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James D. Kiley

Real estate Attorney at Lake Success, NY

5.0   23 reviews

also known as Jim Kiley

  • State Years
    New York - NY 25 years
    Connecticut - CT 25 years
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1998
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State CT
    Acquired 1998
    Active No misconduct found

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About James

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I have been an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of New York since 1998.   My practice comprises personal injury, medical malpractice and employment litigation as well as real estate transactions and estate planning and administration.  I have litigated hundreds of personal injury, medical malpractice and workplace discrimination cases at both the trial and appellate levels and through arbitration and mediation, obtaining seven figure awards for my clients. 

I represent banks, developers and individuals in all manner of residential and commercial real estate transactions.  

I represent clients in the preparation and implementation of estate plans designed to preserve assets, mitigate estate taxes and care for the special needs of family members.  I also represent executors and fiduciaries in all manner of estate proceedings, including probate, administration, accounting and contested surrogate's court matters.

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Kiley Kiley & Kiley Attorneys at Law
3000 Marcus Avenue Suite 3W07
Lake Success, NY, 11042


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Posted by Dejan | October 3, 2023
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A top-notch law firm
I recently had the pleasure of working with the team at the Kiley, Kiley & Kiley Law Firm and I couldn't be happier with the level of service and professionalism they provided. From the moment I reached out to them, they were incredibly responsive and attentive to my needs. What really stood out to me was their deep knowledge and expertise in the field of law. They were able to explain complex legal concepts in a way that was easy for me to understand, and they always made sure I was fully informed and up-to-date on my case. What exceeded my expectations and impressed me the most was their level of dedication and care. They went above and beyond to ensure that my case was handled with the utmost professionalism and attention to detail. I always felt like I was in good hands and that my case was a top priority for them. In the end, I give my many thanks and appreciation to the hard work and expertise of the team at Kiley, Kiley & Kiley Law Firm. Also, a massive thank you to Jeane Brodsky and Jim Kiley for having my case resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner. I would highly recommend them to anyone in need of legal assistance. They truly are a top-notch law firm that cares about their clients and will go the extra mile.
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Posted by anonymous | April 6, 2023
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Great Legal Team
Jim helped me out with a personal injury case. He was always available when I had a question. His paralegal, Jeane, was exceptional at promptly responding to my inquires and resolving any issues that I had. On top of assisting me with the personal injury suit, they also helped me with the process of working with no-fault and the insurance adjusters.
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Posted by Jocelyn | February 17, 2023
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Everything went smoothly with the process! Definitely recommend. Thank you so much!
Posted by Sandy | September 7, 2022
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Personal Injury
Mr Kiley was very professional. He kept me informed , personally, every step of the process.
Posted by Maureen | November 7, 2021
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James Kiley. Esq.
Having James Kiley handle my case was a pleasure from start to finish. He was professional, expeditious, concise and precise. His knowledge and calm demeanor allowed me to go through a tough situation practically stress free. He certainly gets a A in my book and I would not hesitate in sending him referrals. Maureen Curtin
Posted by anonymous | November 5, 2021
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An outstanding attorney
James Kiley is an outstanding attorney. He has helped and guided our family through many situations. Most recently he assisted and advised us throughout the sale, contract and closing on our mother’s house. His expertise, professionalism, and calm reassurance inspired our complete confidence during the entire transaction. A million thanks to you, Jim!
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Posted by anonymous | October 28, 2020
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Catherine Flood
Jim Kiley was a pleasure to work with. Through my year long process of working with him, he always kept me updated on my case, returned calls/emails in a timely manner, and was considerate enough to work with my own night-shift work schedule. Anyone I spoke on the phone with in his office was nothing but professional. Thanks to all for providing excellent service.
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Posted by anonymous | September 6, 2019
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Very good experience using James Kiley for my accident claim.
Kiley & Kiley are a very experienced group of professionals. They handled my case like I was family. I am recommending James Kiley to my friends and business colleagues.
Posted by Leslie | March 5, 2019
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Review of attorney James D. Kiley
I found James D. Kiley (Jim) on the internet when I was in need of a personal injury attorney. Jim took my case very seriously and worked very hard on my behalf. He is intelligent, honest and a good listener. He kept me updated on the status of the case via emails and phone calls and would meet with me at his office at my request to answer my questions. He honored our contract and successfully settled my case. I was very pleased that I hired James D. Kiley and would would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a competent attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | March 1, 2019
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Excellent family lawyer he has been my lawyers for about 4years always can communicate with them for all your questions and needs, and also great assistants.Thank you Jeanne for all your time and patience with us.
Posted by Michael | February 11, 2019
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Great Lawyer with personal touch
Jim not only listened to the details, he remembered what he hears and applies it all to the case. He also uses professional 'expert witnesses' who only help to augment the case. All in all I don't think I could have done better with any other lawyer. And since then he has done most of my immediate family's estate planning at a reasonable cost and we are very pleased.
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Posted by Kate | January 14, 2019
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Fantastic Lawyer
