Benjamin Katz, Esq.
Benjamin Katz received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1991. He attained his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1994. After gaining several years of experience in Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense, Commercial Litigation and Mortgage Banking Mr. Katz began his own general law practice in 2001. Areas of practice included Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Matrimonial, Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Appeals, Family Law, Guardianship and Estate Planning. Areas of practice are now limited to Estate Planning, Probate & Administration, Residential Real Estate, Elder Law and Guardianship. Limiting the areas of concentration facilitates a more personalized and professional service for clients.
Mr. Katz serves as a Consultant to several mortgage companies, has instructed real estate and mortgage licensees and has co-authored and edited several mortgage textbooks including Mortgage Lending Principles and Practices (6th, 7th and 8th edition).
Mr. Katz is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator and has been certified as a Real Estate Instructor by New York State. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association. He serves as a Volunteer Attorney for Free Legal Answers through the ABA as well as serving as a member of the Estate Planning Committee of the Senior Lawyers Division.