Press Release

For Immediate Release

Nora Joins Banking/Commercial Lending Group as a Partner

East Meadow, NY, June 5 — Karen E. Nora joined the Banking and Commercial Lending Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP as a Partner.

Prior to joining Certilman Balin, she was a Partner at Smyth Nora in Huntington. She concentrated in all aspects of real property law including contract drafting, residential and commercial finance, land use, foreclosure and condemnation, landlord/tenant litigation, leasing, and all matters of civil litigation.

Before she embarked on her career as an attorney, Ms. Nora was a processor and title closer for numerous title companies in Florida.

Active in her local community, Ms. Nora serves on the Board of Trustees of the Huntington Fire Department, is a member of the Huntington Lawyers Club and taught Sunday School at St. John’s Episcopal Church where she was a member of its vestry. She was also an Adjunct Instructor at Briarcliff College.

Ms. Nora earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University and her Bachelor of Science in Communications from Florida State University.

A member of the New York State, Suffolk County and Florida Bar Associations, she is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Florida, and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

An accomplished marathon runner, she has run in Vermont, Florida, Rhode Island, New York City and Chicago. She is also a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Doe.

About Certilman Balin

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm, has offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 15 practice areas include: real estate, real property tax certiorari and condemnation, cooperative and condominium, land use, environmental law, corporate/securities, litigation, commercial lending, labor relations/employment law, bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, nonprofit/tax exempt and religious organizations, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law. Visit