Curriculum Vitae

STEVEN E. NORTH

950 3rd Ave address, New York, New York 10022

(212) 861-5000

Web Sites

north-law.com

Email

[email protected]

 

Education

 

N.Y.U. School of Law LL.M.

Brooklyn Law School J.D.

City College of New York B.A.

Stuyvesant High School

 

Summary

 

Specialist in Cases Involving Significant Damages - Successfully Managed and Tried Major Cases in New York and the Country - Listed in Best Lawyers - Listed in Who's Who - Commentator, Court T.V., Eyewitness News, Talk News T.V. - Contributing Author, New York Law Journal - Author of Numerous Publications - Faculty Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Programs - Trial Lawyer and Bar Association Committees - Appointed to Judicial Screening Panels - Former Homicide Prosecutor - Guest Lecturer at Law Schools.

 

Background

 

Listed In

New York Magazine's New York Area's Best Lawyers - 2005-2012

Top New York Lawyers - 2006-2011

National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2011

Avvo Rating 10 out of 10 (Highest Rated) - The World's Largest Legal Directory -2011

New York Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys In New York Area - 2008

Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America - 2007

New York Law Journal, Eight Highest Verdicts

Men's Health Magazine - Malpractice Made Perfect

Ten Highest Verdicts New York State

The Best Lawyers in America

Law Dragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Who's Who in America

Who's Who in American Law

Men of Achievement

Martindale Hubbell - Highest Rating for Ethics and Ability

 

Member

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum

American Board of Trial Advocates

Governor's Judicial Screening Committee

Former, Kings County Judicial Screening Panel

Former, Board of Directors, New York State Trial Lawyers Association

 

Appointments

N.Y.S. Commission on Judicial Conduct, Referee

Mediator, United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Medical Malpractice Mediator, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Contributing Author, New York Law Journal, Litigation Section

Advisory Committee, Civil Litigation Institute, Practising Law Institute

Editor, Cancer Litigation Bulletin, Leader Publications (1994)

Executive Committee, N.Y. County Lawyers Assoc., Tort Law (1992)

Advisory Board on Tort Litigation, Practising Law Institute

Medical-Legal Editor, American Journal of Perinatology (1984-1985)

Advisory Committee, Personal Injury, Practising Law Institute

Special Assistant Attorney General (Bureau Chief, 1972-1975)

Assistant District Attorney, New York County (Homicide Bureau, 1967-1971)

 

Law School Teaching Affiliations

New York University School of Law - Judge, Appellate Argument; Alumni Advisor

Cardozo School of Law - Faculty, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program

Fordham Law School - Roscoe Pound Institute Lecture

Brooklyn Law School - Bridge The Gap Program

 

Teaching

Faculty, Annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (1997-2011)

Cardozo School of Law

Guest Lecturer, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York (2006-2011)

Faculty, Decisions, Damages Update (1991-2011)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Guest Lecturer, Advanced Medical Malpractice Cases (2007)

Lecturer, Grand Rounds, Jacobi Hospital, Bronx, New York

Emergency Medicine for Physicians (2006)

Lecturer, "Trying the Brain Damaged Baby and Cancer Cases" (2005)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, How to Read and Use Medical Records (2004-2005)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, "bridge-the-Gap" Program (2004)

Brooklyn Law School

Lecturer, "Trial Techniques" (2003)

Fordham Law School

Lecturer, "Deposition Skills" (2003)

Practising Law Institute (New York City and San Francisco)

Faculty, The Substantive Law of Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice (2002)

Practising Law Institute

Editorial Board Member, Bill of Particulars (2002)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases (2001)

Lorman Education Services

Faculty Chairman, Advanced Deposition Strategies (1999)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Speaker, New York Society of Anesthesiologists (1999)

Postgraduate Assembly

Faculty, Proving Damages in Major Cases (1999)

New York State Bar Association

Faculty, The Management and Trial of the Breast Cancer Case (1998)

