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Stephen J. McGiff

Stephen J. McGiff

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Litigation, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Commercial

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Real Estate: 25%
    18 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    25 years
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    21 years
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
  5. Commercial: 10%
    21 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Nataliya I. Gavlin

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  • Robert Raymond Dooley

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Contact Info

McGiff Halverson LLP

96 South Ocean Ave.
Patchogue, NY, 11772-2841



NYCurrently registered 199103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Man of YearSpotlight on Children2009
Man of YearFaith in The Future Inc.2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMcGiff Halverson LLP2012 - Present
PartnerStephen J. McGiff P.C.2006 - 2012
Deputy Mayor/TrusteeVillage Of Patchogue, NY2004 - 2012
Trial AttorneyTravelers Insurance Co.1993 - 1996
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney Kings County (Brooklyn)1990 - 1993


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Brehon Society of Suffolk CountyPresident2013 - Present
Brehon Society of Suffolk CountyPast Vice President2012 - Present
Defense Association of New YorkAttorney Member2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Claims Litigation ManagementN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Brust v BC HOAfinding of no discrimination

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
United States Army Infantry SchoolN/AOfficer Basic Course1987
Fordham UniversityHistory/TheologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
St. Johns University Continuing Legal EducationStarting a Law Practice2000