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The DEVEREAUX LAW GROUP is a national law firm with offices across the country and has a reputation of excellence and accomplishment.

Michael J. Devereaux and his firm DEVEREAUX LAW GROUP are celebrating Mr. Devereaux’s 15 years of being ranked as a Pre-Eminent Attorney In America with the very highest skill and ethical ratings in the country.

GREAT NEWS – We have been added to the Professional Liability Panel of the NYLB based on our experience, accomplishments, talents and skills with respect to professional malpractice liability cases defending professionals, including physicians, lawyers, architects, engineers, corporate directors and officers, social workers, nurses, etc.

Jenny Rivera, JCA, with Michael J. Devereaux and colleagues

Jenny Rivera, JCA, with Michael J. Devereaux and colleagues

*Michael J. Devereaux was nominated and sworn-in by The Honorable Jenny Rivera, JCA, the newest judge in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, on Thursday, May 16, 2013, as President of the seventy-seven (77) year-old Brooklyn-Manhattan Trial Lawyers Association.

Thurgood Marshall Summer Internship Program

We have sponsored and participated in the Thurgood Marshall Summer Internship Program. It is part of the New York City Bar’s continuing efforts to enhance the diversity of the legal profession. The Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program places high-achieving inner-city high school students with legal employers for the summer. In addition, the students participate in Weekly development programs, including a law class at Columbia University School of Law, a mock trial before a federal judge at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY, and multiple career development workshops with a diverse group of attorneys. Since the program’s inception in 1993, the Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship has placed more than 2,000 students in law firms, corporate law departments, non-profit government organizations and law schools throughout the city.
Certain Thurgood Marshall Summer Interns interning at our Firm have been hired on as legal assistants and continued as legal assistants throughout the year to the present.

Mighty Mutts, Inc., d/b/a Ollie’s Place

We are General counsel to Mighty Mutts Inc., which is a not-for-profit 50l(c)(3) a no-kill, wholly volunteer organization dedicated to successfully helping to save stray animals in and about New York City: www.mightymutts.org.

Wild Bird Fund

We have assisted in the development and establishment of New York City’s very first Wildlife Rehabilitation Center: www.wildbirdfund.org. Our certified service dog Kuro rescued Dylan, who was hit by a vehicle and found injured in the middle of the street during a thunderstorm at Battery Park City’s West Thames Street and South End Avenue. Wildlife Rehabilitation Center’s Rita McMahon tended to Dylan’s broken wing and injuries. Dylan was successfully saved, and rehabilitated and re-joined a flock: www.wildbirdfund.org.

Battery Park City Little League Baseball

The Firm has and continues to sponsor two Little League “Devereaux Lawyers” baseball teams in Battery Park City.

Humane Society of Walden, New York

We were engaged to represent the interests of Pepper, an abused Great Dane mix abandoned and found in Prospect Park, Brooklyn New York. We won the battle to save Pepper from “euthanasia,” that is, destruction. The Human Society of Walden is caring for and training Pepper. We negotiated a stipulation amicably resolving the issues, saving Pepper’s life: hswalden@yahoo.com; 248 Albany Post Road, Walden, NY 12586 (845) 778- 5115

Defense Association of New York, www.defenseassociationofnewyork.org

Bringing together attorneys and others in the State of New York who devote a significant amount of their professional time to the handling of litigated cases and whose representation in such cases is primarily for the defense and also those Whose practice consists in representing insurance companies, self-insured firms and corporate defendants. DANY promotes and inspires improvements in the administration of justice, including, among other endeavors, the prompt and adequate payment of every just and meritorious claim, and the equitable and expeditious handling of disputes.

Brooklyn-Manhattan Trial Lawyers Association

The Association brings together judges, trial lawyers and other professionals serving the public, practicing law or assisting in the practice of law with respect to achieving the proper administration of justice. Michael J Devereaux is proudly serving as first Vice-President of the Brooklyn-Manhattan Trial Lawyers Association.

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