Michael G. Zapson

Michael G. Zapson - Long Island Real Estate Lawyer - Certilman Balin

Michael G. Zapson is a Partner in our Real Estate Group and Trusts and Estates Group. He advises real property owners, national companies, developers, purchasers, REITs, lenders and brokers. His varied practice also encompasses real estate and zoning, as well as commercial and estate litigation and estate planningHis practice bridges the gap between estate and tax planning for real estate professionals and others.  He frequently presents seminars on the topics of land use and development, and trusts and estates. 

Active in his community, Mr. Zapson is a board member of the Long Island Chapter of the League of Conservation Voters, the Long Beach Lawyer’s Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. 

Mr. Zapson was a member of the Nassau County Legislature where he chaired the Judiciary, Finance, and Public Works Committees.  He served as Chairman of the Long Beach Democratic Committee, and is a Past President, Past Vice President and Former Council Member of the City of Long Beach.  

Mr. Zapson earned Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University. He is admitted to practice in New York, Washington D.C, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York. 

 

Education
University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 1985
Cornell University, B.A., 1982 

Bar Admission
New York
Washington D.C. 

Court Admission
U.S. District Courts, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York 

Bar Associations
Nassau County Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Long Beach Lawyers Association 

Appointments
Judiciary Committee of the Nassau County Legislature, Former Chair
Finance Committee of the Nassau County Legislature, Former Chair
Public Works Committee of the Nassau County Legislature, Former Chair 

Elected Offices
Long Beach Democratic Committee, Chairman2008 until 2015
Long Beach City Council Member, Former President/Vice President10 years
Nassau County Legislature   

Teaching
National Business Institute Seminar, Faculty Member

Speaking Engagements
Provides continuing legal education to attorneys in the arms of Trusts & EstatesEstate Litigation, and Zoning. 

Community Involvement
Long Island Chapter of the League of Conservation Voters, Board Member
Long Island Builder’s Institute, Member 

Certifications
State and Local Government Law

 




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