Category Archives: Interview

Discussion with Presiding Justice of the Queens County Commercial Division: Justice Marguerite A. Grays 

By: Anastasia Galstian | Staff Writer Introduction On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Justice Marguerite A. Grays (“Justice Grays”) to discuss her path to the Commercial Division and to solicit advice for individuals … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ralph Carter

By: Gregory Brown | Staff Writer Introduction On March 2, 2017, Staffer Gregory Brown had the opportunity to conduct a phone interview with Ralph Carter, an Associate in the Trial Practice Group at Duane Morris LLP.  Mr. Carter offered his … Continue reading

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Adopting the Attitude of a Servant to Succeed—An Interview with Judge DeStefano

By: Katherine Sullivan | Staff Writer Introduction On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Staffer Katherine met with Justice Vito M. DeStefano (“Judge DeStefano”) of the Commercial Division of Supreme Court, Nassau County to discuss his background, experience in the Commercial Division, … Continue reading

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: An Interview with Nathan Noh, Esq.

By: Christopher Arcitio | Editor-in-Chief Introduction On Sunday, March 5, 2017, Staffer Christopher Arcitio met with Nathan K. Noh, Esq., Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison to discuss his background in the legal profession and his interests in … Continue reading

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Interview with Raspreet Bhatia, Esq.

By: Amanda Tersigni | Staff Writer Introduction On February 24, 2017, I had the pleasure of interviewing Raspreet Bhatia, Esq. to obtain insight on embarking on her legal journey. Ms. Bhatia’s Background Ms. Bhatia is a 2016 graduate of St. … Continue reading

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Interview with Supreme Court Justice Duane A. Hart

By: Lauren Tucker | Staff Writer On January 14, 2016, I had the privilege of speaking with Supreme Court Justice Duane A. Hart about his experience working as a judge in the Commercial Division in Queens County. Justice Hart attended … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Yasuhiro Saito

By Christopher Atlee F. Arcitio | Staff Writer On November 20, 2015, Staff Writer Christopher Arcitio met with Yasuhiro Saito, Esq., Managing Partner and founder of the firm Saito Sorenson Lurie LLP to discuss Mr. Saito’s road to starting his … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ignatius Grande

CDOLR Senior Staff Writer, John-Paul Yezzo, had the opportunity to conduct a phone interview with Ignatius Grande, who offered his perspective on the evolution of electronic discovery, his illustrious career, and his latest role as adjunct law professor at St. … Continue reading

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Richard Friedman, Esq.: Employment/Business Litigator and Trial Lawyer

By Andrea Bonilla | Staff Writer Richard Friedman, Esq., an Employment/Business Litigator and Trial Lawyer, shared valuable information regarding the Commercial Division with CDOLR Staff Member Andrea Bonilla. They discussed his experiences with the Commercial Division and he offered great … Continue reading

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A conversation with Justice Barbara Kapnick

By Evan Jaffe | Staff Writer On April 22, 2015, I spoke with Justice Barbara Kapnick of the Appellate Division, First Department. We discussed her career on the bench, beginning with her time as a law clerk for two Supreme … Continue reading

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