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James Edward Monroe

James Edward Monroe

Dupée & Monroe, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • New Jersey, New York
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Thomas P. July 14, 2021
Guaranteed Amazing It is my absolute pleasure writing a review for this gentleman, Mr. Monroe. My case threatened many consequences I had feared to endure. Fortunately for myself, Mr. Monroe's charisma and personality helped me through my times of dismay and regret. When I thought I was in for some of the worse of the worst, he managed to lead me to the direction I needed to go. More than an advisor, he was a friend, who helped me every step of the way. It still was not an easy trail mind you but that was deserved at my own fault. With his council I managed to find a plea deal that did not fully destroy my well being. He managed to keep me un-incarcerated and continuing my job after a significantly regrettable dui.
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Biography

James E. Monroe is a partner at Dupée & Monroe. P.C. where he devotes his practice to representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury litigation including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and construction accidents. James also maintains an active criminal defense practice and represents people whose civil rights have been violated. James received his undergraduate degree from Albany State University in 1991 and earned his Juris Doctorate law degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 1996. In addition to his law practice, James is proud to serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Access:Supports For Living. Chairperson of the Orange County Cornell University Cooperative Extension; and chairman of the Orange County Foreign Trade Zone Board. James also volunteers as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 63, Goshen, New York.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Drug Offenses
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I offer a free, 24/7 consultation for 1 hour.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
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United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
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United States District Court for the Western District of New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Dupee & Monroe, P.C.
- Current
Assigned Counsel Administrator
Orange County Government, NY
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Law Clerk
State of Michigan
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Performed research and legal writing in support of legal staff.
Law Clerk
Office of the New York State Attorney General
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Conducted legal research and writing in support of legal staff assigned to the Department of Consumer Fraud.
Clerk for Senator Arthur Gray - 39th District
New York State Senate
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Assisted Senator Gray with office support, constituent communications, drafting legislation and political events.
Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (1996) | Doctor of Law (J.D.), Legal Studies, General
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Honors: Blue Book Award for academic excellence and achievement in lawyering before trial.
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State University of New York - Albany
B.A. (1991) | Economics
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Activities: President of Delta Omicron Tau fraternity and a member of Student Government.
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Awards
Top 100 Trial Lawyer
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers Organization
Distinguished Attorney Award
Lawyers.com
Distinguished Board Service Award
Access: Supports for Living
Bronze Pelican Award
Archdiocese of New York
Distinguished Service
Occupations Foundation, Inc
Blue Book Award
The Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Academic excellence and achievement in lawyering before trial.
Professional Associations
Orange County Foreign Trade Zone Board
Board Member
- Current
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Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 2787117
Member
- Current
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Orange County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
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New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Cornell University Cooperative Extension
Board Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Builders in Port Jervis Say They're Owed $550,000
Times Herald Record
Middletown Police Lawsuit May Go to Trial in Spring
Times Herald Record
Driver Gets Two to Six Years for Leaving his Girlfriend to Die on Road in Cornwall
Times Herald Record
Man Given Up To 6 Years In Girlfriend's Roadside Death
Times Herald Record
Orange County Case Cited in Dissent Against Jail Strip-Searches
Times Herald Record
Sister of Victim Seeks Stiffer Penalties for Unlicensed Driving
Times Herald Record
Destefano Suit Against Middletown Tossed, But Mayor Gets Settlement Anyway
Times Herald Record
Ex-M'town Cop's Suit Against Bosses is On
Times Herald Record
Ex-Officer's Free-Speech Claim Against City Revived by Circuit
New York Law Journal
Times Herald Record
Walden Settles Suit Accusing Officer of Using Excessive Force
Hospital Sued Over 2006 Suicide
Times Herald Record
Middletown Chiropractor Pleads Guilty in Molesting Case
Times Herald Record
NYPD Police Woman Names Cop, Walden in Brutality Suit
Times Herald Record
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Ex-Middletown Cop Says He Was Fired For Telling Truth About Sergeant's Behavior
City Employee Dropped From Destefano Lawsuit
Times Herald Record
Speaking Engagements
Developments-Police Search & Seizure in New York, Constitutional Law
Uniform Strip Search Policies & The Second Circuit's Interpretation of the 4th Amendment, Winter Conference
A Public Official's First Amendment Rights, Political Science
Searches, Seizures & Developments in the 4th Amendment, Constitutional Law
Premises Liability, Board Meeting
Scouting Spirit
Eagle Court of Award
Websites & Blogs
Website
Dupée & Monroe Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Dupee & Monroe, P.C.
Main Office
211 Main St
Goshen, NY 10924
Telephone: (845) 551-6704
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Dupee & Monroe, P.C.
Manhattan Office
11 Park Place
Suite 1715
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (845) 294-8900
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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