Michael A. Koplen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in New City, NY

Koplen Law
 | 14 S Main Street, Suites 4 + 5
New City, NY 10956
Phone: 845-623-7070
Fax: 845-215-0144
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Offering personalized legal representation to people in New York City, New York, and throughout Rockland, Westchester, Orange and Dutchess counties, Judge Michael Koplen is a senior attorney at the Koplen Law Firm. Committed to making what may be some of the most stressful situations of their lives more manageable for those he represents, Judge Koplen focuses his practice on bankruptcy, estate planning and probate, family law, and personal injury.

In 1975, Judge  Koplen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University after spending three years overseas.

Drawing on the experience he gained working with several large Manhattan law firms early in his career, Judge Koplen crafts his approach based on each client’s unique needs. Judge Koplen provides his clients with the compassionate and customized assistance they deserve. Having more than 30 years of experience, he has garnered the respect of his clients and peers and has received an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Koplen is active in the legal community. He founded the Washington Online Learning Institute, authored the school’s paralegal curriculum and continues to serve as the director. Judge Koplen has taught law to thousands of students and authored a legal curriculum that is in use in over 250 institutions of higher learning.  Judge Koplen was elected Judge in 2014.  Prior to that he was elected to the Rockland County legislature from Ramapo and has served as a civil court arbitrator, an assistant county attorney, a trustee for the village of New Hempstead and as the village’s deputy mayor.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (40%): Bankruptcy Law

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Family Law (20%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Personal Injury - General (10%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018

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About Michael Koplen

Admitted: 1982, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.koplenlawfirm.com/attorney-profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Elected Judge, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia in Charlottesville, with Honors and Distinction in 1975
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Office Location for Michael A. Koplen

14 S Main Street
Suites 4 + 5
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-623-7070

Fax: 845-215-0144

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Last Updated: 5/23/2018

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