Quarterly newsletter
May 2022 | Spring Issue
Barket Epstein Named Top Legal Firm
Barket Epstein was named the Top Legal Firm in its category by the LI Herald. Bruce Barket, Steven Epstein and John LoTurco were also named Top Lawyers on Long Island.
Crime & Justice Radio Celebrates
...One Year on the Air!
Crime & Justice Radio is Barket Epstein’s own weekly one hour radio program broadcast live every Monday at 6:00 p.m. on iHeart radio and LI News Radio FM 103.9 as well as at www.linewsradio.com or on the LI News Radio app.
Steven Epstein, head of our DWI and Vehicular Crimes group and Steven Epstein DWI Defense Institute, was named to the Politics New York/ amNY Cannabis Industry Power Player list for 2022.
LoTurco Wins Acquittal
...in Suffolk Assault Case
Our Huntington-based partner, John LoTurco, recently successfully litigated a hotly contested assault trial at the Suffolk County District Court in which the client was acquitted on the theory of a justification defense after a two-week trial.
Donna Aldea and Team Successfully Defend
Nassau County District Court Judge Andrew Engel recently retained the firm to appeal a ruling in favor of Nassau County and the Nassau County Police Department.
Civil Rights and Commercial Divisions Have
...a Busy 1Q
After closing out 2021 with a record-setting and New Year’s Eve settlement of $13 million, the firm’s Civil Rights Litigation Division, headed by Bruce Barket and Alexander Klein, began 2022 with a fast start, and the Commercial Division had similar success at the start of the year.
Alexander Klein Authors Op-Ed
Alexander Klein writes that the New York State legislature should amend the law to include “actual innocence” as a basis for pursuing civil action.
John LoTurco Leads Huntington High School
...Mock Trial Team to Win the Suffolk County Championship
John LoTurco and Xavier Palacios coached the Huntington High School Mock Trial team to win the Suffolk County Championship! The Huntington Blue Devils will compete in the New York State finals in Albany May 23-24, 2022.