Brian J. Lester

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Brian represents clients in all aspects of business matters and all aspects of litigation that include trust and estate, real estate, landlord/tenant issues, criminal matters, family law and appellate practice. He graduated from West Chester University Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. From there, Brian went on to attend the Suffolk County Police Academy graduating as the valedictorian of his class. Brian worked as a police officer with the East Hampton Village Police Department while attending Hofstra University School of Law where he graduated with honors. He was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1998. During his time at Hofstra, he interned at the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and participated in Hofstra’s Criminal Justice Clinic where he gained practical client interaction and courtroom experience. Brian was also the Research Editor of the Hofstra Law Review. His Comment, Is it Too Late for Juvenile Curfews? Qutb Logic and the Constitution was published in the Hofstra Law Review. See, 25 Hofstra L. Rev. 665 (1996). After graduating law school he became an associate with a local law firm and then started his own firm with Jonathan Tarbet. Brian is a member of the American, New York, and Suffolk County Bar Associations and a Mason. Brian lives in East Hampton with his wife, Becky and his daughter, Julianna.