Lester is the firm’s Team Leader for Westchester and upstate New York counties. He oversees cases pending in the counties and advises attorneys on strategies and tactics to help them successfully resolve their matters. A skilled litigator, Lester handles a wide range of claims including personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice, labor law, motor vehicle, slip and fall, wrongful death and litigation. His strength is his commitment to treating his clients, colleagues and adversaries with respect.
Lester believes in using his legal background to give back to his community. He is the current President of the Bronx County Bar Association and its past Vice President, Treasurer, and Liaison to Legal Services of New York. Previously, he was a member of the Yonkers Mayor’s Counsel on Youth and has lectured at Bronx high schools for Law Day. Currently, he is Legal Counsel to Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Yonkers, New York.
When he’s away from work, he enjoys playing sports including football, baseball and skiing. Lester is married with 3 children.
New York Law School, JD 1985
Fordham University, BA 1982
US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Bronx County Bar Association, President (2015-2016), Vice President (2014-2015), Treasurer (2013-2014), Liaison to Legal Services of New York
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Firm committees/leadership roles
Westchester County/Upstate New York Team Leader
Yonkers Mayor’s Counsel on Youth, past member
Law Day, volunteer lecturer at Bronx high schools
Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Yonkers, New York, Legal Counsel