Motorcycle Accident and Personal Injury Attorney Manhattan, New York
Meet Mitchell Proner
Mitchell Proner of Proner & Proner is a nationally renowned motorcycle accident and personal injury attorney based in Manhattan, New York. As a prominent member of both the motorcycle community and the legal community, Mitch is committed to providing the most effective legal aid to his clients and furthering the rights of injured victims throughout the United States. Having recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients over the years, Mitch has proven the tremendous success of his skilled, tenacious, and compassionate approach to legal representation. Read on to learn more about personal injury attorney Mitchell Proner:
Mitchell Proner Wins “Silver Spoke” Award
Mitchell Proner was recently awarded the prestigious “Silver Spoke” Award by the Board of Directors of The National Coalition of Motorcyclists (NCOM). Past recipients have included the industrialist Malcolm Forbes, actor Peter Fonda, Harley Davidson motorcycle designer Willie G. Davidson, and EZ Ride magazine publisher Keith Ball.
Mitchell Proner received this award in appreciation for his legal work improving the image of motorcycling. The award was given to Mitchell at the annual NCOM Convention with over 1600 motorcyclists in attendance representing motorcycle clubs and Motorcycle Rights Organizations from all over the country. Mitchell Proner thanked the Board of Directors and the Aid to Injured Motorcyclists Attorney Group for their faith and confidence in him throughout the twenty years he has been working in the motorcycling community.
Mitchell Proner – Curriculum Vitae
Like the public in general, the police and insurance companies often hold an unfair bias against motorcycle riders. For this reason, it is extremely important that you hire an attorney as soon as possible after a motorcycle accident involving injuries. At Proner & Proner, you will have an attorney who is aggressive and experienced enough to handle every aspect of a motorcycle accident case.
If you do find yourself needing an attorney, consider Mitchell Proner’s professional background and positions held:
Attorney Chairman of the National Coalition of Motorcyclists (NCOM) – An organization of over 800 motorcyclist groups throughout the United States and Canada.
Chairman of the Motorcycle Negligence Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) – An organization of over 60,000 trial lawyers
Elected Director Emeritus of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) – An association of over 4,500 trial lawyers in New York State.
Chairman of the Speakers Bureau of NYSTLA – A committee responsible for lecturing to schools and civic associations.
Lecturer and faculty member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute – An organization of responsible for providing continuing legal education to attorneys.
Mitchell Proner has been a motorcycle enthusiast for over 20 years. He currently owns and rides a 1993 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail. He is a motorcycle accident victim himself, having broken his wrist, ankle, and several bones in his back in 1990. He still rides, but is keenly aware of the difficulties facing riders.
Since 1958 Proner & Proner has been successful representing motorcyclists. We have obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts by bringing personal injury actions on behalf of motorcycle accident victims in New York, Connecticut, and throughout the United States and Canada.
As one biker working for another, Mitchell Proner would never recommend a client accept a less fair offer simply because they were riding a motorcycle. Just like anybody else, a motorcyclist should get the best possible recovery and maximum amount of money in the least amount of time.
With any luck, you will always enjoy the blessing of safe riding. But, if you are unfortunate enough to have an accident, or simply have a question concerning your rights as a motorcyclist, we hope you will contact Proner & Proner for a consultation.
Read on to learn more about Mitchell Proner’s experience and achievements as a leading motorcycle accident and personal injury attorney in New York City.
Areas of Legal Expertise
Mitchell Proner’s general areas of legal expertise encompass motor vehicle accidents, personal injury claims, and motorcycle accidents, though more specifically, his knowledge extends to many other areas of law, including:
- Medical Malpractice
- Construction Accidents
- Burn Injury
- Slip-and-Fall Accidents
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Defective Drug Litigation
- Sexual Harassment
- Employment Discrimination
Mitch is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Connecticut. For national cases outside of these areas, Mitch relies on the expertise of attorneys within Proner & Proner’s extended national legal team.
Mitch Proner has chaired several prestigious legal committees and organizations, including a litigation group for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Speakers Bureau of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the New Lawyers Committee of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Additionally, attorney Proner is the youngest member ever to have been elected Director Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Proner is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mitch Proner has also been approved by the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America to become a sustaining member. Mr. Proner is a former attorney chairman for the National Coalition of Motorcyclists and Aid to Injured Motorcyclists, thus demonstrating his strong dedication to his work as a motorcycle accident and personal injury attorney, both in and out of the courtroom.
Publications and Media Appearances
As a trusted and well-known personal injury and motorcycle accident attorney in New York, Mr. Proner has received extensive recognition for his work, having been quoted in USA Today, The New York Post, Daily News, and Newsday. He has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, Channel 5 News, Channel 9 News, and Channel 11 News. In addition, Mr. Proner has written many articles for lawyers and judges and earned the Award of Excellence from the New York Trial Lawyers Association.
Mitchell Proner is fluent in both Spanish and Italian.
Mitch’s trial skills have often been recognized not only by the bikers and other injured victims he represents, but by the legal community as well. Using his expertise as a successful motorcycle accident and personal injury attorney in Manhattan, New York, Mitch has taught courses to other lawyers for the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute.
A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Who Understands
Mitch Proner has been riding motorcycles for over 25 years. As an experienced rider currently riding a 1993 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail, Mitch knows and understands the issues confronting motorcyclists. He is a member of American Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education (ABATE) of New York and previously served as president of the New York City chapter of the well-known motorcyclist organization. He is also a member of the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association (CMRA) and legal advisor to the Connecticut Motorcycle Club Coalition.
Proner & Proner recently defended two members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club who were arrested while attending a car and motorcycle “Cruise Night Rally” after refusing to remove their colors or leave the rally. He has defended bikers protesting helmet laws, and lobbied for changes to laws that affect motorcyclists.
Mitch Proner has also been a motorcycle accident victim, having broken his wrist, ankle, and multiple bones in his back in 1990 when he was hit by a taxi that ran a red light while he was riding his ’88 Sportster. Several operations and hospital stays after the motorcycle crash, Mitch was riding again and still continues to ride today.
For a personal injury and motorcycle accident lawyer in New York City who understands the social and legal complexities facing bikers, contact Mitchell Proner of Proner & Proner today for your free case review.
“AV” Peer Review Rating
The Martindale-Hubbell® “AV” Peer Review Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for exhibiting the highest levels of skill and integrity.
Mitchell Proner has been rated “AV” by his peers. This is the highest level of skills and ethics under the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating system.
Contact Personal Injury and Motorcycle Accident Attorney Mitchell Proner
Mitchell Proner is a top motorcycle accident and personal injury attorney in New York who fights diligently for his clients throughout the state and across the country. As an advocate for wrongfully aggrieved individuals, Mitch has championed the rights of accident victims, bikers, patients, consumers, and others, helping them obtain just financial compensation from those at fault for their injuries.
If you have been injured and need expert legal representation, choose a personal injury lawyer with an outstanding record of success, integrity, and experience by contacting Proner & Proner in New York City today.