Scott F. Odierno
Scott F. Odierno was born in Bronx, New York, in 1967, and moved to Long
Island in 1973. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Medieval and Renaissance
History from Brown University in 1989. At Brown, Scott was captain of
the Baseball team and a First Team All-Ivy catcher. Scott joined The Odierno
Law Firm, P.C. upon graduating from New York Law School in 1992. His practice
is concentrated in two fields:
Personal Injury and
No-Fault litigation. He is admitted to practice in Federal Court in both the Eastern and Southern
Districts of New York in addition to all New York State Courts.
Scott is a partner in The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. and his practice includes
all manner of personal injury representation, from intake to trial. He
has successfully resolved or tried cases in every major area of personal
injury practice, including motor vehicle and
truck accidents, labor law and
scaffolding injuries, premises falls and lack of security cases. Scott oversees all motion
and appellate practice in the personal injury department. In 2003 Scott
engineered the firm's no-fault litigation department, which has successfully
represented over a thousand medical providers in obtaining no-fault benefits
prematurely denied by insurance companies.
Joseph J. Odierno
Joseph J. Odierno is the founding partner of
The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. He was born in Bronx, New York in 1941 and has lived in Long Island since
1973. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business from Villanova University
in 1962 and graduated from New York Law School in 1965. Joseph is admitted
to practice in all the Courts of New York State.
After practicing personal injury law in Manhattan and Queens for over thirteen
years, Joseph established the Melville, Long Island office of Capell,
Vishnick, and Odierno in 1978. He practiced with that firm until 1990,
when he founded The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. His practice is concentrated in
personal injury, real estate, and wills and estates.
In more than forty years in personal injury practice, Joseph has successfully
resolved or tried thousands of matters in all areas of personal injury
law. Currently, Joseph is the managing partner and oversees all aspects
of personal injury cases from inception to resolution or trial.
Lee J. Odierno
Lee J. Odierno was born in Melville, Long Island in 1977. He obtained a
Bachelor Arts Degree in Military History from the University of Maryland,
College Park in 2000. In 2003, Lee graduated from New York Law School
and was subsequently admitted to practice in the State of New York. After
admission, Lee joined The Odierno Law Firm, P.C.'s
no-fault litigation department.
Lee has conducted thousands of successful no-fault trials in all major
areas of no-fault litigation including post denial treatment, peer review
denials, coverage issues, partial payments, EUO denials and provider fraud.
He is the managing attorney in the no-fault department and is responsible
for all legal aspects of the no-fault department, from client acquisition
and retention to motion practice to trial strategy. Lee is also responsible
for allocating all resources and manpower within the department in furtherance
of the legal strategy.
Paul A. Bargellini
Paul A. Bargellini was born in Florence, Italy in 1974. He obtained Bachelor
of Arts Degrees in both History and Italian from the University of Delaware
in 1998. In 2002, Paul graduated from Hofstra University Law School. Paul
worked for the Law Offices of Christopher Jeffrey, L.L.P. where he focused
on litigating subrogation claims. Subsequently, Paul worked as in-house
counsel for the Robert Plan, and then as staff counsel in the no-fault
litigation department of Travelers Insurance Company.
Paul joined The Odierno Law Firm, P.C.'s
no-fault litigation department in 2006, and since then has appeared in every civil court in
the City of New York and in every district court on Long Island. As lead
trial counsel in the no-fault department, Paul has obtained plaintiff's
verdicts in thousands of trials as well as settled over five thousand
cases during his time with the firm.
Michael A. Spector
Michael A. Spector was born Mineola, New York in 1977. He obtained a Bachelor
Arts Degree in Marine Affairs with minors in Economics and Chemistry from
the University of Miami in 1998. In 2003, Michael graduated from Hofstra
University Law School. Michael worked at Tell, Cheser & Breitbart
LLP as outside counsel for several insurance companies. Michael has also
worked in-house at The Robert Plan and as staff counsel, then trial counsel
in the no-fault litigation department of Travelers Insurance Company.
