Philip Catapano
Civil Trial Defense Law - Garden City, NY

Phil Catapano is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Arizona Court system. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern District. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, State Bar of Arizona and the Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, where he served as Director since 1979 and Chairman in 1990-1991. He chaired the Nassau County Supreme Court Committee in 1992-1993. He served on the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department from 1987-1994. Catapano is a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau Academy of Law and Hofstra School of Law on topics of trial advocacy. Catapano sits on the boards of the American Lung Association and the YMCA, where he has served for thirty years and was recently named "Man of the Year." Additionally, he is an active volunteer for St. Christopher-Ottilie Services for Children and Families.

Philip Catapano
"You have to have a competitive spirit for what we do. When you get into the courtroom all you want to do is to protect your client. Many of us have been doing this for 20 years or more- sometimes other attorneys tell me they're getting tired but they don't ever say it's boring."
Phone: (516) 747-4082
Fax: (516) 746-0748
Union College, B.A., 1966
St. John's University Law School, J.D., 1971

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