Catherine M. Montiel
Top rated personal injury attorney in Garden City, New YorkMiller, Montiel & Strano, P.C.
Catherine M. Montiel is the managing partner of the law firm Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C., in Garden City, New York. She focuses her practice exclusively on matters related to personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents, brain injury, child injuries, construction site accidents, nursing home abuse, premises liability, spinal cord injury, ridesharing accidents and wrongful death. With about three decades of experience practicing law, she serves clients throughout the New York metro.
Ms. Montiel is a tenacious litigator and a zealous advocate for her clients who have been injured through no fault of their own but through the negligent and careless acts of another party. Fighting persistently for her clients’ rights and liberties, she has obtained numerous favorable verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients.
Graduating cum laude, Ms. Montiel received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Adelphi University. She pursued her legal studies at the St. John’s University School of Law. She is licensed to practice in New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
An active member of the legal community, Ms. Montiel is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Suffolk County Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, the New York State Bar Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Queens County Bar Association.
Honored for her noteworthy contributions to the field of law, Ms. Montiel has received the highest peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the AV* Preeminent rating. She also has a “Good” rating on Avvo.
*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Practice areasPersonal injury - general: plaintiff
Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Premises liability - plaintiff
- 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
First Admitted: 1993, New York
Professional Webpage: https://mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com/team/catherine-m-montie...
- “AV Preeminent” the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards
- Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, Honors: cum laude, Major: Accounting, B.A., 1989
- New York, 1993
- Queens County Bar Association
- New York State Bar Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York – Suffolk County Chapter, Member
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
- New York State Bar Association, Member
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1995
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1995
Office location for Catherine M. Montiel
600 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530
- Super Lawyers: 2022