Legal Ethics

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Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism, The Advocate (Bronx County Bar Journal) (2009)
 

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NYCLA's Fee-Dispute Program: Part 137, New York County Lawyer (2009)
 

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Pretrial Advocacy: An Ethical Checklist—Part II, Queens County Bar Bulletin (2009)
 

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Pretrial Advocacy: An Ethical Checklist—Part I, Queens County Bar Bulletin (2009)
 

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Part 137: The Attorney-Client Fee-Dispute Program, Richmond County Bar Journal (2009)
 

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Professionalism in the Legal Profession, Richmond County Bar Association Journal (2006)
 

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Legal-Writing Ethics—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Legal-Writing Ethics—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

Judicial Ethics

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Ethical Judicial Opinion Writing, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (2008)
 

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Ethics and Best Practices for Housing Court Judges, New York State Judicial Institute (2007)
 

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Housing Court Ethics for Court Attorneys, New York State Judicial Institute (2007)
 

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Ethical Judicial Writing—Part III, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Ethical Judicial Writing—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Ethical Judicial Writing—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2006)
 

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A Pox on Vox Pop, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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The Devil's in the Details for Delusional Claims, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Judicial Jesting: Judicious?, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Poetic Justice: From Bad to Verse, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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Judicial Ethics, Law Clerks and Politics, New York Law Journal (1996)
 

Judicial Writing

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Twenty Opinion-Writing Myths, Lex & Verum (NAWCJ) (2012)
 

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Short Judicial Opinions: The Weight of Authority, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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Judges' Clerks Play Varied Roles in the Opinion Drafting Process, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

Trial Advocacy

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Getting to Trial in Supreme Court, Civil Term, Richmond County Bar Journal (2008)
 

Oral Argument

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Winning Oral Argument: Do's and Don'ts, Queens Bar Bulletin (2008)
 

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Effective Oral Argument: 15 Points in 15 Minutes, The Advocate (Bronx County Bar Journal) (2008)
 

Legal Writer Column

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Legal Writing in the Practice-Ready Law School, New York State Bar Association Journal (2013)
 

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E-Filing: Mastering the Tech-Rhetoric, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Or Forever Hold Your Peace: Reply Briefs, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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Writing Bad Briefs: How to Lose a Case in 100 Pages or More, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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Persuasive Writing for Lawyers—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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Persuasive Writing for Lawyers—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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Getting to the Point: Pointers About Point Headings, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers, New York State Bar Asociation Journal (2009)
 

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Proof It with Re-Vision—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Proof It with Re-Vision—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Nuts 'n' Bolts: Legal-Writing Mechanics—Part II, New York Bar State Association Journal (2009)
 

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Nuts 'n' Bolts: Legal-Writing Mechanics—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Document Design: Pretty in Print—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Document Design: Pretty in Print—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Persuading the Judge Through Writing: How to Win, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Writing Carefully, Misused Modifiers Must Be Avoided, New York State Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Plain English: Eschew Legalese, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Usage Controversies—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation—Part III, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Grammar—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Usage Controversies—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Fact vs. Fiction: Writing the Facts—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Fact vs. Fiction: Writing the Facts—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2008)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Grammar—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Tanbook, Bluebook, and ALWD Citations: A 2007 Update, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Don'ts—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Don'ts—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Do's—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Do's—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Sin and Virtue in Legal Writing: Vanity and Humility, New York State Bar Association Journal (2007)
 

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Comparisons and Logic, New York State Bar Association Journal (2006)
 

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Legal-Writing Myths—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2006)
 

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Legal-Writing Myths—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2006)
 

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Academic Legal Writing: How to Write and Publish, New York State Bar Association Journal (2006)
 

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Learning Disabilities and the Legal Writer, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing—Part V, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing—Part IV, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing—Part III, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Sentences and Paragraphs: A Revisionist Philosophy, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

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Write the Cites Right—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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Write the Cites Right—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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You Can Quote Me: Quoting in Legal Writing—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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You Can Quote Me: Quoting in Legal Writing—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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That's the Way It Is: "That" and "Which" in Legal Writing, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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Apostrophe's and Plurals', New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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Free at Last from Obscurity: Clarity—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2004)
 

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Free at Last from Obscurity: Clarity—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Technique: A Legal Method to the Madness—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Technique: A Legal Method to the Madness—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Uppercasing Needn't Be a Capital Crime, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Writing on a Clean Slate: Clichés and Puns, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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Ineffective Devices: Rhetoric That Fails, New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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The Bottom Line On Footnotes [Fn. 1] and Endnotes [Fn. 2], New York State Bar Association Journal (2003)
 

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If I Were a Lawyer: Tense in Legal Writing, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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Writers on Writing: Metadiscourse, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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Not Mere Rhetoric: Metaphors and Similes—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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The Pause That Refreshes: Commas—Part 2, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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The Pause That Refreshes: Commas—Part I, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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He Said—She Said: Gender-Neutral Writing, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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Not Mere Rhetoric: Metaphors and Similes—Part II, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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What's Another Word for ''Synonym''?, New York State Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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''Of'' With Their Heads: Concision, New York State Bar Association Journal (2001)
 

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Getting to Yes: Affirmative Writing, New York State Bar Association Journal (2001)
 

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On Terra Firma With English, New York State Bar Association Journal (2001)
 

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Dress for Success: Be Formal But Not Inflated, New York State Bar Association Journal (2001)
 

