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The pursuit of justice on behalf of those who have been taken advantage of by wrongdoers is paramount. Calling to account those who have taken advantage of innocent taxpayers is also highly rewarding.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Employment: 90%
    10 years
  2. Personal Injury: 5%
    33 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 3%
    10 years
  4. Libel: 2%
    10 years


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21 Everett Road Ext.
Albany, NY, 12205

Godosky & Gentile, P.C.

61 Broadway
New York, NY, 10006



FLMember in Good Standing198306/17/2016
NYCurrently registered 198303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationCub Scouts2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of Richard B. Ancowitz2002 - Present
PartnerCochran Firm, Schneider, Kleinick, Weitz & Damashek1996 - 2002
Managing AttorneyDamashek, Godosky & Gentile1992 - 1996
AttorneyPhilip M. Damashek, P.C.1983 - 1992
Law ClerkPhilip M. Damashek, P.C.1980 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
Florida BarN/A1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vaughn v. Imus, Viacom, NBC, et alN/A
Cushnie v. B & HConfidential
PLWJ, Inc. v. OmnipointConfidential
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Publication nameTitleDate
Weitz on Automobile Litigation: The No-Fault HandbookWeitz on Automobile Litigation: The No-Fault Handbook2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of RochesterPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Decisions 2008Automobile Insurance Update2008
Legislative CLE ProgramCivil Practice Update - 20072007
Decisions 2007Automobile Insurance Update2007
Decisions 2006Automobile Insurance Update2006