Community service is important to me and to my firm. I serve on a number of not-for-... more
Community service is important to me and to my firm. I serve on a number of not-for-profit boards: (i) Queens Chamber of Commerce (executive committee), (ii) Long Island City Business Development Corporation, (iii) Queens Economic Development Corporation, (iv) Queens Theatre in the Park, (iv) Queens College Business Forum. I also serve as pro bono counsel to a number of charities.
BARBARA M. PIZZOLATO was first admitted to practice law in 1987. In July of 1994,... more
BARBARA M. PIZZOLATO was first admitted to practice law in 1987. In July of 1994, she opened her own practice in Dix Hills, New York after practicing in Manhattan from 1987 to 1993 and then in Melville, New York for a year and a half. She presently maintains offices in Melville, New York; West Orange, New Jersey and Fort Myers, Florida. Although still admitted in the State of Connecticut, she n... view profile
I am a litigation attorney specializing in criminal defense, commercial and business... more
I am a litigation attorney specializing in criminal defense, commercial and business disputes, and personal injury cases. I am a former prosecutor, having been assigned to a major felony bureau. I have also worked for a prominent civil litigation firm. I bring the expertise and experience I have gained throughout my career into every case I handle.
I am a frequent speaker on a variety of estate planning topics, regularly presenting... more
I am a frequent speaker on a variety of estate planning topics, regularly presenting educational seminars for the public as well as charitable organizations, employers, associations, special interest groups, support groups, and financial advisors in our community. I always do my best to try and reduce complex legal principles into understandable concepts. I feel grateful to have had the opport... view profile
Most people are looking for an attorney at key moments of their lives and, during... more
Most people are looking for an attorney at key moments of their lives and, during these moments, want clear answers from a capable attorney familiar with their circumstances. Universally, such people want an attorney who returns their calls timely and is an unwaivering advocate. For 27 years, my office has been providing sound legal representation for individuals and businesses with client... view profile
If you want to start, manage, transfer, or exit a business, you may benefit from a business attorney's services. Business attorneys have experience with many different industries and professional fields. If you are considering bankruptcy relief for your business, a business lawyer will also have the knowledge necessary to help you navigate your options for your business debt. Depending on your business and activities, you may need one or more type of business attorney.