Description

MODESTO FONTANEZ, J.D.                                          
1872 Lexington Ave., #102

(646) 315-5797

modestofontanezmd@yahoo.com

Professional Experience – Healthcare
Eastwestern Neurology, P.C., N.Y., N.Y.                                           2010-2012

Clinical and administrative management of Workers Compensation and No Fault injury cases collaboration with case managers and referring law firms.

Island Neurological, P.C., Ronkonkoma, N.Y.                                 2009-2012

Conducted clinical and administrative management of Workers Compensation and No Fault injury cases, disability evaluation, collaboration with case managers and referring law firms.

Long Island Neurological, P.C., Ronkonkoma, N.Y.                     2009

Clinical and administrative management of Workers Compensation and No Fault injury cases, collaboration with case managers and referring law firms.

NY Rehab, Pain Management & Medical Services, P.C.           2008-2009

Clinical and administrative management of Workers Compensation and No Fault Injury cases, collaboration with case managers and referring law firms.

Professional Experience – Legal

Musa-Obregon & Associates, White Plains, N.Y.                 March 2015 – present

Law Clerk 

Assist in the intakes and preparation of different immigration forms for Homeland Security and Immigration Court appearances.  Assist in preparation of criminal and divorce cases.

Law Offices of Gus Michael Farinella PC, N.Y., N.Y.       January 2013- February 2015

Legal Assistant Intern

Assist in all aspects of Chapter 7 and 13 preparation and schedules, Bancpro software, addressing creditor and trustee inquiries and motion drafting, assist in landlord-tenant cases, estate cases, and fraudulent business practice cases.

Spanish Language Interpreter Legal Interpreting Services, Brooklyn 

March 2014 – present

Provided session work as needed, Spanish interpreter for ODAR hearings, depositions and civil hearings, and school PTA meetings.

Skills

Languages:

  • Spanish fluency, spoken, written and reading.
  • Italian moderate fluency, spoken and reading.
  • French moderate fluency, spoken and reading

Computer:

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Bancpro

Education: 
University of Puerto Rico Law School, Rio Piedras Campus, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Juris Doctor

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Legal Medicine
  •  American College of Forensic Medicine
  • American Society of Medicine, Law & Ethics
  • The New York Academy of Sciences
  • The International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi