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Angela M. Evangelista

Special Counsel
800 Westchester Avenue
Suite C-700
Rye Brook, NY 10573
(914) 977-7314
(914) 977-7301 - Fax
amevangelista@mdwcg.com

Angela Evangelista is a member of  Casualty Department with more than 25 years of legal experience. She focuses her practice in all areas of general liability defense, including aviation, premises liability and product liability matters. Additionally she is experienced in the area of medical malpractice defense.

Angela is also an Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and Montclair State University, where she teaches Legal Research and Writing, Tort law, and New York Civil and Federal Practice and Procedure, to students seeking Paralegal and Justice Studies degrees.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Angela devoted her career to civil defense litigation as a Partner at Jones Hirsch Connors Miller & Bull, P.C.  She is an active member of the New York State Bar Association.

Published Works

  •  “Venue in New York Personal Injury Actions CPLR Article 5: Where to Be and How to Get There,” Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 2016

  • New York Practice: Responding to the Complaint,” Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2015

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • New York Practice and Procedure Overview, Marshall Dennehey CLE Presentation

  • New York Practice and Procedure Discovery Process, Marshall Dennehey CLE Presentation

  • Federal Practice and Procedure for Paralegals, Montclair State University

  • New York Practice and Procedure for Paralegals, Fairleigh Dickinson University

  • Tort Law, Fairleigh Dickinson University

  • Juries and Justice, Montclair State Univeristy

  • Legal Research & Writing, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Legal Teaching Position

  • Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University

    Classes: Tort and Personal Injury Law and New York Civil Practice, 2013 through present

  • Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University

    Classes: Juries and Justice, Introduction to Law and Federal Practice, 2014 through present

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, NY (J.D., 1991)

  • St. John's University, Queens, NY (B.S., 1988)

    Honors: cum laude

Defense Digest Article September 1, 2016
By Angela M. Evangelista, Esq.* Key Points: Understanding venue rules in New York personal injury litigation. CPLR Article 5: What you need to know about venue.   The rules relating to the venue of civil actions are...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 2016. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to..., This article was updated on 7.3.18 to reflect the October 2017 amendments to CPLR 503.
Defense Digest Article March 1, 2015
Key Points What initial steps should be taken when preparing an answer in New York? What issues must be evaluated when preparing the answer?   This article will address the issues that should be evaluated when preparing..., Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2015 Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 1991)
  • St. John's University (B.S., cum laude, 1988)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1994
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 1994

Associations & Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association

Year Joined Organization: 2014

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