New York Law Journal Seminars

Faculty, Trial Practice Workshop (1997)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Managing the Medical Malpractice Case (1997)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty Chairman, Negotiating and Settling Damages Cases (1997)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Deposition Skills (1997)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty Chairman, Deposition Law and Strategy (1995)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Basic Medical Malpractice (1995)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty, Workshop on Direct and Cross Examination (1994)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty, Examination of the Economist in a Personal Injury Case (1994)

New York County Lawyers Association

Faculty, The Effects of CPLR Articles 50A and 50B on Catastrophic Head Injury (1993)

New York State Head Injury Association

Faculty Chairman, Proving & Defending Damages (1993)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Depositions in Personal Injury Cases (1993)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty Chairman, Conducting and Defending Depositions (1993)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Direct & Cross-Examination Skills Workshop (1993)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation (1992)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Fundamentals of Case Management (1991)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Objectifying Brain Damage in Closed Head Injury (1990)

Personal Injury Seminars

Faculty Chairman, Managing the Medical Malpractice Case (1990)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Managing the Multi-Million Dollar Case (1988)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty, Deposition Skills Training Program (1988)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Trial Mechanics and Discovery (1985)

Practising Law Institute (San Francisco and New York City)

Faculty, Trial Advocacy (1976)

Practising Law Institute

Faculty Chairman, Industrial Fraud Seminar (1973)

(London and Amsterdam)

 

Publications

 

Updated Medical Malpractice Chapter,

The Plaintiff's Personal Injury Action In New York State, NYSBA (2012)

Medical Malpractice Chapter,

The Plaintiff's Personal Injury Action In New York State, NYSBA (2009)

Damages Update, N.Y.S.T.L.A. (1991-2011)

Anatomy of a Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Case: Intake to Note of Issue

Medical Malpractice In New York, Third Edition Co-Author, NYSBA (2009)

North's Ninety-Nine Pointers on Advanced Deposition Practices,

New York State Trial Lawyers Association (1999)

Plaintiff's Proof of Damages in Major Cases,

New York State Bar Association (1999)

Conducting the Deposition of the Defendant Physician in Medical Malpractice Case,

New York State Trial Lawyers Association (1999)

Selection and Use of Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases,

New York Law Journal, November 12, 1996

Fear of Developing Cancer, Cancer Litigation Bulletin,

Leader Publications (1994)

Direct & Cross Examination of an Economist, N.Y. County Lawyers Association (1994)

Proving & Defending Damages, Course Handbook, P.L.I. (1993)

Conducting & Defending Depositions, Course Handbook,

New York State Trial Lawyers Association (1993)

Managing the Multi-Million Dollar Case, Course Handbook, P.L.I. (1990)

Medical Malpractice Litigation, Course Handbook, P.L.I. (1988)

Trial Mechanics and Discovery, Course Handbook, P.L.I. (1986)

Defending the Malpractice Case - Fighting Back,

American Journal of Perinatology (1984)

Trial Mechanics, Personal Injury Desk Book, Matthew Bender (1983)

Deposition Strategy, Law and Forms (3 Volumes)

Matthew Bender, (with update) (1981)

...the Whole Truth, Monthly Column, Law and Order Magazine (1973-1975)

Controlling the Deposition: Winning Your Case Before Trial

Personal Injury Annual, Matthew Bender (1978)

Prevention and Detection of Fraud in Industry, Icomtec, England (1973)

 

Other Affiliations (Past & Present)

National Conference of Christians and Jews, Lawyers Division Annual Dinner Committee - Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts - Life Member, National Eagle Scout Association - Member, Mensa - Member, Lotos Club - Member, Society of Medical Jurisprudence - Member, American Association for Justice - Member, New York State Bar Association - Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York - Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association - Member, New York State Bar Association, Committee on Certification of Trial Lawyers - Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Courts Committee - Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Legal and Continuing Education Committee - Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Medical Malpractice Committee - Charter Member, United States Holocaust Museum - Leadership Council, Southern Poverty Law Center - Chairman, Association of the Bar Sub-Committee on Imposition of Legislative Limits on Awards for Non-Economic Damages - Member, New York County Supreme Court Committee on Medical Malpractice Litigation.