(914) 737-0270
2 South Division Street
Park Circle Building
Peekskill, NY 10566
About Us

The first “Hersh” office in Peekskill was located at 1010 Park Street, when Benjamin B. Hersh first went into business in 1944. He practice there for over 25 years, after which he purchased the former County Trust Bank Building on the corner of South Division Street and Central Avenue which is still used today by the firm of Hersh & Hersh, PC.

Hersh & Hersh has a long history of serving the people of Peekskill and the surrounding community including Putnam, Westchester and Duchess Counties in various litigation including personal injury, divorce and other civil matters.

In addition to handling personal injury, Hersh & Hersh, PC represents many clients for matrimonial matters and also criminal defense. They have a large estate clientele handling Wills and Trusts. They also handle many real estate matters with the assistance of Joseph P. Galella, Esq., of counsel.

Our paralegal: Samantha Bob
Office manager: Isabel Gallo

Benjamin B. Hersh, opened his own office for the general practice of law in the Doyle Building, 1010 Park Street in 1944.

A resident of the city for 28 years, Mr. Hersh attended Oakside School, Drum Hill Junior High School and Peekskill High School, from which he was graduated in 1932. He later attended New York University for three years, taking a pre-law course. He was graduated in 1938 from New York University Law School, where he became librarian in the Library of International Law and a member of the Moot Court as well as several other law school associations.

He later was admitted to the New York State Bar after passing his State examinations and completing his clerkship.

Mr. Hersh became associated with the firm of Pines & Sterling in 1938, taking an active part in many of the firm’s leading cases in trial and Appelate courts. In the local Compensation Court he was an active practitioner, and was trial counsel for the firm in the Marable case which resulted, after three years of litigation, in an award of the largest fee ever paid by a Compensation Court in the State.