David A. Kaplan, Esq.*
Legal & Consulting Services
*a member of the New York State Bar since 1986 and an expert with over 20 years of experience in the for-profit & nonprofit fields.

Service Philosophy & Recent Success

Bringing skill, innovation and dedication to diverse legal challenges and empowering clients to succeed 

With 25 years experience as an attorney, Mr. Kaplan handles all matters personally and associates with experts in the field when necessary to better meet your needs. Services include litigation, landlord & tenant, real estate, probate, simple estate planning, corporate, and commercial.

Highlights of Mr. Kaplan's most recent successes include:

Estate: Appointment of the 23 year old son of decedent to administrator his father's estate in a heavily contested estate matter.

Settlement of HRA Matter: Successful settlement for a new American family in an HRA collection matter.

Freedom of Information: Obtaining over 300 pages of documents from the NYS Attorney General in an Article 78 proceeding.  My client, a retired school teacher and community member, had been trying for months to obtain these crucial documents related to an endowment and Long Island City Hospital. 

Pro Bono Criminal: Provided free representation of a 17 year old high school student and guiding the his case to successful conclusion and ultimate dismissal.

Child Support:  In a Family Court proceeding, obtained over $50,000 in past support for a single mother who had been sued to reduce the father's support obligation.

Landlord Tenant: Leveraged a settlement package worth over $100,000 for a distressed tenant in a complex eviction matter.


In addition to legal assistance, Mr. Kaplan can help you develop a viable business plan, manage projects, develop strategic plans, and help you seamlessly address changes big and small.

Finally, from obtaining a 501(1)(c)(3) to defining your mission to grant writing & fundraising to strategic planning, Mr. Kaplan puts over 20 years of direct nonprofit management experience at your service.

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Dave Kaplan's resume,
featuring nonprofit accomplishments


All clients deserve investment, ownership of goals, dedication, and commitment. Too often, clients don't get the service they deserve.





Whether you are starting a new venture, building upon past success, or addressing sudden challenges, Mr. Kaplan will take a client-centered approach that includes:
  • swift follow up
  • a carefully-tailored plan
  • low overhead
  • a caring and compassionate spirit
  • hard-won experience
  • practical solutions
  • personal approach
  • association with experts in the field
  • empowering philosophy


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