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Gary Burton Port

About me

I've been an attorney since 1986. My first job as an attorney was an officer in the United States Army. When I got off active duty, I stayed with the reserves and am currently a lieutenant colonel and adviser to the commanding general of the 78th Training Division. I have been awarded the Meritorous Service Medal and several Army Achievement medals.


When I came off Active Duty, I joined the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office where I prosecuted a number of serious crimes. 

I left the DA's office for private practice in 1993. First, I joined a large law firm, but was dissatisifed with the impersonal way clients were treated. I moved to a smaller 4 person firm in 1994 and in 2002 opened my own practice.


In 2007, my army colleague, George Sava,  joined me and we began practicing under the name of Port and Sava.


Our philosophy is very simple and is rooted in our military background. The soldier values we bring to our practice are: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage.


At Port and Sava, we never forget is it your life and we are working to get your life back on track. We take a team approach, and the client is an essential part of the time. No major decisions are made without the client's input and approval. 


Languages spoken: Marathi, English

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Commercial: 25%
    21 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Military Law: 25%
    29 years, 1 thousand cases


Payment types:

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Contact info

Port & Sava

303 Merrick Road
Suite 301
Lynbrook, NY, 11563


NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Meritorious Service MedalUS Army2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPort and Sava2002 - Present
JAGUnited States Army Reserve Judge Advocate General's Corps1990 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyBrooklyn District Attorney's Office1990 - 1993
JAGUnited States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps1986 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nassau County Bar AssociationChairman, Solo/Small Firm Committee2013 - 2014
Boy Scouts of AmericaDistrict Committeeman2012 - 2014
BNIMember2011 - Present
Boy ScoutsScoutmaster2008 - 2013
West Hempstead Chamber of CommerceFounder/Past President1998 - 2009
US Army ReservesLieutenant Colonel1986 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jeffrey Squitieri, Respondent, v Beth Squitieri, Appellant.Reversed and set back to the trial court.
Abacus Federal Savings Bank, Appellant, v ADT Security Services, Inc., et al., Respondents,Court of Appeals decided that a company who commits gross negligence cannot hide behind a waiver of liability
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
New York UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE for Nassau County Bar AssociationRepresenting Military Clients in a Divorce2012