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Partner Anne Bracken Reappointment to the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District

Published October 22, 2020 |

Partner Anne Bracken has been reappointment to the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District.  The Tenth Judicial District covers the counties of Suffolk and Nassau.  This is the official body charged with assuring that lawyers adhere to the ethics of the profession as set forth in the Code of Professional Responsibility.  The Grievance Committee… read more

Lewis Johs Attorneys Secure Appellate Win for Nursing Home Client

Published October 21, 2020 |

LJAA Partner James P. Connors and Associate Shana Slawitsky obtained a reversal of a Supreme Court, Bronx County decision that failed to enforce the provisions of an Admission Agreement in a Residential Healthcare Facility.   Jim and Shana successfully argued that the forum selection clause contained in the admission agreement executed by the resident was enforceable… read more

Partner Amy E. Bedell Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Homeowner

Published October 7, 2020 |

Partner Amy E. Bedell obtained summary dismissal of a case alleging negligence and violations of the Labor Law against a homeowner who engaged a contractor to perform renovations to the pool area of her home.  Amy successfully argued that, as the owner and full-time resident of a single-family dwelling who did not direct, control or… read more

Senior Counsel John Horan Successfully Obtains Dismissal

Published October 6, 2020 |

Lewis Johs Senior Counsel John Horan successfully moved for dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint, by Orders to Show Cause, in Supreme Court, New York County on behalf of our client, a commercial property owner. Plaintiff alleged that he suffered serious injuries as the result of our client’s negligence in failing to remove a dangerous ice condition… read more

16 Lewis Johs Attorneys Named 2020 New York Super Lawyers

Published September 30, 2020 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is proud to announce that Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers has recognized 16 attorneys from the firm on the New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2020. The Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research, peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, only five percent of attorneys in the New York metro area are… read more

Associate Ross Ruggiero Obtains Winning Decision in Supreme Court, Kings County

Published September 29, 2020 |

Attorney Ross Ruggiero successfully argued before the Honorable Francois Rivera in Supreme Court, Kings County that plaintiff’s request to file a late motion for summary judgment should not be considered. Plaintiff filed a Note of Issue on December 4, 2019, and the court required that all motions for summary judgment be filed within 60 days… read more

Partner Annemarie Jones Named Secretary of the Eastern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Published September 24, 2020 |

Annemarie Jones was recently elected and promoted to the position of Secretary of the Eastern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (“FBA”). For the past two years, Annemarie served as the Treasurer. The FBA, founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the… read more

Associate Caroline Hock Successfully Obtains Dismissal

Published September 23, 2020 |

Caroline Hock was successful in obtaining a dismissal against our clients, a transportation company and its driver, in Queens County Supreme Court. Caroline argued that despite serving a Complaint alleging personal injuries, plaintiff failed to file a Note of Issue or otherwise respond to discovery demands, prejudicing the defendant’s ability to defend the litigation. The… read more

Lewis Johs Named Best Law Firm Overall by LIBN Readers & Receives Four Additional Recognitions

Published September 18, 2020 |

The Long Island Business News (LIBN) 2020 Reader Rankings awards have recognized Lewis Johs with the following achievements: -Winner of Best Law Firm Overall -Winner of Best Trust & Estates Firm -Winner of Best Litigation Firm -Finalist of Best Mediation & Arbitration Firm -Finalist of Best Business Formation Law Firm We are grateful to the LIBN… read more

Lewis Johs’ Attorneys Resolve Contentious Litigation With A Creative Business Solution

Published September 18, 2020 |

Partners Bryan Lewis and Ellen Savino successfully and amicably concluded a matter which began as a contentious partnership dispute and ended in a series of complex corporate and commercial real estate transactions. The engagement began in the courtroom, as the parties each sought to force dissolution of five different partnerships, each owning one or more… read more

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