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Matthew J Simone

Matthew J Simone

Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets ...
  • New York
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Summary

I am an associate attorney at the law firm of Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang. Prior to joining this firm, I was an associate attorney for a local firm in Schenectady practicing in the areas of criminal defense, vehicle and traffic and DWI matters. My experience is focused on litigating and defending DWIs, vehicle and traffic matters and criminal matters throughout New York State in County, City, Town and Village Courts including Schenectady, Albany, Saratoga, and Rensselaer County.

Education
Albany Law School
J.D. (2013)
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State University of New York - Binghamton
B.S. (2010) | Management Finance
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang
- Current
DWI, Criminal and Vehicle & Traffic Defense.
Law Intern with Practice Order
Albany County District Attorney's Office
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Criminal prosecution in the Major Crimes Unit
Law Intern
Schenectady County Public Defender's Office
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Criminal Defense
Publications
Articles & Publications
DWI Practice
Schenectady County Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
To Blow Or Not To Blow & Handling Test Refusals , NYSBA Webinar
New York State Bar Association - Criminal Justice Section
To Blow Or Not To Blow & Handling Test Refusals is a program designed to help lawyers systematically handle the late night phone call from an individual under arrest for DWI. The lecture will not only cover how to answer the question, but to do it in a way that does not incriminate the individual making the call. In addition, the program will cover representing an individual accused of refusing to submit to a chemical test at the DMV, and in the Courtroom.
To Blow Or Not To Blow & Handling Test Refusals , Schenectady County Courthouse
Schenectady County Bar Association
Handling a DWI Case In New York State , Albany, Syracuse, Poughkeepsie, and Long Island
New York State Bar Association
Ethics & Playing By The Rules.
Awards
2020 Upstate New York Rising Star Award
Superlawyers
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers Association
Octo-Finalist in the 2011 Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Competition
Albany Law School
Dean's List
Albany Law School
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York
Member
Current
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Schenectady County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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National College For DUI Defense
Member
- Current
Activities: Completed summer session curriculum in DUI Defense Law conducted at the Harvard Law School in 2018.
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New York State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation
Websites & Blogs
Website
www.dwilawny.com
Contact & Map
Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang
210 Great Oaks Blvd.
Albany, NY 12309
Telephone: (518) 859-9235
Cell: (518) 859-9235
Fax: (518) 456-6056