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Neal A. Goldstein

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Neal Goldstein has been practicing law for over 19 years. He began his education at CUNY Queens College and went on to receiving his law degree from New York Law School. While in school he worked as a law clerk at various law offices gaining experience in criminal, appellate and personal injury law. After graduating from Law School, Neal worked for a well known medical malpractice firm in New York City. In 1991, he began as an associate at Edelman & Weinberg. He quickly became a partner with firm.

Neal has had extensive experience in the area of Personal Injury law. At Goldstein and Bashner he managed the firm's caseload and has been involved in the resoultion of millions of dollars for his clients. He has resolved matters involving significant injuries some of which were covered in the media. He has had extensive experience representing Long Island Railroad, Amtrak and Metro North employees in their claims against the railroad. Over the last twenty years Neal has expanded the firm's clientele so that the firm now represents injured parties all over New York and is co-counsel in numerous claims in other states.

Neal is involved in many community based organizations. For many years, Neal was the President  and Chairman of the Board of the Friedberg Jewish Community Center. Additionaly Neal was involved for many years with the Manhatten Society an organization that raises money for Multiple Sclerosis. Recently, he has been involved with the Adelante a cultural and social service organization in the latino community on Long Island. 

Neal is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He is a member of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and The Ameican Association for Justice.

Neal lives on Long Island with his wife and two children. During his  off time  from work Neal spends time with his family. He enjoys traveling and is a fan of jazz and sixties rock and roll.


Languages spoken: Spanish, French

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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
    26 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    26 years
  3. Slip and Fall: 25%
    26 years



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Contact info

Goldstein and Bashner

1778 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY, 11554-1032

Goldstein and Bashner,P.C.

320 Carleton Avenue
Islip, NY



NYCurrently registered 199007/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
United Jewish Appeal Community Service AwardUnited Jewish Appeal2004
Andrew Rosenbloom Memorial Fund-Community Service AwardFriedberg Jewish Community Center2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGoldstein & BashnerP.C.2007 - Present
PartnerGoldstein Green & Bashner P.C.2002 - 2007
PartnerEdelman & Goldstein,P.C.1997 - 2002
PartnerEdelman Weinberg & Goldstein,P.C.1993 - 1997
AssociateEdelman & Weinberg1991 - 1993
AssociateBonina & Bonina, P.C.1990 - 1991
AssociateProner & Proner1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Railroad Accident Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
New York State Academy of Trial LawyersBoard of Directors2010 - Present
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers-Business RoundtableCommittee member2009 - Present
Great Legal MarketingMember2008 - Present
New York State Academy of Trial LawyersMember2006 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1990 - Present
Jewish Lawyers GuildMember1990 - Present
Friedberg JCCPresident2000 - 2003
Lawyers Council-Friedberg JCCFounding Member1998 - 2000
Friedberg JCC Lawyers CouncilChair1998 - 2001
Friedberg JCCBoard of Directors1997 - 2009
Jewish Lawyers GuildExecutive Committee1995 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
James D. v Schur Mgmt.$380,000 settlement at mediation
Michael W. vs. Hans and Susan LehnisSettled before verdict-$800,000.00
Richard D. vs. Trizechan One New York PlazaNew York City Firefighter-$350,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
Published ReportHow Do I Change My Lawyer2011
New York Trips, Slips and Falls LawyerWhat The #$*@ Is A Trip and Fall Lawyer?2010
Published ReportInjuries on Private and Public Property2010
Published ReportHow to Battle Insurance Companies in New York2009
Long Island Personal Injury Blog12 Bullet Proof Questions to Ask Your Accident Lawyer2008
Long Island Personal Injury LawyerSecrets To A Successful Railroad Case2008
Long Island Personal Injury Lawyer Blog6 Signs That Your Personal Injury Lawyer Is Hurting Your Case2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
City University of New York, Queens CollegePolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Great Legal Marketing SeminarLegal Marketing2011
Business Round Table: Social MediaSocial Media and Legal Marketing2011
Mt. Sinai Seventh Day Adventist ChurchUnderstanding Your Legal Rights2005