Igor Litvak | Brooklyn Criminal Lawyer
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Igor Litvak is a practicing attorney in the state of New York. He graduated from Rutgers with his J.D. in 2012. He currently works for the The Litvak Law Firm, PLLC.
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Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
In the last 4 and a half years I have been involved in a number of high profile cases, the cases are as follows -
a) Lead counsel in USA v Roman Seleznev case out of Seattle, WA. Lead Counsel in USA v Roman Seleznev in GA and NV.
b) Lead counsel in USA v Dmitriy Smilianets - sentencing scheduled for January 11, 2018
c) Co-Counsel in People of the State of NY v Varun Kejariwal, a rape case which was eventually dismissed - see article here.
d) Co-counsel in USA v Gery Shalon.
e) Co-counsel in USA v Faouzi Jaber - major terrorism case involving Hezbollah and FARC.
f) Co-counsel in USA v Leonid Kaziyev, a multiple bank robbery case where the Defendant took a plea but avoided jail time, see article here.
g) Lead counsel for the pretrial and co-counsel for trial in People of the State of NY v Markens Antoine.
h) Counsel in People of the State of New York v Michael Sorodsky - a doctor accused of raping his patients. The Defendant was given the highest bail ever issued in NY state - $33 million; see article this link. I represented Mr. Sorodsky during post-trial proceedings.
i) Co-counsel in People of the State of New York v Yaakov Weingarten.
How did you build a successful practice?
To build a successful law practice, a lawyer must be responsive to client's inquires, establish trust, and fight for their rights regardless of the gravity of the charges.
What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Clients should look for experience, knowledge and work ethic.
How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Local knowledge to success of any case is indispensable.
What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
Discuss the case, provide strategy to fight the case, discuss possible disposition of the case, and quote a price.
What information do you need in a free phone consultation?
Facts about the case, what happened, what are the charges, and basic case information.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Getting a disposition that a client would not have gotten otherwise, protecting client's constitutional rights, and fighting for the truth.
What are your other interests in addition to law?
I like Ping Pong, sports, reading, and world events.
|Attorney||The Litvak Law Firm, PLLC||N/A||Present|
|Rutgers School of Law—Camden, Rutgers University||J.D.||Law School||2012|
|City University of New York, Baruch College||Bachelor in Business Administration||Marketing Management & Political Science||12/2006|
|Rutgers School of Law - Newark, NJ||JD||Law||05/2012|
|State / Court||Date|
- Jewish Law Student Association | President | 2010 - 2011
Member | New York State Bar Association
Member | New Jersey State Bar Association
Honors & Awards
- Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Service Program Certificate | Rutgers School of Law - Newark | 2012
- Rutgers Computers and Technology Law Journal - 2013:
Double Jeopardy Can Be Justice Denied
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|Verified Credentials||Date Verified|
|(2013) Licensed as Attorney in New York. Verified with New York State Unified Court System.||June 28, 2017|
|(2013) Licensed as Attorney in New Jersey. Verified with New Jersey State Bar Association.||July 17, 2017|
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