Kyle Schiedo is an associate attorney at Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC, concentrating his practice in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury. Kyle, who also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, focuses on both state and federal criminal cases, as well as complex personal injury cases. In addition, he also works in the area of criminal record sealing.
Prior to joining Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry, Kyle spent more than three years as an Assistant District Attorney at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, where he had extensive experience as lead counsel litigating successful jury and bench trials from jury selection to verdict. While serving as a Vehicular Crimes Bureau Prosecutor, he successfully presented more than 100 cases to the Grand Jury, and assisted with research, trial witness preparation, and warrant applications, in cases of felony vehicular assault, manslaughter, murder and attempted murder. Before joining the District Attorney’s office, he also served as a summer intern at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, NY and served as a Legal Intern at New York County Defender Services in Manhattan.
As an Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra, Kyle serves as an active trial advocacy coach in advanced competition skills for Hofstra’s Trial Advocacy Association (HTAA). In 2015, Kyle won the New York State Championship title as an advocate and has received Outstanding Advocate awards at other competitions. In addition, in 2016 he was the recipient of the New York City Trial Lawyer’s Alliance Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.
Kyle received his undergraduate degree from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York and his J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, which he attended on a full academic scholarship. He served as a senior staff member on the Hofstra Law Review and was a Competition Manager and then Vice President of the Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2017 and admitted to practice law (pro hac vice) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2018. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County.