Mr. Schwartzapfel served on the Judicial Screening Committees for both the Bronx County and New York County, in addition to serving on the Committee on Professional Discipline of the New York County Lawyers Association. Pursuing his long-standing interest in technology, Mr. Schwartzapfel is Chairperson for Practicing Law with Computers, and is a member of the American Association for Justice. As Co-Chairperson of the Alliance for Consumer Rights, Steven has shown his concern for his clients and the consumer rights movement. He has also worked for the general improvement of legal business relationships as Chairperson of both “Increasing Profits Through Better Client Relations and Management” and “How to Thrive and Survive Beyond ’95”. In 1996 he participated as Faculty and Lecturer for New York State Trial Lawyers on Insurance.
Mr. Scwartzapfel has been awarded the prestigious AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell. This rating, which identifies a lawyer with very high to preeminent legal ability, is a reflection of expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. The AV rating system was established by attorneys for attorneys, and recognizes those with the highest professional and ethical standards. Steven was elected NYSTLA chairperson for Precedents and Statutes in 2005 and is a founding member of the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers.
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