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About Joam Alisme
Joam Alisme is the firm’s owner and founding member. Mr. Alisme is deeply rooted in Brooklyn, despite not originally being from the borough. Mr. Alisme is a first-generation immigrant from Haiti. He moved to the United States with his parents when he was twelve years old. After graduating from High School, Mr. Alisme enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he served on active duty for four years. He left the military with distinction for his service in the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Upon leaving the military, Mr. Alisme moved to Brooklyn and quickly fell in love with the borough. He worked in the Brooklyn courts for a year before deciding to pursue his lifelong goal of attending law school. Mr. Alisme graduated from New York Law School in 2014. He then returned to work in Brooklyn’s Civil Supreme Court as a Court Attorney to Justice Sylvia G. Ash. Originally assigned to a general Individual Assignment System (IAS) Part, Mr. Alisme worked on cases ranging from contractual disputes, slip and fall, worker’s compensation, hit and run, and medical malpractice.
After working in the IAS Part for a year, Mr. Alisme was assigned to Brooklyn’s Commercial Division. As a Commercial Division Court Attorney, Mr. Alisme drafted legal decisions on cases such as commercial real estate contract disputes, shareholder derivative actions, corporate dissolution petition, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud claims. Following the end of his work as a court attorney, Mr. Alisme pursued a one-year legal fellowship at a nonprofit before working at a prominent New York City law firm as a business and real estate litigator. Mr. Alisme’s practice focuses on business litigation real estate litigation and real estate transactions.
Mr. Alisme currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Law School Alumni Association. He is a member of the Small Law Firm Committee at the New York City Bar Association and a former member of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section at the New York State Bar Association. He is an affiliated member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the Brooklyn Bar Association.