Matthew Barocas is the principal of Matthew David Barocas, P.C. Matthew oversees all of the firm’s transactions and litigation files, and may work jointly with outside counsel depending on the needs of the client.
Matthew regularly advises small businesses in all aspects of business organization, real estate, employment and litigation.
Before forming the firm in 2013, Matthew worked as an associate attorney at a mid-sized general practice law firm in Garden City, New York. He represented corporate clients in commercial litigation cases before state and local judges and arbitrators. He also represented purchasers and sellers of residential real estate transactions, drafted employment contracts, service contracts, promissory notes and security agreements, assisted the firm in its representation of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Eastern District of New York and represented clients in misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases.
After graduating from law school, Matthew worked for a closing attorney who represented commercial lenders in a variety of real estate transactions, including purchases, refinances, short sales and loan modifications.
During law school, Matthew served as a legal intern in two trial bureaus and the homicide bureau of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. He assisted senior prosecutors in investigating and prosecuting felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. Matthew also worked for a boutique real estate litigation firm in midtown Manhattan drafting legal memoranda, pleadings and motions.
In between semesters pursuing his undergraduate degree in business administration Matthew worked for one of the largest owners of rent stabilized apartment housing in New York City.
B.B.A., University of Miami, 2006
J.D., New York Law School, 2010
|NY||Due to reregister within 30 days of birthday||2011||07/11/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Public Service Certificate||New York Law School||2010|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Kings County District Attorney||2010|
|Principal||Matthew David Barocas, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Solo Practitioner||Matthew Barocas, Attorney at Law||2012 - 2012|
|Associate Attorney||Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, PC||2010 - 2012|
|Legal Intern||Kings County District Attorney's Office||2008 - 2010|
|Law Clerk||Kenneth Glassman, Attorney at Law||2008 - 2008|
|College Intern||Wiener Realty LLC||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Knoxville Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|New York City Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|New York Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Miami||BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration||2006|
|Law Practice Today Expo||Technology Toolbox: Show & Tell||2016|
|Law Practice Today Expo||Best Practices Tips in 60 Minutes||2015|
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