Jim is a founding partner at Kase & Druker. He specializes in tax law and federal criminal defense matters.
Jim began his legal career as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Special Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section. He served as Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of New York, and Deputy Chief, Criminal Division and Chief of Official Corruptions Section. Jim was an Assistant District Attorney and Chief of Rackets and Narcotics Bureau in Nassau County.
Jim has served as the Master of the Bench, American Inns of Court, Theodore Roosevelt Inn. He is also the author of “New Cars and UCC Section 2-608: Your Client Isn’t Stuck with a Lemon.” He has been Guest Adjunct Law Professor at Fordham School of Law. Also, a frequent lecturer at Baruch College Graduate Business school 2012 – present.
He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and earned his J.D. at Boston College.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1980||10/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|sustained superior performance award||United States Justice Department||1974|
|oustanding moot court oralist||Supreme Court Justice Brennan||1969|
|Managing Partner||Kase and Druker||1978 - 2016|
|Chief of Rackets Bureau||Nassau County District Attorney's Office||1976 - 1978|
|Deputy Chief, Criminal Division||U.S. Attorneys Office EDNY||1974 - 1976|
|Senior Trial Attorney||United States Deparment Of Justice||1970 - 1973|
|Assistant Attorney General||Commonwealth Of Massachusetts||1969 - 1970|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Inns of Court||Member||1990 - Present|
|New York Law Journal||Worker Classifications by the NYS department of Taxation||2011|
|Clearinghouse Review Journal of Poverty Law and Policy||New Cars and UCC sec. 2-608, Your client isn't stuck with a lemon||1970|
|Boston College Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1969|
|University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1967|
|Business law classes||Recent Develeopments in crimal tax enforcement||2017|
|New York City Bar Association||New York State Tax fraud||2015|
|Baruch College Law School||Current Tax Issues||2015|
|IRS trainee workshop||Criminal Tax Prosecutions||2014|
|Fordham Law School||trial practice||2000|
|U.S. v. D'Agostino||Dismissal|
|United States v. Jeffrey Schneider||acquittal|
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