Serge Petroff is firm’s principal and focuses his practice on civil litigation. Mr. Petroff’s unique experience litigating matters on behalf of catastrophically injured clients as well as defending homeowners against banks, positions the firm to achieve the most direct benefit for clients.
Mr. Petroff is a founding member and Executive Vice-President of the New York State Foreclosure Defense Bar. NYSFDB is a non-for-profit bar association of foreclosure defense attorneys who focus their practice on representing homeowners in saving their homes.
Mr. Petroff is active in foreclosure prevention through the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) of the Brooklyn Bar Association, helping people who due to poverty or special needs may not otherwise have access to the quality legal services that every family deserves. In addition, Mr. Petroff is a current member of the Director's Circle of the VLP Foreclosure Panel.
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I endorse this lawyer. Serge is one of the founding members of the NYS Foreclosure Defense BAR Association and is a truly leader in the foreclosure defense field. Serge contributes an immense amount of time and effort in assisting homeowners and is a great advocate for the distressed homeowner community.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Exceptional Commitment to Pro-Bono Serice||Brooklyn Bar Association||2010|
|Exceptional Commitment to Pro-Bono Service||Brooklyn Bar Association||2009|
|Partner||Petroff Amshen, LLP||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Petroff Law Firm, P.C.||2008 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Foreclosure Defense Bar||Executive Vice-President||2011 - Present|
|Brooklyn Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|HSBC Bank v. B.||Foreclosure Dismissed|
|Citibank v. W||Interest tolled / attorneys' fees awarded|
|Wells Fargo v. R||Bank sanctioned / Attorneys Fees Awarded|
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|New York Law Journal||Bank Blasted Over "Wanton" Bad Faith in Foreclosure||2013|
|The Buffalo News||Baum Woes Spread to Pillar||2011|
|Brooklyn VLP||Brooklyn Bar Association VLP CLE||2011|
|Brooklyn Daily Eagle||Super Team of Volunteer Lawyers Honored for Foreclosure Fight||2010|
|St John's University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Brooklyn Bar Association VLP||Foreclosure Basics||2013|
|Brooklyn Bar Association VLP||Advanced Topics in Foreclosure Defense||2013|
|Brooklyn Bar Association VLP||Foreclosure Updates for Volunteer Attorneys||2012|
|Brooklyn Bar Association VLP||Foreclosure Program Roundtable||2011|