Joshua M. Gillette is a partner with Robert E. Lahm, P.L.L.C., where he focuses on plaintiff's medical malpractice, catastrophic injury and personal injury cases.
Mr. Gillette spent more than 9 years with a defense firm focusing on medical malpractice and catastrophic injuries, including over two years as a partner with that firm. He has extensive experience in cases involving medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death and premises liability. He takes his experience having worked on both sides of civil litigation to fight for his current clients.
Mr. Gillette has tried cases for both defendants and plaintiffs in New York Courts and is admitted to practice before all New York State Courts, and the Northern, Western and Southern District Courts of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Onondaga County Bar Association, and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Gillette has lectured at several continuing legal education programs on many topics within civil litigation. He has also lectured to physicians, nurses, and medical students on the topics of medical malpractice and disciplinary proceedings, including giving a presentation at the 43rd Annual Regional Perinatal Symposium. Mr. Gillette has been named to Super Lawyer's Rising Star list for the past six years consecutively.
Mr. Gillette was also selected to the National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40 Civil Lawyers for the State of New York.
Mr. Gillette a member of the board of directors of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Trial Lawyers – Medical Malpractice Top 25.
Mr. Gillette earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Pre-Law and a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Second Major in Interdisciplinary Social Science with an Emphasis in Business from Michigan State University through its Honors College. Mr. Gillette then earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law.