Meet Our Team

Leslie Elliot Krause

Leslie Elliot Krause, ESQ

Senior Partner
B.B.A. – City College of New York, 1969
M.B.A – Baruch College, 1973
J.D. – Brooklyn Law School, 1973
L.L.M – NYU School of Law, 1975

A go-getter from the start, Leslie Elliot Krausee, earned four degrees during his college years. In 1969, he received his B.B.A. from City College of New York and went on to earn an M.B.A. from Baruch College, as well as a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1973. Leslie concluded his schooling in 1975 with an L.L.M. from NYU School of Law. He has passed the bar in New York, New Jersey and Florida.

After college, Leslie established himself in the law field and over 40 years ago started The Law Offices of Leslie Elliot Krause. He also became a certified accountant during this time. Leslie is a strong-willed lawyer who fights for the rights of his diverse client base.

Leslie concluded his schooling in 1975 with an L.L.M. from NYU School of Law and passed the bar in three states.

“Law Offices of Leslie Elliot Krause”

Stuart M. Glassmith

Stuart M. Glassmith, ESQ

Partner / Attorney
B.A. – University of Madison-Wisconsin, 1998
J.D. – Brooklyn Law School, 2001

Stuart Glassmith received his B.A. from the University of Madison-Wisconsin in 1998 and followed his passion for law to Brooklyn Law School where he earned his J.D. in 2001. Stuart has worked with the firm for over 15 years. He is a hard-nosed, aggressive litigator who specializes in cases from commencement through trial. A gifted litigator and negotiator, Stuart’s track record of success speaks for itself. If you are a personal injury victim, you want Stuart on your side.


Paul Maiorana, ESQ

Senior Associate
New York State Courts
New Jersey State Courts

In 2010, Paul graduated cum laude from Queens College, City University of New York with a B.A. in Political Science and History. In 2014, he earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law where he graduated with Dean’s List honors, competed as a senior staff member on the Moot Court Honor Society and served as a senior staff member on The Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Krause & Glassmith LLP, Paul served as a litigation attorney for a plaintiff personal injury firm and insurance defense firm.


Michelle Renee Katzman, ESQ


B.A.- Florida State University, 2008
J.D.- Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 2012

In 2008, Michelle graduated Deans List from Florida State University with a B.A. in Humanities and a minor in Spanish. Thereafter, she attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she earned her J.D. in 2012. She is admitted to practice before the New York State bar. Since her admission, she has been engaged in the practice of civil litigation with a focus on personal injury and general negligence. She is a member of the NYC Bar Association, and is proficient in Spanish.

Witold Strzelczyk

Office Manager /Legal Administrator

Fluent in Polish

Jenny Lin

Receptionist / Customer translators

Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Fuzhou, Fujian, Wenzhou and Taiwanese


Athena Chu

Paralegal / Brooklyn Office

Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taishanese

Margaret Fang


Fluent in Mandarin


Sandy Chuang


Fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese

Sarah Fang


Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese

Tanya Streltsowa


Fluent in Russian


Ian Wang

Paralegal / Queens Office

Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Fuzhou, Fujian, Wenzhou and Taiwanese


Michael Victor