Monday, October 28, 2013
Faculty Spotlight: Sol Z. Sokel, Esq.
Sol Z. Sokel, Esq. is an accomplished trial attorney who was born and raised on Long Island. He went to local schools, including Queens College, where he earned honors and an accounting degree (1995), passed the CPA exam (1997), and then graduated from Hofstra University Law School (1999). Before he completed his second year of law school, Sol was recruited by a “Big Six” accounting firm to join their personal & estate tax planning department. It soon became clear that the courtroom was more his passion and Sol joined the AV rated litigation law firm, Kelly, Rode & Kelly LLP. Sol has successfully litigated both plaintiff and defendant cases for over 12 years on behalf of and against some of the most well known insurance companies and law firms in the country, as well as homeowners and landlords without insurance coverage. He practices in the five boroughs of NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland, and other venues. He regularly publishes legal articles and has lectured to both the general public and experienced lawyers. Sol has also appeared as a guest lawyer on TV and he currently lectures in a paralegal course on the collegiate level. Sol continues to live on Long Island with his wife, raising their five children.