Timothy Tippins

Profile

Education

1974

Admitted to Practice

1975

AAML Position(s) Held

National
  • 1993/96 National Board of Governors
  • 1990/91 Co-Chair, Legislation Committee
  • 1990/91 Member, CLE Committee
  • 1989/90 Member, Library/Brief Bank Committee
  • 1988/89 Member, Budget Committee
State
  • 1982 – 1989
  • 1982 “New York’s Equitable Distribution Law and the Domestic Relations Revolution,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1983 “Property Distribution Systems in Marital Dissolution,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1984 “Matrimonial Law and Equitable Distribution in New York State,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1986 “Equitable Distribution: The New York Experience,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1986 “O’Brien v. O’Brien: Charting the Future Course of Equitable Distribution,” Delivered to the Albany County Bar Association
  • 1986 “Measure of Compensation Upon Attorney Withdrawal or Discharge, Retaining and Charging Liens, Lawyer’s Rights and Responses to the Unpaid Bill, and Attorney-Client Relations,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association CLE Program, New York Matrimonial Practice: New Laws, New Court Procedures, and the Lawyer’s Self-Preservation
  • Albany, New York
  • 1986 “How to Prepare, Examine, and Cross-Examine an Expert Witness – – A Real Estate Appraiser, A Pension Actuary, and a Psychiatrist,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Trial of an Equitable Distribution Action, Albany, New York
  • 1986 “Modification and Enforcement of Agreements and Judgments,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1986 “The Impact of Equitable Distribution on Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to the Rensselaer County Legal Secretaries Association
  • 1987 “The Impact of Equitable Distribution on Women,” Delivered to the Chamber of Commerce Capital Leadership Conference, Albany, New York
  • 1987 “Price v. Price: The Liberal Trend Continues,” Delivered to the Albany County Bar Association
  • 1987 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered to the General Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association, Lake George, New York
  • 1987 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered to the Fulton County Bar Association, Johnstown, New York
  • 1987 “Matrimonial and Family Law,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Update ’87 New York City and Syracuse, New York (Additional video replays in nine cities)
  • 1987 “Divorce Grounds and Defenses,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1987 “Equitable Distribution Decisions,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law, Rochester and Albany, New York
  • 1987 “The Student-Spouse, Working-Spouse Syndrome: Statutory Alternatives to O’Brien,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Annual Retreat and Seminar, Monticello, New York
  • 1987 “Parental Obligations to Pay College Expenses as an Element of Child Support,” Delivered to The Expendables, Colgate College University Camp, Saranac Lake, New York
  • 1987 “Valuation and Appraisal of Real Estate Under Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Matrimonial and Family Law Update: Valuation, Taxes, Pensions, and Post-Litigative Problems, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “The Art of Matrimonial Negotiation,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • 1988 “Common Pitfalls of Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “The Impact of Equitable Distribution on Financial Planning,” Delivered to the Society of Certified Financial Planners, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to the Law Guardian Panel Symposium on Sexual Abuse of Children, Sponsored by the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Substantive Custody Law,” Delivered to the Law Women’s Caucus and the Nontraditional Students Association, Albany Law School
  • 1988 “Substantive Law of Pensions and QDRO’s,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Pensions, QDRO’s, and Motion Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Separate Property, Appreciation and Valuation Issues,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Meeting, Lake George, New York
  • 1988 “Impact of Sex Abuse Allegations in Child Custody Litigation,” Delivered for the Annual Meeting of the New York Rape Crisis Center, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Negotiating and Drafting Marital Agreements,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Matrimonial Law and Practice,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Update ’88, Syracuse, New York (additional video replays in ten cities)
  • 1988 “Our Evolving Matrimonial Law and Recent Legislative Proposals,” Delivered to the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Divorce, Equitable Distribution, and Valuation Issues,” Delivered to the International Association of Financial Planning, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered to New York State Trial Lawyers Association CLE Program, Decisions ’88, Binghamton, Newburgh, and Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Pensions and QDRO’s,” Delivered to Westchester County Bar Association CLE Program, Tarrytown, New York
  • 1988 “Intercepted Telephone Communications as Evidence in Matrimonial Actions,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Syracuse, New York
  • 1988 “Cross-Examination of a Pension Analyst,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Anatomy of a Matrimonial Trial, New York City and Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Maintenance and Property Division Awards,” Delivered to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York CLE Program, Current Developments in Matrimonial Law, New York City
  • 1989 “The Psychology of Negotiating Marital Settlements,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • 1989 “Pension Awards in Equitable Distribution Actions,” Delivered for the New York State Comptroller’s Continuing Legal Education Program, Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Pretrial Disclosure and Valuation Issues: The Attorney’s Perspective,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, Albany Law School of Union University
  • 1989 “Cross-Examination of a Business Valuation Expert,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Thorny Valuation Problems in Equitable Distribution Litigation, New York City, Uniondale, and Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Limiting the Scope of Disclosure with Subsisting Post-Nuptial Agreement,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter Annual Retreat and Seminar, Bermuda
  • 1989 “The Child Support Standards Act: The Support Formula and the Basis for Ignoring It,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, Lake George, New York
  • 1989 “Maintenance, Child Support and Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Also served as Program Chair, Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Substantive Aspect of the Child Support Standards Act,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Rochester, New York
  • 1989 “The Impact of the CSSA on Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for the Rensselaer County Bar Association CLE Program, Troy, New York
  • 1989 “The CSSA: The Support Formula and the Basis for Ignoring It,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Child Support Guidelines: They’re Here, New York City, Tarrytown, Buffalo, Syracuse, Melville, and Albany, New York
  • 1989 “An Overview of the Child Support Standards Act,” Delivered for the Albany County Bar Association CLE Program.
