Some of our Recent Accomplishments -
Settlement for Injured Passenger in Automobile Accident Who Required a Shoulder Surgery (July 2014); Cash Settlement for Two Passengers in Car Accident (Oct. 2013); Cash Settlement of Bus Accident Case (June 2013); Our Case Featured in NYC Public Defender's Newsletter (April 2013); Settlement of Slip and Fall on Ice Case (Apr. 2013); Our Win Featured in New York Law Journal (Dec. 2012); Settlement for College Student Involved in a Head-On Car Crash (June 2012); Settlement for Police Officer Struck By Car While Walking to Work (April 2012); Complete Dismissal of All Criminal Charges against Business Owner (Nov 2011); Cash Settlement for Victim of False Arrest (Sept 2011); Husband Awarded 50/50 Split of All Assets Although He Was the Non-Monied Spouse and Tested Positive for Cocaine Four Months Prior to the Start of Trial (Aug 2011); Husband Awarded One-Half of All Assets, Including Wife's Pension, Although He Spent Three Years of Marriage in Prison (Aug 2011); Attempted Murder Charges Dismissed (Mar 2011); Cash Settlement Paid to Car Accident Victim (Feb 2011); Off Duty Police Officer Acquitted of all Charges (Oct 2010).
Martin & Colin, P.C., is a successful Westchester County New York law firm representing clients in both state and federal courts throughout the greater New York metropolitan area. We handle a wide variety of legal matters including: personal injury and medical malpractice cases; criminal defense; civil rights and discrimination claims; real estate and commercial litigation; assistance with business and employment matters; estate planning, administration and litigation; as well as matrimonial and family law issues.
Lisa Colin has had a federal court jury trial broadcast in its entirety on national television on Court TV. Lisa Colin has also co-authored a law review article published in the Pace University. Lisa Colin has donated a substantial portion of her time and money advocating for children. Here are some recent examples:
§ Lisa Colin is a member of the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & Advocacy;
§ Lisa Colin assists families who are confronted with legal issues such as defending claims of medical and educational neglect; families seeking exemption from mandatory vaccination; families who are involved in disputes with school districts involving the IDEA or their child’s IEP; and families battling insurance coverage disputes.
§ Lisa Colin has provided pro bono legal services to families with difficult or challenged children when an agency of the government interferes into that family’s affairs.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2012 Citation for Service||New York State Assembly||2012|
|2011 Award for Outstanding Service and Dedication||Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & Advocacy||2011|
|Managing Partner||Martin & Colin, P.C.||1998 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Westchester Women's Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Westchester Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & Advocacy||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|Chaudhry v. Chrysler||Settlement Obtained for Both Injured Passengers|
|Matter of Andrews v. County of Rockland||Our Client Won - Case Returned to Arbitration|
|One Appeals Court Cited Two of Our Cases||Two of Our Prior Wins Just Cited by Appeals Court|
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|Google Scholar||Hester v. Hester||2014|
|Google Scholar||Matter of Tsulyn A.||2014|
|NYC Legal Aid Society Juvenile Rights Practice Newsletter||Lisa Colin's Appeal Featured in NYC Legal Aid Society Newsletter||2013|
|PrimeGraphix||Legal Guide When Divorce Looms||2013|
|New York Law Journal||Matter of Paula Andrews v. County of Rockland||2013|
|Something Special Magazine - September 2012||The Importance of the Letter of Intent||2012|
|Pace Environmental Law Review||Unanswered Questions from the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program||2011|
|University of Bridgeport School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|
|University of Bridgeport||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1985|
|AutismOne / Generation Rescue Conference 2011||Family Law Issues and the Autism Spectrum||2011|
|Pace University School of Law CLE Program||The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: What Lawyers, Medical Personnel & Parents Need to Know||2010|