Garden City, NY WW/Press/November 27, 2017 –Joseph L. Decolator, Attorney with Decolator, Cohen & DiPrisco, LLP, was selected for inclusion as a Diamond Member in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017-2018 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
Joseph Decolator is an attorney who has been admitted to practice for over thirty years, focusing on prosecuting complex motions and appeals. He has won numerous appeals on behalf of police officers injured in the line-of-duty, helping to establish precede which benefit all police officers in this state. Mr. Decolator successfully argued in the state’s highest court on behalf of the estate of a police officer who was killed in the line-of-duty and held the Parole Board responsible for the officer’s death. He also co-authored the 1996 amendments to General Municipal Law § 205-e (GML 205-e), which was enacted to permit police officers injured in the line-of-duty to sue third parties and/or their employer, the City of New York, and the New York City Police Department under a variety of different factual settings.
Joseph graduated magna cum laude from Boston University and received his J.D. from Hofstra University. He is a member of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Kings County.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.