  • 1989 “Matrimonial Law Developments,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Update ’89, Syracuse, New York (additional video replays in ten cities)
  • 1989 “An Explanation of the Child Support Standards Act,” Delivered for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, CLE Program, Decisions ’89, Albany, Rochester, and Buffalo, New York
  • 1989 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for the Rensselaer County Bar Association, CLE Program, Troy, New York
  • 1989 “The CSSA: A Gift to the Judiciary, or a Curse?,” Delivered to the Judges and Justices of the Eighth Judicial District, on Behalf of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Buffalo, New York
  • 1989 Panelist in CLE Program sponsored by the New York State Commission on Child Support and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York City
  • 1989 “Child Support Guidelines: Add-Ons and Variations,” Delivered to Mid-Year Meeting of the New York State Bar Association, White Plains, New York
  • 1989 “Child Support Guidelines: Add-On Obligations and Variance from the Formula,” Delivered for the Brooklyn Bar Association, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1990 – 1999
  • 1990 “The Child Support Standards Act: An Overview,” Delivered to the Judges and Justices of the Ninth Judicial District, White Plains, New York
  • 1990 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, New York City
  • 1990 “The Child Support Standards Act: An Overview,” Delivered to the Judges and Justices of the Seventh Judicial District, Rochester, New York
  • 1990 “The Ten Commandments of Matrimonial Negotiation,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • 1990 Program Chair, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, Albany Law School of Union University
  • 1990 “Establishing the Case for Variation from the Support Formula,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Successfully Handling and Settling a Divorce Case, New York City and Albany, New York
  • 1990 Panelist/Critic, Hofstra Law School, Matrimonial Negotiating Program, Uniondale, New York
  • 1990 Panelist, “AIDS in Divorce Litigation,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter Annual Retreat and Seminar, Orlando, Florida
  • 1990 “Equitable Distribution: Ten Years Later,” Delivered at the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting Manchester, Vermont
  • 1990 “An Analysis of the CSSA, Recent Amendments and Judicial Decisions,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, CLE Program, The Child Support Standards Act: One Year Later, New York City
  • 1990 “The Child Support Standards Act: A Year at Sea and Still Adrift,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Buffalo, New York
  • 1990 “Matrimonial Law Decisions,” Delivered for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, CLE Program, Decisions ’90, Cortland and Albany, New York
  • 1990 “Equitable Distribution, Maintenance and Child Support,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Also served as Program Chair, Albany, New York
  • 1990 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Update ’90, Syracuse, New York (additional video replays in ten cities)
  • 1990 “Particular Substantive Motions During a Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Successful Motion Practice in Matrimonial Cases, New York City and Albany, New York
  • 1990 “Matrimonial Law Update for the General Practitioner,” Delivered for the Federation of Fourth District Bar Associations, CLE Program, Montreal, Canada
  • 1990 “Child Support Standards Act: Recent Decisions and Statutory Amendments,” Delivered for Dutchess County Bar Association, CLE Program, Poughkeepsie, New York
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at Annual Meeting of New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, New York City
  • 1991 “Handling Expert Witnesses,” Delivered for Law Education Institute, CLE Program, Costa Mesa, California
  • 1991 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for the Albany Law School, CLE Program, Albany, New York
  • 1991 “Pitfalls of Practice Under the CSSA,” Delivered for the Orange County Bar Association CLE Program, Goshen, New York
  • 1991 “Qualifying, Examining, and Cross-Examining the Expert Witness: The Business Valuator,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Trial of an Equitable Distribution Action, Albany, New York City and Uniondale, New York.
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1991 “Evidentiary Issues in Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Practical Skills: Matrimonial Law, Albany, New York.
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at Annual Upstate Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Rochester, New York.
  • 1991 “Interstate Child Support Issues,” Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, National Organization, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for Albany County Bar Association, Albany, New York.
  • 1991 “Matrimonial Practice Update,” Delivered for Fulton Montgomery County Bar Associations, Amsterdam, New York.
  • 1991 “Direct and Cross-Examination of Mental Health Professionals in Contested Custody Cases,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Trial of a Custody Dispute, Albany, New York City and Uniondale, New York.
  • 1992 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at Annual Meeting of New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, New York City.
  • 1992 “Cross-Examination of Business Valuators,” Delivered at Law Education Institute Focus on Family Law Program, Orlando, Florida.
  • 1992 “Pensions and QDRO’s in Matrimonial Matters,” Delivered at the New York Law Journal Seminar on Matrimonia Negotiation, New New York City
  • 1992 “Marital and Separate Property: An Update”, Delivered at the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Matrimonial Update, New York City, Melville, New York
  • 1992 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at the Annual Retreat and Seminar of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Castle Harbor, Bermuda
  • 1992 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Update ’92, Presented live Syracuse, New York and video replays in 10 cities across New York State.
  • 1992 “Child Support Update,” Delivered for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Buffalo, New York.
  • 1992 “Direct and Cross-Examination of Mental Health Professional in Custody Litigation,” Delivered for Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, CLE Program for Law Guardians, Albany, New York.
  • 1992 “Valuation of Licenses and Enhanced Earning Capacity,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Melville, New York.
  • 1992 “Child Support: Past, Present and Future,” Presented for the Westchester County Bar Association, Tarrytown, New York.
