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Jay Russell Golland

About me

I am a solo practitioner with a general practice in Rockland County.

My areas of practice include Criminal Defense, Traffic Tickets, Debt Collection, Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Landlord Tenant matters and more.

I started my legal career as a prosecutor at the Rockland County District Attorney's Office.  As a Senior Assistant District Attorney, I gained experience handling a wide array of criminal matters, from petty offenses to serious felonies.  I also supervised drug cases and was the ADA assigned to the Rockland County Narcotics Task Force.

I left the RCDA to become a Special Agent with the FBI, where I was awarded the Fidelity Bravery Integrity award.  I investigated White Collar Crime in the New York City office.


In 1999, I entered private practice as a solo practitioner.  I have over 11 years of experience handling many different areas of law.

I can bring Experience, Integrity and Advocacy to your case.



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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 20%
    15 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    15 years
  3. Debt Collection: 20%
    15 years
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
    15 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 20%
    15 years



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

14 total 

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  • Reuven J. Epstein

    I endorse Jay Golland. We have worked on a number of matters together and Jay is a very knowledgeable attorney who cares for his clients. He is an excellent attorney, I think so highly of him that I refer our L&T matters to him.


    Reuven Epstein Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Jonathan Bradford Ripps

    It is without hesitation that I endorse Jay Golland. He is an extraordinary attorney that possesses vast knowledge on the areas he practices. I have worked with Jay on many cases, and he handles the majority of my real estate matters. He is a top-notch attorney, who communicates well, and is very influential in our legal community.


    Jonathan Ripps Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

254 South Main St.
Suite 500
New City, NY, 10956


NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity AwardFederal Bureau of Investigation1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Prosecuting AttorneyVillage of Montebello2011 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderRockland County Office of the Public Defender1999 - Present
Special AgentFederal Bureau of Investigation1998 - 1999
Adjunct ProfessorSt. Thomas Aquinas College1997 - 1997
Prosecuting AttorneyRockland County Office of the District Attorney1993 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Defenders AssociationMember2008 - Present
Rockland County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People of the State of New York v. Karen LampertDismissed for lack of jurisdiction.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Reference Sheet for Criminal AttorneysCrimCribs2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJ.D.1993
University of DelawareCriminal JusticeB.S.A.S.1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Justice Section MeetingCrimCribs as a Tool for Criminal Attorneys2008
Rockland County Police AcademySearch and Seizure1995