Kiley, Kiley & Kiley are a very experienced law firm that I've used several times. This was my first experience with Jim Kiley and he exceeded my expectations. He really explained the process to me and was easy to get in touch with. Everything went according to plan. I would recommend Jim and his brothers to anyone who needs a lawyer.
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Posted by Jonathan | May 17, 2018
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Smart, Patient, Diligent & Fast
We retained Jim for Estate Planning matters. He has a thorough command of the applicable law and how it applies to our particular facts. He patiently walked us through every step and delivered results quickly. Jim is an excellent attorney and a stand-up guy. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Christine | April 29, 2015
Patient and Understanding
Mr. Kiley was always very pleasant on the phone and by email. He gave me advice and he understood what I was going through. He followed up on all aspects of the case. I felt totally confident that he was handling everything in the most efficient way. If I ever needed an attorney in the future, I would definitely call on Mr. Kiley again. I would also recommend him to other people. It was a real pleasure to work with Mr. Kiley.
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Posted by Marty | February 5, 2014
Outstanding - in every way !!!!
James D. Kiley was an absolute pleasure and tremendous resource to work with. We had 3 complicated real estate closings happening at once - and James helped us navigate through in very successful fashion. James is highly intelligent and knowledgeable, diligent, incredibly trustworthy and was always available on a phone call - no mater what time of day. James is very professional in his approach and his responsiveness with insightful advice provided further comfort during this transition. James also instigated matters when necessary with the other side to expedite the process. I would recommend James with the highest confidence - and its too bad I can't say the same thing about others in his field. By choosing James, you are putting yourself (and family) in capable hands and I have no doubt he will offer the best advice and service.
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Posted by anonymous | February 5, 2014
Always a professional.
Jim Kiley has been my family's lawyer for many years now. He has handled our real estate, wills and trusts and a personal injury case. I have always found Jim to be knowledgeable, responsive and concerned; a true professional.
Posted by Corey | August 19, 2013
Extremely Impressed and Satisfied
I'm impressed. Jim Kiley represented me on a real estate purchase transaction. While searching for my first home, I researched several lawyers. I selected Jim Kiley for a number of reasons; his price was reasonable (it was in the middle of the range of prices I was quoted by other lawyers,) he was willing to act quickly, and he seemed to know what he was talking about. Also, I didn't feel stressed out and rushed off the phone when I talked to him. Jim told me he would not charge me if the deal fell through; most real estate lawyers I spoke to said they would require half of their fee up front, and it would be forfeited if the deal fell through. Incidentally my first deal did fall through, and true to his word, Jim did not ask me for a penny for that transaction. A few days later, I asked him to represent me for my next attempt, and he began work on that second deal immediately. I was probably a pain to deal with, as this was my first home purchase. I was trying to coordinate a lot of events at once, and I had a million questions. I bombarded Jim with email after email, phone call after phone call... and he always responded to me promptly. Every time I was worried about some detail of the transaction, I would reach out to Jim and he would help me through whatever I was stuck on. As we got further along in the process, I was racing against the clock because my rate lock was close to expiring, and rates had shot up almost 2% since I had locked it. Jim was on top of everything and acted quickly; throughout the entire process there was never a time when something was delayed because we were waiting on my lawyer. There were plenty of times when other parties dragged things along, but Jim moved lightning fast. I highly recommend Jim Kiley and will definitely contact him for my future legal needs.
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Posted by Ryan | February 28, 2013
Car accident settlement
My fiancé and I were rear ended in Maryland and sustained injuries in the accident. We were referred to Jim Kiley by someone at work. From day one he was extremely helpful and courteous. He made the entire process of dealing with the insurance companies very easy for my fiancé and I. If we ever had any questions about our case he was prompt and diligent with getting right back to us with answers and advice. The settlement that he helped us reach exceeded our expectations and we are great-full for all of his help. We would most definitely recommend him to anyone in a similar situation.
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Posted by Maureen | February 16, 2013
James D. Kiley Review
I cannot thank James Kiley enough for all his dedication, his genuine concern for the members of my family and what he has done for us. He guided us through a very difficult time and never did we feel lost during the entire legal process. I highly recommend the very competent and trustworthy Mr. Kiley
Posted by Joan | September 28, 2012
auto accident injury claim
Immediately felt comfortable and at ease with Jim Kiley. His guidance, professionalism, and persistence achieved a favorable settlement for my case.
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Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Village Justice
  • Village of Plandome Justice Court
  • 2010 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Kiley, Kiley & Kiley, PLLC
  • 1997 - Present


  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • Fordham University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • John Doe v. Super Star Dance Studio New York Supreme Court
  • $2,500,000.00
  • Quintana v. WL Assets Corp. Bronx Supreme Court
  • $450,000.00
  • Maureen Mitchell, as Administrator of the Estate of Michael D. Mitchell v. The City of New York and Richard M. Colucci
  • $2,000,000.00
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  • Nassau County Magistrate's Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • For outstanding service to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Church seminar
  • Estate Planning
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Kiley provides insightful, helpful and accurate advice. His knowledge and experience are clearly evident. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 05
Relationship: Other
"I highly recommend this lawyer he is a true professional.I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Estate planning Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Lawyers who serve the avvo community as much as Mr. Kiley are few and far between. It takes passion, concern and dedication to devote so much time. You have my endorsement and kudos."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Kiley who is both very experienced and highly respected in his community.."
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Lake Success Real estate Lawyer James D. Kiley
James D. Kiley
Real estate Attorney
Lake Success, NY
Licensed for 25 years