  • 1992 Panelist, Evidence for Matrimonial Lawyers, presented at the New YorkState Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1993 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1993 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Presented for Albany County Bar Association, Albany, New York.
  • 1993 “Pensions and QDRO’s,” Delivered for New York Law Journal Seminar, “Negotiating Matrimonial Settlements”, New York City.
  • 1993 “Recent Decisions and Developments,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, New York.
  • 1993 “Pensions and QDRO’S,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Tarrytown, New York.
  • 1993 “Child Support: Where Are We Now and Where The Hell Are We Going,” Presented at Brooklyn Bar Association CLE Program, Brooklyn, New York.
  • 1993 “Child Support: Where Are We Now and Where The Hell Are We Going – A Look at the New Review and Adjustment Procedures,” Presented to Erie County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee, Spring Retreat, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.
  • 1993 “Matrimonial Law Update,” OCA Annual Training School for New York State Judges and Justices, Albany and Rochester, New York.
  • 1993 Panelist, “Evidence and the Matrimonial Lawyer,” presented at Annual Summer Meeting of the NYSBA Family Law Section, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1993 “New Court Rules For Matrimonial Practice” Delivered To MultipleLocal Bar Associations on Behalf of AAML, New York Chapter.
  • 1994 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1994 “Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses,” Delivered to Dutchess County Bar Association, Poughkeepsie.
  • 1994 “Statutory Definitions and Their Judicial Interpretation Under the CSSA,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Long Island, New York.
  • 1994 Panelist, “Valuation and Finance In Equitable Distribution Cases,” presented at Annual Summer Meeting of the NYSBA Family Law Section, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1994 “Drafting Child Support Opt-Out Provisions for Separation Agreements,” Delivered at Annual Spring Retreat of AAML, New York Chapter,Washington, D.C.
  • 1994 “Practicing Under The Special Matrimonial Rules,” Delivered for NYSBA Practical Skills Basic Matrimonial Practice Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1994 “How to Examine and Cross-Examine the Accountant/Appraiser/Expert on the Value of a Closely-Held Business, Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Long Island, New York.
  • 1994 “Building Effective Client Relations Programs in the 90’s,” Delivered at MatLaw Systems Corp. Practice Management Seminar, Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, New York City.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1995 “Recent Decisions and Developing Trends in Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Long Island, New York.
  • 1995 “Drafting Child Support Opt-Out Clauses in The Wake of Cassano,” Delivered at Annual Retreat of AAML, New York Chapter.
  • 1995 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City.
  • 1995 “Separate Property Appreciation: The Impact of Hartog,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Summer Meeting, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1995 “Determining Child Support After Cassano,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, New York City.
  • 1995 “Separate Property Appreciation: Impact of Hartog,” “General Valuation Concepts in Equitable Distribution Matters,” “Applying the Child Support Formula Under Cassano,” “Examining and Cross-Examining Valuation Experts,” Delivered at DIVORCE FINANCE INSTITUTE, sponsored by MatLaw Systems Corp., New York City.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for NYSBA Update ’95 Program, Live in Syracuse and video replayed in multiple locations statewide.
  • 1995 “Preparation for Trial in a Matrimonial Case,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Long Island and New York City.
  • 1995 “Negotiating and Drafting Separation Agreements,” Pace Law School, White Plains, N.Y.
  • 1995 “What Is Marital and Separate Property,” Delivered for NYSBA Practical Skills Basic Matrimonial Practice Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1995 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Association of the Bar of the City of New York, NYC.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial & Family Law Update,” New York County Lawyers Association, New York City.
  • 1995 “Evidence for Matrimonial Lawyers,” Suffolk County Bar Association, Happaugue, N.Y.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial Practice in the 90’s,” Saratoga County Bar Association, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • 1995 “Recent Court of Appeals Decisions: Impact on Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to Westchester County Bar Association, Tarrytown, N.Y.
  • 1996 Appearance of NBC’s TODAY SHOW for interview and debate with Governor of Iowa with respect to impact of no-fault divorce laws on marital and family breakdown.
  • 1996 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1996 “Separate Property Appreciation: Impact of Hartog,” “General Valuation Concepts in Equitable Distribution Matters,” “Applying the Child Support Formula Under Cassano,” “Examining and Cross-Examining Valuation Experts,” Delivered at DIVORCE FINANCE INSTITUTE, sponsored by MatLaw Systems Corp., Albany and Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Valuation and Distribution of Pensions”, Negotiating Marital Agreements, New York Law Journal Seminars, New York City.
  • 1996 “Valuing and Distributing Practices and Licenses After McSparron,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Westchester and New York City.
  • 1996 “Child Support Update Since Cassano,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Summer Meeting, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1996 “Recent Developments in Matrimonial Law,” Delivered for Westchester County Bar Association, White Plains, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Ethics in Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Matrimonial Actions: Jurisdiction, Procedure, and Grounds,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Update `96 Program, Presented Live in Syracuse, N.Y. Video replays at multiple statewide locations.
  • 1996 -Valuation of Professional Licenses,” Delivered for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Separate Property: Transmutation and Appreciation,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Syracuse, Melville, and New York City.
  • 1996 -Fundamentals of Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for Women’s Bar Association of New York State Pro Bono Lawyer Training Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1997 -Equitable Distribution & Child Support Update,” Delivered for NYSBA Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City
  • 1997 -Separate Property: Transmutations, Appreciation, and Fellow Travelers,” Delivered to the Suffolk County Bar Association.
