David J. Hernandez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & Associates
 | 26 Court Street, Suite 2707
Brooklyn, NY 11242-1122
Phone: 718-522-0009
Fax: 718-522-3305
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007, 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • General Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder and owner of David Hernandez & Associates in Brooklyn, New York, attorney David J. Hernandez devotes his practice to delivering the highest level of legal counsel, advocacy and support possible to individuals, families and business owners throughout New York and New Jersey.

Handling a wide range of legal areas, Mr. Hernandez and his law firm offer unmatched representation to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·         Personal injury and wrongful death claims

·         Family law

·         Commercial and civil litigation

·         Real estate

·         Wills, probate, guardianships and estate litigation

·         Immigration

·         Bankruptcy

·         Criminal law

A 1980 graduate of Fordham University, Mr. Hernandez attended New York University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1986. He received his license to practice from the New York State Bar Association the following year, and he is also licensed to practice in New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Hernandez practices before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Hernandez is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations, including the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association, among others. He also serves on a number of committees for various legal organizations, and he gives back to his local community through his involvement with several civic and charitable organizations, including his local Boy Scouts troop.

Recognized as a leading trial attorney, Mr. Hernandez holds a Superb rating from AVVO, and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country. He is also a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum for his success in recovering substantial settlements and awards for plaintiff personal injury clients.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Family Law (30%)

General Litigation (30%): Litigation

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Litigation


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Super Lawyers: 2007, 2010 - 2019

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About David Hernandez

Admitted: 1987, New York

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

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 2707
Brooklyn, NY 11242-1122

Phone: 718-522-0009

Fax: 718-522-3305

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Last Updated: 6/6/2018

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