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My name is Joseph Potashnik. I am the managing partner of Joseph Potashnik & Associates PC. We provide legal services in the areas of healthcare law, business law, criminal defense, and immigration.



Languages spoken: Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Min Nan, French

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 30%
    10 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Health Care: 30%
    10 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
    10 years, 3 thousand cases
  4. International Law: 10%
    10 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($350-550/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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NYCurrently registered 200703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Academic Achievement of the YearMTJ2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerJoseph Potashnik and Associates PC2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Health Lawyers AssociationActive Member2015 - Present
China General Chamber of Commerce-U.S.A.Active Member2012 - Present
International Bar AssociationActive Member2012 - Present
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersActive Member2007 - Present
New York County Lawyers' Association, Criminal Justice SectionActive Member2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
US v. DoeProsecution has been deferred
US vs. DoeClient sentenced to probation
People vs. DoeClient sentenced to probation
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ConferenceRepresenting Clients Facing Government Tax Investigations2014
Mistakes to Avoid When Your Client Is Under InvestigationTax Fraud2013
Compliance SimposiumCorporate Compliance2013
Good Morning New York InterviewExtradition of George Wright to the United States2012