P. Baird Joslin, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albany, NY

O'Connor First
 | 20 Corporate Woods Drive, Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-465-0400
Fax: 518-465-0015
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1998
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    As a partner and officer with the O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, P.C., law firm in Albany, New York, attorney P. Baird Joslin, Jr., has earned a reputation as one of the top trial and appellate defense attorneys in the region.

    A highly talented and versatile attorney, Mr. Joslin represents a diverse range of clients throughout Upstate New York as well as the surrounding areas of Vermont, and he focuses his practice on the following:

    · Medical malpractice defense

    · Professional licensure defense

    · Commercial litigation involving breaches of contract, guarantee disputes, mechanics liens, corporate investigations, fiduciary duty issues, purchase and sale disputes, fidelity coverage, and more

    · Product liability defense

    · Premises liability defense

    · Construction accident liability defense

    · Defense for motor vehicle accident negligence claims

    · Municipal liability defense

    · Insurance coverage defense

    · Environmental and toxic exposure claims defense

    After graduating from the University of Vermont in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Joslin attended Albany Law School at Union University, where he was a member of the Justinian Society.

    He obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1997, and the following year, the New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice, as did the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is also admitted to practice in Vermont, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

    Recognized for his outstanding legal abilities and high ethical standards, Mr. Joslin holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received numerous other awards and accolades throughout his career.

    He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association and the Vermont Bar Association.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Defense
    • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accident, Toxic Mold, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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    About Baird Joslin, Jr.

    Admitted: 1998, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.1stlaw.com/Attorneys/P-B-Joslin-Jr.shtml


    • Super Lawyers 2015 - Upstate New York Personal Injury Defense

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Vermont, 2008
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2005
    • Vermont Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 2011
    • New York, 1998
    • Albany County Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1998
    • New York State Bar Association, Member

    Educational Background:

    • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1993 
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    Office Location for P. Baird Joslin, Jr.

    20 Corporate Woods Drive
    Albany, NY 12211

    Phone: 518-465-0400

    Fax: 518-465-0015

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    Last Updated: 6/26/2020

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