MICHAEL GETNICK

BAR ADMISSIONS: New York (1970)

COURT ADMISSIONS: United States Supreme Court; United States District Court, Northern and Western Districts of New York

EDUCATION: Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 1966); Cornell University Law School (J.D., 1969)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: New York State Bar Association (President, 2009-2010); Member; Executive Committee); Oneida County Bar Association (President, 1992); New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers; National Institute of Trial Advocacy; Fellow of New York Bar Foundation; Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS::  Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Kirkland, New York (Chair and Legal Counsel);  Fifth Judicial District Pro Bono Action Now Committee (Member);  Greater Northeast Chapter of the American Heart Association (past Board Member);  Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York (Past President)

PRACTICE AREAS:  Litigation;  Appellate Practice;  Personal Injury;  Business Law;  Insurance Law;  Mediator and Mediation Practice.

 

EMAIL: mgetnick@getnicklivingston.com

 

JOHN LIVINGSTON

BAR ADMISSIONS:  New York (1971)

COURT ADMISSIONS:  United States District Court, Northern District of New York

 

EDUCATION:  Cornell University (B.A., 1967);  State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (J.D., 1970)

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:  Oneida County Bar Association;  New York State Bar Association;  American Bar Association

 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:  Utica Industrial Development Corporation (Board Member;  Past President);  Utica Empire Zone Administrative Board (Member);  Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties (Member and Chairman)

 

PRACTICE AREAS:  Real Estate;  Financial Services;  Business Law;  Foreclosure;  Commercial Litigation

EMAIL:  jlivingston@getnicklivingston.com

 

THOMAS ATKINSON

BAR ADMISSIONS::  New York (1979)

COURT ADMISSIONS:  United States District Court, Northern District of New York 

EDUCATION:  Utica College (B.A., 1974);  Syracuse University (M.A., 1975;  J.D., 1978)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:  Oneida County Bar Association (Chairman, Domestic Relations Law Section);  New York State Bar Association;  New York State Trial Lawyers Association

PRACTICE AREAS:  Family Law;  Equitable Distribution Litigation;   Personal Injury

EMAIL:  tatkinson@getnicklivingston.com

 
 
 
 
 
 

JANET RICHMOND

BAR ADMISSIONS:  New York (1981);  District of Columbia (1981);  Iowa (1988)

COURT ADMISSIONS:  United States District Court, Northern District of New York

EDUCATION:  University of New York at Albany (B.A., 1977);  Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., 1980)

EDUCATION HONORS:  Albany Law Review (Notes and Comments Editor, 1979-1980);  “New York’s Neglected Class Action Statute: Rosenfeld v. A.H.Robins Co.,” 43 Albany Law Review 388 (Author, 1979)

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS: United States Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel (1980-1983);  United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the General Counsel (1983-1985)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:  Oneida County Bar Association (Member, Judiciary Committee);  New York Bar Association;  District of Columbia Bar Association;  New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

PRACTICE AREAS: Estate Planning;  Probate Administration;  Guardianship Proceedings;  Civil Litigation;  Appellate Practice

EMAIL:  jrichmond@getnicklivingston.com

PATRICK RADEL

BAR ADMISSIONS:  New York (2003)

COURT ADMISSIONS: United States Supreme Court;  United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit;  United States District and Bankruptcy Court, Northern and Western Districts of New York

EDUCATION:  State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., summa cum laude, 1999);  State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2002)

EDUCATION HONORS: Buffalo Law Review (Executive Editor, 2001-2002);  Buffalo Moot Court Board

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS: Law Clerk to the Honorable William M. Skretny, United States District Judge (2002-2004)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:  Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association (Past President); Standing Committee on Local Rules for the US Bankruptcy Court (NDNY);  Council of Parent Attorneys & Advocates; Disability Rights Bar Association; Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association; Oneida County Bar Association; New York State Bar Association

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:  21 Club of CNY;  Utica College (Adjunct Lecturer of Criminal Justice, 2005-2009)

