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EDUCATION


 


Bates College,


B.A., 1994 American History


 


Brooklyn Law School


J.D., 2002


Notes and Comments Editor, Brooklyn Law School Law Review


 


ADMISSIONS


 


 


Admitted New York, 2003


Connecticut, 2004


Federal Courts of the Eastern District of New York, 2004


 


PRO BONO


 


Pro Bono Panel, Eastern District of New York, 2004 - present


 


Civil Court of the City of New York Volunteer Lawyer Project,


Volunteer Attorney, Resource Center, Kings County, 2005 - present


 


PUBLIC SERVICE


 


 


Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. 


Director, Mortgage Foreclosure Intervention Program, 2009 - 2014


 


NYS Courts Access to Justice Program


Guardian Ad Litem, Civil Court of the City of New York, Housing Part - Kings County, 2008 - present


 


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS – LEADERSHIP POSITIONS


 


Brooklyn Bar Association


Young Lawyers Section, Chair, 2010 – 2012


Brooklyn Bar Association, Board of Trustees, 2013 – 2017 (end of term)


 


New York State Bar Association


Real Property Section, Chair, Membership Committee (downstate) 2013- present


General Practice Section, District Representative (2015)


 


PUBLICATIONS


 


“New Developments in New York State Foreclosure Law”


The Brooklyn Barrister, May 2009


 


“New 2010 Medicare Award Reporting Requirements Create Extra Burdens for Courts, Attorneys”


The Brooklyn Barrister, March 2010


 


AWARDS


 


New York State Bar Association


Empire State Counsel, 2006, 2007, 2008


 


Brooklyn Bar Association


Distinguished Service Award, 2011


 


NYS Access to Justice Program


Certificate of Recognition, Guardian Ad Litem Program, Kings County, 2010, 2015


 


REPORTED DECISIONS


 


1745 Caton Ave. Assoc. v. Phillipes, 2015 NYSlipOp 51323(U) (Civ. Ct, Kings Cty) 9/14/2015


 


598 Marcy Ave. Assoc. LLC v. Othman, 41 Misc 3d 1239 (Civ. Ct., Kings Cty) 12/11/2013


 


Alexandre v. Duvivier, 96 AD3d 788 (App. Div, 2d Dept) 06/13/2012


 


Citimortgage, Inc. v Scott, 2015 NYSlipOp 31745(U) (Sup. Ct, NY Cty) 04/24/2015


 


Collins v. 628 W. End LLC, 127 AD3d 495 (App Div, 1st Dept) 04/09/2015


 


Enchantments Inc. v 424 E. 9th LLC, 129 AD3d 589 (App. Div, 1st Dept )


06/23/2015


 


Federal Deposit Ins. Corp. v LaMattina, 27 Misc 3d 1236(A) (Sup. Ct, NY Cty) 06/11/2010


 


GLD Realty Corp. v Williams, 46 Misc 3d 845 (Civ. Ct, NY Cty) 09/18/2014


 


Haladan Mgt. Co. v Estate of Davies, 2015 NYSlipOp 51283(U) (Civ.Ct Kings Cty) 03/02/2015


 


JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v Birica, 42 Misc 3d 1222(A), (Sup. Ct, Kings Cty) 01/09/2014


 


Rachmany v Regev, 115 AD3d 840, (App Div, 2d Dept) 03/19/2014


 


Rich v East 10th St. Assoc. LLC, 22 Misc 3d 1126(A) (Sup. Ct. NY Cty) reversed on appeal, 02/23/2009


 


U.S. Coachways, Inc. v Silverman, 14 Misc 3d 1222(A) (Sup. Ct., Richmond Cty) 01/17/2007


 


US Bank N.A. v Dorestant, 2015 NYSlipOp 06428 (App. Div 2d Dept) 08/05/2015


 


US Bank N.A. v Williams, 121 AD3d 1098 (App Div, 2d Dept) 10/29/2014 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
  4. Guardianship: 15%
  5. Foreclosure: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

641 President Street
Suite 202
Brooklyn, NY, 11215-1186

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive200307/14/2016
NYCurrently registered 200303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardBrooklyn Bar Association2011
Empire State CounselNew York State Bar Association2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director, Mortgage Foreclosure Intervention ProgramBrooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Inc.2009 - 2014
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brooklyn Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees2012 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2011 - Present
Bay Ridge Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationChairman, Young Lawyers Committee2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rich v East 10th St. Assoc. LLCOverturned on appeal
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Brooklyn BarristerNew 2010 Medicare Award Reporting Requirements Create Extra Burdens for Courts, Attorneys2010
Brooklyn BarristerNew Developments in New York State Foreclosure Law2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Bates CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bay Ridge Lawyers Association Winter Seminar2012 Foreclosure Update - Transactions & Litigation2012