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Robert Lewis Fellows

also known as Rob Fellows

About me

 


“It’s a people’s endeavor. My greatest satisfaction is being a voice for my clients and getting a result that will have a real impact on people’s lives. In this area of law, you can make a real difference.”


Robert Fellows is the Managing Partner of Fellows Hymowitz, P.C and brings more than 35 years of experience and legal skill to the courtroom and to his clients.


Rob has been selected as an NY Metro Super Lawyer and takes pride in providing meticulous attention to detail, relentless preparation, and aggressive advocacy on behalf of his clients.


Rob is extremely active in his community and passionate about supporting the arts. He serves as the President of the Board of Directors of the Rockland Center For the Arts (RoCA), the largest multi-disciplinary art center outside of New York City. He is also an avid supporter of Not- For-Profits in Rockland County and was appointed by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve on Visual Quality Panel for the New Tappan Zee Bridge.


Rob also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of both the Giulio Gari Foundation, which benefits rising opera stars, and the Rockland Community Foundation. He is an avid cyclist, and can often be found in local Blues clubs, where he exercises his passion for playing the harmonica and jamming with local bands. Rob also studied acting in Manhattan and has appeared in community theater and film


Pro-Bono Legal Services; LGBT Friendly; New York City, New Jersey and Catskill Regional Offices.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Italian, French, Creole

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 23%
    40 years
  2. Personal Injury: 22%
    40 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    35 years
  4. Slip and Fall: 15%
    40 years
  5. Other: 25%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (30-33%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • John David Maccartney Jr

    Rob is a terrific lawyer whose compassion for his clients is exceeded only by his passionate advocacy for them. I recommend him highly.

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    John Maccartney Litigation Attorney
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  • David Fried

    I have known Rob Fellows for many years. I have personally witnessed the dedication that he brings to representing his clients. That commitment, coupled with his finely tuned legal skill, make Rob Fellows a force to be reckoned with. I enthusiastically endorse this attorney!

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    David Fried Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact info

FELLOWS HYMOWITZ P.C.

Hudson Valley Office
254 South Main Street Suite 500
New City, NY, 10956

FELLOWS HYMOWITZ P.C.

New York City Office
1633 Broadway
New York, NY, 10019

FELLOWS HYMOWITZ P.C.

Catskill Region Office
5428 Main Street
Windham, NY, 12496

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197603/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer New York MetroSuper Lawyers2015
Super Lawyer New York MetroSuper Lawyers2014
Super Lawyer New York MetroSuper Lawyers2013
Outstanding Service as Board President & LeadershipRockland Center for the Arts2011
Advocate of Trial AdvocacyAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2002
Certificate of AppreciationRockland JCC2000
Certificate of appreciationNew York State Senator1998
Certificate of Special Congressional RecognitionCongressman Benjamin Gilman1998
Certificate of MeritTown of Ramapo1998
Distinguished Service AwardRockland County Clerk1998
Certificate of AppreciationOffice of County Executive-Rockland County1998
Certificate of AppreciationHAVEN-Haitian American Network1998
Certificate of MeritNew York State Assembly1998
Pro Bono AwardRockland County Bar Association1998
U.J.A. Federation of Rockland CountyCertificate of Thanks1994
Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Volunteer ServiceRockland YM-YWHA1994
Certificate of AppreciationRockland County Legal Secretaries Association1986
Certificate of MeritMember-New York State Senate1982
Certificate of MeritMember of Assembly- State of New York1982
Buffalo Law ReviewState University of New York1976
Sigma Kappa Alpha AwardHofstra University1972
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Panel Of ArbitratorsAmerican Arbitration Association1992 - Present
Managing PartnerFELLOWS HYMOWITZ, P.C.1982 - Present
Pro-Bono Attorney ServicesLegal Aid Society of Rockland and Rockland Bar Association1995 - 2012
Deputy Town AttorneyTown of Clarkstown1989 - 1989
Court Appointed ConservatorSurrogate's Court of Rockland County1984 - 1994
Law GuardianFamily Court1979 - 1985
Panel Member-Assigned Counsel PlanRockland County Bar Association1979 - 1983
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tappan Zee Bridge Visual Quality PanelMember2013 - Present
Rockland Community FoundationMember, Board of Directors2012 - Present
Giulio Gari FoundationMember-Board of Directors2011 - Present
Rockland Center For the ArtsPresident-Board of Directors2009 - Present
Rockland County Bar AssociationMember of Grievance Committee1994 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationPanel of Arbitrators1992 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1985 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Rockland County Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hyson v. Lefkowitz, et. al.Court Abritration Award $1,650,000
Parties Sealed by StipulationSettlement $2,850,000
Sealed By Stipulation$1,744,000
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Hofstra UniversityMagna Cum Laude with Highest HonorsBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bridge the Gap WeekendMedical Negligence - Case Preparation2013
Yale National Mock Trial CompetitionJudge2010
Yale National Mock Trial CompetitionJudge2008
Regional National Trial CompetitionJudge2008
Clarkstown North H.S.Mock Trial Coach1985