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION: AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell;  New York Bar Foundation (Fellow); CNYBBA + CRBBA Nicholas S. Priore Advocacy and Professionalism Award (2008);  NDNY Federal Court Pro Bono Service Award (2010); NYSBA Pro Bono Service Award (2014)

PRACTICE AREAS: Creditors’ Rights;  Special Education Law; Collections;  Litigation;  Appellate Practice

EMAIL: pradel@getnicklivingston.com

JEFFREY REALE

BAR ADMISSIONS: New York (2008);  Virginia (2005)


COURT ADMISSIONS:  United States District Court, Northern District of New York


EDUCATION: State University of New York at Binghamton ( B.A., summa cum laude, 2001);  William and Mary School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2004)

 

EDUCATION HONORS: Phi Beta Kappa;  The Order of the Coif


JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS:  Law Clerk to the Honorable Lydia Calvert Taylor and the Honorable Charles E. Poston, Virginia Fourth Judicial Circuit (2004-2005)


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Oneida County Bar Association;  New York State Bar Association


COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: The House of the Good Shepherd, Secretary,  Past Board of Trustees, Greater Utica-Rome Board of Realtors, Inc. (Past Member, Risk and Legal Committee)


PRACTICE AREAS: Business Law;  Financial Services;  Real Estate
EMAIL:  jreale@getnicklivingston.com

DAVID EGHIGIAN

BAR ADMISSIONS: New York (2004)

COURT ADMISSIONS: United States District Court, Northern District of New York

EDUCATION: St. Lawrence University (B.A., 1987);  State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2003)

EDUCATION HONORS: Buffalo Law Review (Articles Editor, 2002-2003)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Oneida County Bar Association;  New York State Bar Association

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS: ALS Association, Upstate New York Chapter (Board Member)

PRACTICE AREAS: Litigation;  Financial Services; Real Estate

EMAIL:  deghigian@getnicklivingston.com

JUSTIN ATKINSON

BAR ADMISSIONS: New York (2017)

COURT ADMISSIONS: United States District Court, Northern District of New York

EDUCATION: State University of New York at Cortland (B.A., summa cum laude, 2012); State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (J.D., 2015)

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS: Oneida County Bar Association (Board Member); Hope House (Past Board Member)

PRACTICE AREAS: Domestic Relations; Family Law, Child Support; Equitable Distribution; Maintenance; Child Custody; Litigation

EMAIL:  justin@getnicklivingston.com

JOHN JENSEN

BAR ADMISSIONS:  New York (2013)

COURT ADMISSIONS: United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit,  United States District Court, Northern District of New York

EDUCATION:  State University of New York at Binghamton ( B.A., magna cum laude, 2009);  Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2012)

EDUCATION HONORS: International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award (awarded annually to the best advocate in the graduating class); Order of Barristers; Moot Court Honor Society Executive Board; Robert Miller Award; Trial Advocacy Award; Winner of the 34th Annual Lionel O. Grossman Trial Competition; Best Advocate in the Final Round of the 34th Annual Lionel O. Grossman Trial Competition; Selected to the Syracuse University College of Law National Trial Team; Selected to the Syracuse University College of Law National Appellate Team

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:  New York State Bar Association; Oneida County Bar Association; Federal Court Bar Association of the Northern District of New York; New York State Bar Association Committee on Mass Disaster Response; New York State Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section Committee on Medical Malpractice

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: Fire Fighter, New Hartford Volunteer Fire Department; Member, New Hartford Chamber of Commerce; Captain, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary.; Board of Directors of Mohawk Valley Trout Unlimited  

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION: Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List for Upstate New York (2018,-2020)

PRACTICE AREAS: General Litigation; Personal Injury; Commercial Litigation; Appellate Practice; Banking Law; Creditor’s Rights; Special Education Law

EMAIL: jcj@getnicklivingston.com

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