John J. Vobis, Jr.Associate
John J. (Jack) Vobis, Jr., focuses his practice on insurance fraud investigation and litigation involving healthcare and property claims.
Jack has particular experience handling emerging issues related to healthcare fraud. He successfully has represented insurers at trial in claims involving fraudulent practices by medical providers and has helped insurers recover substantial sums under New York’s no-fault law.
Jack also advises insurers on coverage issues arising from property damage claims.
In addition, he has handled civil rights and employment discrimination matters.
A participant in the firm’s pro bono program, Jack has been representing indigent tenants in landlord-tenant court since 2010. In 2012, Jack was named Rivkin Radler’s recipient of the 2012 Public Interest Attorney of the Year award by the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.
Before joining Rivkin Radler, Jack was a New York State court officer for 17 years. He attained the rank of Senior Court Officer Sergeant, and spent the last 12 years of his court career as the primary security officer for Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye.
A graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, Jack served as executive director of the Frank S. Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute. Upon graduation, Jack received the ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award, which is awarded to the student in the graduating class who best represents a combination of scholarship and leadership. Jack continues to participate in the trial advocacy program at St. John’s, coaching students in preparation for competition and serving as an evaluator and judge at national competitions.
Jack is president of the Island Park Little League and often can be found on the baseball diamond, either coaching teams for his three children or playing on the firm’s softball team.
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St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Master of Public Administration, summa cum laude
CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Administration and Planning, B.S., summa cum laude