Appeals

Panel Faults Failure to Read Full Contents of Jury Note

May 2016

A new trial was ordered for a man serving up to 39 years in prison on drug and weapons charges because the trial judge was found to have improperly handled a note from jurors. Read More from the New York Law Journal Read More from the New York Law Journal

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Child Porn Charges Dismissed

July 2, 2014 - Dismissed

Ostrer & Associates, Marissa Tuohy obtained Appellate Division reversal of Orange County man’s 52 count conviction after trial for possession of sexual performance by a child (child pornography); All charges were later dismissed after case returned to County Court for new trial.

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Jenack victory in New York Court of Appeals

January 2014

Ben Ostrer & Cynthia Dolan obtained a reversal at the N.Y. Court of Appeals on behalf of Jenack Auction & Appraisers reinstating a judgement for in excess of $400,000.00 against a defaulting purchaser at an antique and fine art auction. Cynthia and Ben drafted the appellate briefs and Ben argued the case before the Court […]

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