  • 1997 -The Dynamics of Matrimonial Negotiation,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Rochester, Tarrytown, Uniondale, and New York City.
  • 1997 -Direct and Cross-Examination of Mental Health Expert Witnesses,” Delivered to New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, Summer Meeting, Manchester, Vt.
  • 1997 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Update `97 Program, Presented Live in Syracuse, N.Y. Multiple video replays.
  • 1997 -Recent Developments in Child Support Law and Practice,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NY Chapter, Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1997 -Ethics and Practice Management for Matrimonial Lawyers,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1997 -Preparing for and Conducting Depositions,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Syracuse, Uniondale, and New York City.
  • 1998 -Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1998 -Valuation of Intellectual Property,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Annual National Meeting, Puerto Rico.
  • 1998 -Evidence for Matrimonial Lawyers,” Delivered for Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law.
  • 1998 -Dealing With Bankruptcy Issues In Matrimonial Agreements and Litigation,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section and Bankruptcy Committee CLE Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1998 -Challenging Psychological Testimony In Custody Litigation,” Delivered for the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Law Guardian Training Program, Albany.
  • 1998 -UIFSA, COLA’s and Enforcement of Child Support,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany.
  • 1998 -Dealing With Mental Health Testimony In Child Custody Cases: Weaknesses, Limitations and Opportunities For Cross-Examination,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Melville, and New York City and Tarrytown.
  • 1998 -The Child Support Revolution: Where It Has Brought Us and Where It Is Going,” Delivered to the New York State Association of Hearing Examiners,” Office of Court Administration, Tarrytown
  • 1998 -Custody and Visitation Update,” Delivered to Office of Court Administration Judicial Training Program,” Tarrytown.
  • 1998 -Legislative Roundup: New Developments In Family Law,” Delivered to Westchester County Bar Association, White Plains.
  • 1998 -Practice Management, Client-Relations and Ethics,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany.
  • 1998 -Matrimonial Update,” Delivered for AAML, Upstate Meeting, Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • 1998 -Equitable Distribution,” -Ethics,” -Child Support,” -Practice and Procedure,” and -Agreements and Stipulations,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing and Tippins & Cornaire, LLP., Ultimate Update `98, NYC, Albany, Rochester, and Uniondale
  • 1998 -Overview of Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for Practicing Law Institute, NYC
  • 1998 -McSparron and the Problem of Double-Dipping,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany.
  • 1999 -Spousal Maintenance Agreements: `Til Death Do Us Part – – Maybe!”, Delivered for New York State Bar Association, General Practice Section, New York City.
  • 1999 -Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for PLI, New York City.
  • 1999 -Marital and Separate Property,” Delivered for Suffolk County Bar Association, Hauppauge, N.Y.
  • 1999 -Valuation of Closely-Held Businesses and Professional Practices,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, NYC, Rochester, Uniondale, Albany
  • 1999 -Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for Albany Law School, CLE Program, Albany.
  • 1999 -Basic Evidence Concepts,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -The Hearsay Rule and Its Exceptions,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -Expert Witnesses: Evidentiary Doctrine,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -Credibility and Impeachment,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -Trying a Fault Case,” Delivered for Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Albany County Bar Association, and Saratoga Bar Association, Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Capital District Black Bar Association, Pro Bono Training Program. 1999 -Evidentiary Issues in Expert Testimony,” Delivered for the Unified Court System, Judicial Training Program for Matrimonial Judges, Buffalo and Albany.
  • 1999 -Equitable Distribution,” -Professional Ethics,” -Child Support,” -Agreements and Stipulations,” and -Procedure and Evidence,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing and Tippins & Cornaire, LLP., Ultimate Update `99, NYC, Albany, Rochester, and Uniondale
  • 1999 -Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Update `99 Program, Live Presentations in NYC and Syracuse, video repays in multiple locations.
  • 2000
  • 2000 -Selected Evidentiary Issues,” Delivered for the Suffolk County Bar Association.”
  • 2000 Creator of Courtroom Evidence 2000, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing at Albany, Rochester,
  • Lectures: Initial Concepts
  • The Rule Against Hearsay and Its Exceptions
  • Privileges
  • Foundations
  • Cross-Examination, Credibility and Impeachment
  • Expert Witnesses.
  • 2000 -Evidentiary and Strategic Aspects of Cross-Examination,” Lecture and courtroom demonstration, Delivered for NYSBA Family Law Section Annual Summer Meeting.
  • 2000 -Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for NYSBA, Live in Syracuse and NYC
  • video replays in numerous statewide locations.
  • 2000 -Divorce Grounds and Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for Albany Law School Domestic Violence Project.
