Lake Placid, NY/Press/February 13, 2018 – Ronald J. Briggs, Attorney and Partner of Briggs Norfolk LLP was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Mr. Ronald J. Briggs in the field of Legal Services, warrant inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America.
Briggs Norfolk has the experience from regional Adirondack land use matters to sophisticated criminal defense and personal injury representation. The law firm offers a wide range of services and experience in state and federal courts. A small firm, with big results, the legal team provides efficient and direct interaction as well as effective resolutions. Mr. Briggs is a specialist in matters involving the sale and development of real estate, zoning and land use regulatory issues, criminal law, real property tax certiorari and commercial transactions, including commercial litigation. Ron’s practice also includes general business and corporate matters, municipal law and finance, trust and estate planning, and litigation in various areas such as commercial disputes, foreclosures and real property disputes.
Attorney Briggs, admitted to the the New York Bar in 1976 the South Carolina Bar, and U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York. Before co-founding Briggs Norfolk LLP, Ron was the District Attorney for Essex County, New York from 1994 to 2005, and a member of the Executive Committee for the New York State District Attorneys Association and the Essex County Task Force Against Domestic Violence. As District Attorney, Ron tried a wide variety of criminal cases, from DWI cases to a capital murder case, and had a 96% conviction rate. In 1978, Ron founded the law firm of Briggs & Dwyer in Lake Placid, which became Briggs, Dwyer and Smith, P.C. in 1981. Ron also served as a part-time Assistant District Attorney for Essex County from 1979 to 1993 and as the Village Attorney for the Village of Lake Placid from 1978 to 1993, which included handling complex transactions in the years preceding and including the 1980 Winter Olympics. Ron is currently the Town Attorney for the Town of North Elba.
Attorney Briggs is a graduate of Tulane University School of Law, J.D. and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, with a B.A. in Psychology. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, American Bar Associations and Former Chairman, Lake Placid-Wilmington Connecting Youth to Communities Coalition. Mr. Briggs hold Martindale-Hubbell’s highest (AV) rating.
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.