Ronald Balter is an associate with the firm of Caruso, Spillane, Leighton, Contrastano, Ulaner & Savino, P.C. with offices in Manhattan and Staten Island.
Mr. Balter is a 1980 graduate of the University at Buffalo . He received a B.A. in Political Science. He received his J.D. from New York Law School in 1983. He was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1984 and has practiced before the Workers' Compensation Board since then almost exclusively representing injured workers.
He is a founding member of the Injured Workers Bar Association. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association. He served as chair of the State Bar's Tort, Insurance and Compensation Law Section's Workers' Compensation Division from 2004 until 2006. Mr. Balter has also served on the Board of Directors of the Society of New York Workers' Compensation Bar Association since 1988.
In 2005 Mr. Balter was named the Workers' Compensation Attorney of the Year by the Institute for Jewish Humanities. More recently he was honored as the 2008 recipient of the Russell J. Gugino award by the University at Buffalo 's Alumni Association for his continued support of the university's Athletic Department.
Mr. Balter has presented Continuing Legal Education Seminars for the New York State Bar Association, the Injured Workers' Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York as well as lecturing before various labor unions about workers' compensation.