Degrees: B.B.A., M.B.A., M.S., J.D. Areas of concentration: Commercial Law, Contract Interpretation, Corporations & Partnerships, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Trusts & Estates, Personal Injury, Torts, Medical Malpractice
Attorney specializing in areas of law relating to Trusts and Estates and Guardianship matters; member of several bar associations: American Bar Association-Dispute Resolution Section; NYS Bar Association; executive committee of the Dispute Resolution Section; and many others 1978-1999, Professor of Law -- Baruch College (C.U.N.Y.). General Practice; Probate, Wills Trusts & Estates; Guardianship; Partnerships & corporations and the closely held business; seves frequently as Arbitrator and Mediator.
Have mediated over 300 matters of all types-Eastern District; Southern District; Bankruptcy Court-Southern & Eastern Districts; Mediator in Commercial Division in New York and Queens Counties; Mediator for the EEOC; Mediator, Co-ops and Condos; Mediator & Arbitrator, Attorney-Fee Disputes; Mediator, NJ Superior Court; Mediator, certified by North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to mediates cases in N.C. Superior Courts (regular division and estates and guardianship); Arbitrator, FINRA.
Have written several articles on topics relating to Corporation, Partnerships, Estate Matters, and Guardianship; Have lectured at bar association programs on these topics, and on The Advantages of Mediating Trusts, Wills, Estates and Guardianship Matters. Author: Two chapters in "Corporate Practice Handbook," (N.Y.S. Bar Ass'n); Author: The Essentials of Partnership Law, (Kendall Hunt, Pub.Co.,) The Essentials of Corporation Law, (Kendall Hunt, Pub. Co., 2nd ed. 1989) Author: One chapter in "New York Lawyer's Deskbook," (N.Y.S. Bar Ass'n. 1989); Author: Book, "The Essentials of Partnership Law" (Kendall-Hunt Pub. Co. 1982). Have written articles on Mediation including: "What is Mediation and How Does it Work?", N.Y.L.J., Octber 29, 2007; "Should Mediation Be Available as an option to Reduce Litigation In contested Guardianship Cases?", NYS Bar Journal, June 2002; "Confidentiality in Mediation", 2008; "Utilizing Mediation in Estate Litigation" 2008. EDNY ARBITRATOR ASSIGNMENTS: CV: 10-3731, 8-3743