Michael A. Bottar, Esq., a Syracuse personal injury attorney with Bottar Leone, PLLC, was named to the adjunct legal faculty at Syracuse University College of Law. As an adjunct professor, Mr. Bottar teaches an upper-level legal skills course on law practice management.
Mr. Bottar is a summa cum laude graduate of the College of Law where, prior to graduating, he was a member and executive editor of the Syracuse Law Review, a member and competition co-director of the Moot Court Honor Society, and was inducted into the Order if the Coif, Order of Barristers and Justinian Honorary Law Society. He also received the law school’s Robert W. Miller Award (for trial advocacy), the Robert M. Anderson Award (for scholarly publication) and the Moot Court Team Award.
Mr. Bottar is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is AVVO rated “Superb.” He is the author of “Robbing Peter To Pay Paul: Medicaid Liens, Supplemental Needs Trusts and Personal Injury Recoveries on Behalf of Infants In New York State Following the Gold Decision,” and is the co-author of the Civil Practice chapter of the 2009-10 Syracuse Law Review Survey on New York Law.