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2017 New York 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys Selection of Attorney Giordano


Attorney Carmen “Jack” Giordano was recently selected as a  New York State 10 Best Personal Injury Attorney by The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. The selection was based on client satisfaction. In order to be chosen, the attorney must have an impeccable client satisfaction rating amongst other criterion. We applaud Attorney Giordano for this prestigious selection.

RELATED: 5 Things To Look For When Selecting A Personal Injury Attorney

We are often rushed when making some of the most significant choices in our lives. Who has time to exhaustively research the best possible attorney when you or your loved one has been critically injured? We hope this brief checklist will help to provide you with direction in your time of need.

  1. Integrity is critical. Did an attorney or an agent on his or her behalf approach you at the scene of an accident or did you receive a card from an EMT or emergency room worker? If you did, that Attorney is in violation of the law and the rules the govern attorney conduct. You know all you have to know about that attorney, he or she lacks integrity and you should not trust them. If your Attorney is not obeying the law before they are even representing you, this is a significant red flag.
  2. Track Record. Has the attorney received recognition from peers or legal organizations such as Thomson Reuters – Super Lawyers, Avvo, The Better Business Bureau or others? If the attorney is poorly reviewed online and/or has not received any sort of recognition this is not always a good sign. You would normally read the reviews before you purchase a product or other service, why wouldn’t you  read the reviews of a lawyer that may represent you or your loved one?
  3. Availability. Does the Attorney you are considering make time to speak and/or meet with you? Are they available to answer any questions you may have? Or, the opposite, do they have appear to have too much free time? These are important considerations.  You do not want  an Attorney who is inaccessible due to a large caseload or some other reason. Conversely, you also do not want an Attorney who seems to have little to no caseload!
  4. Qualifications. You want to make sure that the attorney you select is licensed to practice law in the state where your case occurred and that their license is currently active and up-to-date! Attorneys are required to attend continuing legal education courses and in some states, do other things to keep their license active. You certainly want someone representing you that is legally able to do so!
  5. Experience. You should take care to select an Attorney who is experienced in the type of case you have. Take the time to look at the Attorney’s website and make sure that the type of law you need help with is the type of law that the Attorney practices. Ask the Attorney about other cases like yours that they have litigated to get a sense of their level of expertise. 
  6. Respect. Does the Attorney show respect when speaking with you or does he or she talk down to you. If the prospective Attorney cannot explain even complicated issues to you in a way you can understand, that Attorney may not really respect you. Do you feel as though you can respect the Attorney?
  7. Instinct and Trust.  Never underestimate your own instincts when it comes to deciding whether you can trust someone, including the Attorney you are about to hire.
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  • "Lenox Avenue attorney Carmen Giordano is honest, experienced and determined to win. He and his staff consistently provide incredible customer service and a solid commitment to serving the Harlem community."  -Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day

  • "I initially hired Carmen S. Giordano in 2005 to represent Be & D, our high-end ladies accessories division, in litigation with one of our major suppliers. Mr. Giordano quickly and efficiently collected pertinent information and was able to obtain a judgment that I considered most satisfactory. I have continued to ask Mr. Giordano to represent us in domestic and some international matters. I know that I can rely on his legal advice, and I deeply appreciate his personal warmth and genuineness whenever I contact him."  -Larry Dumain

  • "Recommend Carmen Giordano?” You cannot “recommend ” a friend, you have to experience the warmth the caring, the true concern to help you with your problem . It’s an “experience ” to to hear the sound advice and how to proceed with a dilemma. Yes, Carmen is a true “trailblazer”, a “template ” for other attorneys, in his total concern for his client/friend and how to help. He is also very well supported by his staff."  -Peter Grinenko

  • "Carmen is an OUTSTANDING Lawyer. This guy really gets things done! I never met a lawyer who put in so much effort and hardwork into their cases . I met Carmen about a month ago where i had a real messy case and a month later my case was settled. I recommend him as a lawyer 100%. This guy is the real deal!"  -Mancita

  • "I have been very happy with the work Carmen has led on my behalf. He is responsive and completely reliable and trustworthy. I know I can always depend on him to make sound recommendations on my behalf. He knows the law from A to Z and stays current on changes in the law whether it’s estate planning, employment issues or legal matters for same-sex couples. He has as comfortable style which helps clients be at ease and he always takes the time to explain concepts and implications so we can arrive at informed decisions together."  -Jack T

  • "Carmen helped me fight a case against a crooked Psychiatrist named forester. We settled the case and therefore won. With the win and the money, I was able to rebuild my life to some degree. Lawyers don’t get much better than this guy. Thank You again Carmen!"  -Jon

  • "Mr. Giordano is honest, trustworthy, efficient, thorough & caring. He is professional & personable. He truly cares about his clients. I highly recommend him."  -Kim

  • "Carmen Giordano is the embodiment of everything you would hope to find in a lawyer; he is trustworthy, sincere and knows his stuff. He comes highly recommended from such a vast cross-section of people–from mutual friends at the National Action Network, to clothing designers and music producers. Having experience in such a variety of areas makes Giordano one of the most well rounded attorneys I know. I wholeheartedly recommend him because unlike some in his industry, he really looks out for you. And from the times I have been in his office, he truly represents everyone from the falsely accused in Harlem, with nowhere to turn, to big shots, including top musicians and an occasional judge."  -Michelle

  • "I highly endorse this lawyer. He has great integrity and very broad experience in litigation. He has had great success in achieving excellent results for his clients; provides vigorous and reliable representation to each client; and has excellent judgment in assessing the merits of a claim."  -Margaret King, Attorney

  • "Carmen Giordano came to my rescue when I needed it most. I was a passenger in a taxi that crashed, leaving me badly injured and unable to work or take care of my 3 children. The taxi company tried to downplay my injuries and my losses. But Carmen fought for me every step of the way in this complicated case. He understood my lost wages, and understood the strain on my family (he’s a father too). He made sure the judge understood it, too. By the the time he concluded his eloquent opening argument, the defendants quickly settled. I remain extremely grateful to Mr. Giordano."  -Lauren

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