  • 2000 -Equitable Distribution,” -Professional Ethics,” -Child Support,” and -Procedure and Evidence,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing and Tippins & Cornaire, LLP., Ultimate Update 2000, NYC, Albany, Rochester, and Uniondale
  • 2001
  • 2001 -Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Practice,” Delivered for Suffolk County Bar Association, Academy of Law
  • 2001 -Equitable Distribution of Enhanced Earning Capacity,” Delivered for Queens County Bar Association
  • 2001 -Equitable Distribution, The Comprehensive Course,” Presented by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing
  • 2001 -Dealing with Mental Health Issues in Child Custody Litigation,” Delivered for the New York State Psycho

CLE Presentations

  • 1982 – 1989
  • 1982 “New York’s Equitable Distribution Law and the Domestic Relations Revolution,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1983 “Property Distribution Systems in Marital Dissolution,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1984 “Matrimonial Law and Equitable Distribution in New York State,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1986 “Equitable Distribution: The New York Experience,” Delivered at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • 1986 “O’Brien v. O’Brien: Charting the Future Course of Equitable Distribution,” Delivered to the Albany County Bar Association
  • 1986 “Measure of Compensation Upon Attorney Withdrawal or Discharge, Retaining and Charging Liens, Lawyer’s Rights and Responses to the Unpaid Bill, and Attorney-Client Relations,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association CLE Program, New York Matrimonial Practice: New Laws, New Court Procedures, and the Lawyer’s Self-Preservation
  • Albany, New York
  • 1986 “How to Prepare, Examine, and Cross-Examine an Expert Witness – – A Real Estate Appraiser, A Pension Actuary, and a Psychiatrist,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Trial of an Equitable Distribution Action, Albany, New York
  • 1986 “Modification and Enforcement of Agreements and Judgments,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1986 “The Impact of Equitable Distribution on Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to the Rensselaer County Legal Secretaries Association
  • 1987 “The Impact of Equitable Distribution on Women,” Delivered to the Chamber of Commerce Capital Leadership Conference, Albany, New York
  • 1987 “Price v. Price: The Liberal Trend Continues,” Delivered to the Albany County Bar Association
  • 1987 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered to the General Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association, Lake George, New York
  • 1987 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered to the Fulton County Bar Association, Johnstown, New York
  • 1987 “Matrimonial and Family Law,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Update ’87 New York City and Syracuse, New York (Additional video replays in nine cities)
  • 1987 “Divorce Grounds and Defenses,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1987 “Equitable Distribution Decisions,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law, Rochester and Albany, New York
  • 1987 “The Student-Spouse, Working-Spouse Syndrome: Statutory Alternatives to O’Brien,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Annual Retreat and Seminar, Monticello, New York
  • 1987 “Parental Obligations to Pay College Expenses as an Element of Child Support,” Delivered to The Expendables, Colgate College University Camp, Saranac Lake, New York
  • 1987 “Valuation and Appraisal of Real Estate Under Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Matrimonial and Family Law Update: Valuation, Taxes, Pensions, and Post-Litigative Problems, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “The Art of Matrimonial Negotiation,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • 1988 “Common Pitfalls of Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “The Impact of Equitable Distribution on Financial Planning,” Delivered to the Society of Certified Financial Planners, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to the Law Guardian Panel Symposium on Sexual Abuse of Children, Sponsored by the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Substantive Custody Law,” Delivered to the Law Women’s Caucus and the Nontraditional Students Association, Albany Law School
  • 1988 “Substantive Law of Pensions and QDRO’s,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Pensions, QDRO’s, and Motion Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Separate Property, Appreciation and Valuation Issues,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Meeting, Lake George, New York
  • 1988 “Impact of Sex Abuse Allegations in Child Custody Litigation,” Delivered for the Annual Meeting of the New York Rape Crisis Center, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Negotiating and Drafting Marital Agreements,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Matrimonial Law and Practice,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Update ’88, Syracuse, New York (additional video replays in ten cities)
  • 1988 “Our Evolving Matrimonial Law and Recent Legislative Proposals,” Delivered to the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Divorce, Equitable Distribution, and Valuation Issues,” Delivered to the International Association of Financial Planning, Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered to New York State Trial Lawyers Association CLE Program, Decisions ’88, Binghamton, Newburgh, and Albany, New York
  • 1988 “Pensions and QDRO’s,” Delivered to Westchester County Bar Association CLE Program, Tarrytown, New York
  • 1988 “Intercepted Telephone Communications as Evidence in Matrimonial Actions,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Syracuse, New York
  • 1988 “Cross-Examination of a Pension Analyst,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Anatomy of a Matrimonial Trial, New York City and Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Maintenance and Property Division Awards,” Delivered to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York CLE Program, Current Developments in Matrimonial Law, New York City
  • 1989 “The Psychology of Negotiating Marital Settlements,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • 1989 “Pension Awards in Equitable Distribution Actions,” Delivered for the New York State Comptroller’s Continuing Legal Education Program, Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Pretrial Disclosure and Valuation Issues: The Attorney’s Perspective,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, Albany Law School of Union University
  • 1989 “Cross-Examination of a Business Valuation Expert,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Thorny Valuation Problems in Equitable Distribution Litigation, New York City, Uniondale, and Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Limiting the Scope of Disclosure with Subsisting Post-Nuptial Agreement,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter Annual Retreat and Seminar, Bermuda
  • 1989 “The Child Support Standards Act: The Support Formula and the Basis for Ignoring It,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, Lake George, New York
  • 1989 “Maintenance, Child Support and Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Also served as Program Chair, Albany, New York
  • 1989 “Substantive Aspect of the Child Support Standards Act,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Rochester, New York
  • 1989 “The Impact of the CSSA on Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for the Rensselaer County Bar Association CLE Program, Troy, New York
  • 1989 “The CSSA: The Support Formula and the Basis for Ignoring It,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Child Support Guidelines: They’re Here, New York City, Tarrytown, Buffalo, Syracuse, Melville, and Albany, New York
  • 1989 “An Overview of the Child Support Standards Act,” Delivered for the Albany County Bar Association CLE Program.
