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About me

As an attorney, I pride myself on the personal service I give my clients.  For instance, I work on all of my mortgage modificaton files myself.  I meet with my clients myself, I communicate with them directly via phone or email, I prepare the documents that go to the lender and I communicate with the lender and their attorneys.  I do not give the file off to a secretary or paralegal.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Foreclosure: 45%
    25 years, 350 cases
  2. Chapter 7: 20%
    25 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  3. Chapter 13: 20%
    25 years, 300 cases
  4. Bankruptcy: 10%
    25 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  5. Debt Settlement: 5%
    25 years, 50 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

100 Broadhollow Road,
Suite 205
Farmingdale, NY, 11735

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199107/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2016
Top ContributorAvvo2016
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerMichael A. Kinzer, LLC2000 - Present
PartnerWalsh, Weinreb & Kinzer1998 - 2000
PrincipalLaw Office of Michael Kinzer1992 - 1998
Tax AccountantHecht & Co. CPA1986 - 1988
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2007 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
First American Fundng LLC, appellant v. Nelson, respondent 2016 NY Slip Op 01462Lower Court ruling upheld
First American Funding v. NelsonCourt rejected mortgage company's request for summary judgment
In re TarantoClaims disallowed and client was not required to pay these claims.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
State University of New York, BinghamtonAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1986