GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK — Blodnick Fazio & Associates PC has announced that Michele S. Mirman has joined the firm as Of Counsel. She will also continue to operate her own practice, Mirman Markovits & Landau PC, in New York City.
Ms. Mirman concentrates her practice on personal injury cases, including medical malpractice cases, assault cases and injuries from falls, motor vehicle accidents and defective machinery. In 1985, she won a $4 million verdict on behalf of a rape victim. At the time and for many years after, it was the largest verdict ever obtained on behalf of a rape victim and the largest verdict ever won by a female attorney.
For nearly 40 years, Ms. Mirman has been an active member of the New York State Bar. She achieved the Lifetime Achievement Selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® and also holds the highest ranking of 10 from Avvo. In addition, her firm is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau of New York.
Ms. Mirman serves as President of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association and Vice President of the New York Trial Lawyers Association. She is a member of the Inns of Court of Kings County, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Bar of the City of New York. In addition, she served on the judiciary committee for the New York State Women’s Bar Association, which rates New York State judicial candidates.
In service to the community, Ms. Mirman is a member of AllinBklyn, a community of Brooklyn women who provide grants to organizations that help strengthen the borough. She is a longtime supporter of The Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, which financially supports preschools in underprivileged areas, and the Making Headway Foundation, which raises money for research into brain cancer in children. In addition, she is a Trustee of the Tenement Museum of New York City, whose mission is to tell the story of the immigrant experience in the United States and to celebrate the achievements immigrants have made. In her position with the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, Ms. Mirman has spearheaded the drive to raise money for the Safe Homes Project of Brooklyn, which provides shelter and services for abused women and children.
Ms. Mirman is licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Florida and Washington, D.C., as well as before the U.S. District Courts of New Jersey and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law.
“I am pleased to join the firm as Of Counsel,” Ms. Mirman said. “I look forward to providing assistance to my fellow attorneys and helping clients who are seeking just compensation for being wrongfully injured.”
“It is a pleasure to have Ms. Mirman join our growing roster of attorneys,” said Edward K. Blodnick, Managing Partner, Blodnick Fazio & Associates PC. “Her experience as a personal injury attorney is a perfect fit for us. We welcome her to the firm.”
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