Robert Pagan is a law clerk at The Blanch Law Firm. He is currently awaiting admission to the New York State Bar. He conducts legal research and assists with criminal defense matters including government investigations, and health care crimes.
Robert has focused on the following criminal matters:
- Money Laundering Crimes
- Securities Fraud
- Corporate Fraud
- Insurance Fraud
- Health Care Fraud
- Health Care Regulations and Compliance
- Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Crimes
In 2012, Mr. Pagan graduated from the University of Albany with cum laude honors. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. He was a Senior Ranking Member of the Government Operations Committee as well as a Founding Member of the Long-Term Planning & Policy Council.
Prior to joining The Blanch Law Firm, Robert interned at the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Practice in Queens. He drafted motions including speedy trial motions, motions to suppress, and a motion to dismiss in the interest of justice.
During law school, Robert used his legal knowledge to help students prepare for constitutional law debates and educated students on substantive criminal law topics and trial advocacy skills. He reviewed debate fact patterns, briefed cases, outlined oral arguments and helped students prepare to present these arguments to judges.
Robert graduated with his Juris Doctorate in May 2018 from Maurice A. Dean School of Law at Hofstra University.
As a student, Robert was published twice in the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal Blog. He also Co-Founded and became Vice President of the Older Wiser Law Students (OWLS) while participating in the Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association, Dispute Resolution Society, Veterans Law Assistance Project, and the Latin American Student Association.
On his free time Robert enjoys golfing, fishing, and cooking. He is passionate about sports; in 2017 he participated in the Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition, in 2016 he competed in the Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition. He also made a killer vegan brownie for the whole office.