Law Offices of Curtis, Vasile, Mehary & Dorry P.C.
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                                                  REID A. CURTIS
(1911-1987)


                                                             
                                                                           
(1952-2015)


ROY W. VASILE, born New York, N.Y., September 13, 1952; 1979, admitted to the bar: State of New York. Also admitted:  U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York.  AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell.  Education: New York University (B.A., 1974; M.A. 1975); St. John’s University (J.D., 1978).  Phi Delta Phi.  Member: Nassau County and New York State Bar Association; Council on Litigation Management; The Defense Research Institute; International Association of Defense Counsel. Lecturer: Nassau Academy of Law (1988-89); Nassau County Bar Association (1992, 1993).  Guest Speaker: NCBA Speakers Bureau (1994, 1995).  New York State Bar Association CLE Program: Long Island Chair, Program Moderator and Speaker (1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003); Speaker and Panel Faculty Member (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006); Mediator and Neutral Evaluator, Nassau County Supreme Court (2000 to present); Co-Author: “New York Abrogates Insurers’ ‘Late Notice” Defense Absent Material Prejudice,” Bloomberg Law Reports, Vol.2, No. 31, August 4, 2008; Super Lawyer, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Defense, 2010; Long Island Pulse, "2011 Top Legal Eagles" (General Practice);  Executive Board Member, Nassau County Police Activity League, Inc. 







                                                                 


MICHAEL G. MEHARY, born Jamaica, New York, September 27, 1958; admitted to bar, 1984, New York: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.  Education: State University of New York at Fredonia (B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, 1980); St. John’s University (J. D., 1983).  Omicron Delta Epsilon.  Member: New York State Bar Association and New York State Trial Lawyers Association.  Speaker: New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education: CPLR Discovery Devices (May, 1996); Trial of an Automobile Case: Direct and Cross-Examination, Defendant’s Perspective (May, 1997); Mock Trial Coach, Mepham High School (1998); Volunteer Lawyer for Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee (1984-present); Counsel for St. Martin of Tours’ School Board, St. Martin of Tours’ Catholic Youth Organization and Amityville Soccer League; Mediator and Neutral Evaluator, Supreme Court, Nassau County (2000 to present); Judge, Long Island Forensic Association; Co-Author: “New York Abrogates Insurers’ ‘Late Notice” Defense Absent Material Prejudice,” Bloomberg Law Reports, Vol.2, No. 31, August 4, 2008; AAA certified as Storm Sandy Neutral Mediator 2013.

         

                                                            
                                                                                  (1959-2015)

DOMINICK A. PICCININNI, JR., born Brooklyn, New York, October 16, 1959; admitted to bar, 1985, New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.  Education: Marquette University (B.A., 1981); Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1984).  Member: New York State, Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens County Bar Associations, New York State and Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Associations.

                                                         
                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                 


MICHAEL J. DORRY, born Queens, New York, April 1, 1961; admitted to bar 1993, New York and New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. Education: Queens College (B.A., 1989); St. John’s University School of Law (J.D., 1992).  Member: New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations. 






COUNSEL

                            


PATRICIA M. D’ANTONE, born Nassau, New York, April 22, 1976; admitted to bar 2002, New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. Education: Long Island University C.W. Post (B.A., magna cum laude, 1998); Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 2001). Member: New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Bar Association. Speaker for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program (Long Island Speaker) Insurance Coverage Update, Personal Lines, Bad Faith and Other Developing Topics (2005); 2015 and 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star.

                                                         

 MELISSA L. JOHNSTON
, born Bronx, New York, January 24, 1976; admitted to bar 2003, New  York. Education: Hofstra University, Frank G. Zarb School of Business (B.B.A, 1998); St.  John's University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2002). Member: New York State Bar Association.

                                         
                                              
 MARIAM AHMAD, born September 14, 1987; admitted to New York State Bar, May  2013; admitted to Eastern District of New York, June 2013; admitted to Southern  District of New York, June 2013;  Education: St. John's University, J.D. 2012; St.  John's University College of Professional Studies, B.S., 2009 (summa cum laude);  Member; New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, New  York State Trial Lawyer's Association, Suffolk County Bar Association. 



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