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1/08-Present           

Law Office of Mark A. Juda
115 Clinton Street
Schenectady, New York

·    Sole Practitioner whose practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation, real
     estate, and estate and Medicaid planning.
·    Responsible for the management of support staff and business
     development.
·    Clients include Salvo Title, Inc. and Greylock Federal Credit Union.


1/96-12/07 

Attorney
Grasso, Rodriguez & Grasso
Schenectady, New York

·    Responsible for handling various legal concerns for a general practice firm
     with an emphasis on civil and criminal litigation, real estate, estate and
     Medicaid planning.
·    Counsel prospective clients as well as advise existing clients on various
     legal matters.
·    Trial attorney on numerous jury and bench trials in local court, County
     Court and Supreme Court.
·    Involved in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate
     transactions.
·    Responsible for all matters involving pre-trial discovery including paper
     discovery and depositions.
·    Research, write, and prepare various legal documentation including appeals
     to the Appellate Division and the Court of Appeals.


3/93-1/96

Assistant District Attorney
St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office
Canton, New York

·    Responsible for the prosecution of all criminal cases in nine town and village
     courts.
·    Trial attorney on numerous bench and jury trials in both local court and
     County Court.
·    Interviewed witnesses and complainants in preparation for trial.
·    Advised law enforcement personnel on criminal investigations and arrests.
·    Responsible for all asset seizure and forfeiture actions.
·    Presented cases to the Grand Jury for indictment.


Education

Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio
Juris Doctor  May, 1992

Canisius College, Buffalo, New York
B.A. Political Science  May, 1988


Bar Certifications

New York State  January, 1993
·    U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York  May, 1996

    
Memberships

o    New York State Bar Association
·   Committee on Professional Discipline

   Rotary Club of Schenectady
·    Rotarian of the Year 2003-2004
·    Board of Directors  2005-2008
·    President 2007-2008

    State of New York Commission on Quality Care for the Mentally Disabled
     Surrogate Decision Making Committee

   The Legal Project Affordable Housing Assistance Program

   New York State Defender’s Association


Continuing Legal Education

·    Keeping Pace: A Guide for the Up-to-date Litigator (5/8/98)
·    Defense of the DWI Case (3/18/99)
·    Primer on Evidence (4/23/99)
·    New York Evidence Refresher (8/25/00)
·    Introduction to Estate Planning (10/30/03)
·    Purchases and Sales of Homes (11/7/03)
·    Arbitrator Training for Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution (12/3/04)
·    Local Criminal Court Practice (12/7/04)
·    Medical Malpractice Litigation (10/21/05)
·    2005 Update on Evidence for the Criminal Practitioner (11/4/05)
·    The New Regime in Medicaid Planning-Changes Wrought by the
     Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (5/24/06)
·    The Examination Before Trial- A Primer on Depositions in Tort and Personal
     Injury 
     Cases (4/20/07)
·    New York State Defender’s Association 40th Annual Meeting and
     Conference (7/22/07-7/24/07)
·    The New York State Judicial Institute Sentencing – What Works and What
     Doesn’t Work (9/10/07)
·    Schenectady County Bar Association DWI: What You Need to Know
     (12/7/07)
·    Federal Criminal Defense Practice Update (4/29/08)
·    27th  Annual Real Estate Practice Seminar (5/22/08)
·    New York State Defender’s Association 41st Annual Meeting and Conference
     (7/20-7/22/08)

Urgent Call 518-253-2472

115 Clinton Street
Schenectady, New York 12305

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Albany, New York 12210