Michael joined the
no-fault litigation department in 2007, and since then has appeared in every civil court in
the City of New York and in every district court on Long Island. Michael’s
outstanding success in settling cases and ability to obtain Plaintiff
verdicts has prompted him in being lead counsel on all AAA arbitration
and motion-calendar matter.
Russell D. Mauro
Russell D. Mauro was born in 1962, in Brooklyn New York. He obtained a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Med Studies from Long Island University
C.W. Post campus in 1984. In 1988, he graduated from Touro College, Jacob
D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Russell is admitted to practice in the State
of New York and then to Federal Court in the Eastern District of New York.
Russell worked as trial counsel for various firms concentrating in
personal injury matters, including
motor vehicle accidents, tractor trailer accidents, labor law and scaffolding cases,
premises injuries and other complex litigation. Russell has resolved or tried thousands
of cases against private, corporate and municipal defendants. He has also
successfully argued cases before the Appellate Division Second Department.
Russell is a mediator for the Nassau County Supreme Court Trial Assignment
Part and an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police where he was
Chief Legal Counsel for Memorial Lodge 100. He has also performed risk
management quality control reviews for numerous corporations.
Stephanie N. Voses Dean
Stephanie N. Voses Dean was born in New Hyde Park and graduated St. John's
University in 1995 earning a Bachelor of Science with Honors. She received
her paralegal degree with distinction from C.W. Post University in 1996
and her Juris Doctorate from St. Johns University School of Law in 1999.
At St. John's she was Vice President of the Hellenic Association.
She has been admitted to practice law in the State of New York since 2000.
The Odierno Law Firm, P.C., Ms. Dean worked as a personal injury associate at The Sanders Firm located
in Mineola. Ms. Dean handles a wide variety of general negligence cases
from inception up through trial. She has successfully handled hundreds of
personal injuries cases over her career. Ms. Dean is an active member of the Nassau-Suffolk Trial
Kevin T. Griffiths
Kevin T. Griffiths was born on Long Island in 1985. He earned his Bachelor
of Science degree from Nyack College in 2007. Kevin earned his Juris Doctorate
from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2010 and was admitted
to the New York State Bar in February of 2011. He is a member of the New
York State Bar Association.
Prior to joining The Odierno Law Firm, P.C., Kevin worked as a litigation
associate representing insurance carriers at all stages of no-fault litigation
and in arbitration, and most recently as a litigator handling matrimonial
and family law matters. At The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. Kevin works in the
no-fault department handling motions, trials, and arbitrations.
Christian B. Coppinger
As lead trial attorney at O2, Christian aggressively prosecutes personal
injury cases. Negligence generally occurs as a result of systemic deficiencies
at institutions or the simple lack of caring on the part of individuals.
Unfortunately, such carelessness usually results in injuries to the innocent.
Victims of negligence and carelessness need highly skilled and effective
representation. Christian zealously advocates for our clients to ensure
that they receive due justice under the law. His goal is always to achieve
the maximum value of recovery whether by settlement or trial. Christian
has nearly 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases including
medical malpractice cases, construction accident cases (Labor Law 240,
241c), motor vehicle accident cases, premises liability cases as well
as cases against municipalities.
He also has substantial experience representing firefighters and police
officers in cases predicated upon General Municipal Law 205, also referred
to as the “Fireman’s Rule”. Early in his career, Christian
was mentored by top civil defense attorneys and top plaintiff attorneys
in New York City. He possesses in-depth experience in the methodology,
perspectives, and strategies of both plaintiffs and defendants in civil
litigation. He possesses strong legal research, writing, analysis, negotiation,
and trial advocacy skills. Christian. has recovered tens of millions of
dollars for personal injury clients and has handled several high-profile
cases that received media attention. Christian was born in Flushing, New
York. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from St. John’s University
in 1997 and a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2000. He
is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the Federal District
Courts for the New York Southern and Eastern Districts.
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