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Alan S. Zwiebel

Alan S. Zwiebel

Kingston, New York
877-ABCDLAW (222-3529) (Toll Free)

Alan is the founding partner of our firm. His years of hard work and aggressive, bold and creative representation of our clients are the basis of the firm’s values. Alan, now semi-retired, remains of counsel to the firm as he continues to provide valuable advice, encouragement and counsel to the firm.

He graduated from New York University in 1969 and New York Law School in 1973. Before starting to practice in the Hudson Valley he was a staff attorney with the New York City Legal Aide Society's criminal division. He is admitted to practice and has tried both civil and criminal cases in the State and Federal Courts of New York. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. In the past he has been granted permission to practice law, on a limited basis, in courts in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Texas and Georgia.

Personal injury and civil rights cases in which he has been involved have been featured on 20/20 News (ABC), 60 Minutes (CBS), Frontline (PBS), WCBS New York and CNN.

He was the first attorney in the United States to obtain a verdict on behalf a family whose civil rights were violated through the government's use of a fraudulent investigative technique called Facilitated Communication (Prieto v. County of Orange).

His investigations into a house explosion in New York and his representation of a victim led to a United States Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation of hot water heater valves and the ultimate recall of the product (Gilberti v. Robert Shaw Controls).

The results of his representation of victims of medical malpractice have been published in the New York Law Journal's Jury Verdict Report (Halley v. Albany Medical Center; Klemarow v. Fitchner v. David Springarn, M.D.).
In the area of criminal law he has successfully represented individuals charged with many different offenses. He has obtained acquittals for individuals charged such varied crimes as murder, sexual assault and drug sales. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the New York State Bar Association, of which he was a member of its House of Delegates from 1981-1983.