Andres J. Bermudez Hallstrom

4702632_1I have dedicated my adult life to service. In my first weeks of college I joined by school’s Emergency Medical Service, where I was certified as an Emergency Medical Technician and moved up the ranks to Operations Manager in charge of day-to-day operations serving a community of 10,000 people. While attending Pace Law I joined the Civil Air Patrol, engaging in search-and-rescue missions in the air and ground, and eventually becoming Commander of a Cadet Squadron leading Cadets aged 12-21 and a staff of Officers. In 2012 I continued my service by volunteering with the Village of Mamaroneck Flood Mitigation Advisory Committee. That same year I was elected by the people of Mamaroneck to be a Village Trustee, serving 20,000 residents and businesses.

My public service experience has greatly enhanced my skills as an attorney. My medical training allows me to recognize and analyze medical issues and documentation. My experience as a first responder gives me an advantage in working under the high-pressure conditions common in litigation. My experience in elected politics gives me a strong grasp of the skills required to find and negotiate the best solutions for my clients. I draw on these skills every day to get the best results possible for all of my clients.

Areas of Practice

  • 94% Criminal Defense
  • 3% Landlord/Tenant
  • 2% Traffic
  • 1% Building Codes
  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2010
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, 2011

Education

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • B.S. – 2006
  • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • The Impact of Spyware, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002

Representative Clients

  • Lambert v. Ramirez, 34 Misc.3d1237, City of Mt. Vernon, 2012

Classes/Seminars

  • What to do When a Plane “Lands” on Campus (Lecture), National Collegiate EMS Foundation, 2010 – Present
  • EMS Response to Small Aircraft Incidents (Lecture), National Collegiate EMS Foundation, 2008 – Present
  • When Members for Bad: Discipline in Collegiate EMS (Lecture), National Collegiate EMS Foundation, 2007 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • Civil Air Patrol Grover Loening Aerospace Award, 2013 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Red Service Ribbon w/Bronze Clasp, 2013 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Command Service Ribbon, 2011 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Disaster Relief Ribbon w/”V” Device, 2011 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Award, 2010 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Brig Gen Charles Yeager Aerospace Education Achievement Award, 2010 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol “Find” Ribbon, 2008 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Unit Citation, 2007 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Leadership Ribbon, 2007 – Present
  • Civil Air Patrol Membership Ribbon, 2007 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, 2009 – Present
  • New York State Defenders Association, 2012 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Village of Mamaroneck, New York, Village Trustee
  • Westchester County District Attorney, Honors Prosecutorial Extern, 2008
  • Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., Legal Intern, 2008 – Present
  • Clark County, NV Public Defender’s Office, Law Clerk, 2007 – Present
  • Carnegie Mellon University Emergency Medical Services, Operations Manager, 2002 – 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Civil Air Patrol-Senior Member/Captain, 2007 – Present
  • Ancillary Businesses
  • Political Consulting

Languages

  • Spanish

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