Ann R. Johnson | Legal Writing and Research

Partner | Newburgh

1-800-LAW-AMPM
Areas of Practice
Legal Writing and Research
Statewide Motions and Appellate Practice
Education
Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1994 (Magna Cum Laude)
Admissions
Connecticut (1994) New York (1995) United States District Court, District of Connecticut (1997) United States District Court, Southern District of New York (1997)
Memberships
New York State Bar Association

Ms. Johnson has been successfully writing motion papers for our clients since joining the firm in February 1999

Some of her notable results are:
- Sparks v Detterline, 86 A.D.3d 601 (2nd Dept. 2011) (reversed summary judgment in defendant’s favor on “serious injury” grounds in a motor vehicle accident case) 
- Winne v. Town of Duanesburg, 86 A.D.3d 779(3rd Dept. 2011) (affirmed the denial of defendant engineering company’s summary judgment motion in a fall down case) 
- Bennett v. White, 37 A.D.3d 630 (2nd Dept. 2007) (affirmed the denial of defendant landlord’s summary judgment motion in a dog bite case) 
- O’Banner v. County of Sullivan, 16 A.D.3d 950 (3rd Dept. 2005) (affirmed the denial of defendant’s summary judgment motion, finding that issues of fact existed as to whether a Sullivan County Deputy Sheriff had operated a police vehicle with reckless disregard for the safety of others) 
- Sweeney v. Peterson, 1 A.D.3d 650 (3rd Dept. 2003) (affirmed the denial of defendant’s summary judgment motion, finding that issues of fact existed as to whether a New York State Trooper had operated a police vehicle with reckless disregard for the safety of others) 
- Charles v. Ball, 291 A.D.2d 367 (2nd Dept. 2002) (affirmed the denial of summary judgment in a pedestrian knockdown case) 
- Rodriguez v. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., 285 A.D.2d 454 (2nd Dept. 2001) (affirmed the jury’s award for pain and suffering in a motor vehicle accident case) 

She also assisted two families of 9/11 victims with their claims before the federal Victims’ Compensation Fund, which the firm handled on a pro bono basis; net awards were $3.69 million and $2.19 million, respectively. 
In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, yoga, spending time with family, and rooting for the New York Yankees.

 

Awards and honors include
Quinnipiac Law Review Association; Excellence in Clinical Work
American Jurisprudence Award, Lawyers’ Professional Responsibility

 

CLE’s taken:
Persuasive Writing for Lawyers
Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas in Day-To-Day Practice
Appellate Practice Before the Second Department
CPLR Update 2012
Recent Developments in Tort Law
Handling Tough Issues in a Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Action