The Arce Law Office, PLLC, consists of two personal injury attorneys who happen to be married 33 years. They have been in private practice together for 14 years. Michael and Yolanda attended William Howard Taft High School , Bronx, together. Working together and successfully is not a problem for them. They work in the community; volunteering to teach law to public school teens and operating a soup kitchen which they fund. They also do volunteer work for local shelters. We handle cases in the five boroughs and Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties.
Michael Arce is a former Assistant District Attorney. He has worked as both a personal injury defense attorney for insurance companies, and as a plaintiff's personal injury attorney. Michael Arce was appointed by the Supreme Court Appellate Division First Department, Honorable Presiding Justice John T. Buckley, to participate in the Indigent Defense Organization Oversight Committee. Michael was also a member of the Board of the Bronx County Bar Association.
Yolanda Arce is a former Supreme Court Justice's and Civil Court Judge's Court Attorney. She was also on the Board of Directors of the Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Program and on several other community organizations' Boards of Directors. She was a member of the NYC Bar Association's Litigation Committee and was an Administrative Law Judge. She has a Master's Degree from NYU, in addition to her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and returned for a second Master's Degree at Yale University, in August 2020.
Both were born and raised in the Bronx and their three sons, Michael, Christopher and Alexander, were born in the Bronx. Christopher attends Harvard Law School and Alexander is at NYU's school of Journalism about to take the exam to enter law school.
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