Michael Kotik

Michael Kotik

Law Firm of Thomas Kenny, Esq.
  • Criminal Law
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Education
Drexel University
B.S. | Information Systems Technology
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Drexel University
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Associate
Law Firm of Thomas Kenny, Esq.
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• Defended clients accused of Conspiracy, Weapon Offenses, Drug Related Offenses, Aggravated/Simple Assault, Sexual Assault, Rape, Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Robbery, Theft Offenses, Forgery, DUI, False Imprisonment, Terroristic Threats, White Collar Crimes, and other related crimes. • Successfully represented clients at preliminary hearings and trials, in Philadelphia, Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, and several New Jersey Counties. • Negotiated plea bargains for clients by way of communicating with Assistant District Attorneys, and their Chiefs. • Argued for Bail Reduction, to lift a Detainer (Probation and Bench Warrant related detainers), and represented clients during Probation Violation Hearings (Gag I and Gag II). • Successfully argued for sentences outside the guidelines by way of an open plea. • Participated in white collar civil depositions, settlement, and defense. • Wrote motions for bail reduction, to a lift a detainer, and early parole. • Surrendered clients with arrest warrants. • Interviewed incarcerated clients and advised them of their rights and options. • Signed up new clients through the law firm intake process. • Negotiated with insurance companies for personal injury settlements. • Created real estate agreements for landlord/tenant, including foreclosure settlements. • Worked on real property forfeiture cases. • Transferred deeds between buyers and sellers of real estate. • Handled depositions between property owners and insurance companies regarding arson and other types of property damage. • Settled franchise contract disputes. • Drafted employment contracts for various businesses. • Delegated tasks amongst lawyers and paralegals in order to achieve filing deadlines and research project deadlines.
Certified Legal Intern
Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
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• Successfully represented the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in preliminary hearings and trials pursuant to Retail Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, K&I, Possession with Intent to Deliver, Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, and Prostitution. • Counseled witness/victims regarding their legal rights, and prepared witnesses/victims for trial. • Performed legal research and investigated criminal cases pursuant to Pennsylvania criminal statutes and case law. • Evaluated criminal records at Community Court in order to present appropriate offers to defendants in custody. • Participated in bail and retainer hearings at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility. • Prepared and presented appeals concerning 4th Amendment Violations. • Worked with police officers and narcotics detectives in an effort to investigate and verify factual details in criminal matters.
Legal Intern
Orleans Home Builders
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• Researched and summarized Home Owners Association Statutes for Pennsylvania and New Jersey. • Evaluated real property in terms of property value, zoning, liens, mortgages, and location. • Worked on CERCLA case dealing with the clean-up of a local area bridge, in Philadelphia. • Wrote memos regarding income tax and school tax amendments. • Organized discovery for arbitration, depositions, and trial. • Participated in legal matters concerning business and real estate disputes, between contactors and subcontractors, and developers and buyers. • Wrote correspondence to clients explaining their sale agreement obligations. • Researched HUD grants and loans for a variety of land development projects. • Observed and reported on depositions relating to legal matters with subcontractors. • Maintained contact with clients and opposing counsel.
Professional Associations
Tutor4MBE.com
Tutor4MBE.com
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Activities: 2012 – Founder / Creator of Tutor4MBE.com, a company that specially tutors L3 students for the MBE portion of the bar exam.
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Practice Area
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
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Law Offices of Attorney Michael Kotik Esquire., P.C.
1500 John F. Kennedy, Blvd., Suite 220
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Telephone: (267) 265-4553 Ext. 2654553