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When the stakes are high, you want lawyers that have the experience and the passion to win. Anselmo Alegria and Andrew Barovick have been practicing law for over 25 years. Both attorneys devoted the early parts of their careers to public service, where they helped victims of crime achieve justice, and learned the courtroom skills necessary to be forceful advocates on behalf of their clients.
Attorneys Algeria and Barovick went on to work for big firms, where they gained additional, valuable experience, but also saw that clients were treated as “files” that could be handled by any one of a number of lawyers. The clients felt undervalued, and the various lawyers had to read up on each client’s file every time they needed to do anything of substance with their case. This wasted the lawyers’ time and frustrated the clients.
When Anselmo Alegria and Andrew Barovick decided to create their own firm, they had a different vision. They would treat each client like an individual; they would know each other’s cases, so that if the assigned attorney was busy, his partner could be available to help the client; they would be selective in taking on new cases, limiting the number of them that are active at any one time, so that no client would feel “lost in the shuffle”; they would always have highly-trained legal assistants available to help their clients if both attorneys were busy and they would strive to distinguish themselves by working hard, being prepared, and presenting judges and juries with every available argument and piece of evidence in support of their clients.
Alegria & Barovick have been working to achieve their vision since they founded their firm in February, 2013. In that short time, they have obtained significant recoveries for their personal injury clients. But they have also obtained SSD benefits for scores of disabled individuals who had been denied those same benefits when they first applied for them. Contact them at 914-761-1133, or info@AlegriaBarovickLaw.com, to see if they can help you.
Anselmo A. Alegria, Esq.
Mr. Alegria has nearly 30 years of training, experience, and success in litigation. His experience allows him to help his clients win or settle their claims. He has earned a reputation of excellence, compassion, and attention to detail among his clients and peers.
Mr. Alegria has been lead attorney for plaintiffs in hundreds of civil cases. He has represented hundreds of deserving claimants seeking social security disability benefits. The civil cases have included claims of medical malpractice, wrongful death, serious physical injuries, civil rights violations, including instances of false arrest and false imprisonment, and claims of significant property damage. Mr. Alegria has won jury verdicts and has settled cases resulting in payments of millions of dollars to his clients. His work on behalf of social security disability claimants has resulted in awards of substantial back payments and necessary healthcare benefits.
Before dedicating his services to people injured and disabled or suffering losses caused by others, Mr. Alegria worked as a public servant. He served over 13 years as a state and federal prosecutor in New York City. Mr. Alegria is a graduate of Hunter College of the City University of New York and Albany Law School. Since 1988, he has held a license to practice law in the State of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.
Andrew J. Barovick, Esq.
Mr. Barovick is a graduate of Columbia College and Cardozo School of Law. He began his legal career at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where he tried over 20 felonies to verdict, and argued an equal number of appeals before the Appellate Division, Second Department, the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Upon entering the private sector, he worked for several insurance defense firms, focusing on the defense of medical malpractice cases. He left the defense side to work for Steven E. North, P.C. as a plaintiff’s attorney, and after several years left to start his own firm, Andrew J. Barovick, P.C., which focused on plaintiff’s medical malpractice and personal injury law. He has tried medical malpractice cases on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs.
Mr. Barovick teaches trial advocacy at Cardozo School of Law’s annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, has written and lectured for NYSTLA’s Decisions Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program, and is the creator and principal author of The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog. Through the City Bar’s Medical Malpractice Committee, he has been active in the writing and presentation of related CLE programs for several years.