Richard W. Lerner
Richard has been practicing law in New York since 1970.
He is a former Nassau County Assistant District Attorney who specializes in criminal defense, and defends both felonies and misdemeanors.
Mr. Lerner also practices disability law, including Social Security Disability (SSD), Workers Compensation, and New York State Disability Retirement for public employees.
Mr. Lerner over the years has, and still does, represent numerous police unions, court officer unions, and correction officer unions. He has also represented individuals in almost every field of employment and has assisted people in enforcing private disability policies. He handles personal injury claims stemming from all types of accidents.
Honored by the NYS Comptroller's Office and NYS Assembly, 2009
Honored by the Nassau County Court Officer's Association, 2002 and 2009
Honored by the State Parkway Police Benevolent Association, 1979
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Felonies and Misdemeanors
- Disability Law
- Social Security Disability
- Workers Compensation
- New York State Disability Retirement (Public Employees)
- New York, 1970
- Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
- J.D. - 1969
- State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
- B.S. - 1966