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Jack Richard Lebowitz

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Jack Lebowitz is a general practice attorney in the Glens Falls - Lake George region of upstate New York, practicing in the areas of family law (child custody, support and divorce), real estate, litigation and environmental law/zoning.


His legal services website and blog has more profile and contact information at http://jackle.bo , (as well as the Avvo.com profile on this site), his email address is jack@LebowitzPLLC.com, and he can be reached by phone at (518) 282-4472. 

 

Jack is also a Director of the Glens Falls Food Coop, a non-profit member owned cooperative for healthy, locally sourced foods and a Founding Director and Counsel of the Mockingbird Foundation, which has published the category-leading books on the rock band Phish, operates the popular Phish.net website, www.phish.net, and which has donated over $700,000 for music education for underserved kids. He is also an avid cyclist.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 40%
    40 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    40 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
    40 years
  4. Real Estate: 15%
    40 years
  5. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    40 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($95-175/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Based upon Jack's sage advice that he has given many through responding to AVVO questions he is qualified.

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    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Lebowitz is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend his legal services.

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Contact info

Lebowitz Legal Services, PLLC

PO Box 4244
Glens Falls, NY, 12804-0244

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Avvo Top ContributorAvvo2016
Distinguished (peer rated)Martindale-Hubbell2016
Avvo Top Contrbutor - Family LawAvvo2016
Avvo Top Contributor - Family LawAvvo2015
BV Distinguished RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Avvo Top Contributor - LitigationAvvo2015
Avvo Clients ChoiceAvvo2014
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Avvo Top Contributor - LitigationAvvo2014
Avvo Clients ChoiceAvvo2013
Avvo Top ContributorAvvo2013
The Paul J. Curran Award for Pro Bono Service - Solo/Small FirmPrisoners' Legal Services of New York2013
Avvo Top ContributorAvvo2012
Certificate of AppreciationNew York State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLebowitz Legal Services, PLLC2011 - Present
Of CounselGreen & Seifter, Attorneys, PLLC2007 - 2010
Of CounselLemery Greisler LLC2005 - 2007
MemberLemery Greisler LLC1999 - 2005
PrincipalLemery & Reid, PC1989 - 1999
MemberKrolick & DeGraff, PC1987 - 1989
Senior CounselITT Communications Services, Inc.1984 - 1987
Staff CounselNYS Public Service Commission1977 - 1984
AssociateLaw Offices of Robert J. Kafin1975 - 1977
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Warren County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Prisoners Legal Services of New York, Inc.Pro bono volunteer/Attorney Emeritus2012 - Present
The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc.General Counsel, Secretary, VP, Director1997 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law SectionCo-Chair, Adirondack and Catskill State Park Committee1992 - 1996
New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law SectionExecutive Committee Member1987 - 1996
New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law SectionCo-Chair, Committee on Legislation1987 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Aiken v. Town of Moreau Zoning Board of Appeals, Index No. 20142887, Sup. Ct. Saratoga County http://jackle.bo/1VHgY2UDecision of the Zoning Board upheld. Lebowitz also represented intervenor neighbor in the original matter before the Town Zoning Board
Mackay v. NYS Dep't of Environmental Conservation et ano. (Sup. Ct., Albany County, Lynch, J. 2008) http://jackle.bo/Vc9MKLThe County respondents prevailed in both challenges and Court selected me as lead counsel in DEC challenge even though the state Attorney General was the primary Respondent.
Mackay v. Saratoga County, (Sup. Ct., Saratoga County, Nolan, J., 2007) http://jackle.bo/1wJLq07Decision of Respondent County who I represented as Special Counsel upheld on SEQRA and lack of Petitioner's "standing" grounds.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Northeastern Environmental Science, vol. 1, no. 2“Converting Oil Fired Generating Units to Coal in New York State,” with Carl Pechman, PhD 1982.1982
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Wesleyan UniversityCollege of Social StudiesOther - Bachelors1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Private conferenceNegotiating industrial electric power tariffs1995