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David J. Hernandez

also known as Law Offices of David J. Hernandez

About me

Mr. Hernandez graduated in 1986 from New York University School of Law. He is also a graudate of Fordham University. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America and courts in New York and New Jersey. 

Among his professional accomplishments, Mr. Hernandez served as the 50th president of the Puerto Rican Bar Association and served on the New York Hispanic Bar Task Force on the Judicial Selection Committee and the New York State Conference of Bar Leaders. He was selected to New York Super Lawyers in 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. 

Currently, Mr. Hernandez serves as a member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second Department, Advisory Committee on Civil Practice to the Chief Administration Judge, NYSBA House of Delegates, and Grievance Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Litigation: 15%
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
  5. Commercial Real Estate: 10%



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Contact info

Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & Associates

26 Court Street
Suite 2707
Brooklyn, NY, 11242-1127

Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & Associates

234 Union Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11211



NYCurrently registered 198703/07/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Distinguished Service AwardThe Judicial Friends, Rivers Tony & Watson 31st Anniversary Celebration Honoring "Leaders in Law"2012
Brooklyn is BackKings County Democratic County Committee2007
ProclamationMarty Markowitz2007
ProclamationMichael R. Bloomberg2007
Outstanding Citizen and President of the PRBANew York State Assembly2007
2005-Puerto Rican Heritage AwardNational Puerto Rican Day Parage, Inc.2005
Cita de MeritoHonorable Joel Rivera, Lider de law Mayoria2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationTrustee2012 - Present
Advisory Committee on Civil Practice to the Chief Administrative JudgeMember2008 - Present
Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second DepartmentMember2008 - Present
Judicial Screening Committee for the Democratic Party in and for Kings County and the Second Judicial DistrictMember2007 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates Forum the Top Trial Lawyers in AmericaLife Member2006 - Present
Grievance Committee, Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Prepaid Institute of the American Bar AssociationConference Committee Member and Speaker1998 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember1986 - Present
Puerto Rican Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Judicial Selection Committee, New York Hispanic Bar Task ForceMemberN/A
Latino Civic Association of Richmond CountyGeneral CounselN/A
NYSBA Non-Lawyer Ownership PanelMember2012 - 2012
New York State Bar Association, General Practice SectionChairman of the Diversity Committee2012 - 2012
Super LawyerMember2010 - 2014
New York State Bar Association House of DelegatesPresidential Diversity Appointment2009 - 2009
Puerto Rican Bar AssociationPresident2008 - 2009
Puerto Rican Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2007 - 2008
New York State Conference of Bar LeadersExecutive Council2006 - 2007
Hispanic National Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2005
Boy Scout Troop 26Merit Badge Counselor2004 - 2008
Hispanic Young People's AlternativeBoard Member2001 - 2002
Latino Civic Association, General CounselSpeaker on Local Access Cable Television Program1999 - 2000
Latino Civic Association, General CounselChairperson Finance Committee1999 - 2004
Latino Civic Association, General CounselChair Person for Economic Development Committee1995 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Real EstatePlaintiff closed on contract and is in possession.
Foreclosure DefenseVacate judgment of sale after drop of the hammer, case dismissed, defended second case and settled on favorable terms to client.
MatrimonialNegotiated divorce settlement as issues of wife's educational expenses, custody, child support and equitable distribution.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The WeekUnderstanding the "Personal" in Your Case2014
Sports IllustratedUnderstanding the "Personal" in Your Case2014
TimeUnderstanding the "Personal" in Your Case2014
2013 Thompson Ruetters/AsporteMaintenance Awards and Marriage Equality: Key Developments in New York Family Law2013
NewsweekLeading Attorneys in New York2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Fordham UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Golden Anniversary Gala BanquetDiversity in Law, Scholarship Awards, Law School Financing2007

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