David J. Hernandez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & Associates
 | 26 Court Street, Suite 1602
Brooklyn, NY 11242-1122
Phone: 347-318-4935
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007, 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • State, Local & Municipal (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney David J. Hernandez is the founder and owner of David Hernandez & Associates in Brooklyn, New York. Licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey, Mr. Hernandez provides invaluable and effective representation and support to clients throughout both states who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones as a result of someone else's negligent, careless or unlawful actions.

Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Hernandez has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, defective medical devices and other consumer products, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience handling cases arising from Monsanto Roundup litigation, mesothelioma and other toxic exposure cases as well as police brutality, civil rights violations and more.

At all turns, Mr. Hernandez works diligently to protect his clients' rights and entitlements, and he has gained a reputation as a zealous advocate and creative problem solver who aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for those he serves. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned a Top 100 Trial Lawyer designation from The National Trial Lawyers along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

Having recovered in excess of 100 millions of dollars for his plaintiff clients, Mr. Hernandez is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo. In addition, he has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many during their most dire times of need.

A 1980 graduate of Fordham University, Mr. Hernandez obtained his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law in 1986. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey as well as before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Hernandez is also a member of the Brooklyn Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He is also an active member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association, where he once served as president, and the National Hispanic Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%State, Local & Municipal
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, State, Local & Municipal Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent


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Super Lawyers: 2007, 2010 - 2021

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About David Hernandez

Admitted: 1987, New York

Professional Webpage: https://djhernandez.com/attorney-profiles/David-J-Hernandez/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • General Practice Section, Chairman of the Diversity Committee, New York State Bar Association, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Past President, Puerto Rican Bar Association, 2007-2008
  • Member, National Hispanic Bar Association
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court New Jersey, 1990
  • Judicial Selection Committee, New York Hispanic Bar Task Force
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988
  • Grievance Committee, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • Presidential Diversity Appointment, New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, 2009
  • New Jersey, 1990
  • New York, 1987
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second Department
  • Advisory Committee on Civil Practice to the Chief Administrative Judge, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • New York State Conference of Bar Leaders

Educational Background:

  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York, USA, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1980
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Office Location for David J. Hernandez

26 Court Street
Suite 1602
Brooklyn, NY 11242-1122

Phone: 347-318-4935

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Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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