In 2011 Daniel P. O'Toole and Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy were recognized among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State by 'The National Trial Lawyer.' In 2012, O'Toole and Murphy received the distinction again as being named as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State and were joined by Jeffrey A. Block as well. Thus, three of the lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy have been honored for their commitment to justice and proven excellence in the courtroom.
The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers. The mission of The National Trial Lawyers is to combine resources, power, and influence into formidable forces to preserve and protect individual rights, our profession, and the judicial system.