McCabe Coleman News: 2020

January 20, 2020: David Steinberg, Esq., Of Counsel to McCabe Coleman Ventosa & Patterson, just scored his second win in recent months in the Appellate Division, Second Department.

Our client hired the firm after being found guilty at trial of multiple felonies. Although she was sentenced to 6 years in State Prison, David was able to obtain the client’s release pending appeal and a sentence reduction to time-served and felony probation.

Thanks to David’s incredible skill, advocacy and hard work, this first-time-offender avoided a lengthy prison sentence and will remain at home with her family.

If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, contact McCabe Coleman Ventosa & Patterson, PLLC, today. Our attorneys are available 24/7 and are ready to fight for your rights and freedom.

February 3, 2020: Our lawyers like to GET THINGS DONE. Here's what Partner, Christopher S. Coleman, has been up to lately:

• Negotiated, advised and consummated a Commercial Lease Agreement with Option to Purchase in an amount in excess of One Million ($1,000,000.00) Dollars for a commercial building in Ulster County involving a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (providing client with protection against potential liability related to hazardous or environmental issues) and further negotiation based upon the results obtained; negotiation and closing of commercial loan with local lending institution to occur in Spring of 2020.

• Negotiated, advised and closed on a complex Five Million ($5,000,000.00) Dollar loan refinance of a commercial building in New York City involving both residential and commercial tenants, a CEMA (allowing client to to reduce the amount of mortgage tax payable to New York State upon closing) and a SWAP (allowing client to reduce exposure against interest rate fluctuations and obtain a lower interest rate).

• Advised two different clients on two separate deals to reject proposals to purchase income generating properties in the Hudson Valley and Albany areas (one for approximately One Million ($1,000,000.00) Dollars and the other for in excess of Four Million ($4,000,000.00) Dollars) based upon proposals involving substantial and unacceptable risks to client and otherwise on highly unfavorable terms. While certainly not as common or satisfying as negotiating and closing a complex real estate/business transaction, occasionally the most cost-effective and best decision one can make is to walk away from a deal before investing unnecessary time, effort and fees (legal and otherwise) which will never be recouped – and so advising a client reflects clearly a lawyer’s obligation to his client.

If you have business that needs doing, call us today.

February 12, 2020: Partner, Steven K. Patterson, recently achieved another phenomenal result in a criminal case by getting a B felony charge reduced to a non-criminal offense.
Our client was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree for possession of psilocybin-containing "magic" mushrooms.
Steven challenged the legality of the police conduct, arguing that the search of our client's vehicle was performed in violation of the 4th amendment to the US Constitution. As a result, he convinced the prosecutor to reduce the charge to a Disorderly Conduct. The defendant went from facing up to 9 years in prison to a $120 surcharge and a sealed record with no criminal conviction. If you or someone you know has been arrested, call McCabe Coleman Ventosa & Patterson, PLLC, today!

March 17, 2020: Our Virtual Office is open for business! In these trying times, we know the health and safety of our community is the top priority. Our firm is 100% cloud-based and ready to serve you virtually from anywhere in the world. Our clients depend on us to keep their businesses running so that we can all make it through this crisis as comfortably as possible. If we can be of service, call or email us to schedule a video conference today!

March 26, 2020: Partner, John Ventosa, discusses financial programs for individuals and small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you need guidance, call McCabe Coleman Ventosa & Patterson at (845) 379 2222. Video and telephone conferences now available!

October 2, 2020: CASE DISMISSED! Attorneys Steven Patterson and John Ventosa recently got a Hudson Valley woman’s Felony DWI charges dismissed on procedural grounds. If you or a loved one has been charged with DWI or any other crime, contact the attorneys at McCabe Coleman Ventosa & Patterson PLLC at (845) 209-1355.

October 8, 2020: Attorney John Ventosa recovered $90,000 for a Hudson Valley man who was injured due to the negligence of a bicycle shop employee. If you have been injured due to another person’s carelessness, contact our personal injury attorneys at (845) 209-1355 for a consultation.

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