Meet Attorney Mary Elizabeth Abbate



Mary Elizabeth Abbate is one of our prestigious lawyers at Larry McCord & Associates. She has been licensed to practice law in the State of New York since 1974. Attorney Abbate has an extensive amount of experience in handling all types of legal matters and cases that concern juveniles. During her time in working at the District Attorney’s Office in the Bronx, she was appointed as Deputy Chief of the Juvenile Defense Bureau. She also served as Assistant D.A. during her tenure at the District Attorney’s Office in the Bronx with the Homicide Bureau, the Narcotics Bureau, and the Criminal Court Bureau.

Experience and Achievements

When she was Deputy Chief, she was assigned to handle the trials of all homicide cases that involved juveniles. Her most notable case during this time period was when she handled the first case in the State of New York where a juvenile was tried as an adult. Mary Elizabeth Abbate has a phenomenal reputation in the State of New York for her superb trial court experience. Her abilities are so incredible, that she has even earned an elite AV rating from Martindale Hubble. When Mary meets with her clients, she is extremely detail oriented, and she spends time with each client to give them the personalized legal representation that they deserve.

Educational Background and Court Admissions

  1. 1 Cum Laude, B.A., Adelphi University
  2. 2 J.D. Fordham University
  3. 3 Admitted by the Bar Association of the State of New York

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