Andrew L. Weitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Mineola, NY

WeitzPascale
 | 221 Mineola Blvd., Mineola, NY 11501
Phone: 516-280-4716
Fax: 212-553-9090
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Rights (0%)
Attorney Profile

Andrew L. Weitz is an attorney with the law firm WeitzPascale in Mineola, New York. Devoting his practice to personal injury law, Mr. Weitz represents clients who are victims of accidents and who have suffered serious injuries.

Mr. Weitz was elected Village Justice for the Historic Village of Roslyn in 2014 and was reelected in 2018.

Mr. Weitz holds a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a Ph.D. in cognitive science from New York University. He earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School, where he served as articles editor of Law Review. He has been licensed to practice in New York since 1998.

Committed to fighting for the rights of ordinary people against corporations and other powerful interests, Mr. Weitz has litigated numerous significant cases and has helped many clients to reach favorable settlements through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Weitz is active in professional and community organizations. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors and General Counsel for the New York Academy for Traumatic Brain Injury and Parents for Megan's Law. He has also served as a Director of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, where he was Editor-in Chief of the flagship publication, Bill of Particulars. He has held several roles for the Historic Village of Roslyn, New York, including as a member and then Chair of the Planning Board and Chairperson of the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Mr. Weitz was recently invited to join the exclusive National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation exended to only a select few plaintiff and defense trial lawyers from each state or region who, by objective measures, demonstrate exemplary leadershio and stature in the profession and community; Mr. Weitz is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group comprised of attorneys who have secured verdicts or settlements for their clients of $2 million or more, a Fellow of the American Bar Fondation, received the Top 10 Attorney award from the NAOPIA, has consistently been awarded the peer review honors of being selected a Top Attorney as appearing in the New York Time, Best Attorney as appearing in New York Magazine, New York Law Journal's Top Attorneys, New York Times Best Law Firms and American Lawyers Best Law Firms.  Mr. Weitz's firm, Andrew L, Weitz & Associates is also AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer

Civil Rights (0%): Race Discrimination

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Race Discrimination

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2019

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About Andrew Weitz

Admitted: 1998, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.weitzpascale.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rated, 2012 - Present
  • Editor, Brooklyn Law Review, Brooklyn Law School, 1998
  • Founder's Day Award, New York University, for academic distinction and scholarly achievement, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Academy of Traumatic Brain Injury, General Counsel, 2004 - 2008
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member of the Board of Directors
  • New York, 1998

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairperson, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic Village of Roslyn
  • Director, Vice President and General Counsel for the national organization, Parents for Megan's Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • New York Law Journal, Singletree and CPLR 3101(d), 2012
  • NYSTLI Press, Weitz on Automobile Litigation: The No Fault Handbook, 2009
  • New York State Bar Association, Direct Examination of Lay Witnesses, 2008
  • Brooklyn Law Review, Contractor Liability in Tort to Third Parties Not in Privity, 1998
  • This chapter is about preparing for and executing direct examination of the lay witness in a civil lawsuit and explains fundamental, intermediate and advanced techniques and strategies for doing so. Preparing one's case, one's self and one's witness for the ever challenging task of presenting evidence through the testimony of the witness is laid out in a straight forward narrative, as should be one's direct examination., Co-Author, Dirrect Examination of the Lay Witness, Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, New York State Bar Association

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Doe v. Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Please go to our website at www.weitzpascale.com
  • Melendez v. XYZ Corp., et al.
  • Feu v. ABC Corp.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., New York University
  • Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, New York University, 1995
  • M.A., New York University, 1992
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Office Location for Andrew L. Weitz

221 Mineola Blvd.
Mineola, NY 11501

Phone: 516-280-4716

Fax: 212-553-9090

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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