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GLENN S. CAPLAN, ESQ.
GCaplan@CaplanLawNY.com
Glenn S. Caplan is the founding member of the Law Offices of Glenn S. Caplan, P.C. He was born in New York City in 1967. Glenn graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with Magna Cum Laude honors obtaining a bachelors of arts degree in political science. He also attended New York Law School where he was an editor of the Human Rights Journal and earned his law degree with Cum Laude honors. Glenn focuses his practice on many areas of personal injury litigation, including automobile, construction, premises and lead paint litigation. He also handles estate administration and guardianship matters.

His current and past memberships include the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the New York State Bar Association, NYSBA Torts, Compensation and Trial Lawyers Section, NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section, NYSBA Elder Law Section, NYSBA Estates and Trusts Section, New York County Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.

MELINDA KIRSCH, ESQ.
MKirsch@CaplanLawNY.com
Melinda Kirsch has been associated with the law offices of Glenn S. Caplan, P.C. since 1998. She was born in New York City in 1970. Melinda graduated from the City University of New York at Queens College with a bachelor of arts, earning a joint degree in Political Science and Communications. Melinda earned her law degree at Fordham Law School. While attending law school, Melinda clerked for a New York State Supreme Court Justice. She has worked for litigation firms for over twenty years, clerking while in college and law school, and working as an attorney since 1994.

Melinda is admitted to practice in New York State and Federal Courts. She concentrates her practice in most areas of personal injury litigation, including automobile, train, construction, premises litigation and malpractice matters. Melinda’s current and past memberships include the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.

DAVID EDELMAN, ESQ.
Of Counsel

DEdelman@CaplanLawNY.com
David Edelman was born in New York City. David earned his law degree at New York University School of Law. Previously, David was the founding senior partner at a prominent personal injury firm. David is admitted to practice in New York State and Federal Courts. He practices in many areas of personal injury litigation and handles such matters in conjunction with The Law Offices of Glenn S. Caplan, P.C. in an "of counsel" capacity on a case by case basis. David is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers Association.

AHMED A. ELSHAWI, ESQ.
Of Counsel

Ahmed Elshawi earned his legal masters degree from New York University School of Law. Ahmed is admitted to practice in New York State. He practices in multiple areas of personal injury litigation and handles such matters in conjunction with The Law Office of Glenn S. Caplan, P.C. in an "of counsel" capacity on a case by case basis.

BRIAN BURSTIN , ESQ.
Of Counsel

Brian Burstin was born in New York City. He graduated from the City University of New York at Brooklyn College. Brian earned his law degree at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Brian is admitted to practice in New York State and Federal Courts. He practices in many areas of personal injury litigation and handles such matters in conjunction with The Law offices of Glenn S. Caplan, P.C. in an "of counsel" capacity on a case by case basis. Brian also practices separately in the areas of not-for-profit law and real estate and commercial transactional and litigation matters.
Brian’s direct dial is (212) 964-3030.

 

 
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