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Michael Block

About me

I have dedicated my career to defending motorists with traffic tickets and criminal summonses. With over 25 years of experience in the New York State Court system, I will fight your tickets with dedication and determination. My office is based in lower Manhattan, but I represent clients all over the state of New York.

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Speeding Ticket: 70%
    29 years, 65.5 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    29 years, 65.5 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    8 years, 65.5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (15 minutes), Pro bono (3%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Michael Block, Traffic Ticket Attorney

277 Broadway
Suite 301
New York, NY, 10007

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198607/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
A+ ScoreBetter Business Bureau2015
Award of GratitudeNorth Bellmore-North Merrick Basketball League2008
Award of GratitudeNorth Bellmore-North Merrick Basketball League2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerMichael Block, Traffic Ticket Attorney1986 - Present
Attorney in BrooklynIndigent Criminal Defense Appointment Panel (Icda)1989 - 1993
Attorney for Family CourtIndigent Criminal Defense Appointment Panel (Icda)1988 - 1990
AssociateMenagh & Trainor1987 - 1988
Associate AttorneyJacoby & Meyers1986 - 1987
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Business Network InternationalMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember1986 - Present
Association of Motor Vehicle Trial AttorneysPast Treasurer1991 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Disobey Sign in ManhattanNot Guilty - saved 3 points
Failure to Signal Lane Change and Disobey Traffic Device in ManhattanDismissed
Speeding (53 mph in a 30 mph zone) in QueensNot Guilty - saved 6 points
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
State University of New York, Stony BrookHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Brooklyn Bar Association25 Questions You Need Answered in Traffic Defense Cases2006