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The hallmark of David's practice is the incredible experience he offers his clients. A graduate of the world-renowned Cardozo School of Law in New York City, David Fried serves as a criminal and civil court judge in New York. He has worked for government leaders including the President of the United States and was elected to the Legislature in his home county. David knows that in selecting an attorney to represent you, experience matters most.
Ranked by the Hudson Valley Business Journal as one of New York’s top ten newsmakers, David Fried has a diverse record of experience at the federal, state, and local levels.
David is a former Legislator, the 2013 Democratic Party nominee for County Executive of Rockland County, a candidacy that was endorsed by President Bill Clinton and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and is a Judge in the Village of Spring Valley, presiding over criminal and civil cases.
Starting at the age of 30, David presided over one of New York's busiest courts. He also led Drug Court and the specialized Domestic Violence Court, for which he secured over $1 million in federal grants.
As a Legislator, David earned the rank of Deputy Majority Leader and chaired the Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. His legislative record includes progressive legislation that enhanced opportunities for local small business owners, made prescription medications affordable for the uninsured, fought discrimination in the workplace and in communities, and combated identity theft.
Prior to serving in elected office, David served as a Presidential Aide to Bill and Hillary Clinton, traveling domestically and internationally with America's First Family.
David Fried attended Manhattanville College where he was graduated with the rank of Magna Cum Laude, earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology. He continued his education at the world-renowned Cardozo School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate in Constitutional Law. David has also received numerous certifications for training completed in Israel and studied the dynamics of law enforcement from an international perspective with a 2008 visit to London as a guest of New Scotland Yard.
In addition to practicing as an attorney, David Fried has utilized his law degree to teach at local colleges and in the police academy. He is on the advisory councils of the Police Hispanic Society and the Holocaust Museum and Study Center, a role he holds close to his heart as the grandson of Auschwitz survivors. He has earned numerous citations for his public service from community-based organizations, labor unions, law enforcement agencies, and all levels of government.
David Fried, Esq.
Director of Administration
Mr. Gonzalez attended and graduated from the prestigious St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) with a dual major in Criminal Justice and Psychology. While attending STAC, Mr. Gonzalez worked for the United States Secret Service, Westchester Field Office, as an intern who assisted federal agents in investigations and other various field work. It is from this unique experience that Adam developed his keen understanding of both the criminal and civil law. He also is a leader in his surrounding community and volunteered in several programs to benefit the elderly, underprivileged, and general public. Today, Adam works full time at The Law Offices of David Fried, PC as the Director of Administration. In this capacity, Adam is David's lead executive coordinating office policy, logistics, and client services. His responsibilities are of a supervisory role wherein he oversees financing, marketing, client communications, document drafting, legal research, and several other areas of service.
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College – Criminal Justice
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College – Psychology
Dowling Gardens – Senior Living Community
NYC Midnight Run Program
Jiu Jitsu, Hiking, NY/NJ Trail Conference Trail Maintainer and Fishing
Elizaveta Korotkova, Esq.
Elizaveta (“Leeza”) Korotkova is a 2010 graduate of Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. She was admitted to practice law in the State and Federal Court of New Jersey in 2010 and the State of New York in 2011. She is also admitted to practice in all four of the United States District Courts of New York including the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Prior to joining The Law Offices of David Fried, PC as an Associate Attorney, Leeza represented claimants in Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, New York State Retirement and personal injury actions. Additionally, she has extensive experience with insurance defense and criminal defense. She has handled cases at all stages of litigation, including through trial and appeal.
Since joining The Law Offices of David Fried, PC, Leeza has advised and assisted clients in a wide-spectrum of legal issues ranging from criminal defense to family court proceedings. Leeza knows how to tackle sensitive legal issues confronting many of the firm’s clients with compassion and above all, zealous representation.
When she’s not assisting clients, Leeza volunteers at A Good Dog Rescue in Verplanck, New York.
B.A., SUNY Binghamton University
J.D., Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
Godfrey Osorio is the Front Desk Associate at The Law Offices of David Fried, where Godfrey primarily greets clients, answers and routes phone calls, provides Spanish translation services, and assists with scheduling.
Before joining our team, Godfrey attended SUNY Albany, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in communication. Upon graduating, Godfrey was employed for 5 years as a Licensed Sales Producer with a local Allstate Insurance Agency drafting different policies which included auto, home and life insurance. It was here where he gained valuable experience working with and assisting clients.
B.S., SUNY Albany - Communications
Rockland County Police Academy
Volunteer Fire Fighter
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