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Steven E. NorthYour Case is Only as Good as the Lawyer who Represents You

148 East 74th Street, New York, New York 10021 (212) 861-5000

Web: www.nd-law.com
Email: snorth@nd-law.com

Education

LL.M., NYU School of Law
J.D., Brooklyn Law School
B.A., City College of New York
Stuyvesant High School

Summary

Specialist in Cases Involving Significant Damages • Listed in Best Lawyers • Listed in Who’s Who • Commentator, Court T.V., Eyewitness News, Talk News T.V. • Contributing Author, New York Law Journal Author of Numerous Publications • Faculty Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Programs • Trial Lawyer and Bar Association Committees • Appointed to Judicial Screening Panels • Former Homicide Prosecutor • Guest Lecturer at Law Schools

Present and Past Appointments

  • N.Y.S. Commission on Judicial Conduct, Referee
  • Mediator, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Medical Malpractice Mediator, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Contributing Author, New York Law Journal, Litigation Section
  • Advisory Committee, Civil Litigation Institute, Practising Law Institute
  • Editor, Cancer Litigation Bulletin, Leader Publications
  • Executive Committee, N.Y. County Lawyers Assoc., Tort Law
  • Advisory Board on Tort Litigation, Practising Law Institute
  • Medical-Legal Editor, American Journal of Perinatology
  • Advisory Committee, Personal Injury, Practising Law Institute
  • Special Assistant Attorney General (Bureau Chief, 1972-1975)
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County (Homicide Bureau, 1967-1971)

Teaching

Co-Chair, Trial Preparation and Evidentiary Issues New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Faculty, Annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program Cardozo School of Law

Guest Lecturer, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York

Faculty, Decisions, Damages Update New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Guest Lecturer, Advanced Medical Malpractice Cases Lecturer, Grand Rounds, Jacobi Hospital, Bronx, New York Emergency Medicine for Physicians

Lecturer, “Trying the Brain Damaged Baby and Cancer Cases” New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, How to Read and Use Medical Records New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, “bridge-the-Gap” Program Brooklyn Law School

Lecturer, “Trial Techniques” Fordham Law School

Lecturer, “Deposition Skills”

Practising Law Institute (New York City and San Francisco)

Faculty, The Substantive Law of Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Practising Law Institute

Editorial Board Member, Bill of Particulars New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases Lorman Education Services

Faculty Chairman, Advanced Deposition Strategies New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Speaker, New York Society of Anesthesiologists Postgraduate Assembly

Faculty, Proving Damages in Major Cases New York State Bar Association

Faculty, The Management and Trial of the Breast Cancer Case New York Law Journal Seminars

Faculty, Trial Practice Workshop New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Managing the Medical Malpractice Case New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty Chairman, Negotiating and Settling Damages Cases Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Deposition Skills New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty Chairman, Deposition Law and Strategy New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Basic Medical Malpractice Practising Law Institute

Faculty, Workshop on Direct and Cross Examination Practising Law Institute

Faculty, Examination of the Economist in a Personal Injury Case New York County Lawyers Association

Faculty, The Effects of CPLR Articles 50A and 50B on Catastrophic Head Injury New York State Head Injury Association

Faculty Chairman, Proving & Defending Damages Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Depositions in Personal Injury Cases New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty Chairman, Conducting and Defending Depositions New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Direct & Cross-Examination Skills Workshop Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Fundamentals of Case Management Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Objectifying Brain Damage in Closed Head Injury) Personal Injury Seminars

Faculty Chairman, Managing the Medical Malpractice Case Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Managing the Multi-Million Dollar Case Practising Law Institute

Faculty, Deposition Skills Training Program Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Trial Mechanics and Discovery Practising Law Institute (San Francisco and New York City)

Faculty, Trial Advocacy) Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Industrial Fraud Seminar (London and Amsterdam)

 

Member

  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Governor’s Judicial Screening Committee
  • Former, Kings County Judicial Screening Panel
  • Former, Board of Directors, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
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Honors

  • Top 100 Lawyers in New York Area, New York Times Magazine
  • Highest Possible Rating in Legal Abilities and Ethics by Judiciary and Bar
  • Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America
  • Life Member - Mensa
  • Avvo Rating 10 out of 10 (Highest Rated) - The World’s Largest Legal Directory
  • Best Law Firms in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury, US News and World Report
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year Best Lawyers
  • New York Magazine’s New York Area’s Best Lawyers
  • Top New York Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • New York Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys In New York
  • New York Law Journal, Eight Highest Verdicts
  • Men’s Health Magazine – Malpractice Made Perfect
  • Ten Highest Verdicts New York State
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Law Dragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Men of Achievement
  • Martindale Hubbell – Highest Rating for Ethics and Ability

Law School Teaching Affiliations

New York University School of Law, Judge, Appellate Argument; Alumni Advisor Cardozo School of Law, Faculty, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program Fordham Law School, Roscoe Pound Institute Lecture Brooklyn Law School, Bridge The Gap Program

Publications

Updated Medical Malpractice Chapter, The Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Action In New York State, NYSBA

Medical Malpractice Chapter, The Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Action In New York State, NYSBA

Damages Update, N.Y.S.T.L.A.

Anatomy of a Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Case: Intake to Note of Issue Medical Malpractice In New York, Third Edition Co-Author, NYSBA North’s Ninety-Nine Pointers on Advanced Deposition Practices, New York State Trial Lawyers Association Plaintiff’s Proof of Damages in Major Cases, New York State Bar Association Conducting the Deposition of the Defendant Physician in Medical Malpractice Case, New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Selection and Use of Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases, New York Law Journal Fear of Developing Cancer, Cancer Litigation Bulletin, Leader Publications

Direct & Cross Examination of an Economist, N.Y. County Lawyers Association

Proving & Defending Damages, Course Handbook, P.L.I.

Conducting & Defending Depositions, Course Handbook, New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Managing the Multi-Million Dollar Case, Course Handbook, P.L.I.

Medical Malpractice Litigation, Course Handbook, P.L.I.

Trial Mechanics and Discovery, Course Handbook, P.L.I.

Defending the Malpractice Case – Fighting Back, American Journal of Perinatology

Trial Mechanics, Personal Injury Desk Book, Matthew Bender Deposition Strategy, Law and Forms (3 Volumes) Matthew Bender, (with update)

…the Whole Truth, Monthly Column, Law and Order Magazine Controlling the Deposition: Winning Your Case Before Trial Personal Injury Annual, Matthew Bender Prevention and Detection of Fraud in Industry, Icomtec, England)

Other Affiliations (Past & Present)

National Conference of Christians and Jews, Lawyers Division Annual Dinner Committee • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts • Life Member, National Eagle Scout Association • Member, Lotos Club • Member, Society of Medical Jurisprudence • Member, American Association for Justice • Member, New York State Bar Association • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association • Member, New York State Bar Association, Committee on Certification of Trial Lawyers • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Courts Committee • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Legal and Continuing Education Committee • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Medical Malpractice Committee • Charter Member, United States Holocaust Museum • Leadership Council, Southern Poverty Law Center • Chairman, Association of the Bar Sub-Committee on Imposition of Legislative Limits on Awards for Non-Economic Damages • Member, New York County Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Medical Malpractice Litigation

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