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Mark Montanaro leads the firm at MontanaroLaw, P.C., with a focus on Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL), advertising, marketing, social media, trademarks, and business law. A member of the State Bar of New York, Mr. Montanaro has been active in the entertainment industry and entrepreneurship well before earning his law degree. Mr. Montanaro regularly represents individuals, small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Mark has customized MontanaroLaw as a practice to broadly serve the needs of the community. Mark represents small business and individual clients in connection with everything from traffic violations to complex contract negotiations in areas including: real estate, intellectual property, digital media rights, entertainment, software licensing, and business law.
Mark is frequently invited to sit on panels discussing issues like Social Media, Sweepstakes, and Promotions Law. He is a lecturer on business law, an adjunct instructor at Briarcliffe College, and is also an advisor to the Hofstra University Start-Ups organization, which features young aspiring entrepreneurs learning about business through hands-on experience.
Montanaro earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, with a minor in Business Law from Hofstra University. Later, he then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law.
Mark Montanaro is admitted to practice in New York. While he is not practicing law, he serves as a professional umpire for Long Island amateur baseball leagues.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|LC Rated||Lead Counsel||2018|
|Top 10% in the USA||Lawyers of Distinction||2018|
|LC Rated||Lead Counsel||2017|
|Top 10 Under 40||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2017|
|Rated Attorney||Lead Counsel||2016|
|LC Rated||Lead Counsel||2016|
|Business Law - Legal Counsel||Lead Counsel||2015|
|President of the Year||Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International||1999|
|Managing Attorney||MontanaroLaw, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Briarcliffe College||2014 - 2018|
|TV / Game Show Compliance Consultant||SCC||2012 - 2016|
|Director, Legal & Business Affairs||A&E Television Networks, LLC||2010 - 2012|
|Business & Legal Affairs||Latina Magazine||2007 - 2010|
|Senior Law Clerk||Real Estate Law Firm||2005 - 2006|
|Law Clerk||Landlord / Tenant Law Firm||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Christopher Morley Knothole Association||Vice President||1995 - Present|
|MontanaroLaw News||Say Goodbye to Like-Gating on Facebook||2014|
|MontanaroLaw News||Nassau County School-Zone Speed Cam Changes||2014|
|MontanaroLaw News||Nassau County School-Zone Speed Camera Law REPEALED||2014|
|New York Law Journal||Young Attorneys Wary About Bar Participation||2006|
|Hofstra University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Hofstra University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|The Knowledge Group||Sweepstakes and Contests in Social Media||2016|
|Phi Alpha Delta||The Path to Becoming an Attorney||2014|
|How to gain experience in the media industry||Advertising & Marketing||2014|
|Constitution Day 2014 at Briarcliffe College||10th Amendment - States' Rights||2014|
|New York College Entrepreneur Conference||How to Form a Startup||2013|
|ACI: Sweepstakes Contests and Promotions||Sweepstakes Contests and Promotions||2012|
|2012 New York Law School Forum||What Do Lawyers Do?||2012|
|Speeding 40+ Over Speed Limit||Parking Violation $50 Fine + $25 Surcharge|
|24 Points - Reduced to 3 Points||24 Points - Reduced to 3 Points|
|8 Tickets worth 30 Points reduced to 3 Points||30 Points reduced to 3 Points|
|ALL charges DISMISSED||ALL charges DISMISSED|
|5 Point - Cell Phone Ticket||DISMISSED - Defective ticket|
|Driving with a Suspended License||DISMISSAL of ALL criminal charges and plea of guilty to 1 traffic violation - NO Points, and 6 months time to pay fines of less than $300.00|
|Dismissal of all Traffic Violations||MOTION GRANTED. CASE DISMISSED|
|Driving with Expired/Revoked Registration||DISMISSAL on both Misdemeanors and one traffic violation.|
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