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Douglas Marc Colbert

Law Offices of Douglas M. Colbert
  • Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury ...
  • New York
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Biography

For 45 years I have answered thousands of telephone calls from people looking for the best legal advice because of my vast legal experience. Since I know the law and listen to you with compassion to understand your facts, I figure out the best solutions for your legal problems. We then personally prepare every part of your case in our office with you to obtain the results you have a right to expect!'

'For those reasons many of our clients are referred to me from the referral services of the local bar associations, other attorneys, part time judges, doctors, authors, dentists, mental health professionals, priests, rabbis, other clergy, police, peace officers, court personnel, military referral services , leaders of not-for-profit artistic, cultural and civic organizations and more. Our clients come from a vast array of nationalities, educations, ethnic groups, languages, religions, age groups, professions and employment.' - Douglas M. Colbert

Admitted:

1974, New York; 1975, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1979, United States Supreme Court

Activities & achievements:

Campaign Staff Writer and Media Coordinator, Hon. Hugh L. Carey, Governor New York State
Listed in: Who's Who in America; Who's Who in American Law.
Former Honor Law Clerk, New York City Corporation Counsel's Office
Former Honor Law Intern, New York County District Attorney's Office
Former New York County Civil Court Arbitrator
Panel Member, Family Law, Legal Referral Service, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Former Panel Member, King's County 18-b Family and Criminal Courts
Former Guest Judge-Yale University mock trial competitions
Former Special Investigator - Election Frauds, New York State Department of Law
Participant, New York State Continuing Legal Education Program for Lawyers
Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of New York.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Area
  • Wills
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We also accept cash, personal checks, money orders and bank/wire transfers.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Owner
Law Offices of Douglas M. Colbert
- Current
Continues to practice law until present
Education
Brooklyn
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Brooklyn Law School
J.D. (1972) | Law
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Honors: Moot Court Honor Society
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City University of New York - Baruch College
B.B.A. (1969) | Business Law, Accounting, History, Political Science, Pre-Med
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
Current
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New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
Member
Current
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Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternal Organization
Member
Current
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Brotherhood of Teamster, AF of L-CIO
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association  # 1499953
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Former Special Investigator- Election Fraud
New York State Department of Law
Licensed Real Estate Broker
State of New York
Former Panel Member
King's County 18-b Family and Criminal Courts
Participant
New York State Continuing Legal Education Program for Lawyers
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Offices of Douglas M. Colbert
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Douglas M. Colbert
122 East 42nd Street
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10168
Telephone: (212) 736-1770