Albert Zafonte Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1959 to Albert Sr., a Fireman and Marie Borgia, a Registered Nurse. He grew up in Nassau County, Long Island, where he lived with his parents and two younger sisters, Andrea and Lisa. Albert is a graduate of Plainedge High School, Class of 1977. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree in American History and Political Science at Oneonta State College and graduated with the Class of 1981. It was during the college Summer of 1980, when working as Student Association President, he met his future bride and mother of his two beautiful children, Kathleen Gauer, Hartwick College, Class of ’81. Thereafter, Albert attended Syracuse University College of Law, graduating in 1985.
Albert and Kathy moved to Long Island after law school graduation and were married in September 1988. Their oldest daughter, Alexandria, was born in 1990 and their second daughter, Gabrielle, was born in 1994. In 1995, they moved to Garden City, Long Island where they continue to reside to this day.
Albert began practicing law on Long Island in 1985, working as a defense trial attorney in the field of personal injury litigation. In 1996, with the closing of his firm’s office, Albert began his career as a solo practitioner working in the field of personal injury as a plaintiff’s trial attorney. Presently, he continues in this field of law as a solo practitioner with his office located in Uniondale, Long Island.
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