
Of CounselDavid J. Babel, Esq., PC2008 - 2014
Of CounselLaw Office of Mark S. Charwat1999 - 2003
AttorneyLaw Office of Lorraine Coyle Koppell1989 - 1990
Assistant Regional CounselUnited States Department of Health and Human Services1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York Real Estate Society Commercial & ResidentialN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionN/AN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
Westchester & Rockland Trusts and Estates AttorneysN/AN/A
Estates & Elder Law Services NetworkN/AN/A
Real Estate Lawyer NetworkN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Columbia UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985