Bernis E. Nelson

Bernis E. Nelson

  • Municipal Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning...
  • New York
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Summary

Primary practice fields are municipal, land use, real estate law. estate planning, and probate.

Practice Areas
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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U.S. District Court (Southern District)
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Professional Experience
Cities of Peekskill, Newburgh, and New Rochelle; and Private Practice
- Current
Private Practice: July 2012 to Present. Corporation Counsel, City of Peekskill: April 2011 - June 2012. Corporation Counsel, City of Newburgh: February 2010 - April 2011. Of Counsel, Silverberg & Zalantis: July 2009 - January 2010. Corporation Counsel, City of New Rochelle: February 1997 - June 2009. Private Practice, Peekskill, New York: August 1987 - February 1997. Planner, Assistant Corporation Counsel, and First Deputy Corporation Counsel, City of Peekskill: December 1980 - August 1987.
Education
New York Law School
J.D.
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Barnard College, Columbia University
B.A.
Honors: Foreign Area Studies Concentrating in East Asian Politics and Language
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association
Municipal Law Section Executive Committee
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Nimham Land Trials of 1765 - 1767, Fort Montgomery, New York
Fort Montgomery State Historical Site
Nimham Land Trials of 1765 - 1767: History of Lenape Land Tenure in New York in the 1600s and 1700s.
Land Tenure: from the Lenape to the Lords of the Manor, Cortlandt Manor, New York
VanCortlandtville Historical Society
History of Lenape Land Tenure in New York in the 1600s and 1700s.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bernis Nelson, Attorney at Law
Contact & Map
Bernis Nelson, Attorney at Law
1010 Park Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
USA
Telephone: (914) 739 5250