Experienced Mediator. Critical Thinker. Builds Consensus.
Our very own, Michael Daab is running for Village Trustee in Garden City, NY.
A note from Michael:
"Our Village is at a critical point and will face numerous challenges over the next several years from effective management of our water system to preserving our green space and assuring the continued safety of our residents and those who provide our services. We need an advocate who will zealously fight to preserve our heritage while being fiscally responsible and open-minded about solutions that will allow us to grow and adapt to the changing times.
I support our Community Agreement and will bring the highest of ethics and integrity to the Trustee position. I am not beholden to any group or political party and will provide our residents with the transparency and accessibility they deserve in their representative."
Michael Daab's experience uniquely positions him to be an ideal candidate.
Michael is a litigation partner in the Garden City office of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein and has practiced in the fields of Family and Matrimonial law for over 23 years. He is a graduate of Columbia University and Hofstra University School of Law. In his professional capacity, he has extensive appellate experience in the courts of New York State.
He is also trained in conflict meditation and Collaborative Law and previously served as a panel member for Nassau County Supreme Court Matrimonial Mediation Program. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and has chaired several committees, including the Continuing Legal Education Committee.
In deciding to apply for the Village Trustee position, Mr. Daab expressed, “Those familiar with me know that I will bring the highest of ethics and integrity to the Village Trustee position. I look forward to applying my professional skills to resolve issues affecting our neighbors, to providing them with the transparency they deserve in their governing body, and to always zealously representing their interests first, without regard to the section of town in which they live."
Has been an active member of the Estates POA having served as a director and on the nominating committee.
Michael and his wife Kathy reside in the Estates Section and have three children who have participated in various sports and enrichment programs in the village, including GCAA baseball which Michael coached for several years. All of his children proudly attend Garden City public schools.