Gerald Lebovits

Columbia University - Law School

Adjunct Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

http://https://law.columbia.edu/faculty/gerald-lebovits

Fordham University School of Law

Adjunct Professor of Law

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

http://law.fordham.edu/adjunct/23484.htm

New York University School of Law

Adjunct Professor of Law

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012

United States

http://www.law.nyu.edu/graduateaffairs/graduatelawyering/facultybios

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (314)

1.

Cracking the Code to Writing Legal Arguments: From IRAC to CRARC to Combinations in Between

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, No. 6, July/August 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 3,402 (4,702)
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leagl writing, IRAC, IRARC, CRARC, BaRAC, CIRAC, CRAFADC, CREAC, CRuPAC, FIRAC, FORAC, IDAR, IGPAC, ILAC, IRAAAPC, IREAC, MIRAT, RAFADC, TREACC, TRRAC

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E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 81, No. 9, p. 64, November 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,006 (10,949)

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e-mail, email, etiquette, netiquette, legal writing, sms, short message service, text, textese, spam, emoticons, smartphones, cc, bcc, reply all, attachments, timestamps, privilege, flame, threads, subject line

E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers

Gerald Lebovits, E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers, NYSBA Perspective 18 (Spring 2014)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jun 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 437 (92,328)

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Email, lawyers

E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers

Pathway to the Profession: From Law School to Lawyer (2015), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 267 (158,506)

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Email for lawyers

E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers

6 Senior Lawyer 11, Fall 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Jan 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 248 (170,590)

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email, SPAM, flaming, subject lines, emoticons, shouting, exclamation points, contractions, ethics, signatures, reply all

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A Guide to New York State Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure — Part I

87 N.Y. St. B.J. 22, February 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
Gerald Lebovits and Michael Terk
Columbia University - Law School and David Rozenholc & Associates
Downloads 2,700 (6,890)

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New York, commercial landlord-tenant, nonpayment, holdover, RPAPL, RPL, CPLR, summary proceeding, petition, notice of petition, rent demand

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Advice to Law Clerks: How to Draft Your First Judicial Opinion

Westchester Bar Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Jul 2009
Gerald Lebovits and Lucero Ramirez Hidalgo
Columbia University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,569 (7,467)

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legal writing, judgment writing, judgement writing, opinion writing, law clerk, judicial intern

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XII — Responding to Interrogatories

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 84, p. 64, January 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,389 (8,370)

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New York, legal writing, civil practice, civil procedure, CPLR, interrogatories, disclosure, discovery

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation -- Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 80, No. 2, p. 64, February 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,638 (15,362)

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Legal Writing

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Winning the Moot Court Oral Argument: A Guide for Intramural and Intermural Moot Court Competitors

Gerald Lebovits, Drew Gewuerz, & Christopher Hunker, Winning the Moot Court Oral Argument: A Guide for Intramural and Intermural Moot Court Competitors, 41 Capital University Law Review 887 (2013).
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
Gerald Lebovits, Drew Gewuerz and Christopher Hunker
Columbia University - Law School, Independent and Independent
Downloads 1,545 (16,761)
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Moot Court, appellate advocacy, oral argument, legal writing

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Advanced Judicial Opinion Writing: A Handbook for New York State Trial and Appellate Courts (7.4 ed. 2004)

Gerald Lebovits, ADVANCED JUDICIAL OPINION WRITING: A HANDBOOK FOR NEW YORK STATE TRIAL AND APPELLATE COURTS, 7.4 ED., N.Y. St. Jud. Inst., ed., 2004
Number of pages: 491 Posted: 25 May 2009 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,438 (18,693)

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New York, opinion writing, legal writing, judge, judicial

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You Think You Have Issues? The Art of Framing Issues in Legal Writing - Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 78, No. 4, May 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,373 (20,006)

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Do's-Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 79, No. 4, May 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,261 (22,753)

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Legal-Writing Myths

16 Scribes J. Legal Writing 113 (2014-2015), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2654470
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal-Writing Myths

Gerald Lebovits, Plain Language Department, Legal-Writing Myths, 21 Nebraska Lawyer 39 (Mar./Apr. 2018).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 May 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, myths

Legal-Writing Myths

Gerald Lebovits, Plain Language Department, Legal-Writing Myths, 96 Mich. B.J. 50 (Feb. 2017)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Mar 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, myths

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation - Part III

New York State Bar Association, Vol. 80, p. 64, May 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,211 (24,163)

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation - Part II

New York State Bar Association, Vol. 80, p. 64, March/April 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,202 (24,436)

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Academic Legal Writing: How to Write and Publish

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 78, p. 64, January 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,143 (26,249)

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You Think You Have Issues? The Art of Framing Issues in Legal Writing - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 78, No. 5, June 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,141 (26,326)

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Document Design: Pretty in Print -- Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 81, No. 3, March/April 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,111 (27,420)

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legal writing, font, typeface, typesize, white space, margins, alignment, spacing, headings

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Do's-Part II

Gerald Lebovits, DO'S, DON'TS, AND MAYBE'S: LEGAL WRITING DO'S-PARTII, New York State Journal Vol. 79, p. 64, June 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,087 (28,272)

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legal writing

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Say It Ain't So: Leading Logical Fallacies in Legal Argument – Part 1

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Say It Ain't So: Leading Logical Fallacies in Legal Argument – Part 1, 88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (July/August 2016), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2802684, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-520
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,030 (30,518)

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legal writing, formal fallacies, logic, logical fallacies, philosophy

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Legal-Writing Exercises: Part I

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Legal-Writing Exercises: Part I, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (June 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,024 (30,788)

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legal writing, active voice, writing in the positive, gender-neutral writing, metadiscourse.

