Florina Altshiler is the lead trial attorney and a partner with the Buffalo, NY office of Russo & Gould LLP, where she specializes in the defense of large loss casualty matters. Her practice also includes medical malpractice, construction liability, general negligence law and criminal defense.
Florina served as a prosecutor for the State of Alaska, where she handled the prosecution of all levels of crime through jury trial. She successfully prosecuted dozens of cases through verdict, including violent felonies and sexual assault. During her time in the Special Assaults Unit, she focused on felony-level crimes against children and sex crimes as well as homicides.
An adjunct law professor at Columbia and SUNY Buffalo, Florina has been named to Lawline's Top Women Faculty list several times.
The program addresses the SCOTUS decision in Bruen and its implications. NY criminal possession of a weapon laws are reviewed and addressed. Learning objectives: Suppression hearing strategy for weapons possession cases Dismissal mot...