Attorney Astor has been a practicing attorney in Northampton, Massachusetts for over 38 years, focusing his practice on the representation of individuals in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense.
A long-time resident of Northampton, he has been involved in coaching youth sports and volunteering in various local charitable endeavors, including the Northampton Survival Center and Manna.
From his Northampton office, Attorney Astor serves clients in Northampton District Court, Eastern Hampshire District Court and Hampshire Superior Court. He has extensive experience as a criminal defense and DUI attorney representing college students, including those attending the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College and Smith College, on charges including Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Larceny, Drug Possession, and Assault & Battery. With his 38 years of experience in courts throughout Western Massachusetts, Attorney Astor is very familiar with the judges and prosecutors in each of the courts, and works to obtain the best possible outcome for all his clients, whether by plea agreements or trials.
In the area of personal injury, Attorney Astor has secured large jury verdicts and settlements in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and brain injury cases, and some of his representative cases can be seen here.
He has served on continuing legal education panels in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, presentation of evidence, medical malpractice, and the handling of mediation and arbitration claims.
Attorney Astor is AV-rated by his peers (the highest ranking available) and is well reviewed by former clients. For additional information and reviews please see his website at AttorneyAstor.com
He maintains offices in Northampton and Springfield.