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Forest Hills, New York 11375
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Attorneys & Staff

 Nick Gjelaj, Esq.

 Nick - Name Best Lawyer 2014

   Mr. Gjelaj, a first generation Albanian American, received his undergraduate degree from New York University and received his juris doctorate from Pace University Law School in 2001.


Mr. Gjelaj was admitted to practice law in 2002. Since graduating law school, Mr. Gjelaj has worked tirelessly on behalf of injured workers and other injured plaintiffs , earning a reputation as a fierce but fair advocate.  Mr. Gjelaj is recognized as an experienced New York construction accident attorney. He has litigated countless commercial and residential construction accidents and is well respected by the bench and bar for his familiarity of the Labor Law. In recognition of his skills and experience, Mr. Gjelaj was appointed as a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association Labor Law Committee. This committee is comprised of a select number of lawyers that have the responsibility of making sure that the laws impacting the safety and welfare of construction workers in New York are applied evenly and fairly. Mr. Gjelaj has represented various trades, including carpenters, laborers, steamfitters, sheet metal workers, plumbers and electricians.


Mr. Gjelaj also has litigated automobile accidents, elevator accidents and tractor-trailer collisions. He has been involved in trials and settlements that have generated millions of dollars for his clients.
Mr. Gjelaj has been elected and now proudly serves as a member of the Board of Directors with The New York State Trial Lawyers Association and was currently serves on the Executive Committee as well.  Mr. Gjelaj is also politically active at the state and local level and devotes a great deal of time and effort to advocating on behalf of and the advancing the cause of workers and unions alike.

Specialties

Construction Law, Truck accidents, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Wrongful Death.

 

Patrick J. Mullaney, Esq.

    Patrick J. Mullaney was born and raised in Queens, New York and currently lives in Breezy Point, New York on the Rockaway Peninsula with his wife and 3 young children. Pat graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 2002 and has been a practicing litigation attorney ever since.  Patrick devotes 100% of time litigating cases on behalf of accident victims who are seriously and catastrophically injured because of the negligence of others. Patrick is an active trial attorney who would prefer to be on trial more than anything else and has tried close to 20 cases since forming his own firm in March 2011 ( roughly 15 months ).  In addition to handling standard negligence cases ( truck and auto accident cases, fall cases, construction accident cases, etc. ).

Patrick also handles significant civil rights cases. Patrick has tried virtually every type of negligence case to verdict and regularly appears and handles cases in the various courts throughout the 5 boroughs of NYC, as well as upstate counties and Long Island. When he is not working, Pat enjoys spending time with his family in Breezy Point.

He also enjoys playing basketball and watching the Mets. Pat has been working steadily since elementary school when and actually worked at Shea Stadium selling hot dogs and sodas for 5 years starting in the 9th grade.    

 


Dennis J. Ring, Esq.

   Dennis J. Ring counsel to Mag Lawyers, served for almost a decade as a prosecutor in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office.  During his last 3 years as a prosecutor he was a Deputy Bureau Chief in the prestigious Rackets Division (Organized Crime/Major Frauds Units). While a prosecutor his focus was in the areas of racketeering, white collar crime and complicated financial frauds.  Among the many crimes he prosecuted were Enterprise Corruption, Money Laundering, Extortion, Embezzlement, Homicide, Arson, Narcotics and Firearms Trafficking. He also oversaw long-term investigations which used court authorized wiretaps, electronic bugs and computer intercepts to infiltrate and prosecute criminal organizations.

Mr. Ring was appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Florida in a R.I.C.O prosecution of the violent criminal enterprise known as, “The Corporation.”  This case culminated in a six month trial in the Miami Federal Courthouse that ended with life sentences for the leaders of the Corporation.

Mr. Ring was also appointed as a Special assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York in a R.I.C.O. prosecution of members of “La Cosa Nostra.”  This prosecution ended with lengthy prison sentences for numerous defendants.

Mr. Ring is now in private practice, with a focus on criminal defense and personal injury litigation.  He represents clients in both New York State and Federal Courts, using his years of litigation experience to defend their rights.

Mr. Ring in his first full civil trial was able to secure a 7 figure verdict for his client from a Bronx jury.

Awards:

2003 – Employee of the Year by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office

2007 – Director’s Award by the U.S. Department of Justice

2009 – Asset Forfeiture Award by the U.S. Department of Justice

Education:

University of Notre Dame Law School – J.D. degree

Iona College (History/Economics) – B.A. Degre