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1001 Franklin Ave
Garden City, NY, 11530-2925


NYCurrently registered 198003/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Director's AwardNassau County Bar Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerL'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P.1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nassau County Bar AssociationFirst Vice President2010 - 2011
Nassau County Bar AssociationSecond Vice President2009 - 2010
New York State Bar AssociationChair, Committee on Association Insurance Programs2008 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationTreasurer2008 - 2009
New York State Bar AssociationVice Chair Committee on Insurance Programs2007 - 2008
Nassau County Bar AssocaitionSecretary2007 - 2008
Nassau County Bar AssociationChair - Judiciary Committee2006 - 2007
Defense Research InstituteMember2006 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationEditor in Chief - Nassau Lawyer2006 - 2007
New York State Bar AssociationMember - Special Committee on Legal Specialization2006 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationCo-Managing Editor2005 - 2006
Nassau County Bar AssociationChair - Long Range Planning Committee2005 - 2006
Nassau County Bar AssociationVice-Chair - Judiciary Committee2005 - 2006
Defense Association of New YorkMember2005 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember - Law Practice Management Committee2004 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationVice Chair - Long Range Planning Committee2003 - 2005
American Bar AssociationMember - Standing Committee on Lawyer's Professional Liability1996 - Present
Professional Liability Underwriting SocietyMember1996 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember - Trial Lawyers Section1990 - Present
State University of New York Maritime College at Fort SchuylerCouncil Member1984 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
New York State Bar JournalMaintenance of Conflict Procedures2007
The Nassau LawyerIdentifying, Analyzing and Resolving Conflicts of Interest2006
New York Law JournalThe Risks of Committing Malpractice - Trends in Real Estate and Title Insurance2006
LPL AdvisoryConflicts of Interest, Fee Claims and "Bad Press"2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1979
Fordham UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PLUS 2007 Annual International ConferenceCan the Jury Award That?2007
NYSBA CLELegal Malpractice Litigation and Risk Management2007
NYSBA CLEStarting Your Own Practice2007
NYSBA CLERisk Management fo Attorneys - Don't Make Malpractice Your Nightmare2007
Keeping a Lid on Pandora's BoxIdentification, Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts2007
PLUS 2006 Non-Medical D&O ConferenceHot Topics in Lawyers Professional Liability: The Increasing Obligations on Lawyers2006
NYSBA CLEEthics and Professionalism2006
NYSBA CLERisk Management for Attorneys - Don't Make Malpractice Your Nightmare2006
National Legal Malpractice ConferenceWhither Privity?2006
LPL Legal Malpractice ConferencePreparing, Defending and Preventing Claims Against Attorneys Stemming From Tax Shelter Advice2006
National Legal Malpractice ConferenceSelection, Use and Disqualification of Experts in Legal Malpractice Cases2003