"I recommend Robert Smith as an expert and very talented lawyer without reservation." ~ JY

Robert G. Smith
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Location:

New York, NY

Phone:

Fax:

212-499-9091

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Legal Practice Experience 
Established law practice in 1981. 

Prior Legal Experience

Monasch Chazen & Steam -

      Associate  1974-1976
      Partner 1978-1981

Wein, Lane & Malkin

      Associate 1976-1978

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal 5%
  • Family Law 95%
  • Business Valuation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Real Estate
  • White Collar Crime
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Brooklyn College-CUNY, Brooklyn, New York
    • B.A. - 1970

Published Works

  • Comment, 26 Rutgers Law Rev. 383, 1973

Representative Cases

  • People v. Borriello, 155 Misc. 2d 261, 1992, S.Ct. Kings Co.
  • Mars Productions Corp. v. U.S. Media Corp., 169 A.D.2d 550, 1991, 1st Dept
  • People v. Beatty, 168 A.D.2d 683, 1990, 2nd Dept
  • Fridman v. Fridman, 120 A.D.2d 491, 1986, 1st Dept
  • Anderson v. Anderson, 111 A.D.2d 730, 1985
  • Fendler v. Thorne, 83 A.D.2d 803, 1982, 1st Dept
  • Weyerhaeuser v. Weyerhaeuser, 79 A.D.2d 902, 1981, 1st Dept
  • Con Edison v. City of New York, 44 N.Y.2d 536, 1978
  • City of New York v. State of Board of Equalization and Assessment, 60 A.D.2d 932, 1978, 3rd Dept.
  • Stream v. Sportscar Salon, 91 Misc.2d 99, 1977, Civ.Ct.Queens Co.
  • Wolfe v. Wolfe, 86 Misc.2d 313, 1976, Sup.Ct.Nassau Co.
  • Wolff v. Illustrated World Encyclopedia, 34 N.Y.2d 834, 1974

Classes/Seminars

  • Commentator on Criminal Cases and Domestic Relations Cases, Court Television Network, 1991 to Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member, Committee on the Supreme Court, 1992
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Matrimonial Law Section, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Monasch Chazen & Steam, Associate, 1974 to 1976
  • Wein, Lane & Malkin, Associate, 1976 to 1978
  • Monasch Chazen & Steam, Partner, 1978 to 1981