Howard Chetkof | Westbury Personal Injury Lawyer

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Howard Adam Chetkof

Accident & Injury, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate, Business

https://www.levinchetkof.com

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Howard Chetkof is partner at Levin & Chetkof, LLP.  He is a seasoned attorney and a highly skilled negotiator concentrating his practice in personal injury.  He has represented clients who have sustained all types of serious personal injuries as the result of automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, pedestrians struck by motor vehicles, wrongful death, construction site accidents, premises liability, trip/slip and falls, dog bites, assault and battery, nursing home negligence, and certain medical malpractice matters. Mr. Chetkof’s representation of injured individuals has extended to both the state and federal courts.  In addition, Mr. Chetkof handles matters involving legal malpractice, no-fault/first-party benefit arbitrations, and real estate.

Mr. Chetkof and the firm handle their cases from inception to conclusion, including the claims stage, litigation, trials, and appeals.  He has also directly negotiated and handled hundreds of cases at mediations and arbitrations and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients.  Not only does he represent his firm's clients, but Mr. Chetkof has also been retained as outside counsel, by other law firms, to represent their clients' interests at mediations, arbitrations, trials, and appeals.

Mr. Chetkof believes that every client has the right to talk directly to their attorney, not just the office staff, and has an open-door policy for the firm’s active clients, former clients, and prospective clients.
How did you build a successful practice?

A successful practice is built by being knowledgeable in your area of practice, treating everyone with respect, being honest with you clients about their case/matter and fighting to get everything your client is entitled in a professional manner.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?

A client should look for an attorney who is knowledgeable in their field, accessible to and willing to take the time to meet with and talk to their clients, honest in the expectations of the client's case/matter and will represent their clients in a professional manner.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?

Local knowledge is extremely important to the success of your case. From knowing the law, the court/judges and their rules and the value of the case for the jurisdiction you are in.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?

During a free phone consultation, Levin & Chetkof can provide an opinion as to the case/matter/issue that the prospective client has and discuss how to proceed forward. Most importantly what can be accomplished at a consultation is that the client can get their story out and there can be a conversation about what the client's legal position is and what they can expect if they retain Levin & Chetkof to represent them.

What information do you need in a free phone consultation?

The only thing that we need for a free phone consultation is the prospective client to put aside some time where they will be undistracted to discuss their matter..

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?

What differentiates our office from other attorneys in the community is that Levin & Chetkof, LLP tries to build a true and honest relationship between our office and our clients. We are aware that each client is an individual and and will have different needs. Levin & Chetkof believes that the need of our our clients come first and that we work for them. We listen to the issues and needs of our clients and help them resolve them in a manner that each individual client is comfortable with.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?

The most rewarding aspect of my job is being able to help other people.

What are your other interests in addition to law?

I enjoy spending as much time as I can with my wife and kids and I am still physically active. I play competitive soccer, ski, mountain bike and golf .

Position Organization Location Duration
PartnerLevin & Chetkof, LLPWestbury, NYPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Brooklyn Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1995  
George Washington UniversityBachelorsBusiness Administration1992
State / Court Date
New York1996
  • Member | New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
    Member | Nassau County Bar Association
  • While a member of the Brooklyn Bar Association, Mr. Chetkof served as the chairman of the No-Fault arbitration committee, served on the civil review committee for civil court judges, and the grievance committee (dealing with complaints/disputes between clients and their attorneys).
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(1996) Licensed as Attorney in New York. Verified with New York State Unified Court System.May 12, 2021

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Language: English, entire staff speaks Spanish

Update Date: 2015-03-27

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265 Post Ave
Ste 290
Westbury, NY 11590
40.758842,-73.58837

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