January 1, 2018




Pioneering personal injury attorney dies


NEWBURGH – Howard Finkelstein, the founder of the Newburgh law firm of Finkelstein and Partners, has died. He was 84 years old at the time of his passing on December 27, 2017 following a long illness.

Finkelstein began his legal practice handling personal injury cases in 1961 expanding it to the entire Hudson Valley and beyond. He retired in 1992. In later years, the firm purchased Jacobi and Meyers, a New York City-based personal injury practice.

Finkelstein is survived by his wife, three sons, stepdaughters and grandchildren.

Services will be private.


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