201706.30
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New York State Grievance Committee Award

In June, attorney Joseph F. DeFelice received an award honoring him for 8 years of service at the NY State Grievance Committee Dinner at LeDefense Bistro in downtown Brooklyn. In New York, the Appellate Divisions of the State Supreme Court and Grievance Committees appointed by each Appellate Division are the safeguards of appropriate conduct by…

201705.18
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NY City Transit Authority Case Settled

A New York man was injured when he fell on a subway staircase that did not meet current regulations. Attorney Joseph F. DeFelice successfully obtained a settlement for his client from the NY City Transit Authority in the amount of $80,000. Need help with your wrongful injury case? Contact DeFelice Law.

201705.18
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Charges Dismissed

Attorney Joseph F DeFelice successfully obtained a dismissal of charges in two sexual abuse cases. An employee of a local Manhattan deli was charged with forcible touching and sexual abuse in the third degree. Both charges were dismissed. Third-degree sexual assault and forcible touching charges were also dismissed against a Queens, NY resident. Are you…

201701.11
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Criminal Charges Against Marc Ringel Dismissed

Criminal Charges Dismissed DeFelice Law obtained a successful appeal in the case of The People of the State of New York vs Marc Ringel.  Attorney Joseph DeFelice helped fight for Ringel’s 4th amendment rights by proving that the known facts did not support a warrantless entry, and all evidence obtained in the house was inadmissible. Ringel…

201509.09
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Client Did Not Receive Proper Mental Care

Lawyers for Convicted Subway Pusher Say Their Client Didn’t Receive Proper Mental Care By Jon Campbell Thursday, August 27, 2015 A lawsuit challenging the effectiveness of mental health treatment in New York’s criminal justice system was filed Tuesday from an unlikely source; a convicted killer who says she never would have done it if she…

201207.12
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New Immigration Policy-Dream Act

On June 19, 2012 President Barack Obama announced a new policy in an unprecedented effort to transform immigration enforcement into one that will focus on public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system rather than upon young men and women who were brought to this Country at a young age and who…

201105.25
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Medical Care For New Arrests

New York, New York.  Thomas F. Liotti, a lawyer from Garden City and Joseph DeFelice, a lawyer from Kew Gardens have initiated a massive damage and public policy action against the City of New York for not properly treating new arrestees with medical care, as needed.  The action which has been commenced in federal court alleges a…

201103.28
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Google Me This

In the social media world of today, where men and women will not date without first conducting a Google search, lawyers have now begun to search out profiles of potential jurors. A recent ABA Journal report noted that the District Attorney (Armando Villalobos) of Cameron, Texas has formally announced that his assistants will now check…