Steven Ben Gordon
About Steven Ben Gordon
Steven Ben Gordon was born, raised and practices landlord tenant law in Queens, New York. Like you Gordon is a tenant that has faced the harrowing ordeal of housing court. Steven Gordon understands the stress and fear associated with facing an eviction. After graduating law school with jurisprudence awards for trial advocacy and trial competition, Gordon devoted several years under direct tutelage of some of our nation's best trial lawyers and real estate attorneys to improve his legal advocacy skills. Steven Ben Gordon is dedicated to helping residential tenants avoid the harsh consequences of being evicted from their homes and communities.
What separates Steven Ben Gordon from his colleagues is that Gordon genuinely cares about getting results and a positive outcome for his clients. Gordon treats every case with the utmost care, importance, and urgency. Gordon values and consistently demonstrates professionalism, courtesy, and an honest commitment to compassionately helping his clients. The ability to identify issues and zealously advocate for tenants facing a holdover or nonpayment eviction in housing court matters has led to countless successes on behalf of clients.
Steven Ben Gordon's goal in each case is to achieve resolution in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible. Gordon assertively advocates and zealously protects tenant rights and asserts client interests to trial no matter how complicated the eviction case. Gordon personally manages each and every one of his cases from initial consultation for legal representation, strategy sessions, through receipt, review, and response to every legal notice, pleading and motion, and directly to court, hearings and trial.
Clients benefit from working with Gordon by having someone in their corner who is willing to go to bat for them.
New York housing court eviction cases are complicated and fraught with risks. Evictions are hotly and heavily contested cases. Gordon is not deterred by any hot button housing court issues. New York's housing courts have enacted, adopted amended complicated and an often-confusing myriad of rent and eviction laws, regulations, procedures along with federal, state and city emergency orders, mandates, and moratoriums, leaving tenants scratching their heads not knowing how to proceed and frequently leading to conflicts between landlord and tenants that can result in costly legal battles. Gordon explains the housing court process to clients in a straightforward easy to understand manner and answers client questions compassionately to put their fears to rest.
Gordon understands the federal, state, and local laws and regulations and knows how to apply his knowledge, skills, and experience to best represent tenants defending the most complicated holdover and nonpayment cases. Gordon knows the parts, procedures, process, and people in the landlord tenant housing court system to effectively represent you.
Steven Ben Gordon places a strong emphasis on communication and personal attention to client service focusing on the legal strategy that fits your needs, not his. When it comes to landlord and tenant disputes, it can get personal. There are no effective cookie-cutter methods for getting through a landlord and tenant dispute. Few understand the need for customized tenant defense representation better than Steven Ben Gordon. As your housing court eviction tenant defense attorney, Gordon will guide you through the housing court system keeping you informed at every stage of the process providing legal information, legal advocacy, and legal service.
Steven Ben Gordon's clients enjoy an unmatched level of access to legal counsel and an unmatched level of attorney client communication. Gordon's client service team is available 24/7 for you to schedule a free telephone consultation and remains available to you during every step of your housing court case to get your important questions answered.
In a perfect world, every landlord will make necessary repairs, provide accurate rent histories and receipts. In a perfect world, every landlord will never try to prematurely terminate your tenancy and never try to illegally evict you. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.
You need to contact an experienced tenant defense attorney as soon as you are served with a termination notice. Too often decent and honest people get infected with an insidious disease of wishful thinking and hope that a problem will resolve itself on its own, when in fact landlord and tenant housing court eviction disputes rarely work themselves out so simply.
As a trained and experienced litigation and trial lawyer, Gordon takes on the tough summary eviction proceeding cases and does not shy away from engaging in housing court ligation battles.
If you want someone who will back you up, tell you how it is, present the facts, and help you through an extremely stressful time, that someone is tenant defense attorney Steven Ben Gordon.
Do not wait until the situation worsens – act now and call Gordon at (888) 458-5410 for a free phone consultation.
- Department of the Public Defender, San Diego, CA, | Summer 1994
- Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., San Diego CA, | Spring 1994
Gordon Legal represents tenants facing eviction in New York's Civil Housing Courts
- Real Estate – Residential Housing Court Landlord and Tenant Law
- Housing Court Tenant Litigants
California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA – J.D. – 1995
- Trial Advocacy Team, Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Competition American Jurisprudence Award
- Trial Advocacy Competition American Jurisprudence Award
- Trial Practice Class American Jurisprudence Award
Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY – B.A. Degree, Business Studies – 1991
- American Management Association, Operation Enterprise Entrepreneurship Program
- Bronx County Housing Court Bar Association
- Kings County Housing Court Bar Association
- Queens County Housing Court Bar Association
- Queens County Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
- New York State Bar, 1996
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2007