Joseph Amsel

    Joseph Amsel, JD

    Biography

    Joseph Amsel teaches courses on American politics, legal principles, civil rights and liberties, and constitutional law.  He earned his B.A. magna cum laude in Political Science from Touro College, and was awarded the Political Science Departmental Award for his graduating class.  He then earned his law degree cum laude from Fordham University School of Law.  Mr. Amsel served for nearly five years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Queens County District Attorney’s Office, where he tried felony cases and handled appeals before New York’s highest courts.  In addition to serving on the Touro faculty, Mr. Amsel works as a trial attorney representing persons injured through negligence.  He can be reached at joseph.amsel@touro.edu.