Jackie Halpern Weinstein is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice federally in both the Southern District and the Eastern District of New York, United States District Courts.
She received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Boston University in 2003, and achieved her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in 2006, where she was a member of both the Law Review and the Harlan Scholars Honors Program.
Trained in investigation and fraud detection, Jackie Halpern Weinstein represents leading lenders in defending their priority lien positions against title defects. Her title insurance defense work covers a substantial breadth, ranging from lien priority disputes, boundary discrepancies, and non-recordation defects to mortgage fraud, mortgage rescue schemes, and forgeries.
Jackie Halpern Weinstein also has experience with commencing and defending nonrenewal and demolition proceedings with the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, and her knowledge and training with respect to New York City's rent regulations have contributed to several victorious and favorable settlements in this realm.
In October 2007, Jackie Halpern Weinstein was asked to speak in the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building before Manhattan Community Board 10 on zoning and land use issues with respect to the redevelopment of New York City's Harlem.
Languages spoken: French
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Colin Kaufman, Litigation Attorney
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I have had the honor of supervising Jackie's work for the last five years. She has an acute strategic view of cases which assists her in rapidly and accurately evaluating attainable client goals and in formulating a cost-effective way of achieving those goals. Her negotiating skills are superlative. She capably advocates her clients' positions both in her written work and in argument before courts. I am proud to work with Jackie and endorse her unreservedly.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Harlan Scholars Honors Program||New York Law School||2003|
|Law Review, Member||New York Law School||2003|
|Legal Intern||King's County District Attorney's Office||2005 - 2005|
|Legal Research Assistant||New York Law School||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Wilkinson, New Century Mortgage Corp., et. al.||Priority Position won for New Century Mortgage|
|Citibank, N.A. v. MERS et. al.||Voided Prior Recorded Mortgage|
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|New York Law Journal||Using the Judicial System to End the Foreclosure Crisis in New York||2012|
|Real Estate Weekly||Lenders Can Foreclose on Properties, Even After Losing the Note||2012|
|New York Law Journal||The Race to Erase Recording Mistakes||2011|
|New York Law Journal||Recording: The Boundaries of the Whole World||2011|
|New York Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Boston University||Communications||BS - Bachelor of Science||2003|
|Manhattan Community Board 10 Meeting||Zoning and Land Use||2007|