Register today for our next Breakfast CLE on Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Real Estate Workshop: How to Read Surveys and Title Reports. This seminar sold out in August in Bergen County, and so we're offering it again in a second location.
This seminar is FREE. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.
Michael L. Donini, Esq. and Eliezer Shaffren, Esq. will lead a practical, hands-on workshop for real estate attorneys. Through the use of real title reports and surveys, which will be distributed and reviewed together, attendees will learn all they need to know about reading title reports and surveys.
CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2 hours of total CLE credit.
Presenters - Eliezer Shaffren, Esq. & Michael L. Donini, Esq.
Eliezer Shaffren, Esq. is in-house senior counsel for Madison Title Agency, an affiliate of MCRES. He is responsible for clearing complex title matters and overseeing underwriting activities for both commercial and residential transactions in New York. Prior to joining Madison Title Agency, Mr. Shaffren worked for Rubin and Dombeck, LLC, representing clients in various real estate dealings. He was responsible for overseeing a smooth transaction process from negotiation to closing. Previously, he worked for the Office of the Attorney General of New Jersey, conducting research and drafting motions for federal grand jury evidence. Mr. Shaffren interned for a US Bankruptcy Court Judge, District of New Jersey and worked at Alonso, Andalkar and Kahn, where he conducted legal research for an appellate brief used before the New York Supreme Court.
Mr. Shaffren holds a Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, and previously earned his Bachelor’s degree at Yeshiva University. Mr. Shaffren is admitted to the Bar in New York and New Jersey. On a personal level, Mr. Shaffren is active in numerous community organizations. He served as a volunteer EMT and volunteered at the HASC summer program for disabled children.
Michael L. Donini, Esq. is Senior Commercial Counsel for Madison Title Agency, an affiliate of MCRES. In this role, Mr. Donini clears complex title matters, oversees underwriting activities and renders title opinions. Before joining Madison, Mr. Donini was Vice President, Special Projects for New Jersey Title Insurance Company, where he was involved in underwriting, risk assessment and the development of strategic alliances with various area mortgage lenders. Prior to his association with New Jersey Title Insurance, Mr. Donini was in private practice focusing on residential and commercial real estate transactions, land use and business law.
Mr. Donini received a Bachelor's degree from Villanova University and a Juris Doctor degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law. He is a member of the New Jersey Bar and a licensed New Jersey title insurance producer. He is also an adjunct professor in the Business Studies Department of Ocean County College and serves as a guest lecturer for Lorman and ICLE educational programs.