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Bruce A. Schonberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Central Valley, NY

Schonberg Law Offices of the Hudson Valley, PC
209 NY-32
Central Valley, NY 10917
Phone: 845-827-1599
Fax: 845-928-3312
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Bruce A. Schonberg is the founder of Schonberg Law Offices of the Hudson Valley, P.C., in Central Valley, New York. Mr. Schonberg practices personal injury law, representing plaintiffs throughout the Hudson Valley region of New York state. He handles matters involving animal bites, brain injuries, construction accidents, dramshop laws, premises liability, slip and falls and wrongful death.

Mr. Schonberg received his license to practice law in 1985 and has more than 30 years of experience in both state and federal court. He is admitted to practice in all New York state courts and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York.

Before founding his personal injury practice, Mr. Schonberg served as a senior district attorney for Orange County, New York, prosecuting misdemeanors and felonies. He also practiced insurance defense and served as a litigation specialist and trial attorney at a private New York firm.

Actively involved in his local legal community, Mr. Schonberg is a member of various professional legal associations. He belongs to the Orange County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York State Defenders Association.

Mr. Schonberg’s formal education consists of a bachelor’s degree in political science from the State University of New York at Oneonta. He received his law degree from the State University of New York University at Buffalo School of Law. While attending law school, he participated in moot court and was a member of high honors organizations.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

About Bruce A. Schonberg

First Admitted: 1985, New York

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Studies Institute of America in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Property

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • New York State Bar Association, Orange County Chapter, Mock Trial Competition Judge

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Town Justice-Town of Woodbury, Orange County, New York, Elected 2016-Present.
  • Town of Woodbury Zoning Board of Appeals Member 1995-2004
  • Monroe Woodbury Soccer League Coach, 1996-2006
  • Temple Beth El, Monroe, New York, Board of Trustee


  • High Honors Organizations-Moot Court, University of Buffalo School of Law and Jurisprudence
  • Who's Who Lifetime Achievement in Law, Marquis Who's Who, 2018
  • Lawyers of Distinction Personal Injury, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018

Educational Background

  • State University of New York at Oneonta, B.A. in Political Science with High Honors, 1980

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2000
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 2018
  • American Bar Association, 2018
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association, 2018
  • New York, 1985
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Defenders Association
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Office Location for Bruce A. Schonberg

209 NY-32
Central Valley, NY 10917

Phone: 845-827-1599

Fax: 845-928-3312

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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