Legal Writing (General)

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E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers, NYSBA Perspective (2014)
 

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Persuasive Writing for Lawyers, Practising Law Institute (2009)
 

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Write to Win, Queens Bar Bulletin (2008)
 

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Persuading the Judge Through Writing: 15 Ways to Win, The Advocate (Bronx County Bar Journal) (2008)
 

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Do's, Dont's, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation—Part I, Para-News (Capital District Paralegal Ass'n) (2008)
 

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What Readers of Legal Writing Like: The Top 29 Selections, Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter (2001)
 

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What Readers of Legal Briefs Hate: The Top 30 Sins, Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter (2000)
 

Civil Practice

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXX—Subpoenas, New York State Bar Association Journal (2014)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXV—Notices to Admit, New York State Bar Association Journal (2013)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XV—Motions to Dismiss, New York State Bar Association Journal (2012)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XI—Interrogatories, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part X—Bill of Particulars, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part IX—The Answer, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part VIII—The Answer, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part VII—The Answer, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part VI—The Answer, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part IV—The Complaint, New York State Bar Association Journal (2011)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part III—The Complaint, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part II—The Complaint, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part I—An Overview, New York State Bar Association Journal (2010)
 

Residential Landlord-Tenant Law

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The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting—2013, LEGALEase Pamphlet, New York State Bar Association (2013)
 

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The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting—2012, LEGALEase Pamphlet, New York State Bar Association (2012)
 

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The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting—2011, LEGALEase Pamphlet, New York State Bar Association (2010)
 

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Guardians Ad Litem in Housing Court, Senior Lawyer (2010)
 

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The New York Loft Law, New York Real Property Law Journal (2010)
 

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Evidentiary Issues in the New York City Housing Court, New York Real Property Law Journal (2010)
 

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Evidentiary Issues in Housing Court, New York State Judicial Institute (2009)
 

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Section 8: New York's Legal Landscape, New York Real Property Law Journal (2009)
 

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Guardians Ad Litem in Housing Court, New York Real Property Law Journal (2009)
 

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Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term, New York Real Property Law Journal (2008)
 

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Section 8: New York's Legal Landscape—Part II, Landlord-Tenant Monthly (2008)
 

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Cooperatives and Condominiums in the New York City Housing Court, New York Real Property Law Journal (2008)
 

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Guardians Ad Litem in Housing Court, Landlord-Tenant Monthly (2008)
 

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Section 8: New York's Legal Landscape—Part I, Landlord-Tenant Monthly (2008)
 

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Single Room Occupancy Law in New York City, New York Real Property Law Journal (2008)
 

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Post-Eviction Motions to Restore—Part II, Landlord-Tenant Monthly (2007)
 

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Post-Eviction Motions to Restore—Part I, Landlord-Tenant Monthly (2007)
 

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HP Proceedings: A Primer, New York State Judicial Institute (2007)
 

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Roommates in New York Law, New York Real Property Law Journal (2006)
 

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Subletting in New York, New York Real Property Law Journal (2006)
 

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Nonprimary-Residence Holdover Proceedings, New York Real Property Law Journal (2006)
 

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Military Law in New York Landlord-Tenant Actions and Proceedings, New York Real Property Law Journal (2005)
 

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Nuisance Holdovers in New York, New York Real Property Law Journal (2005)
 

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The Illegal Multiple Dwelling in New York City, New York Real Property Law Journal (2004)
 

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Legal Research: Riding the Landlord-Tenant Super-Highway, Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter (2001)
 

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Nonpayment Proceedings: The So-Called Spiegel Defense—Part II, Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter (2001)
 

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Nonpayment Proceedings: The So-Called Spiegel Defense—Part I, Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter (2001)
 

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Appellate Practice, Winning Residential Appeals, Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter (2000)
 

Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law

Altenative Dispute Resolution

Small Claims Court

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Special Procedures Apply to Enforcing Judgments in Small Claims Court, New York State Bar Association Journal (1999)
 

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Small Claims Courts Offer Prompt Adjudication Based on Substantive Law, New York State Bar Association Journal (1998)
 

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Small Claims President's Outgoing Message, Small Claims Law Journal (1998)
 

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Small Claims President's Message, Small Claims Law Journal (1997)
 

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Freedom and Equal Justice in Small Claims Court, New York Law Journal (1997)
 

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Practitioner's Guide to Small Claims Part, New York Law Journal (1997)
 

Name-Change Law

Family Law

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The Integrated Domestic Violence Court, Richmond County Bar Journal (2009)
 

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Introductory Guide to the New York City Family Court, New York City Bar Association (2006)
 

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Juvenile Justice or Injustice? The Debate Over Reform, Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development (2000)
 

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Moving from Criminal to Family Court, New York Law Journal (1999)
 

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Paternity Proceedings in Family Court, New York Law Journal (1997)
 

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Enforcing Child Support Orders in Family Court, New York Law Journal (1997)
 

Legal Research

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The Third Series: A Review, New York State Bar Association Journal (2005)
 

No-Fault Law

Miscellaneous

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Guardians and Guardians Ad Litem in New York, Richmond County Bar Association Journal (2009)
 

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Book Review, Goldfeder's Modern Election Law, New York Law Journal (2008)
 

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A Canadian's View from the Staten Island Ferry, Richmond County Bar Association Journal (2002)
 

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Defending Physicians Charged With Misconduct, New York Law Journal (2001)