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Michael E. Basile

Personal injury Attorney at Schenectady, NY

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  • Licensed for 40 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1984
    Status
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Location

Higgins, Roberts & Suprunowicz PC
1430 Balltown Rd
Schenectady, NY, 12309-4301

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Chairman of Litigation Department since 1992
  • Higgins, Roberts & Suprunowicz PC
  • 1989 - Present
  • Special Prosecutor
  • Schenectady County District Attorney
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Grasso, Rodriguez, Putorti & Grasso
  • 1984 - 1989

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Siena College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Matter of Benson
  • Successfully secured a decree and judgment for the unpaid distributions
  • Calabrese Bakeries v. Rockland Bakery, Inc.
  • Successfully defended appeal of order denying the attempt of opposing party to expand discovery and substantially expand the amount of damages claimed and documents that might be offered at trial
  • Dribusch v. Zebrowski
  • Successfully defended action on behalf of debtor and secured dismissal of action
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Associations

  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Member of Awards Committee
  • 2020 - Present
  • Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Continuity Committee Chairman
  • 2015 - Present
  • Schenectady County Supreme Court Arbitration Program
  • Member of Arbitration Panel
  • 2011 - Present
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Mock Trial Judge
  • 2008 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - 2016
  • New York State Bar Association Lawyer Referral Committee
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2019
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Nominating Committee Chairman
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Continuity Committee, Chairman
  • 2006 - 2011
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Constitutional Committee
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • Secretary
  • 1994 - 1995
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Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation for accepting a Pro Bono case
  • The Federal Judiciary of the Second Circuit in and for the Northern District of New York
  • 2020
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • 2008
  • Junior Bar Member, advocacy based
  • Albany Law School
  • 1981

Publications

  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message-"First Impressions"
  • 2013
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message-"Elephant Bones"
  • 2013
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • "Practice Pointer: Tort Claims"
  • 2013
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message- "Whither the Future of the Profession?"
  • 2013
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message- "Lessons Learned"
  • 2012
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message- "Am I Honorable?"
  • 2012
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message- "Anatomy of a President's Message"
  • 2012
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message- "Picking a Winner"
  • 2012
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message-"Giving Thanks"
  • 2012
  • Schenectady County Bar Association, Inc. Newsletter
  • President's Message
  • 2011
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • President's Message- "Roadmap to Success"
  • 2011
  • Schenectady County Bar Association Newsletter
  • Obligations Surrounding Retention of Wills
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • Noontime Seminar for members of Adjudication Panel
  • Disciplinary Hearings
  • 2018
  • Judical Board Training
  • Hearings for charges of college conduct code violations
  • 2017
  • Awards Presentation
  • Presenter of Schenectady County Bar Association 2017 Lawyer in Service to Community Award
  • 2017
  • Training Session Seminar
  • How to handle Evidentiary Issues at hearings before Judicial Hearing Board at Educational Institution
  • 2015
  • Training Seminar
  • Complex issues arising at hearings before Judicial Disciplinary Board at Educational Institution
  • 2014
  • Awards Presentation
  • Presenter of Schenectady County Bar Association 2011 Lawyer of Year Award
  • 2011
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Schenectady Personal injury Lawyer Michael E. Basile
Michael E. Basile
Personal injury Attorney
Schenectady, NY
Licensed for 40 years