Lloyd Epstein

Lloyd Epstein

Partner since 1984
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-732-4888
Fax:
212-732-6703
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1984

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: Anne Petluck Poses Prize in Clinical Education
  • Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts
    • B.A. cum laude - 1974

Published Works

  • Pleading Guilty or Going to Trial? A Family Affair, The Mouthpiece, November/December, 2002
  • Crack Cocaine Sentencing Guidelines Challenged, NYLJ, April 27, 1995
  • Choice of Defense and the Attorney Client Privilege, The Champion, November, 1994
  • A Crack for the Sentencing Guidelines?, The Mouthpiece, September, October, 1994

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor - Opening Statements and Story Telling, Pennsylvania State Public Defender, 2009
  • Instructor - Closing Statements and Story Telling, Washington State Public Defender Office, 2007
  • Instructor - The Defense Pre-sentence Report, Washington, D.C. Public Defender Service/National Association of Sentencing Advocates, 2004
  • Instructor - Seminar on Role of Mitigation in Death Penalty Litigation, Williams College, 2004
  • Instructor - Writing Pre-sentence Reports for the Defense, Dade County Public Defender, 2003
  • Instructor - Testifying for Social Workers, National Association of Sentencing Advocates, 2002
  • Instructor - Voir Dire and Story Telling, Pennsylvania State Public Defender, 2001
  • Instructor - Investigating Claims of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, National Association of Legal Aid and Defender Associations, 2000
  • Instructor - Annual Presentation on Federal Sentencing, New York County Lawyers Association, 1995 - 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member, 1986 - Present
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Assigned Counsel Plan, First Department, Member, Central Screening Committee (1989-1993, 1997-2006)

Past Employment Positions

  • NY Law School, Adjunct Professor of Law, 1989 - 2009
  • CUNY Law School, Adjunct Professor of Law, 1986 - 1989
  • New York Law School, Assistant Clinical Professor/Supervising Attorney of Criminal Defense Clinic, 1982 - 1984
  • Legal Aid Society/Manhattan Criminal Defense, Division Staff Attorney, 1979 - 1982

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish