Theresa J. Viera

Long Island Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney Theresa J. Viera has more than eighteen years’ experience in the field of law. She began her career as a paralegal for a prominent personal injury law firm. While working as a paralegal, she continued her education and became a litigation attorney dedicated to fighting for those injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. Ms. Viera has handled thousands of cases including complex labor law matters, automobile accidents, and premises liability both in the State and Federal Courts of New York. In her representation of clients, she has developed extensive experience with motion and appellate practice and trial advocacy. When she’s not advocating for her clients, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and two children.

Education and Admissions:

  • Admitted to Practice in the State Courts of New York – 2008
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York – 2008
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York – 2009
  • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – 2012
  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center – Graduated 2007 with Juris Doctorate
  • St. John’s University – Graduated 1997 with Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, in Criminal Justice

Professional Associations/Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable William D. Friedmann, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department (1997)
  • CALI Award for Excellence for the Best Appellate Brief (2004)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Premises Accidents (slip/trip and falls)
  • Dog Bites
  • No-Fault Arbitrations