Admitted: New York, 1977; U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1977; U.S. Tax Court, 1983; Florida, 1985; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1998.
Education: Canisius College, B.A., 1973; Harvard Law School, J.D., 1976.
Organizations & Associations:
Approved by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
Faculty Member Szczecin University School of Law and Administration in Szczecin, Poland, 2016. Taught course in American business law as part of a three course American Law Certificate Program.
Adjunct Professor at Wroclaw University Faculty of Law, Wroclaw, Poland, American Business Law certificate course, Spring, 2013
University of Catania Faculty of Jurisprudence in Catania, Sicily, 2009
Presented on recent developments in American environmental law at symposium.
Szczecin University School of Law and Administration in Szczecin, Poland, 2008
Taught course in American business law.
Instructor and Adjunct Professor at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 1983-1991, business law and business ethics courses, both undergraduate (Business Law for Accountants/ CPA Exam preparation) and graduate (MBA program Business Law and Business Ethics courses)
Instructor, The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA, Advanced Estate Planning for Life Insurance Agents, Buffalo, NY, 1994
Instructor, American Institute of Banking, business law, 1977 at Niagara Community College, Sanborn, NY and 1978 at Erie County Community College, Orchard Park, NY
District Director’s Advisory Council, U.S. Small Business Administration, Buffalo Office, 1991-1997
Papers & Presentations:
1981 – Present
SBA/SCORE Workshops on Business Start-ups; over 300 presentations
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Buffalo State College
“Strive and Thrive,” monthly workshops for business start-ups
NYS Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) at Medaille College, Business Law presentation each semester
‘Perspectives on the Development of Environmental Law: The American Experience with Judicial, Legislative and Administrative Functions’
Presented July, 2009, University of Catania Faculty of Jurisprudence Catania, Sicily