Associate Attorney

The Law Offices Of Joseph A Romano Garden City , NY 11530

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our Attorney's are cross-trained in multiple areas of the law focusing on Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability, & other avenues of compensation for injured workers.


  • Taking depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts and other parties.
  • Conducting discovery.
  • Performing Legal research.
  • Remaining current with developments in the law.
  • Drafting appeals, rebuttals, summations, and other legal documents.
  • Litigation cases before a workers' compensation judge or Administrative law Judge (ALJ)
  • Answer client questions and guide him or her through the workers' compensation process.
  • Represent the interests of the claimant at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings.
  • Assist the injured worker with workers' compensation benefits, including appropriate medical care.
  • Negotiate settlements on behalf of the claimant.


  • Admission to the New York State Bar
  • Litigation experience and strong trial experience.
  • Understanding of claims filing process.
  • Compassion and understanding of injured workers' plight.
  • Working knowledge of workers' compensation laws and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities & deadlines.
  • Excellent negotiations skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Strong technology skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software and legal research platforms such as Lexis and Westlaw.
  • Understanding of medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering, and similar issues inherent in workers compensation cases.
  • Trial experience may not be satisfied by junior level attorneys.
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Associate Attorney

The Law Offices Of Joseph A Romano