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Paul E. Kerson

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Practice Areas:

  • Civil, Estate & Criminal Litigation
  • Business and Family Disputes
  • Divorce

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Professional Associations and Past Positions

  • Queens County Bar Association, President, 2015 to 2016
  • Queens County Criminal Courts Bar Association, President, 1989
  • NYS Bar Association, Member, 1986
  • Queens Legal Services Corporation, 2015 to 2016
  • City of Ardsley, Judge
  • U.S Federal Court , 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court,, 1979

Honors and Community Service

  • Super Lawyer (rated by peers)
  • Editor, Queens County Bar Association Bar Bulletin
  • Award-Winning Lecturer, Lawline.com
  • Queens Legal Services Corporation, former member
  • UJA Speakers Bureau, former member
  • Queens County Historical Society, Member
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1976
  • District of Columbia, 1978
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Representative Cases

  • People v. Rodriguez, 480 N.Y.S.2d 155, 1984, N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., 1984146650
  • Parent Ass'n of Andrew Jackson High School v. Ambach, 598 F.2d 705, 1979, C.A.2 (N.Y.), 1979112982
  • Weiss v. Feigenbaum, 558 F.Supp. 265, 1982, E.D.N.Y., 1983110761
  • People v. Petri, 423 N.Y.S.2d 974, 1980, N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., 1980201817
  • Hunter v. City of New York, 396 N.Y.S.2d 186, 1977, N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., 1977127699