Patricia Bruno Golden

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Patricia Bruno Golden,  a native New Yorker, graduated from and received her B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Albany in 1987, and a J.D.  Degree from Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, in 1990. 

She was admitted to the New York State Bar,  as well as the United States  District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in 1991.

Patricia  started her career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department in 1990 through 1996.  She began as a prosecutor in the Family Court Division, Kings County. She then moved on to serve as a trial attorney in the Torts Division, Kings County, where she tried numerous cases to verdict.  Later she then served as a pre-trial attorney in the Special Litigation Unit, responsible for serious and high-profile negligence cases from inception through trial in all five boroughs. Duties included all aspects of pre-trial litigation and trial preparation, including court  appearances, depositions, motion  practice,  case management and settlement negotiation. 

Her  experience handling negligence cases includes working as an in-house counsel trial attorney for Nationwide Insurance Company for one year.  She was  responsible for all aspects of pre trial litigation, including daily contact with insureds, trial preparation, settlement negotiation and trying cases to verdict in Kings County. 
Thereafter, she worked independently for various law firms for over 10 years, appearing of counsel for hundreds of depositions and court appearances throughout the  five boroughs of New York City, as well as Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties.   
Patricia returned as a full time associate with Torino & Bernstein in 2014 after having worked with the firm from 1997-2001 in the  defense of negligence cases from inception up until trial, in the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties.

Patricia is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. 

She currently resides in East Williston, New York,  with her husband and three  daughters.