Plattsburgh, New York

Justin R. Meyer Esq.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Justin Meyer joined Stafford Owens in 2006. He has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including personal injury, breach of contract, tort claims, mortgage foreclosures, debt collections, judgment enforcement, appeals, and mental hygiene law (including guardianship placement).  Mr. Meyer represents parties at all stages of litigation in State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Meyer has experience handling traffic violations and criminal matters and has, since 2014, been the Administrator of Legal Defense of Indigent Defendants for Clinton County.

Mr. Meyer is also an adjunct professor in the Accounting and Interdisciplinary Studies programs at Plattsburgh State University. He teaches courses such as “Introduction to Legal Studies” and “Legal Environment of Business”.  In 2016, Mr. Meyer was recognized as a Top Attorney in North America by the Who’s Who Directories.

Education:

Justin Meyer received his Bachelor’s Degree from Elmira College in 2003 and his Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School in 2006.

Admitted to Bar:

New York State Bar, 2007; United States District Court Northern District of New York, 2007; District of Columbia, 2007; United States District Court Western District of New York, 2013; the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit 2014; the United States Immigration Court, 2015; Vermont Supreme Court, 2015.

Member of:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • New York State Chief Defenders Association
  • Vermont Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

Current Activities:

  • Plattsburgh Lacrosse Club (Coach, Director) - 2014-Present
  • Clinton County Bar Association (Treasurer) - 2013-Present

Prior Activities:

  • Strand Center for the Arts  – (Former Member and Second Vice President)
  • Rural Preservation Company of Clinton County (Former Member)
  • Clinton County Advocacy & Resource Center Guardianship Committee (Former Member)

Mr. Meyer is also an adjunct professor in the Accounting and Interdisciplinary Studies programs at Plattsburgh State University. He teaches courses such as “Introduction to Legal Studies” and “Legal Environment of Business”. In 2016, Mr. Meyer was recognized as a Top Attorney in North America by the Who’s Who Directories. He was also selected to the 2017 New York State Super Lawyers Rising Stars list; each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Justin R. Meyer Esq.

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