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Michael E. Basile

Michael E. Basile

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Family, Medical Malpractice, Commercial, Bankruptcy & Debt, Criminal Defense, Education, Discrimination, Landlord & Tenant, Constitutional

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Family: 30%
    32 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    32 years
  3. Commercial: 10%
    1 year
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    1 year
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 


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Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Higgins, Roberts & Suprunowicz PC

1430 Balltown Rd
Schenectady, NY, 12309-4301


NYCurrently registered 198403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lawyer of the YearSchenectady County Bar Association2008
Junior Bar Member, advocacy basedAlbany Law School1981

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Hearing OfficerNew York State Department of Education2013 - Present
Special ProsecutorSchenectady County District Attorney2010 - 2010
Chairman of Litigation Department since 1992Higgins, Roberts & Suprunowicz PC1989 - Present
AssociateGrasso, Rodriguez, Putorti & Grasso1984 - 1989

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Schenectady County Bar AssociationBoard Member2013 - Present
New York State Bar Association Lawyer Referral CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Schenectady County Bar AssociationPresident2011 - 2013
Schenectady County Bar AssociationVice President2009 - 2011
Schenectady County Bar AssociationContinuity Committee, Chairman2006 - 2011
Schenectady County Bar AssociationConstitutional Committee2002 - 2003
Schenectady County Bar AssociationSecretary1994 - 1995
Capital Region Bankruptcy AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Capital District Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of College and University AttorneysMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
empie v. empieprevailed at appellate court
van Schiack v. Union CollegeChallenge based on restrictive covenants
andrews v. trustco bankLargely prevailed at appellate court

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Publication NameTitleDate
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message-"First Impressions"2013
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message-"Wither the Future of the Profession?"2013
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message-"Elephant Bones"2013
Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter"Practice Pointer: Tort Claims"2013
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message- "Lessons Learned"2012
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message- "Am I Honorable?"2012
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message- "Anatomy of a President's Message"2012
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message- "Picking a Winner"2012
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message-"Giving Thanks"2012
Schenectady County Bar Association, Inc. NewsletterPresident's Message2011
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterPresident's Message- "Roadmap to Success"2011
Schenectady County Bar Association NewsletterObligations Surrounding Retention of Wills2007

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Siena CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980