Bradley M. Pinsky

brad@pinskylaw.com

The Post Standard reported that Brad Pinsky has a “Reputation For Winning” (2/21/2003) and winning is what clients have come to expect from him.

Mr. Pinsky has unparalleled experience representing fire departments, fire districts, ambulance services, and individual emergency medical technicians and firefighters throughout NYS. He represents numerous villages and towns as special counsel for their fire and E.M.S. services. He represents his clients in all aspects related to their operations, including, but certainly not limited to, providing advice on day to day operations and laws, representation in litigation, performing administrative and government relation services, advising on compliance with state and federal laws, drafting and revising bylaws and policies, protecting the leadership from liability, financing fire and ambulance equipment, and forming Fire Protection Districts, Fire Districts, Joint Fire Districts, and Ambulance Districts, and consolidating fire departments.

Mr. Pinsky represents agencies throughout New York State, from Buffalo to Albany, and from the far eastern end of Long Island to the Canadian borders. Mr. Pinsky regularly attends bi-weekly and monthly meetings of fire districts throughout the state.

Mr. Pinsky has been repeatedly victorious in litigation and frequently argues in NYS trial courts and the Appellate Division. In 2017 successfully obtained Leave to Appeal to the New York’s highest court, the NYS Court of Appeals, where less than two-percent of applications requesting permission to appeal were granted.

Mr. Pinsky is the author of the popular “Fire Department Law and Management Resource Manual,” owned by hundreds of fire departments throughout New York State. Mr. Pinsky lectures throughout the nation at large and small conferences, including FDIC in Indianapolis. Mr. Pinsky authors articles for several popular publications, including Fire Engineering and Fire News. He is the host of Fire Engineering’s monthly radio show, “Fire Service Court Radio.”

Mr. Pinsky is the Chief of the Manlius Fire Department, a combination fire department running over 2600 calls per year.  He served as one of the only Municipal Training Officers of a paid department in the state of New York who is a volunteer.  Mr. Pinsky was certified as an Emergency Medical Technician from 1988 until 2010 and in that time served as a volunteer and career EMT in Boston and New Orleans.  In 2015 he was named the IAFC’s “Training Officer of the Year”.

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ALSO PLEASE KNOW:

(1) Reviewing any material from this website, whether on the site or reprinted, does not constitute legal advice, does not form an attorney-client relationship, and does not guarantee the acceptance of representation of any person or entity.  Responses received from the firm do not constitute legal advice and do not create an attorney-client relationship.

(2) Communications with any member of the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC or the firm itself, via email, personally, or any other means does not form an attorney client privilege.  An attorney client relationship will only be formed upon the provision and acceptance of an attorney-client retainer letter.

(3) Documents submitted to the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC or to any member thereof does not create a duty to maintain confidentiality and such documents may not be kept confidential.


David B. Garwood

dave@pinskylaw.com

Mr. Garwood has been representing fire departments, fire companies, fire districts, and ambulance companies for almost a decade. He represents our clients in all aspects of their businesses, including but definitely not limited to drafting policies and by-laws, defending them in court, forming all types of districts, consolidating entities, financing equipment, drafting resolutions, and general day to day advice.

Mr. Garwood has been a volunteer firefighter for over 30 years, serving with the Manlius Fire Department: a busy combination department. He has served as the department’s principal volunteer aerial operator. He also served as an ambulance driver for the Manlius Ambulance Corps and Manlius Fire Department for over 15 years. He frequently lectures to firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and fire commissioners at various conferences and meetings throughout New York State.

PLEASE NOTE that this website constitutes attorney advertising.  Prior Results do not constitute a promise of future results and cannot be guaranteed.

ALSO PLEASE KNOW:

(1) Reviewing any material from this website, whether on the site or reprinted, does not constitute legal advice, does not form an attorney-client relationship, and does not guarantee the acceptance of representation of any person or entity.  Responses received from the firm do not constitute legal advice and do not create an attorney-client relationship.

(2) Communications with any member of the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC or the firm itself, via email, personally, or any other means does not form an attorney client privilege.  An attorney client relationship will only be formed upon the provision and acceptance of an attorney-client retainer letter.

(3) Documents submitted to the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC or to any member thereof does not create a duty to maintain confidentiality and such documents may not be kept confidential.



Nicole C. Pinsky

nicole@pinskylaw.com

Ms. Pinsky is a paralegal in the law firm. She concentrates her practice on tax exempt matters, and each year, in cooperation with Brad Pinsky, prepares numerous tax returns and tax exempt applications for not for profit corporations.  She prepares end of year reports (AUD)for fire districts in cooperation with Brad Pinsky.  In conjunction with legal work performed by the firm, Ms. Pinsky also maintains financial records for not for profit corporations, fire departments, ambulance services and multiple fire districts.

Ms. Pinsky is a member of the Manlius Fire Department.  She also serves as the secretary for a local fire district and is actively involved in volunteering in her community.

She serves as the office manager and as the conference manager for the law firm’s popular “Law and Management” Conferences.

PLEASE NOTE: That the financial and book keeping services offered by the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC are not likely to be privileged or confidential or protected by the attorney/client privilege, as tax returns and other financial reports of public entities and not for profit corporations may be subject to public inspection, publication on a government website, or obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.  Please note further that no client is required to utilize these services in conjunction with legal representation of the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC.

PLEASE NOTE that this website constitutes attorney advertising.  Prior Results do not constitute a promise of future results and cannot be guaranteed.

ALSO PLEASE KNOW:

(1) Reviewing any material from this website, whether on the site or reprinted, does not constitute legal advice, does not form an attorney-client relationship, and does not guarantee the acceptance of representation of any person or entity.  Responses received from the firm do not constitute legal advice and do not create an attorney-client relationship.

(2) Communications with any member of the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC or the firm itself, via email, personally, or any other means does not form an attorney client privilege.  An attorney client relationship will only be formed upon the provision and acceptance of an attorney-client retainer letter.

(3) Documents submitted to the Pinsky Law Group, PLLC or to any member thereof does not create a duty to maintain confidentiality and such documents may not be kept confidential.