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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Yiddish

Practice Areas


  1. Debt Collection: 95%
    34 years
  2. Commercial: 5%
    34 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (20-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan A Millet

    Attorney Terkell's advice is spot on; as shown by the answers he has posted, he takes the time to answer questions in a common sense manner and addresses plainly legal issues. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Millet Wills & Living Wills Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Terkell Law Firm, P.C.

19 Bender Rd
New City, NY, 10956-7212

Josph I. Terkell, Esq.,

19 Bender Rd
New City, NY, 10956-7212



NYCurrently registered 198103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyer in New YorkSuper Lawyers2007
Creditor's Rights SpecialistAmerican Board of Certification1986
Association NamePosition NameDuration
White Plains Bar AssociationVice President1994 - Present
International Association of Commercial CollectorsAssociate member1991 - Present
Commercial Law League of AmericaFormer Board of Governors1982 - Present
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
How To Collect Judgments in New YorkEnforcing Judgments in New York1998