  • 1989 “Matrimonial Law Developments,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Update ’89, Syracuse, New York (additional video replays in ten cities)
  • 1989 “An Explanation of the Child Support Standards Act,” Delivered for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, CLE Program, Decisions ’89, Albany, Rochester, and Buffalo, New York
  • 1989 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for the Rensselaer County Bar Association, CLE Program, Troy, New York
  • 1989 “The CSSA: A Gift to the Judiciary, or a Curse?,” Delivered to the Judges and Justices of the Eighth Judicial District, on Behalf of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Buffalo, New York
  • 1989 Panelist in CLE Program sponsored by the New York State Commission on Child Support and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York City
  • 1989 “Child Support Guidelines: Add-Ons and Variations,” Delivered to Mid-Year Meeting of the New York State Bar Association, White Plains, New York
  • 1989 “Child Support Guidelines: Add-On Obligations and Variance from the Formula,” Delivered for the Brooklyn Bar Association, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1990 – 1999
  • 1990 “The Child Support Standards Act: An Overview,” Delivered to the Judges and Justices of the Ninth Judicial District, White Plains, New York
  • 1990 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, New York City
  • 1990 “The Child Support Standards Act: An Overview,” Delivered to the Judges and Justices of the Seventh Judicial District, Rochester, New York
  • 1990 “The Ten Commandments of Matrimonial Negotiation,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • 1990 Program Chair, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Law School Symposium, Albany Law School of Union University
  • 1990 “Establishing the Case for Variation from the Support Formula,” Delivered for the New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Successfully Handling and Settling a Divorce Case, New York City and Albany, New York
  • 1990 Panelist/Critic, Hofstra Law School, Matrimonial Negotiating Program, Uniondale, New York
  • 1990 Panelist, “AIDS in Divorce Litigation,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter Annual Retreat and Seminar, Orlando, Florida
  • 1990 “Equitable Distribution: Ten Years Later,” Delivered at the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting Manchester, Vermont
  • 1990 “An Analysis of the CSSA, Recent Amendments and Judicial Decisions,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, CLE Program, The Child Support Standards Act: One Year Later, New York City
  • 1990 “The Child Support Standards Act: A Year at Sea and Still Adrift,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Buffalo, New York
  • 1990 “Matrimonial Law Decisions,” Delivered for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, CLE Program, Decisions ’90, Cortland and Albany, New York
  • 1990 “Equitable Distribution, Maintenance and Child Support,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Practical Skills – Matrimonial Practice, Also served as Program Chair, Albany, New York
  • 1990 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Update ’90, Syracuse, New York (additional video replays in ten cities)
  • 1990 “Particular Substantive Motions During a Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Successful Motion Practice in Matrimonial Cases, New York City and Albany, New York
  • 1990 “Matrimonial Law Update for the General Practitioner,” Delivered for the Federation of Fourth District Bar Associations, CLE Program, Montreal, Canada
  • 1990 “Child Support Standards Act: Recent Decisions and Statutory Amendments,” Delivered for Dutchess County Bar Association, CLE Program, Poughkeepsie, New York
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at Annual Meeting of New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, New York City
  • 1991 “Handling Expert Witnesses,” Delivered for Law Education Institute, CLE Program, Costa Mesa, California
  • 1991 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for the Albany Law School, CLE Program, Albany, New York
  • 1991 “Pitfalls of Practice Under the CSSA,” Delivered for the Orange County Bar Association CLE Program, Goshen, New York
  • 1991 “Qualifying, Examining, and Cross-Examining the Expert Witness: The Business Valuator,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Trial of an Equitable Distribution Action, Albany, New York City and Uniondale, New York.
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1991 “Evidentiary Issues in Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Practical Skills: Matrimonial Law, Albany, New York.
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at Annual Upstate Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Rochester, New York.
  • 1991 “Interstate Child Support Issues,” Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, National Organization, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1991 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for Albany County Bar Association, Albany, New York.
  • 1991 “Matrimonial Practice Update,” Delivered for Fulton Montgomery County Bar Associations, Amsterdam, New York.
  • 1991 “Direct and Cross-Examination of Mental Health Professionals in Contested Custody Cases,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, CLE Program, Trial of a Custody Dispute, Albany, New York City and Uniondale, New York.
  • 1992 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at Annual Meeting of New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, New York City.
  • 1992 “Cross-Examination of Business Valuators,” Delivered at Law Education Institute Focus on Family Law Program, Orlando, Florida.
  • 1992 “Pensions and QDRO’s in Matrimonial Matters,” Delivered at the New York Law Journal Seminar on Matrimonia Negotiation, New New York City
  • 1992 “Marital and Separate Property: An Update”, Delivered at the New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Matrimonial Update, New York City, Melville, New York
  • 1992 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at the Annual Retreat and Seminar of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Castle Harbor, Bermuda
  • 1992 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association CLE Program, Update ’92, Presented live Syracuse, New York and video replays in 10 cities across New York State.
  • 1992 “Child Support Update,” Delivered for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Buffalo, New York.
  • 1992 “Direct and Cross-Examination of Mental Health Professional in Custody Litigation,” Delivered for Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, CLE Program for Law Guardians, Albany, New York.
  • 1992 “Valuation of Licenses and Enhanced Earning Capacity,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Melville, New York.
  • 1992 “Child Support: Past, Present and Future,” Presented for the Westchester County Bar Association, Tarrytown, New York.
  • 1992 Panelist, Evidence for Matrimonial Lawyers, presented at the New YorkState Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1993 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1993 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Presented for Albany County Bar Association, Albany, New York.
  • 1993 “Pensions and QDRO’s,” Delivered for New York Law Journal Seminar, “Negotiating Matrimonial Settlements”, New York City.
  • 1993 “Recent Decisions and Developments,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, New York.
