Chair:

Brian RayhillBrian Rayhill, Esq.

Law Offices of Brian Rayhill,
-One Whitehall Street, New York, New York 10004
-565 Taxter Road,
Elmsford, New York 10523
-990 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530.

Phone: 646-773-6518
Email: [email protected]

Vice Chair:

Kathleen A. Barclay, Esq.

O’Connor O’Connor Bresee & First, PC
Albany, New York
[email protected]

Secretary:

Richard KokelRichard W. Kokel, Esq.

New York, New York
[email protected]

Currently, Mr. Kokel is a New York State No-Fault Arbitrator.  His office is located in Manhattan, New York.  He has been an Arbitrator since 2002.  He is also a member of the Small Claims Arbitrator Association.  Prior to becoming an Arbitrator he worked as a trial attorney for two prominent New York City law firms that specialized in personal injury litigation.  Negligence, Labor Law/Construction site liability, Motor Vehicle liability and Medical Malpractice were his areas of expertise in his prior practice.

Richard graduated from Vermont Law School in 1981 and received his undergraduate degree from Siena College in 1977.  He is admitted in the U.S. Southern District of New York; the U.S. Eastern District of New York; and, the New York State Courts.

He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, and is currently a member of its Membership Committee, and a Co-Chair of the No-Fault Committee for the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section.  Previously, he was a member the Solo and Small Firm Practice subcommittee and the Chair of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section’s Membership committee.

Treasurer:

Brendan F. Baynes

The Baynes Law Firm PLLC
130 Main Street
Ravena, NY 12143
[email protected]

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