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Terrence L. Tarver, Esq.


The Biography of Terrence L. Tarver, Esq. of Counsel

Terrence is the Personal Injury Litigator of the Law Offices of Michael J. Alber, P.C. With many years of experience in and out of the courtroom, Terrance has been able to acquire multi-million dollar settlements for his clients and has been featured in the New York Law Journal and Verdict Search for his successful outcomes.


  • Trial Attorney
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Products Liability



Terrence L. Tarver, Esq. of Counsel practices all types of plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, including general negligence, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and products liability.  Mr. Tarver handles all facets of these cases from inception through trial and through the years, he has obtained millions of dollars in results for his clients, including recent settlements of $300,000.00, $500,000.00, and $787,500.00 and recent verdicts of $600,000.00 and $4,000,000.00, some of which were featured in the New York Law Journal and Verdict Search.



He has been published in the Nassau Lawyer, the NYSBA TICL Section Journal, and the NYSBA State Bar News and regularly publishes law-related posts on LinkedIn.  Additionally, he is a former Secretary and a current Vice President of the Hofstra Law School Alumni Association and is a member of the Theodore Roosevelt American Inns of Court.



Mr. Tarver has primarily volunteered through the Nassau County Courthouse Kiwanis, where he served as Secretary for the last seven years, receiving the Secretary Award in 2011-2012, 2014-2015, and 2015-2016 before stepping down in 2017.  As a Kiwanian, he has helped kids, including sending them to Kamp Kiwanis and volunteering at soup kitchens. Further, he helped plan and support their annual Comedy Night, the proceeds of which typically helped benefit a Court employee in need as well as Annual Kathy Donegan Breast Cancer Fundraiser, which benefited The Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline.  Other efforts have included their annual Plant Sale and annual scholarship program.



Mr. Tarver graduated from Hofstra Law School with a Civil Litigation Concentration and was on Moot Court and the National Trial Team.  He completed his undergraduate education at Tulane University with a double major in Legal Studies and Finance. Mr. Tarver attended Tulane on a Division I football scholarship, was a four-year letterman, helped Tulane win the Hawaii Bowl, and was named a Captain of the team his Senior Year.





  • Super Lawyers  Rising Star
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Trial Attorney Under 40
  • Top 10 Attorney Under 40 by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Who’s Who Top Attorneys of North America and The Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2017 and 2018 National Association of Distinguished Counsel Member of the Top One Percent
  •  The National Academy of Jurisprudence Premier 100 Trial Attorney in New York 2016
  • 2015 Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • 2016 Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.



  • Nassau County Bar Association “NCBA”
  • Suffolk County Bar Association “SCBA”
  • New York State Bar Association “NYSBA”, where he serves as the Chair-Elect of the Young Lawyers Section
  • Delegate to the NYSBA House of Delegates
  • Nassau Academy of Law Advisory Board, whereby he helps plan CLE programs and participates in same by lecturing, drafting materials, and moderating; he currently serves as its Secretary and will be Assistant Dean in June.
Alber Sklavos, P.C. is a team of Attorneys experienced in the areas of Criminal/Federal Defense, Matrimonial/Family Law, Litigation, Real Estate, and Personal Injury.

Sometimes you may find yourself in difficult situations and not be able to defuse the situation without going to court. Our lawyers will also represent you in various civil litigation cases and provide you the help you need in the best way possible.

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