Joshua Rikon has practiced eminent domain law in New York since 2003 when he was admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor at law. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2002 and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hofstra University in 1999. Prior to being admitted to practice, Joshua completed his law school’s externship requirement at Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen, P.C., one of Michigan’s finest eminent domain, condemnation, and land use law practices.
Joshua is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations as well as the New York City and Westchester County Bar Associations. He served as the Vice-Chairman of the Condemnation Committee of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law. Joshua has taught continuing legal education courses, he was awarded the CRE designation from The Counselors Of Real Estate, he is a member of Scribes, the American Society of Legal Writers, and he has also been designated a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a lawyer rating company. Joshua serves on the Board of Governors of the Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson.
Some of Joshua’s cases are:
Matter of Haverstraw (AAA Electricians, Inc.) 2018 NY Slip Op 06921 [2d Dept. 2018]; Matter of Oakwood Beach Bluebelt-Stage 1 v Yeshivas Ch’San Sofer, Inc., 164 AD3d 1453 [2d Dept. 2018]; Matter of Village of Spring Val., N.Y. (Sport Club Intl., Inc.) 136 AD3d 832 [2d Dept. 2016]; Vil. of Port Chester v Bologna, 95 AD3d 895 [2d Dept 2012] lv to appeal denied, 2012-953, 2012 WL 5845649 [Ct App Nov. 20, 2012]; Matter of City of New York (Crown Hgts 5th Amended Urban Renewal Plan), 2007 NY Slip Op 51349 (U); Matter of City of New York (Udall’s Cove Park Preserve Addition), 2006 NY Slip Op 50629 (U); Matter of the Town of East Hampton (Windmill II Affordable Housing Project [9 Parcels]), 44 AD3d 963; Matter of City of New York (Sewer Easement Between Darlington Avenue and Lamont Avenue), 2009 NY Slip Op 52528 (U); Matter of New York State Urban Development Corp. (Atlantic Yards Land Use Improvement and Civic Project-Phase 1), 26 Misc 3d 1228(A); Pack It Away v NYSUD, 1686/2012, NYLJ 1202618546938 at *1 (Sup Ct, Kings County, August 9, 2013).
Joshua was born in New York City, and he currently resides in Irvington, New York.