Marinstein & Marinstein, Esqs., PLLC

Marinstein & Marinstein, Esqs., PLLC

Collections Law, Creditors' Rights, and Real Estate Attorneys Representing Clients Since 1956

Firm Overview

Founded half a century ago, Marinstein & Marinstein provides creditors' rights representation and collections law services throughout New York, domestically, and internationally, as well as both residential and commercial real estate counsel. AV Peer Review Rated * through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for legal ability and ethics, we have been assisting our clients with negotiation, actions for the recovery of money, enforcement of judgments, and real estate matters for more than 50 years.

To schedule a free initial consultation regarding your legal matter, contact our law office through this Web site or by calling (518) 274-5034.

Our legal practice includes:

-Recovery of debt through negotiation, collections law litigation, and enforcement of judgments
-Creditors' rights in bankruptcy
-Residential and commercial real estate transactions
-Dedication to Client Service, Access, and Flexibility

Our philosophy of practice is to unite our five decades of professional experience with a deep commitment to client service. We offer convenient appointment scheduling, and a variety of fee arrangements. We use technologically advanced software to ensure the most cost-effective quality legal services. We work on a contingency-fee, hourly-fee, flat-fee, or mixed-fee basis.

Your case will be handled from beginning to end by one of our attorneys , not by an assistant or paralegal. When you call our office about your case, you will speak directly with your lawyer. We strive to be available in an expedient fashion.

To schedule your free consultation about collections law, creditors' rights representation, or a real estate transaction, please contact Marinstein & Marinstein through this Web site or by phone. We look forward to working with you.
Main Office
Main Office
22 First St.
P.O. Box 155
Troy  NY  12181-0155
Phone
  • 518-274-5034
Websites
Business
The law office of Marinstein & Marinstein, Esqs., PLLC will represent your business legal matters.
The law office of Marinstein & Marinstein, Esqs., PLLC will represent your business legal matters.

Elliott Marinstein

Areas of Practice
-Collections (Commercial and Retail) Repossessions
-Creditors Rights
-Bankruptcy (Creditors)
-Mechanic's Liens
-Corporate Formation
-Real Estate
-Commercial Leasing

Bar Admissions
-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

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

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

Representative Clients
-Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company (Financial Institution)
-Curtis Lumber Co., Inc. (Building Materials)
-Callanan Industries Inc. (Paving Contractors)
-Falls Federal Credit Union (Financial Institution)
-Cargill, Inc. (Farm Products)
-Grimm Building Material Co., Inc. (Building Materials)
-Local Counsel for Numerous Collection Agencies
-Finkle Distributors Inc. (Food and Tobacco Wholesaler)

References
-Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company (Financial Institution)
-Curtis Lumber Co., Inc. (Building Materials)
-Callanan Industries Inc. (Paving Contractors)
-Falls Federal Credit Union (Financial Institution)
-Cargill, Inc. (Farm Products)
-Grimm Building Material Co., Inc. (Building Materials)
-Finkle Distributors Inc. (Food and Tobacco Wholesaler)

Classes/Seminars
-Legal Aspects of Credit Granting, Empire Council Dist. #2 Credit Women-International, May 3, 1975
-Home Solicitation Sales, Federal Fair Credit Rept Act. Unfair Collection Proceedings, Troy Jewish Community Center, May 16, 1975 - May 16, 1978
-Lecturer on Law, Collection & Enforcement of Money Judgments, NYS Bar Assocition, 1982
-Consumer Debt Collection & Enforcement of Money, NYS Bar Association, 1984
-JCC Adult Education Class, October, 1975
-Unity House-Negative & Positive Aspects Bankruptcy, March, 1977

Honors and Awards
-Who's Who in American Law 1st Edition
-Who's Who in the East
-Who's Who in American Law, 2001
-Who's Who in America

Professional Associations and Memberships
-Corporal U.S.Army, 551st AAA 90 m Batt, 1953 - 1955
-Army Reserve, 1955 - 1961
-Rensselaer County Bar Association, President, 1979 - 1980
-New York State Bar Association, Banking, Corporation & Business LawSection, 1973 - Present
-American Bar Association, Banking, Corporation & Business Law Section, 1973 - Present
-New York State District Attorney Association, 1987 - Present
-Commercial Law League of America, 1960 - Present
-Troy Jewish Community Center, Vice President, 1974 - 1976
-Congregation Beth El of Troy, New York, Vice President, 1998 - 1999
-Committee on Professional Standards-3rd Jud Dpt., 1988 - 1994

Past Employment Positions
-Self, 1955 - 1988
-Rensselaer County District Attorneys Office, Assistant District Attorney (Part time), 1965 - 1967
-City of Troy, NY Counsel to Charter Rev Comm (Part Time), 1972 - 1973
-City of Troy, NY Chairman Troy Housing Board of Appeal (Part Time), 1978 - 1985
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