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Former State Trooper


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    11 years, 600 cases
  2. Appeals: 20%
    11 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    11 years
  4. Family: 20%
    11 years, 100 cases
  5. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    11 years, 500 cases



Hourly ($100-200/hour), contingent (20-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Empire State counselNew York State Bar Association2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBrosnan and Bleser, LLP2008 - 2008
Private PractitionerLaw Office of Michael W. Brosnan2005 - 2008
InternNew York State Attorney General's Office2002 - 2004
Prosecutor under Student Practice RulesSchoharie County District Attorney2002 - 2005
Criminal InvestigatorNew York State Police1981 - 1999
Psychologist's AssistantNw York State Mental Health1977 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar Associationmember2005 - Present
Schenectady County Bar Associationmember2005 - Present
Schoharie County Bar Associationmember2005 - Present
Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Associationmember2005 - Present
Association of Former State Troopersmember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Aurelia v. AureliaOrder of Custody and Visitation
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Publication nameTitleDate
Woman Police MagazinePost Traumatic Stress and Police Officers2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Marist CollegePublic AdministrationMaster of Public Administration1999
City University of New YorkPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
State University of New York, AlbanySocial ScienceN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Henry O. Williams Homicide SeminarSources of Information1999
Commencement ExcercizePost Traumatic Stress Disorder1999