Michael J. Catalfimo

Michael J. Catalfimo

Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, PLLC
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Divorce ...
  • Massachusetts, New York
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Summary

Michael J. Catalfimo represents a diverse group of businesses and individuals in complex civil litigation and transactional matters involving Real Property Law, Creditors Rights, Business Law, Family Law, Trusts and Estates Law, Municipal Law, and Health Care Law. He is a Partner in the Saratoga Springs law firm of Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, PLLC.

Mr. Catalfimo received his Juris Doctor Degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Boston College Law School in 1985, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif National Legal Honor Society and received the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Medal For Excellence in Advocacy and Outstanding Trial Advocacy. He earned his undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Arts with All College Honors) in Government from Skidmore College in 1982. While at Skidmore, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society and the Periclean Honor Society.

Mr. Catalfimo is admitted to the Bars of the State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts of New York and Massachusetts. He is an active member of numerous professional associations, including the American and New York State Bar Associations, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Legal and Financial Network and the Business Litigation Practice Group of the American Law Firm Association.

Mr. Catalfimo is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Legal and Financial Network, the largest network of mortgage loan servicing attorneys and professionals in the country. He is also the past president of both the Washington County Bar Association and the Federation of Bar Associations of the Fourth Judicial District, and is a former adjunct professor of business law at Skidmore College.

Education
Boston College Law School
J.D. (1985)
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Honors: Elected to the Order of the Coif National Legal Honor Society
Activities: Vice-Chairman, Board of Student Advisors 1985 National Mock Trial Competition Region I Championship Team Member and recipient of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Medal for Excellence in Advocacy and Outstanding Trial Advocacy
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Skidmore College
B.A. | Government & Music
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Honors: Elected to Periclean Honor Society and Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
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Professional Experience
Partner
Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, PLLC
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Involved in all areas of general practice, including real estate, trusts and estates, creditor’s rights, domestic relations, personal injury, commercial law, municipal law, zoning and planning, health care law, and trial practice. In charge of creditor’s rights, municipal law and family law practice groups.
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer
Carter, Conboy, Case, Blackmore, Maloney & Laird, P.C.
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Director & Shareholder
Carter, Conboy, Case, Blackmore, Maloney & Laird, P.C.
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Involved in all areas of general practice, including real estate, trusts and estates, creditor’s rights, domestic relations, personal injury, commercial law, municipal law, zoning and planning, health care law, and trial practice. In charge of creditor’s rights, municipal law and family law practice groups.
Partner
Catalfimo & Catalfimo, LLP
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Involved in all areas of general practice, including real estate, trusts and estates, creditor’s rights, domestic relations, personal injury, commercial law, municipal law, zoning and planning, health care law, environmental law, criminal law and trial practice. In charge of litigation, health care, creditor’s rights and family law practices.
Partner
Catalfimo & Bulger
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Involved in all areas of general practice, including real estate, trusts and estates, domestic relations, personal injury, commercial law, municipal law, zoning and planning, environmental law, criminal law and trial practice. In charge of litigation and family law departments.
Associate
Law Offices of James A. Catalfimo
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Associate Counsel. Involved in all areas of general practice, including real estate, trusts and estates, domestic relations, personal injury, commercial law, municipal law, criminal law and trial practice.
Publications
Articles & Publications
How to Deal With Troubled Real Estate Loans
National Business Institute
Pressing Issues Facing Law Firm Leaders - A Roundtable Discussion
Law Practice Today, American Bar Association
Advanced Foreclosure Issues and Foreclosure Ethics
National Business Institute
Dealing With Unwritten Title Transfers
National Business Institute
Foreclosure: Step-ByStep Through the Procedures
National Business Institute
Speaking Engagements
Ethics & Corporate Responsibility , ALFN ANSWERS - 2019 , Lake Tahoe, California
American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Mortgage Foreclosure Fundamentals , 2019 Real Estate Update , Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls, New York
Warren County Bar Association/Chicago Title Insurance Company
Ethics in Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Practice , ALFN ANSWERS - 2018 , Santa Barbara, California
American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Quiet Title Actions and Drafting Title Documents to Cure Title Defects , Title Law: A - Z , Albany, New YOrk
National Business Institute
Reducing Controllable Delays in Mortgage Foreclosure Actions , ALFN Intersect - 2017 , Dallas, Texas
American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Ethics In Action , FBA Fall Continuing Legal Education Conference , Lake Placid, New York
Federation of Bar Associations, Fourth Judicial District
Contested Cases & Stormy Weather - New York Foreclosure Update , Arvest Bank -Central Mortgage Onsite ALFN Teach Event , Springdale, Arkansas
American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Awards
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Medal for Excellence in Advocacy
American College of Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Saratoga County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Washington County Bar Association
Chairman, Continuing Legal Eduction Committee
- Current
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Americal Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Member
- Current
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Federation of Bar Associations, Fourth Judicial District
Officer & Director
- Current
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American Bankruptcy Institute
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar Association  # 2036903
Member
- Current
Activities: Member of Business Law, Family Law, General Practice, Municipal Law, Trial Lawyers and Trusts & Estates sections.
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American Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Member of Business Law, General Practice, Law Practice Management, State & Local Government Law, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Family Law sections.
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Washington County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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ALFA International
Business Litigation Practice Group Steering Committee Member
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American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Chairman, Board of Directors
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American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN)
Director
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Federation of Bar Associations, Fourth Judicial District
President
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Mary McClellan Hospital Board of Directors
Director
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Washington County Bar Association
President
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Skidmore College
Adjunct Professor, Business Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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New York
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United States District Court, D. Mass.
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United States District Court, E.D.N.Y.
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United States District Court, N.D.N.Y.
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United States District Court, S.D.N.Y.
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United States District Court, W.D.N.Y.
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    --Visa and Master Card
  • Contingent Fees
    --Considered in select cases. Please inquire for additional details,
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    --Information provided upon request.
Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Creditors Rights
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, PLLC
480 Broadway, Suite 250
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Telephone: (518) 587-8112
Fax: (518) 587-4140
Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, PLLC
11 British American Boulevard
Latham, NY 12110
Telephone: (518) 250-4264
Fax: (518) 689-4849