Accident & Personal Injury Attorneys

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Who We Are

Michael A. De Vito, Esq.

attorney & counselor at law

Michael began his legal career in 1997 working with one of the largest property and casualty insurance companies in the country before starting his own practice. For the past twenty-two (22) years, Michael has been litigating accident and personal injuries matters. His cases have ranged from minor injuries to a $1,500,000 recovery for an injured construction site worker.  Michael has extensive experience handling a wide range of cases including motor vehicle and construction site accidents, as well as dog attacks and slip/trip and fall injuries. To read more about Michael’s recent accomplishments, feel free to visit our “Results” page.

Education

ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 1996

• Dean's List, 1994 - 1996
• Justinian Law Society, Member 1994 - 1995, President 1995 - 1996
• Journal of Legal Commentary, Member 1994 - 1995, Editor, 1995 - 1996
• Journal of Legal Commentary, "Flirting With Danger: A Fourth Amendment Analysis of Infrared Imaging," co-authored & published, 1995

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Bachelor of Science, 1993

• Major: Finance
• Minor: Economics

Bar Admissions

• New York, 1997
• New Jersey, 1997

Activities & Affiliations

• New York Bar Association, Member
• American Bar Association, Member


Rose M. De Vito

certified Paralegal

Rose began her career working as a legal secretary for a large insurance company.  After joining the firm, she completed a paralegal studies program at Hofstra University and is a Certified Paralegal.  Rose assists Michael in all facets of the litigation process, as well as the preparation and filing of legal pleadings and related documents.

Education

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
Paralegal Studies, 1999

BRIARCLIFFE COLLEGE
Legal Studies, 1989


Maria A. Pellegrini

certified Paralegal

Maria completed her undergraduate studies at Molloy College, and subsequently obtained her Paralegal Certificate from Hofstra University.  As a Certified Paralegal, she is an integral part of the day to day operations of the firm, as well as highly skilled in drafting legal documents and pleadings.

Education

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
Paralegal Studies, 2017

MOLLOY COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts, 2014