Michael A. Gentile

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Professional Experience: Chief Counsel, Departmental Disciplinary Committee, New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, 1980-1989; Attorney, Private Practice, 1989-1990; Office of the District Attorney, Kings County, New York: Assistant District Attorney, 1971-1975; Assistant District Attorney, Chief of Investigations, 1975-1980; Deputy District Attorney for Operations, 1990-1992; First Deputy District Attorney, 1992-1995. Guest Commentator: Court TV. Featured Speaker, "The Alcoholic Lawyer"; "How to Try a Lawyer Disciplinary Case," Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Participant, New York State Bar Association Symposium on Professional Discipline. Adjunct Professor of Law, Ethics, Fordham Law School. Publications: "Automatic Disbarment: A Convicted Felon's Just Deserts, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Volume 13, Number 3, Spring 1986; "The Rat-Fink Rule: Why Lawyers and the Bar Should Police the Profession," ABA Bar Leader, May-June 1986; "Permissible Limits of Lawyers TV Ads," New York Law Journal, February 25, 1985; "Reporting Misconduct by other Lawyers, New York Law Journal, October 23, 1984; "Lawyers Seem to Know Little About Disciplinary Process," New York Law Journal, January 31, 1983; "Unraveling the Complexity of Automatic Discipline," New York Law Journal, March 14, 1982. Guest Lecturer: Fordham Law School; Albany Law School; Touro Law School, Cardozo Law School; St. John's Law School; Women's Bar Association; Committee on Professional Discipline; The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State Bar Association: Ethical Issues in Matrimonial Cases: What The Good Lawyer To Do, 2006; Basics of Criminal Law Practice, 2007. Member, Board of Governors, Daytop Village. President, Saint Andrew's Golf Club.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Attorney Discipline
  • Attorney Grievances
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Legal Ethics
  • Criminal Law
  • Admission Issues
  • Reinstatement to the Bar

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
347-474-1929  Phone
212-907-6453  Phone
917-748-8125  Cell Phone
212-202-4718  Fax
University Attended:
Brooklyn College of the City of New York, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1974, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1972, New York; 1979, U.S. Supreme Court
American Bar Association (Member, Faculty on Professional Responsibility); Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers; National Organization of Bar Counsel; New York State District Attorneys Association.
Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, June 11, 1945
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