Michael received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1982. He is admitted and qualified as an Attorney and Counselor of the Supreme Court of the United States; is further licensed as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the States of New York (Appellate Division, 2nd Department) and Florida. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a Chairman of the Blue Card, Inc., and a Vice President of the New York Foundation of Eldercare.
For many years, Michael has been a faculty member at the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA) in New York City. Michael has lectured extensively about Elder Law , Estate Planning and planning for Survivors of the Holocaust and their families.
Areas of Practice
Trust and Estate Planning and Administration
Representation of Survivors of the Holocaust and their heirs
Restitution/Pension/Property Claims for Victims of Nazi persecution and their heirs
Estate Planning for Survivors of the Holocaust and their heirs (Victims of Nazi Persecution Restitution Trusts® and Victims of Nazi Persecution Restitution Successor Trusts®)
Individual, Fiduciary and Estate Taxes
New York, 1982
U.S. Supreme Court
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York J.D. – 1982
Professional Associations and Memberships
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
Florida Bar Association, Member
Pro Bono Activities
Chairman of The Blue Card, Inc.
Vice President of the New York Foundation of Eldercare
The B’nai B’rith Leo Baeck Unit Friedman/Lissner Scholarship Fund