Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Title Insurance, Real Estate, Real Estate Closing, Lender Liability, Real Estate Title, Title Insurance Claims, Closings, Mortgage Fraud, Attorney Malpractice, mortgage foreclosures
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A PRIVATE LAW FIRM Woodbridge, NJ
Of Counsel with a private practice law firm includes
lender liability and commercial litigation, real estate closings, mortgage
foreclosures, title review work for lenders and title insurance law.
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Freehold, NJ
2006 – 2007
Served as Vice President and New Jersey State Underwriting Counsel. Responsibilities included underwriting advice and memoranda to agents, high liability title approvals, presenting continuing education seminars, maintenance of New Jersey attorney watch list, preparation of monthly â€œBack to Basicsâ€ educational memoranda for agents, handling title claims, preparation of letters of indemnification, active participation in New Jersey Land Title Association and New Jersey Land Title Insurance Rating Bureau.
United General Title Insurance Company, Fairfield, NJ
2002 – 2006
Served as New Jersey Regional Counsel. Responsibilities included developing new business and signing new agents, underwriting advice to agents, drafting letters of indemnification, claims, high liability title approvals, underwriting audits and presenting continuing education seminars.
Furst & Gelfond, P.A., Roseland, NJ
1986 – 2002
Partner in law practice specializing exclusively in real estate, title reviews, closings and mortgage foreclosures (began as Associate in William Furst, P.A.). Also served as President of Becker Farm Title Agency, Inc. in Roseland from 1998-2002 and was responsible for the operation of the agency.
Peckar & Abramson, P.A., Hackensack, NJ
Associate in one of the nationâ€™s leading construction law firms, Handled building and construction claims and related litigation.
A PRIVATE Lumber Company, Inc., Irvington, NJ
President of a family owned retail lumber company.
Simon and Allen, Newark, NJ
Associate. Specialized in corporate and commercial litigation and general law practice.
Deputy Attorney General for State of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
Represented both the Division of Building and Construction and Division of Purchase and Property. Responsibilities included litigation, administrative advice, hearings and opinion letters.
Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Joseph M. Thuring, J.S.C., Superior Court, Law Division, Civil, Jersey City, NJ
New York University School of Law
B.A. Degree, 1969
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Deanâ€™s List 4 years
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors
Admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey and New York .
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