Our Firm's History

David P. Galison, Esq.

David P. Galison was the founder of David Galison, P.C. He was a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. While attending the University, Mr. Galison was elected to the school student Senate where he was then further elected student body Treasurer. Mr. Galison was also President of the Environmental Law Society. In addition, Mr. Galison received the Dean’s List Award in Commercial Transactions.

David P. Galison regularly appeared in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens County Criminal Courts. He was licensed to practice in the State Courts of New York, Florida and Massachusetts, as well as the Eastern District Federal Court.

David P. Galison was quoted in Newsday and a guest commentator on AM radio having been asked to talk about DWI / DUI laws and enforcement. Mr. Galison also appeared on a television news broadcast with respect to a dog bite attack in which he established a charitable fund for the juvenile victim. Case decisions upon which Mr. Galison was the lead defense attorney have been published in the New York Law Journal.

David P. Galison received the Practitioner of the Year Award in 2014 from the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association. Mr. Galison passed away in early 2015 after a heroic war against pancreatic cancer.

Kristin Galison, Esq.

Kristin Galison is a graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo and the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. While earning her Juris Doctorate, Ms. Galison participated in the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Trial Techniques Program.

Kristin Galison is a former Nassau County Assistant District Attorney experienced in all aspects of criminal law. Ms. Galison was assigned to several bureaus during her tenure with the office including District Court where she specialized in Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) cases and County Court where she prosecuted both misdemeanor and felony cases.

Kristin Galison is the 2015 recipient of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association Courage Award.

Kristin Galison joined David Galison, P.C. following the passing of her husband, David Galison. Kristin Galison regularly appears in Nassau and Suffolk County Criminal Courts and Village Courts throughout Long Island. Kristin Galison is licensed to practice law in the State Courts of New York and Massachusetts.

Meet the Team:

David Galison

David P. Galison
Firm Founder

Kristin Galison

Kristin Galison
Managing Partner

Minoela NY Attorney

David Galison P.C.
Offices in Mineola

Our Philosophy:

The defense of a criminal case can be complex and confusing to the accused. At the Law Office of David Galison, P.C., a Free Consultation is provided during which the various stages of a criminal prosecution will be explained to you. During this meeting, your rights and defenses to a criminal charge will be discussed in detail. Often times these discussions include the following:

• Your rights during the initial arrest process.
• How the arraignment will be conducted, and the purpose of bail.
• Eligibility for a Hardship Hearing if your Driver’s License is suspended pending prosecution.
• Preparation for the Department of Motor Vehicle's Refusal Hearing if you allegedly refused to submit to a chemical test of your blood, breath or urine.
• Plea bargaining guidelines and the benefits and risks of going to trial.
• Discovery demands and the time frames in which they are due.
• Pre-Trial motions, hearings and related issues.
• The use of experts and private investigators when necessary.
• Pre-Trial preparation and trial strategy.
• Conviction or pleas.

During the Free Consultation, any questions and concerns that you may have will be addressed. The meeting will focus on your case specific circumstances because it is only after being fully informed that you will be in a position to make an educated decision about how to proceed with your case.

In the Press:

The Law Office of David Galison, P.C., proudly announces the nomination for Best Law Firm of Long Island