Thomas J. DiNovo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albany, NY

O'Connell & Aronowitz, P.C.
 | 54 State Street, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-462-5601
Fax: 518-427-6988
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1988
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Thomas J. DiNovo is a senior partner and shareholder at O’Connell and Aronowitz Attorneys at Law. Mr. DiNovo devotes his practice to personal injury law and serves New York residents injured due to employment incidents, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, product liability, trucking accidents, wrongful death or other catastrophic injuries. He handles matters in Albany, Latham, New York City, Plattsburgh and Saratoga Springs and throughout New York.

Licensed to practice law in New York since 1988, Mr. DiNovo has recovered multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients. He is AV Preeminent  peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell because of his accomplishments.

In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. DiNovo is a certified New York state emergency medical technician. He has spoken to fire departments and EMS groups and advises EMS organizations in his local community.

Mr. DiNovo is very active in the community beyond his practice. He sits on the board of trustees at Christian Brothers Academy, has co-authored articles for the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, has spoken for the National Business Institute and the New York State Bar Association and regularly appears on various local radio stations to discuss legal topics. He has also been involved in local little league groups and participated in the End Distracted Driving campaign by speaking at local high schools.

Mr. DiNovo earned a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and obtained a law degree from Albany Law School. He is a member of many professional organizations including the Albany County Bar Association, the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Thomas DiNovo

Admitted: 1988, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.oalaw.com/team_member/thomas-j-dinovo/

Honors/Awards:

  • Upstate New York Super Lawyers, 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Bar Association, 2018
  • New York State Police Investigator’s Association, Corresponding Member, 2018
  • National Association of Forensic Engineers - Corresponding Member, 2016, 2018
  • American Association for Justice, Leader’s Forum, 2018
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Albany County Bar Association, 2018
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Presenter - End Distracted Driving Student Initiative, 2016
  • Town of Colonie Department of Emergency Medical Services, Volunteer
  • Board of Trustees - Christian Brothers Academy, Albany NY, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter, Premise Liability, New York State Bar Association, 2013
  • Presenter, Medical Legal Issues for Advanced Life Support, Hudson Valley Community College Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program, 2013
  • Author, Forensic Animation, Journal of the National Association of Forensic Engineers, 2009
  • Presenter, Social Media Use and Other Complex Jury Issues, National Business Institute, 2015
  • Presenter, Voir Dire and Jury Selection, National Business Institute CLE, 2016
  • Presenter, Applying the Rules of Evidence: Expert Reports and Scientific Evidence, National Business Institute CLE, 2014
  • Presenter, Applying the Rules of Evidence: Expert Witness Preparation, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Presenter, Litigating the Products Liability Case, New York State Bar Association, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $400K settlement of medical malpractice matter (co-counsel with attorney in my firm)., 2015
  • $725K settlement for motoro vehicle collission matter, 2011
  • $600K settlement of an out-of-state wrongful death matters as result of alleged failure to maintain a crossing (co-counsel with out-of-state attorneys), 2016
  • $5M settlement for injuries which occurred as result of unsafe work place., 2010

Educational Background:

  • Siena College
Office Location for Thomas J. DiNovo

54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-462-5601

Fax: 518-427-6988

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Last Updated: 1/10/2019

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