Lectures and Presentations

New York County Lawyers Association:

  • Video: The Professional Reliability Rule: Hearsay Testimony Through the Expert Witness;
  • Video: Bridge the Gap.

Appellate Division, First Department

  • Unconscionability; Prenuptial Agreements, June 27, 2017.

Appellate Division, Second Department:

  • Unconscionability; Prenuptial Agreements; Hearsay Testimony through the Expert Witness, January 19, 2017;
  • The New Maintenance 2015 Law;  Late Date Acknowledgments, March 16, 2016;
  • Minefields in Recent Court of Appeals’ Decisions, October 20, 2010;
  • Expert Testimony: the Professional Reliability Rule, September 23, 2009;
  • Consequences of Contractual Child Support, November 12, 2008;
  • Expert Opinion; Retroactivity of Child Support prior to the Date of the Initial Application Therefor, December 5, 2005.

Appellate Division, Third Department:

  • Unconscionability; Prenuptial Agreements; Hearsay Testimony through the Expert Witness, February 2017.

Statewide Appellate Division Roundtable:

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Spousal Support Formulas, May 1, 2010;
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Spousal Support Formulas, May 3, 2008;
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Implementations under the Miller Commission and Current Law, May 5, 2007;
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Intrastate Conflicts of Law, May 6, 2005.

Judicial Institute, White Plains, NY:

  • Agreements, May 14, 2009;
  • Group Leader: Pendente Lite Relief, March 27, 2007;
  • The Evolution of Grandparental Visitation in New York State, October 19, 2005.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter:

  • Co-Chair, CLE Seminar May 2, 2014;
  • Co-Chair, CLE Seminar, May 3, 2013;
  • Co-Chair, CLE Seminar, May, 2012;
  • Advanced Concepts in Appellate Practice, May, 2012;
  • Co-Chair, CLE Seminar April 29, 2011;
  • Co-Chair, CLE Seminar, April 30, 2010;
  • The Professional Reliability Rule – Hearsay Testimony Through The Expert Witness,
    April 30, 2010;
  • Chair, CLE Seminar, May 1, 2009;
  • Co-Chair, CLE Seminar, May 5, 2005;
  • Evidentiary Considerations In Expert Testimony; Valuation Dates Following Ex-Parte Foreign Divorces, May 5, 2006;
  • Selected Problems In Advanced Matrimonial Practice Frankel v. Frankel and Standing To Get Counsel Fees; Charging Liens And Retaining Liens, April 30, 2004.

New York State Bar Association:

  • Appellate Practice, Motion Practice in the Appellate Division, New York, NY, March 29, 2019;
  • Advanced Concepts in Appellate Practice, Huntington, NY, November 1, 2013;
  • Advanced Concepts in Appellate Practice, Rochester, NY, October 29, 2013;
  • Advanced Concepts in Appellate Practice, Terrytown, NY, October 25, 2013;
  • Chair and Presenter, Evidence, Albany, NY, April 18, 2013;
  • Chair and Presenter, Evidence, New York, NY, April 16, 2013;
  • Concepts in Appellate Practice, Fundamental and Beyond, November 18, 2011;
  • Updates And Trends, May 8, 2009;
  • The Financial Expert: Understanding The Report And Cross-Examining The Witness,
    November 19, 2004;
  • Grounds For Divorce, Evidence, October 12, 1988;
  • Pensions, QDRO’s and Motion Practice: Substantive Motions, May 27, 1988;
  • Actions; Jurisdiction: In Rem, Personam, And Residential, October 27, 1987.

New York County Lawyers Association:

  • Chair and Presenter, An Analysis of The 2015 Maintenance Law, June 2, 2016;
  • Chair and Presenter, The Experts Speak, Tips and Techniques in Presenting, Preserving, and Challenging the Admissibility of Evidence, April 27, 2015;
  • Civil Litigation, Evidence, March 13, 2015;
  • Chair and Presenter, Appellate Practice, November 6, 2014;
  • Chair, Advanced Drafting in Prenups and Settlement Agreements, June 13, 2014;
  • Chair, The Prosecution and Defense of Child Sex Abuse Allegations, November 2, 2013;
  • Chair and Presenter, Appellate Practice, January 15, 2013.;
  • Chair,  Second Annual Day of Evidence, October 19, 2010;
  • Advanced Issues and Concepts in Matrimonial Practice: August 10, 2010;
  • Hearsay Testimony Through The Expert Witness, October 19, 2010;
  • Advanced Issues And Concepts In Matrimonial Practice, May 14, 2010;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation, April 17, 2010;
  • Chair, Matrimonial Taxation And Valuation, February 4, 2010;
  • Drafting Domestic Partnership Agreements, January 25, 2010;
  • Chair, Practical Evidence Series, Fall, 2009 – 2010. Advanced Issues And Concepts In Matrimonial Practice, December 4, 2009;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation, November 14, 2009;
  • Hearsay Testimony Through The Expert Witness, November 4, 2009;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation, August 7, 2009;
  • Chair, A Day Of Evidence, April 2, 2009;
  • Hearsay Testimony Through The Expert Witness, April 2, 2009;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation,May 16, 2009;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation, December 12, 2008;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation, August 7, 2008;
  • Principles of Matrimonial Litigation, May 2, 2008;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, December 3, 2007;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, August 3, 2007;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, April 21, 2007;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, December 2, 2006;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, August 11, 2006;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, April 29, 2006;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, December 3, 2005;
  • Fundamentals of Matrimonial Litigation, April 29, 2005.

Queens County Bar Association (TBA 2011)

Westchester County Bar Association:

  • Contractual Child Support And Its Implications, April 30, 2009.

Westchester Womens’ Bar Association:

  • Minefields In Matrimonial Litigation: The Five Most Important Court of Appeals Decisions, September 25, 2008.

National Business Institute:

  • Valuation Issues, June 11, 2004.

Protestant Lawyers Bar Association:

  • The Implications Of The Newly Enacted Child Support Guidelines, May, 1990.

Rockland County Bar Association:

  • The Reliability of Collateral Evidence Reviewed by The Expert Witness, Fall 2009.

Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Convention 2011, Manchester, VT:

  • Overcoming Complex Decisions by the Court of Appeals, May 20, 2011;
  • Hearsay Testimony Through The Expert Witness, May 21, 2011.

New York Women’s Bar Association:

  • Late Dated Acknowledgments, November 2, 2016.