Elliott F. Marinstein
Elliot Marinstein

Elliott F. Marinstein

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Practice Areas:

  • Collections (Commercial and Retail) Repossessions
  • Creditors Rights
  • Bankruptcy (Creditors)
  • Mechanic's Liens
  • Corporate Formation
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Leasing

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1953
  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
    • B.A. - 1950
    • Honors: Student Council President; Who's Who In American Universities
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York, 1955
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1956
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970

Representative Cases

  • First American Bank v. Alan A. Sloane, Et., Al., 235 A.D. 2d 656, 1997, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt, 1997029165
  • King Service, Inc. v. O'Brien, 206 A.D. 2d 728, 1994, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt, 1994154252
  • Grimm Building v. Russ Freeman Excavating, Inc, 194 A.D. 2d 857, 1993, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt, 1993117508
  • Klingman v. Miller, 168 A.D. 2d 856, 1990, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt, 1990182288
  • Trojan Hardware Co. Inc. v. Bonaquisti Const. Corp., 141 A.D. 2d 278, 1988, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt, 1988145113

Honors

  • Who's Who in American Law 1st Edition
  • Who's Who in the East
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in America
  • Rensselaer County Bar Association Jones Award for Exemplary Service to Bar and Community

Classes & Seminars

  • Legal Aspects of Credit Granting, Empire Council Dist. #2 Credit Women-International, 1975
  • Home Solicitation Sales, Federal Fair Credit Rept Act. Unfair Collection Proceedings, Troy Jewish Community Center, 05/16/1975 to 05/16/1978
  • Lecturer on Law, Collection & Enforcement of Money Judgments, NYS Bar Association, 1982
  • Consumer Debt Collection & Enforcement of Money, NYS Bar Association, 1984
  • JCC Adult Education Class, 1975
  • Unity House-Negative & Positive Aspects Bankruptcy, 1977

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Troy Jewish Community Center, Vice President, 1974 to 1976
  • Congregation Beth El of Troy, New York, Vice President, 1998 to 1999

Past Positions

  • Law Offices of Elliot F. Marinstein, 1955 to 1986
  • Rensselaer County District Attorneys Office, Assistant District Attorney (Part time), 1965 to 1967
  • City of Troy, NY Counsel to Charter Rev Comm (Part Time), 1972 to 1973
  • City of Troy, NY Chairman Troy Housing Board of Appeal (Part Time), 1978 to 1985
  • Corporal U.S.Army, 551st AAA 90 m Batt., 1953 to 1955
  • Army Reserve, 1955 to 1961

Professional Associations

  • Rensselaer County Bar Association, President, 1979 to 1980
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1973 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1973 to Present
  • New York State District Attorney Association, 1987 to Present
  • Commercial Law League of America, 1960 to Present
  • Committee on Professional Standards-3rd Jud Dpt., 1988 to 1994
  • Committee on New York State Supreme Courts, 1987 to 1990

Current Employment Position

  • Partner