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Joseph J. Tock
  • Managing Partner


Mahopac, NY





Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury/Negligence
Criminal Defense
Real Estate
Wills, Trusts & Estates
Small Business Law
Landlord/Tenant Law

Bar Admissions:
New York, 1984
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1985
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985
U.S. Supreme Court, 2008

Professional Associations & Memberships:
American Association of Justice
American Bar Association
Bronx County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers' Association
Putnam County Bar Association  
     Director 2000-Present
     President 2005-2006
Trial Lawyers Care
St. John's University of Law Criminal Law Institute Board of Governors (Founding Member)

Honors & Awards:

Business Person of the Year, The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce, 2006

St. John's University School of Law
     Jamaica, New York, J.D. 1983
Honors: Accelerated Two and One-Half Year Program
Honors: St. Thomas More Scholarship for Legal Research
Honors: President, Student Bar Association

St. John's University
     Jamaica, New York
B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) 1981
Major: Criminal Justice
Honors: Dean's List, 1977-1981
Honors: Gold Key for Outstanding Achievement in Criminal Justice

Community Involvement/Pro Bono:
Holy Cross High School
      Board of Directors 1993-1999
      Inducted into Hall Of Fame 2002

Mahopac Chamber of Commerce 1994-Present
     Member of the Board of Directors 1999-2005
     Vice President: 2004-2005
     Secretary: 2002-2003

Mahopac Public Library
     Vice President and Member of Board of Trustees
     Chairman of Major Gifts Campaign

Mahopac National Bank
     Board of Business Development

Mahopac Sports Association
     Baseball/Softball Coach: 1997-2006

March of Dimes
     Putnam County Corporate Sponsor

Northern Westchester-Putnam Women's Resource Center
     Corporate Sponsor

Putnam Family Support & Advocacy
     Board of Directors

Town of Carmel Real Property Board of Assessment Review

Past Employment:
Finkelstein, Levine; Associate
Newburgh, NY

National Paralegal Institute; Instructor
Mahwah, NJ

Bronx District Attorney's Office; Assistant District Attorney
Bronx, NY