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  1. State, Local And Municipal Law: 50%
    33 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    33 years
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 25%

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Bernis Nelson, Attorney at Law

1010 Park Street
Peekskill, NY, 10566


NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Gross ScholarshipNew York Law School1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBernis Nelson, Attorney at Law2012 - Present
Corporation CounselCity of Peekskill2011 - 2012
Corporation CounselCity of Newburgh2010 - 2011
Of CounselSilverberg Zalantis LLP2009 - 2010
Corporation CounselCity of New Rochelle1997 - 2009
AttorneyBernis Nelson, Attorney at Law1991 - 1997
AssociateCharles E. Doyle, P.C.1987 - 1991
1st Deputy Corporation Counsel, Asst. Corp. Counsel, & PlannerCity of Peekskill1980 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar Association, Municipal Law SectionExecutive Committee2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Nichibei Kaiwa GakuinJapanese LanguageCertificate in Japanese1975
Barnard College, Columbia UniversityForeign Area Studies Concentr. East Asian Politics and LanguageBA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
November 2014 PresentationNimham Land Trials of 1765 - 17672014
October 2013 PresentationLand Tenure: from the Lenape to the Lords of the Manor2013
Westchester County Bar Association Municipal Law Section2009 SEQRA/Land Use Update2009
New York State Bar Association, Municipal Law SectionThe Lawyer Lobbyist2008