  • 1993 “Pensions and QDRO’S,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Tarrytown, New York.
  • 1993 “Child Support: Where Are We Now and Where The Hell Are We Going,” Presented at Brooklyn Bar Association CLE Program, Brooklyn, New York.
  • 1993 “Child Support: Where Are We Now and Where The Hell Are We Going – A Look at the New Review and Adjustment Procedures,” Presented to Erie County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee, Spring Retreat, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.
  • 1993 “Matrimonial Law Update,” OCA Annual Training School for New York State Judges and Justices, Albany and Rochester, New York.
  • 1993 Panelist, “Evidence and the Matrimonial Lawyer,” presented at Annual Summer Meeting of the NYSBA Family Law Section, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1993 “New Court Rules For Matrimonial Practice” Delivered To MultipleLocal Bar Associations on Behalf of AAML, New York Chapter.
  • 1994 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1994 “Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses,” Delivered to Dutchess County Bar Association, Poughkeepsie.
  • 1994 “Statutory Definitions and Their Judicial Interpretation Under the CSSA,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Long Island, New York.
  • 1994 Panelist, “Valuation and Finance In Equitable Distribution Cases,” presented at Annual Summer Meeting of the NYSBA Family Law Section, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1994 “Drafting Child Support Opt-Out Provisions for Separation Agreements,” Delivered at Annual Spring Retreat of AAML, New York Chapter,Washington, D.C.
  • 1994 “Practicing Under The Special Matrimonial Rules,” Delivered for NYSBA Practical Skills Basic Matrimonial Practice Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1994 “How to Examine and Cross-Examine the Accountant/Appraiser/Expert on the Value of a Closely-Held Business, Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Long Island, New York.
  • 1994 “Building Effective Client Relations Programs in the 90’s,” Delivered at MatLaw Systems Corp. Practice Management Seminar, Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, New York City.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1995 “Recent Decisions and Developing Trends in Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City and Long Island, New York.
  • 1995 “Drafting Child Support Opt-Out Clauses in The Wake of Cassano,” Delivered at Annual Retreat of AAML, New York Chapter.
  • 1995 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, New York City.
  • 1995 “Separate Property Appreciation: The Impact of Hartog,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Summer Meeting, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1995 “Determining Child Support After Cassano,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, New York City.
  • 1995 “Separate Property Appreciation: Impact of Hartog,” “General Valuation Concepts in Equitable Distribution Matters,” “Applying the Child Support Formula Under Cassano,” “Examining and Cross-Examining Valuation Experts,” Delivered at DIVORCE FINANCE INSTITUTE, sponsored by MatLaw Systems Corp., New York City.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for NYSBA Update ’95 Program, Live in Syracuse and video replayed in multiple locations statewide.
  • 1995 “Preparation for Trial in a Matrimonial Case,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Long Island and New York City.
  • 1995 “Negotiating and Drafting Separation Agreements,” Pace Law School, White Plains, N.Y.
  • 1995 “What Is Marital and Separate Property,” Delivered for NYSBA Practical Skills Basic Matrimonial Practice Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1995 “Equitable Distribution Update,” Association of the Bar of the City of New York, NYC.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial & Family Law Update,” New York County Lawyers Association, New York City.
  • 1995 “Evidence for Matrimonial Lawyers,” Suffolk County Bar Association, Happaugue, N.Y.
  • 1995 “Matrimonial Practice in the 90’s,” Saratoga County Bar Association, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • 1995 “Recent Court of Appeals Decisions: Impact on Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered to Westchester County Bar Association, Tarrytown, N.Y.
  • 1996 Appearance of NBC’s TODAY SHOW for interview and debate with Governor of Iowa with respect to impact of no-fault divorce laws on marital and family breakdown.
  • 1996 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered at New York State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1996 “Separate Property Appreciation: Impact of Hartog,” “General Valuation Concepts in Equitable Distribution Matters,” “Applying the Child Support Formula Under Cassano,” “Examining and Cross-Examining Valuation Experts,” Delivered at DIVORCE FINANCE INSTITUTE, sponsored by MatLaw Systems Corp., Albany and Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Valuation and Distribution of Pensions”, Negotiating Marital Agreements, New York Law Journal Seminars, New York City.
  • 1996 “Valuing and Distributing Practices and Licenses After McSparron,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Westchester and New York City.
  • 1996 “Child Support Update Since Cassano,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Summer Meeting, Manchester, Vermont.
  • 1996 “Recent Developments in Matrimonial Law,” Delivered for Westchester County Bar Association, White Plains, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Ethics in Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Matrimonial Actions: Jurisdiction, Procedure, and Grounds,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Update `96 Program, Presented Live in Syracuse, N.Y. Video replays at multiple statewide locations.
  • 1996 -Valuation of Professional Licenses,” Delivered for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 1996 “Separate Property: Transmutation and Appreciation,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Syracuse, Melville, and New York City.
  • 1996 -Fundamentals of Matrimonial Practice,” Delivered for Women’s Bar Association of New York State Pro Bono Lawyer Training Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1997 -Equitable Distribution & Child Support Update,” Delivered for NYSBA Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City
  • 1997 -Separate Property: Transmutations, Appreciation, and Fellow Travelers,” Delivered to the Suffolk County Bar Association.
  • 1997 -The Dynamics of Matrimonial Negotiation,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Rochester, Tarrytown, Uniondale, and New York City.
  • 1997 -Direct and Cross-Examination of Mental Health Expert Witnesses,” Delivered to New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, Summer Meeting, Manchester, Vt.
