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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); Notre Dame Schools of Utica (Trustee)

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;  Landlord and Tenant Law


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: Hope House (Board Member)

PRACTICE AREAS: Domestic Relations, Family Law, Child Support, Equitable Distribution, Maintenance, Child Custody and 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, Onondaga County Bar Association

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:  Civil Air Patrol, Volunteer Firefighter

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION: Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List for Upstate New York (2018, 2019)

PRACTICE AREAS: General Litigation, Personal Injury, Appellate Practice, Banking Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights, Special Education Law

EMAIL: jcj@getnicklivingston.com