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Eric M. Holzer

Associate

Biography

Mr. Holzer received his Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics with a Minor in History from the State University of New York at Albany in 2004. While in college Mr. Holzer was a Division 1 athlete playing on both the lacrosse and football teams. Mr. Holzer received his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 2007. After graduating from law school Mr. Holzer worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Rockland County District Attorney's Office. During his time in the Rockland County District Attorneys Office, Mr. Holzer prosecuted crimes ranging from minor offenses to serious violent felonies. Mr. Holzer presented over 100 cases to the grand jury, was involved in complex criminal investigations with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, and conducted many hearings, bench trials and jury trials. Due to his work as an Assistant District Attorney he received numerous Law Enforcement and Civilian Achievement Awards from various law enforcement agencies and organizations. Mr. Holzer also received the Rockland County's 40 Under 40 Award from Rockland Economic Development Corporation in 2012. Since leaving the Rockland County District Attorney Office, Mr. Holzer had focused his practice exclusively in the area of matrimonial and family law, while still utilizing his specialty of criminal law in his representation of clients in situations involving domestic violence. Mr. Holzer uses the skills he has complied throughout his academic, athletic and legal careers to guide his clients through the legal process, to diligently advocate for their interests and to zealously represent them should litigation become necessary.

Mr. Holzer has also authored materials for Continuing Legal Education courses for the New York State Bar Association on various topics related to matrimonial and family law.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Matrimonial law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Separation Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2008

Professional Associations

  • New York Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Rockland County Bar Association
  • Rockland County Women's Bar Association
  • Society of Irish-American Lawyers

Honors

  • Rockland County Economic Development Corporation 40 Under 40, 2012
  • Rockland County Policeman's Benevolent Associations Civilian Honor Award
  • Rockland County Policeman's Benevolent Associations Certificate of Recognition
  • Senator Thomas P. Morahan Certificate of Merit, Civilian Honor Award
  • New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit, Civilian Honor Award
  • Spring Valley Policeman's Benevolent Associations Certificate of Appreciation
  • Spring Valley Policeman's Benevolent Associations Unit Citation
  • Valley of Spring Valley Certificate of Merit and Appreciation
  • Spring Valley Police Department Certificate of Appreciation
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Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 2007
  • State University of New York System, Albany
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Mathematics
    • Minor: History

Past Employment

  • Rockland County District Attorneys Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2007 to 2014
  • Law Office of James J. Sexton, P.C., Associate, 2014 to 2017

Current Employment

  • Associate