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Finger & Finger, a Professional Corporation

158 Grand StreetWhite Plains, NY 10601-4800
Phones: 800-203-4078
866-266-9914
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The law firm of Finger and Finger, A Professional Corporation was founded in 1974 by Kenneth J. Finger. Currently the firm has four principal attorneys, Kenneth J. Finger and Dorothy M. Finger, Carl L. Finger and Daniel S. Finger. The firm is engaged in the general practice of law with specific emphasis on representing many landlords, cooperatives, condominiums and homeowners' associations and has been quoted in Habitat Magazine and Impact It also engages in general civil...

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The law firm of Finger and Finger, A Professional Corporation was founded in 1974 by Kenneth J. Finger. Currently the firm has four principal attorneys, Kenneth J. Finger and Dorothy M. Finger, Carl L. Finger and Daniel S. Finger. The firm is engaged in the general practice of law with specific emphasis on representing many landlords, cooperatives, condominiums and homeowners' associations and has been quoted in Habitat Magazine and Impact It also engages in general civil litigation including general landlord-tenant, cooperative and condominium litigation, negligence, labor relations, and real estate so that it can provide this expertise to clients. As counsel to landlords, cooperatives, condominiums and homeowners' associations, in addition to its usual duties and responsibilities on behalf of the client, Finger & Finger processes tax assessment reduction proceedings throughout the County of Westchester as well as other nearby counties. The firm is presently counsel to the Building and Realty Institute of Westchester and the Mid-Hudson Region and has been retained to argue before New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals in an effort to expand due process rights for developers and owners of real estate.

Finger & Finger practices in all aspects of real estate law, including local and Supreme Court representation of landlord, cooperatives and condominiums in such varied matters as collection for non payment of rent, holdovers, actions against the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and representation before local Common Councils, Town Boards and the like to argue against the expansion of the Emergency Tenant Protection Act into new communities. The firm has also been counsel to sponsors in the formation of and representation of Homeowners' Associations, condominiums and cooperatives, conversions, landlord-tenant, zoning, development, mortgaging, and litigation relative to the above, certiorari and tax reduction proceedings, contracts and sale of real property including private and commercial property, title insurance representation and closings and landlord tenant matters and matters before the Division of Housing and Community Renewal. The firm has also represented clients in considerable litigation in landlord-tenant, real estate and other fields, including litigation involving landlord - tenant matters, homeowners' associations, cooperatives and condominiums and has been successful in matters involving developers, homeowners' associations, individual shareholders, contractors, Sponsors and private water districts. The law firm has also represented sponsors of cooperatives, homeowners' associations and condominiums as to offering plans and thus is quite familiar with the legal requirements and also engages in collection matters against delinquent tenants, homeowners, unit owners and shareholders involving city and local court and foreclosure proceedings. The firm was successful in obtaining one of the largest tax assessment reductions obtained in the City of Yonkers for one of its condominiums and has also obtained major reductions for other HOAs, Cooperatives and Condominiums in Westchester and Putnam counties.

Finger & Finger also represents many major and small landlords, cooperatives, condominiums and homeowners' associations for which it does collection, litigation, certiorari (tax assessment reduction) work as well as several other real estate management and related clients. The principals write articles for legal publications and have written for Impact the monthly newspaper of the Builders' Institute of Westchester County and have been interviewed and quoted by Habitat Magazine. They have also been speakers at seminars and lectures in matters involving Cooperative, Condominium, Homeowners* Association and Landlord-Tenant matters.

The principals have been actively engaged in community service and among other things, Kenneth J. Finger has served as Chairman of the Hospital Board of Westchester County, and has been a candidate for the New York State Supreme Court and is presently a member of the Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board, having been approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators and the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal. They are members of several Bar Associations, and Dorothy M. Finger was a Commissioner of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission and also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Scarsdale, served as a member of the Westchester County Tax Commission and is a past member of the Advisory Council for the Disabled and is now a member of and was Chairperson of the Judicial Advisory Committee in Scarsdale and was a member of the Scarsdale Board of Ethics. Kenneth J. Finger was a member of the Scarsdale Parks and Recreation Council and the Board of Education Legislative Committee, was Co-Chairman of the Scarsdale Advisory Council on Cable TV and was a member of the Scarsdale Cable TV Commission. He is presently the Chief Counsel to the Builders' Institute (Builders and Realty Institute of Westchester / Putnam) handling various landlord-tenant, cooperative / condominium, real estate and litigation matters and has lectured and written on cooperative, condominium and landlord-tenant subjects. Carl L. Finger was on the Environment Committee of the Westchester County Board of Legislators' sub-committee on Long Island Sound and is a member of the Scarsdale Advisory Committee on the Environment and was also a member of the Public Works' Committee of the Westchester County Board of Legislators' subcommittee on sewer consolidation. He is presently counsel to the Board of Legislators Labor Committee. Daniel S. Finger is a member of the Executive Committee of the Lexington Democratic Club.

Clients will attest to the fact that Finger and Finger maintains a flexible relationship where the attorneys are available to service a client's needs on an "as needed" basis.

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