Andrew M. Thaler selected to serve on Chapter 11 Lawyers' Advisory Committee for EDNY Bankruptcy Court
The Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District New York extended an invitation to Andrew Thaler to serve on the EDNY Chapter 11 Lawyers' Advisory Committee. The Committee, comprised of select bankruptcy attorneys and judges, works to improve chapter 11 practice in the Eastern District of New York.
Andrew M. Thaler to Present at New York State Bar Association Landlord & Tenant Update
On May 16, 2018 Andrew will make a presentation for the NYSBA Real Property Law Section and Committee on Continuing Legal Education on Rights of Landlords and Tenants in Bankruptcy Cases. The program will held at the Melville Marriott 1350 Walt Whitman Rd. Melville NY.
Andrew M. Thaler recognized for Pro Bono Legal Service
On Wednesday evening April 18, 2018 the Nassau County Bar Association, in collaboration with Nassau Suffolk Law Services and The Safe Center hosted an Access to Justice Recognition reception at the Nassau County Bar Association to show appreciation to firms and individuals who have performed exemplary pro bono service to the community. Andrew M. Thaler was recognized for his work with the pro bono bankruptcy clinic which he participates in and helped form over 28 years ago. The clinic screens indigent persons for bankruptcy eligibility and provides free legal services to qualified individuals that enables them to obtain an economic "fresh start'.
Andrew M. Thaler Bankruptcy Radio Interview now available on ITunes
My April 4 radio interview broadcast on Nassau Community College station 90.3 WHPC's "Law You Should Know" titled "Is Bankruptcy A Good Option" is now available on ITunes. Just type in "Law You Should" know and you will see a lineup of all recent interviews including that interview.
Andrew M. Thaler Radio Interview "Is Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy For You?" to be broadcast April 4, 2018.
Why You Have to Check the “Check” appears on page 3 of the Nassau Lawyer. The article is available : https://www.nassaubar.org/UserFiles/Nassau_Lawyer_%20December_%202016.pdf
Andrew M. Thaler is Published in the October 2016 Edition of the Nassau Lawyer-The Journal of the Nassau County Bar Association
An Attorneys Role in Mediation appears on page 12 of the Nassau Lawyer. The article is available at: https://www.nassaubar.org/UserFiles/Nassau_Lawyer_October_2016.pdf
Andrew M. Thaler Obtains Certification as FSLA Mediator
On September 28, 2016 Andrew M. Thaler successfully completed 7 hours of Fair Labor Standards Act Mediation Training conducted by the ADR Department of the United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York and the Federal Bar Association Eastern District of New Chapter. He is now qualified to accept federal court assignments as Mediator in wage and hour disputes. Mr. Thaler continues to serve as Mediator in commercial dispute matters.
Andrew M. Thaler Named 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyer
The Firm congratulates Andrew M. Thaler for his inclusion in the list of New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2016 in the category of Bankruptcy: Business. This is the 5th year that Andrew has been recognized for his excellence in bankruptcy matters.
Andrew M. Thaler to Moderate Alternative Dispute and Bankruptcy Committee Joint Meeting with Bankruptcy Judges
Andrew M. Thaler will co-moderate and participate in a panel discussion at the Nassau County Bar Association on May 19, 2016 featuring Bankruptcy Judges Alan S. Trust and Louis A. Scarcella of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York on (i) Pre-Mediation Statements, (ii) the Attorney Advocate’s Role in Mediator Selection, Preparation and Participation, (iii) the Role of the Mediator, (iv) Identifying Objectives and defining Winning, and (v) Overcoming Obstacles and more.
Andrew M. Thaler Celebrates 25 Years as a Chapter 7 Trustee
The Firm congratulates Andrew M. Thaler for serving 25 years as a Panel Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the Eastern District of New York. Over these past 25 years, Mr. Thaler has presided over approximately twenty five thousand bankruptcy cases, and Mr. Thaler dutifully presides over every single case as if it is his only one.
Andrew M. Thaler Named 2015 Super Lawyer
The Firm congratulates Andrew M. Thaler for his inclusion in the 2015 Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in the New York Metro area. Mr. Thaler was recognized for his excellence in bankruptcy & creditor/debtor rights. Mr. Thaler has been a Super Lawyer top attorney in the New York Metro area for 4 consecutive years.
Andrew M. Thaler Quoted in a Newsday Article Titled "Small Business: Protecting your interest if a client seeks bankruptcy."
On March 23, 2015, Andrew M. Thaler was quoted in a Newsday article geared towards helping small businesses protect their interests when a client files for bankruptcy. Importantly, Mr. Thaler said that "[y]ou need to know your rights and be proactive if you want to protect your interests."
Andrew M. Thaler Selected to Serve as Member of Nassau County Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Promotional Council
The Alternative Dispute Resolution Promotional Council was formed to promote the Nassau County Bar Association's mediation and arbitration panels, which are available for use to resolve disputes in several different areas of law. Mr. Thaler is also a member of the mediation panel.
Kim D. Victor Joins Thaler Law Firm PLLC as Of Counsel
The Firm is pleased to announce that Kim D. Victor has joined the Firm as Of Counsel.
Andrew M. Thaler Selected for Hurricane Sandy Mediation Program
Andrew M. Thaler has been selected to serve as a mediator for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York's Hurricane Sandy Mediation Program. The program hopes to facilitate the resolution of the more than 800 cases currently pending between property owners and insurers in the Eastern District of New York.
Andrew M. Thaler Named 2014 Super Lawyer
The Firm congratulates Andrew M. Thaler for his inclusion in the 2014 Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in the New York Metro area. Mr. Thaler was recognized for his excellence in bankruptcy & creditor/debtor rights.
On October 23, 2017 Andrew Thaler made a presentation to the Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court at a program titled "The Pitfalls of Landlord Tenant Law" at which Mr. Thaler discussed the intersection of landlord-tenant law and bankruptcy with a focus on the rights of tenants and landlords when either tenant or landlord files for bankruptcy protection.
On September 22 2016, Andrew M. Thaler was sworn in as Director and Chair of Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court's Mentor Program.