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New York, NY

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212-425-5890

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Richard E. Mischel

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • State Appellate Practice
  • Habeas Corpus and Post-Conviction Motions
  • Professional Disciplinary Proceedings

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1980
  • New York, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Education

  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D. - 1973
    • Honors: cum laude
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • M.A. - 1970
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1967

Published Works

  • New York Criminal Practice Handbook (Co-Editor), New York State Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Menna v. New York, 423 U.S. 61, 1975, Supreme Court of the United States, 1975129856
  • Ramsey v. New York, 440 U.S. 444, 1979, Supreme Court of the United States, 1979232470
  • United States v. Panitz, 907 F.2d 1267, 1990, 1st Cir., 1990106531
  • United States v. Eisen, 974 F.2d 246, 1992, 2d Cir., 1992146040
  • United States v. Balter, 91 F.3d 427, 1996, 3d Cir., 1996170487
  • United States v. Jemal, 26 F.3d 1267, 1994, 3d Cir., 1994133214
  • State v. Gilmore, 103 N.J. 508, 1986, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1986136888
  • State v. Engel, 249 N.J. Super. 336, 1991, App. Div., 1991128410
  • State v. Kamienski, 254 N.J. Super. 75, 1992, App. Div., 1992057433
  • People v. Feerick, 93 N.Y.2d 433, 1999, Court of Appeals of New York, 1999136228
  • People v. DaGata, 86 N.Y.2d 40, 1995, Court of Appeals of New York, 1995124711
  • People v. Canepa, 295 A.D.2d 247, 2002, 1st Dept.
  • People v. Dubinsky, 289 A.D.2d 415, 2001, 2nd Dept., 2001560402
  • In re Agulnick, 263 A.D.2d 239, 1999, 1st Dept., 1999284785
  • In re Gogel, 263 A.D.2d 222, 1999, 1st Dept., 1999284787
  • Kurz v. Justices of the Supreme Court, Kings Co., 228 A.D.2d 74, 1997, 2d Dept., 1997055682
  • People v. Freier, 228 A.D.2d 520, 1996, 2d Dept., 1996136592
  • People v. Granja, 194 A.D.2d 626, 1993, 2d Dept., 1993121261
  • People v. Viloria, 160 A.D.2d 499, 1990, 1st Dept., 1990067025
  • People v. Feuer, 11 A.D.3d 633, 2004, 2d Dept.
  • People v. Romano, 8 A.D.3d 503, 2004, 2d Dept.
  • In re Levine, 7 A.D.3d 4, 2004, 2d Dept.
  • In re Hankin, 296 A.D.2d 238, 2002, 1st Dept.

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer, Criminal Appeals, Attorney Ethics & Court of Appeals & Supreme Court Review, Continuing Legal Education, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Criminal Appeals, Attorney Ethics & Court of Appeals & Supreme Court Review, Continuing Legal Education, Kings County Criminal Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Criminal Appeals, Attorney Ethics & Court of Appeals & Supreme Court Review, Continuing Legal Education, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Criminal Appeals, Attorney Ethics & Court of Appeals & Supreme Court Review, Continuing Legal Education, New York County Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Criminal Appeals, Attorney Ethics & Court of Appeals & Supreme Court Review, Continuing Legal Education, Queens County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine New York, Metro Edition
  • Practitioner of the Year Award, Kings County Bar Association
  • Recognized by Staten Island Legal Defense Services for Commitment to Quality Defense Services to the Indigent
  • Recognized by the Kings County District Attorney's Office for Outstanding Service and Dedication to Excellence as an Assistant District Attorney and Deputy Chief, Appeals Bureau

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar, Section of Criminal Law, Member
  • The New York State Bar Association, Committee on Professional Discipline, Member
  • American Bar Association, Section of Criminal Law, Member
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Judiciary Screening Committee, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, 2nd Judicial Department, Presiding Justice Milton Mollen, Principal Law Secretary, 1983 to 1985
  • Greenberg, Margolis, Ziegler & Schwartz, P.A., Roseland, New Jersey, Senior Associate
  • Kings County District Attorney's Office, Appeals Bureau, Brooklyn, New York, Deputy Chief, 1977 to 1980
  • Kings Court District Attorney's Office, Brooklyn, New York, Grand Jury Bureau, 1977 to 1977
  • Kings County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1973 to 1980
  • Franzblau and Dratch, A Professional Corporation, Livingston, NJ, Of Counsel

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