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You are not just a file, you're a person with legal issues and we will try to do our best to assist you.


Beyond the law books and court rooms are our clients, their families and their needs....

Over the past twenty two years we have concentrated on: Divorce, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filings, Civil Rights in the areas of Sexual Harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act, EEOC Claims, and   Housing Issues.

Real Estate sales for buyers and Sellers.

Landlord Tenant proceedings, evictions, hold-overs and Section 8 proceedings

Personal injury claims: Ask about our successful recoveries in personal injury, medical malpractice and all types of mishaps.  



My professional focus is landlord/ tenant advocacy, public benefits, Civil Rights EEOC, ADA, SSD, disability law, unfair employment practices, divorce proceedings, Article 81 Guardianships, medical malpractice, and real estate.

My educational achievements include, a B.A. in Sociology and Elementary Education from The State University at New Paltz in 1985. I then attended  Pace University School of Law White Plains New York  and received my JD in 1990. Over the years  I earned the following certifications:

EPA Lead Paint Abatement & Inspection Certification 1993

New York State Article 81 Court Guardian 1996

New York State Mediator’s Certification Program 2005

National Mortgage Loan Officer, New York State, Florida, UST 2013

Prior to earning my law degree  I was a teacher with the New York City Department of Education District 12 South Bronx, NY  1986-90 where I  founded and directed a  Talented and Gifted Program. The program earned me the 1990 Reader’s Digest American Hero in Education Award as well as the 1990 American Lawyer's Auxiliary Teacher of the Year Award.

For the past 20 years, I have operated The Emmitt Till Social Justice Clinic a free weekly legal clinic at area homeless shelters and soup kitchens.

The Law Offices of Steven Gottlieb

74A Tinker Street, Woodstock,  New York 12498

Office: 845 338-2139 Cell : 845 389-0166

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