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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Access to Justice Champion||Nassau County Bar Association||2013|
|Top Viewed Legal Questions||Avvo||2008|
|Inclusion in Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Attorneys||Martindale-Hubbell||2006|
|Whos' Who in American Law||Marquis Who's Who||1998|
|Research Editor||New York Law School Law Review||1984|
|Adjunct Professor||Touro Law Center||2017 - Present|
|Partner||Cuomo LLC||2010 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor of Law||New York Law School||2005 - 2011|
|Partner||Sandback, Birnbaum & Michelen||1990 - 2010|
|Senior Trial Specialist||Corporation Counsel of The City of New York||1985 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Alianza Domincana||General Counsel||2008 - Present|
|Dominican Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Dominican-American National Roundtable||Member||2006 - Present|
|Archangel Michael Orthodox Church||General Counsel||2004 - Present|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|KDR Restaurants||Case settled in client's favor|
|Marshall v. 426-426 41st Street Associates||Settled for $2.3 Million|
|See all legal cases|
|Atticus (NYSACDL)||The Exoneration of David McCallum||2015|
|New York Law Journal||Man Walks Free After 29 Years||2014|
|New York Law Journal||Inmate Cannot Clear His Name Without Evidence of Guilty Party||2013|
|NBC News||Questions Linger About 1985 Murder Conviction||2013|
|Atticus (NYSACDL)||Puppy Love: Dogs Help Child Victims Testify in Court||2013|
|New York Law Journal||Nurses Civil Rights Case Moves Forward||2011|
|NY Daily News||Governor's Aide Subpoenaed||2010|
|New York Law Journal||Lawyer Cannot Be Prosecuted for Giving Legal Advice||2009|
|Los Angeles Times||Controlling illegal use of copyrighted material on the Web||2009|
|NY Daily News||Shyne to be Released||2009|
|The Attorney of Nassau County||Nassau's Arraignment Practices Need to Change||2008|
|New York Law Journal||The Unjust Conviction Act||2005|
|Nassau Lawyer||Defense of A Passenger in A Stolen Car||2002|
|New York Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|State University of New York at Buffalo||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|Wrongful Conviction Seminar||False Confessions||2017|
|NYLS Media Law Society Meeting||Blogging and the First Amendment||2017|
|Cyber Security and Internet Privacy||Cyber Security and Internet Privacy||2017|
|Monthly Meeting||Networking for Lawyers||2016|
|Above the Law - Academy For Private Practice Annual Conference||How Podcasting Can Help Build Your Legal Practice||2016|
|Meeting of the Kings County Criminal Bar Association||The Conviction Review Unit||2015|
|Writer's Workshop||Writers' Contracts||2014|
|The David McCallum Case||Wrongful Conviction||2014|
|Rough Justice||Media and Prisons||2014|
|Open Line Talk Show||Wrongful Convictions||2014|
|Domestic Violence Committee -Revenge Porn panel||Revenge Porn||2014|
|Monthly Meeting of Webtrepreneurs Association||Copyright vs. Trademark||2013|
|Symposium for First Year Students||Writing and the Law||2012|
|New York Law School Media Entertainment and Fashion Law Association||Fashion Law Panel||2011|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Social Host Law||2011|
|Manhasset Town Hall Meeting||Social Host Law||2011|
|Law Squad Presentation||Legal Consequences of Drinking in the Home||2011|
|Student Symposium||Crime & Punishment||2010|
|Parent Forum||Protecting Your Teenager||2010|
|Monthly Meeting of Webtrepreneurs||Basics of Intellectual Property||2010|
|Catch 22? The case of Matter of Vinluan||Symposium on a Groundbreaking Case in Employment and Constitutional Law||2009|
|Parent Forum||The Social Host Law||2008|
|Nassau County Legislative Session||The Constitutionality of the Heroin Notification Law||2008|
|Host of "The Law Squad" Television Program||Various Topics, including DWI, Internet Crime, Civil Liability||2008|
|Forum on Teen Prescription Drug Abuse||Teen Prescription Drug Abuse||2008|
|Red Ribbon Awareness Week||Parenting Under the New Social Host Law||2007|
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Posted by anonymous
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Posted by Sani F.
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