About Keith

 

What do you need from me?   

Estate Planning

Criminal Defense

DUI Defense

Maybe to troubleshoot your problem

Or find another attorney if I cannot service you.


About Me

Competitive pricing.  Current recession discounts and fee reductions.

 Private family-owned practice over ¼ century.

Published in attorney journals and teacher of other attorneys at taped BAR Association lectures in Hauppauge, Suffolk, Long Island, Manhattan & Queens.

Sold by Associations as an honor, not for payment to me.  The Bar published my attorney guides.

Personal service and flexible appointments.

Soy abogado bilingue y hablo su lengua.

Bilingual Spanish – written and oral.


Experience

Private practice 1986 to present.

Nassau County Surrogate’s (Wills, Estates, etc.) Court Clerk and researcher to Hon. C. Raymond Radigan

Nassau County Attorney 1983-1984
Law Clerk for Major Litigation Bureau


Associations

Position Association Name


Duration

Member Suffolk County Bar Association,Elder Law Committee 2008 – present
Member Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association 2005 – present
Member Suffolk County Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee 2003 – present
Member New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section 2000 – present
Certificate Holder
Spine Injury
Spine Research Institute of San Diego 1990 – present
Past Executive
Committee and
Chairperson
Suffolk County Bar Association, Insurance and Negligence -Plaintiff’s Counsel 1997 – 1998

Publications In Law Books for Attorneys

Articles and Guides Publication Date
Where Law School Ends and the Real World Begins New York State Trial Lawyers Association 1998
Basic Brain Injury – A Mock Trial Coursebook Suffolk County Academy of Law 1998
Structural and Chemical Explanation for the Unherniated But Disabling Intervertebral Disc Bulge New York State Bar Association Publication 1994

Speaking Engagements in Suffolk, Queens and Manhattan (Long Island & NYC)

Presentation Name Conference Date

Handling a Personal Injury Case From Start to Finish

Queens County Bar Association

2002

A Practical Guide to the Practice of Law – Where Law School Ends and the Real World Begins

Trial Lawyers Institute in New York City

1998

Anatomy and Neurology for Attorneys

Suffolk County Bar Association

1995-2000
Meaningful Insurance Disclosure

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

1993
Personal Injury Cases

Handling a Personal Injury Case

1999

Awards

Award Name Granting Organization Date
Best Gaolie college ice hockey (I still play) Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference 1983
Fannie and Samuel Goldenberg Top 2% of entire University at CW POST of LIU 1982
International Honor Society in Social Science PI GAMMA MU 1981
Budweiser’s Athlete of the week for College Hockey Budweiser Corporation 1979

Guides and Pamphlets Link

College: CW Post Center, Long Island University

Sum Cum Laude – Top 2% of entire college
Political Science and Analytic Philosophy

References: Upon request, including some celebrities


Weidman’s Work to Clarify Laws to Help Clients

Amica Insurance Company v. Mupo, NYLJ p. 21 col. 6
Practice Area:   Insurance
Date:   September 21, 2001
Outcome:  Won.  Case used by other attorneys.
Description:  An auto insurance company tried to rip off my client, who paid for coverage and they did not want… more

Harrilal v. Harrilal, 512 NYS2d. 433

Practice Area:  Divorce/Separation
Date:   October 12, 1997
Outcome:  Lost on appeal.
Description:  Divorce case.  Issue was when a divorcing spouse must leave the house.

Vattiato v. Bacile, NY Jury Verdict Reporter

Practice Area:  Car/Auto Accident
Date:   April 18, 1994
Outcome:  $173,232
Description:  AT THE TIME I OBTAINED THE HIGHEST JURY AWARD USING CHIROPRACTIC EXPERT TESTIMONY.

State Farm v. Urdahl

Practice Area:  Car/Auto Accident
Date:   November 6, 1991
Outcome:   Won and clarified NY law
Description:  Insurance companies must give you information when you sue them.

Margulis v. Teichman, 479 NYS2d. 953

Practice Area:  Wills/Living Wills
Outcome:  Wrote for the Judge
Description:  Had to do with whether a will was valid
Liberty Mutual v. Saravia
Decades after the case other attorneys still call Weidman, including a published attorney in 2013