New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers Swears In New President Elect

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Steven Schwartzapfel of Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. sworn in as President elect of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

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The Academy is an organization in the state of New York that I am proud to have been called on to serve, and I intend to fully support and protect the Academy and its mission.

At a reception held in Albany, New York on Monday, April 23rd, Steven Schwartzapfel was sworn in as President Elect of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

The new President elect was sworn in by Court of Appeals Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, at the 8th Annual Membership Reception and Law Day Celebration, in addition to the rest of this year’s board of directors. The distinguished Judge Ciparick was also the event’s keynote speaker, serving her second appointed 14-year term of New York’s Highest Court.

The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers prides itself on protecting, preserving, and enhancing the Civil Justice System. The Academy also engages in grassroots advocacy on a wide variety of legislative and political matters and provides continuing education for their members. It is the fastest growing Trial Bar in the country with more than 2,000 members statewide.

“I am honored to have been chosen as the President Elect,” Steven Schwartzapfel remarked. “The Academy is an organization in the state of New York that I am proud to have been called on to serve, and I intend to fully support and protect the Academy and its mission.”

Steven Schwartzapfel is the founder of Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C., a respected personal injury law firm located in New York. In addition to his new role of President Elect, Steven Schwartzapfel has also been President of the Alliance for Consumer Rights and served on the Judicial Screening Committee for the Supreme Court.

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Front Row: Court of Appeals Judges & President Elect

Hon. Theodore Jones – NYS Court of Appeals
Hon. Eugene Pigott – NYS Court of Appeals
Hon. Susan Phillips Read – NYS Court of Appeals
Steven Schwartzapfel – President Elect, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers
Hon. Karen Peters – Presiding Justice, Appellate Division 3rd Department
Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick – NYS Court of Appeals
Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo – NYS Court of Appeals

Second Row: President & Past Presidents

John Powers – Powers & Santola (Past President, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers)
Robert Brenna, Jr. – Brenna, Brenna & Boyce (Past President, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers)
James E. Reid – Greene & Reid (President, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers)
Anthony S. Bottar – Bottar Leone (Past President, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers)
Glenn Verchick – Werbel, Werbel and Verchick (Past President, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers)
John Bonina – Bonina & Bonina (Past President, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers)

ABOUT SCHWARTZAPFEL LAWYERS P.C.:
Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. is one of the most prominent and well respected plaintiff personal injury and litigation firms in New York. The firm has handled tens of thousands of cases and helped thousands of clients obtain the money and benefits they deserve. The firm’s pledge is to make a difficult situation easier and the firm’s lawyers are proud of a success rate of over 98%. Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. fights to protect the rights of those who cannot protect themselves.

The personal injury lawyers at Schwartzapfel Lawyers focus on all types of personal injury litigation, including vehicle accidents (bus, car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian), medical malpractice, wrongful death, defective products and drugs, construction accidents, workplace accidents, workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, nursing home neglect and abuse, and complex highway design defect cases. To contact the law firm, call (800) 966-4999 or use the firm’s online contact form.

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