  • 1997 “Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Update `97 Program, Presented Live in Syracuse, N.Y. Multiple video replays.
  • 1997 -Recent Developments in Child Support Law and Practice,” Delivered to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NY Chapter, Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1997 -Ethics and Practice Management for Matrimonial Lawyers,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1997 -Preparing for and Conducting Depositions,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Syracuse, Uniondale, and New York City.
  • 1998 -Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Annual Meeting, New York City.
  • 1998 -Valuation of Intellectual Property,” Delivered for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Annual National Meeting, Puerto Rico.
  • 1998 -Evidence for Matrimonial Lawyers,” Delivered for Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law.
  • 1998 -Dealing With Bankruptcy Issues In Matrimonial Agreements and Litigation,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section and Bankruptcy Committee CLE Program, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1998 -Challenging Psychological Testimony In Custody Litigation,” Delivered for the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Law Guardian Training Program, Albany.
  • 1998 -UIFSA, COLA’s and Enforcement of Child Support,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany.
  • 1998 -Dealing With Mental Health Testimony In Child Custody Cases: Weaknesses, Limitations and Opportunities For Cross-Examination,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany, Melville, and New York City and Tarrytown.
  • 1998 -The Child Support Revolution: Where It Has Brought Us and Where It Is Going,” Delivered to the New York State Association of Hearing Examiners,” Office of Court Administration, Tarrytown
  • 1998 -Custody and Visitation Update,” Delivered to Office of Court Administration Judicial Training Program,” Tarrytown.
  • 1998 -Legislative Roundup: New Developments In Family Law,” Delivered to Westchester County Bar Association, White Plains.
  • 1998 -Practice Management, Client-Relations and Ethics,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Practical Skills Program, Albany.
  • 1998 -Matrimonial Update,” Delivered for AAML, Upstate Meeting, Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • 1998 -Equitable Distribution,” -Ethics,” -Child Support,” -Practice and Procedure,” and -Agreements and Stipulations,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing and Tippins & Cornaire, LLP., Ultimate Update `98, NYC, Albany, Rochester, and Uniondale
  • 1998 -Overview of Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for Practicing Law Institute, NYC
  • 1998 -McSparron and the Problem of Double-Dipping,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Program, Albany.
  • 1999 -Spousal Maintenance Agreements: `Til Death Do Us Part – – Maybe!”, Delivered for New York State Bar Association, General Practice Section, New York City.
  • 1999 -Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for PLI, New York City.
  • 1999 -Marital and Separate Property,” Delivered for Suffolk County Bar Association, Hauppauge, N.Y.
  • 1999 -Valuation of Closely-Held Businesses and Professional Practices,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, NYC, Rochester, Uniondale, Albany
  • 1999 -Equitable Distribution Update,” Delivered for Albany Law School, CLE Program, Albany.
  • 1999 -Basic Evidence Concepts,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -The Hearsay Rule and Its Exceptions,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -Expert Witnesses: Evidentiary Doctrine,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -Credibility and Impeachment,” Presented at Courtroom Evidence, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing, Albany, Rochester, Uniondale, and NYC.
  • 1999 -Trying a Fault Case,” Delivered for Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Albany County Bar Association, and Saratoga Bar Association, Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Capital District Black Bar Association, Pro Bono Training Program. 1999 -Evidentiary Issues in Expert Testimony,” Delivered for the Unified Court System, Judicial Training Program for Matrimonial Judges, Buffalo and Albany.
  • 1999 -Equitable Distribution,” -Professional Ethics,” -Child Support,” -Agreements and Stipulations,” and -Procedure and Evidence,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing and Tippins & Cornaire, LLP., Ultimate Update `99, NYC, Albany, Rochester, and Uniondale
  • 1999 -Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for New York State Bar Association, Update `99 Program, Live Presentations in NYC and Syracuse, video repays in multiple locations.
  • 2000
  • 2000 -Selected Evidentiary Issues,” Delivered for the Suffolk County Bar Association.”
  • 2000 Creator of Courtroom Evidence 2000, a CLE Program sponsored by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing at Albany, Rochester,
  • Lectures: Initial Concepts
  • The Rule Against Hearsay and Its Exceptions
  • Privileges
  • Foundations
  • Cross-Examination, Credibility and Impeachment
  • Expert Witnesses.
  • 2000 -Evidentiary and Strategic Aspects of Cross-Examination,” Lecture and courtroom demonstration, Delivered for NYSBA Family Law Section Annual Summer Meeting.
  • 2000 -Matrimonial Law Update,” Delivered for NYSBA, Live in Syracuse and NYC
  • video replays in numerous statewide locations.
  • 2000 -Divorce Grounds and Equitable Distribution,” Delivered for Albany Law School Domestic Violence Project.
  • 2000 -Equitable Distribution,” -Professional Ethics,” -Child Support,” and -Procedure and Evidence,” Delivered for MatLaw Seminars-Publishing and Tippins & Cornaire, LLP., Ultimate Update 2000, NYC, Albany, Rochester, and Uniondale
  • 2001
  • 2001 -Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Practice,” Delivered for Suffolk County Bar Association, Academy of Law
  • 2001 -Equitable Distribution of Enhanced Earning Capacity,” Delivered for Queens County Bar Association
  • 2001 -Equitable Distribution, The Comprehensive Course,” Presented by MatLaw Seminars-Publishing
  • 2001 -Dealing with Mental Health Issues in Child Custody Litigation,” Delivered for the New York State Psycho

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