Verdicts & Settlements

Jenack victory in New York Court of Appeals

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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Mayer v Mayer

Annette G. Hasapidis, South Salem, NY, for appellant. Ostrer & Associates, P.C., Chester, NY (Benjamin Ostrer and Marissa Tuohy of counsel), for respondent Kristen M. Mayer. Levi Lubarsky & Feigenbaum LLP, New York, NY (Richard F. Lubarsky of counsel), for respondents New York Life Insurance Company and New York Life Insurance and Annuity Corporation. In […]

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12 Year Old Murder Conviction Vacated by Saratoga County Court

Ben Ostrer & Vernon Broderick, Corey Chivers and Tashanna Pierson obtained an order vacating the 2001 plea of guilty entered in a Saratoga County homicide case by Katherine Seeber, a then 19 year old defendant accused of being complicit in the murder. The Court vacated the conviction based upon constitutional violations which prompted the original […]

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Monroe Woman Found Not Guilty of all Charges

Benjamin Ostrer obtained a not guilty verdict on the second day of deliberations on all charges in a case brought by Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force. The defendant a 23 year old woman had served as a Grand Juror and had been accused of leaking information to targets of the Grand Jury investigation which […]

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Rockland County Legislator restored to his Seat after hearing in Supreme Court Westchester, County

Benjamin Ostrer obtained reversal of a Rockland County Board of Elections determination which cancelled the voter registration of Rockland County Legislator Jacques Michel. The action of the Board of Elections would have disqualified Michel from his Legislative Seat. The hearing before Hon. Gerald E. Loehr, J.S.C. was conducted in Westchester County after four Rockland County […]

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