New York City Property Tax CLE


Presented by New York City Tax Commission, Center for New York City Law, and Center for Real Estate Studies


Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


New York Law School 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets)


3.0 Transitional and Nontransitional CLE Credits: 2.5 in Professional Practice and .5 in Ethics and Professionalism


$250 registration fee, $150 NYC Agency Attorneys


1:30 – 2:00 

Event Check-in

2:00 – 2:50 Session 1: 

Commission Year in Review  and Changes for 2017

  • Ellen E. Hoffman –  President, Tax Commission

2:50 – 3:20

Session 2

NYC Property Tax Ethics

  • Ellen E. Hoffman – President, Tax Commission
  • Leonard Picker – Special Counsel and Director of Compliance and Investigations, Tax Commission


3:30 – 5:00

Session 3

Article 7 Petitions – “What you don’t know CAN hurt you!”

An overview and current issues will be presented by Rita Dumain, Chief of Tax and Bankruptcy Litigation, NYC Law Department

Followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Glenn Borin – Marcus & Pollack LLP
  • Joseph Giminaro – Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Reed Schneider – Podell, Schwartz, Schechter & Banfield, LLP
  • Jonathan Sherman – Sherman and Gordon (Moderator)

Seats will only be held for those who have made full payments. Online payments of the fee may be made via PayPal. Visa and MasterCard payments can also be made over the phone at 212.431.2855. Checks should be made payable to “New York Law School” and mailed to:Lillian Valle-Santiago Center for New York City Law New York Law School185 West Broadway New York, NY 10013-2921. If your schedule changes and you are unable to attend, please note the deadline to request a refund is
January 20, 2017.

New York Law School students and faculty: A number of comped spots are available for current, active NYLS students and faculty members. If you would like to attend this program, please e-mail Lillian Valle-Santiago at to make arrangements.CLE financial aid assistance is available. Application for financial aid assistance must be received no later than three weeks prior to a course offering. To view the New York Law School financial aid policies for CLE events, please visit more information? Require special accommodations? Contact coordinator Lillian Valle-Santiago at 212.431.2855 or York Law School has been certified by the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. This program is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.