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Don'ts-Part I

Gerald Lebovits,DO'S, DON'TS AND MAYBES: LEGAL WRITING DON'T-PART I, New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 79, p. 64, Jul./Aug. 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Persuading the Judge Through Writing: 15 Ways to Win

Gerald Lebovits, PERSUADING THE JUDGE THROUGH WRITING: 15 WAYS TO WIN, The Advocate (Bronx County Bar Journal) , Vol. 5, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, persuasive

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Grammar - Part I

New York State Bar Association, Vol. 79, p. 80, November/December 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 971 (33,195)

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Don'ts - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 79, p. 64, September 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 959 (33,784)

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Writing Bad Briefs: How to Lose a Case in 100 Pages or More

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, No. 4, p. 64, May 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 May 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 536 (72,091)

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Writing Bad Briefs: How to Lose a Case in 100 Pages or More

Suffolk Lawyer, Vol. 27, No. 24, April 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 378 (109,243)

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New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure

New York State Bar Association, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2009
Damon P. Howard, Dan M. Blumenthal and Gerald Lebovits
Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 370 (111,899)

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New York, landlord-tenant, summary proceedings, plenary actions

New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure

Gerald Lebovits, Damon P. Howard & Peter G. Diskint, New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure--2014-2015 (7th ed. 2015).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jan 2015
Gerald Lebovits, Damon P. Howard and Peter Diskint
Columbia University - Law School, Independent and Independent
Downloads 291 (145,075)

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New York, residential landlord-tenant law, nonpayment proceddings, holdover proceddings, HP (repair) proceedings, illegal lock-out proceedings

New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure

NEW YORK RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT LAW AND PROCEDURE, 2nd ed., 2009-2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 176 (234,586)

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new york, substantive law, procedure, forms, landlord-tenant, nonpayment, holdover, HP, repairs, harassment, lockout, 7-A, co-ops, condos, rent regulation, housing city district supreme court, appellate term, public housing, NYCHA, section 8, summary proceedings, SRO, ejectment

New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure

Gerald Lebovits, Damon P. Howard & Dov Treiman, New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure (10th ed. 2017-2018)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Gerald Lebovits, Damon P. Howard and Dov Treiman
Columbia University - Law School, Ephron-Mandel & Howard LLP and Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.
Downloads 62 (478,386)

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landlord-tenant law, Housing Court, nonpayment, holdover, HP proceeding

New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure

Gerald Lebovits, Damon Howard & Michael Terk, NEW YORK RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT LAW AND PROCEDURE, 4th Edition, New York State Bar Association, 2011-2012
Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Gerald Lebovits, Damon P. Howard and Michael B. Terk
Columbia University - Law School, Ephron-Mandel & Howard LLP and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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New York, lanldlord-tenant, Housing Court, Civil Court, City Court, District Court, summary proceedings, holdover, nonpayment of rent, repairs, HP proceddings, rent regulation, section 8, cooperatives, condominiums, public housing, ejectment, lease

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HP Proceedings: A Primer

Legal Update for Judges & Court Attorneys, 2007
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 14 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 875 (38,429)

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landlord-tenant, housing part, hp, housing court, mold, lead paint, heat, hot water, hpd, dhpd, housing preservation and development, contempt, repair, remediate, exterminate, bedbugs, roaches, civil penalty

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XI — Interrogatories

New York State Bar Journal, Interrogatories, Vol. 89, No. 64, November/December 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 825 (41,666)

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New York, civil procedure, civil practice, CPLR, litigation, drafting, interrogatories

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Getting to the Point: Pointers About Point Headings

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, p. 64, January 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 807 (42,953)

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legal writing, point headings

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Effective Oral Argument: 15 Points in 15 Minutes

The Advocate Bronx County Bar Journal, p. 4, Spring/Summer 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 792 (43,985)

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oral argument, appeals, appellate, trial, advocacy

30.

Single Room Occupancy Law in New York City

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3, p. 21, Summer 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Marti Weithman and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 760 (46,476)

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Single Room Occupancy, sro, new york, landlord-tenant, housing court

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Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Grammar - Part II

New York State Bar Association, Vol. 80, January 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 750 (47,344)

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Legal Writing

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Ethical Judicial Opinion Writing

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 21, p. 237, 2008
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Alifya V. Curtin, Lisa Solomon and Gerald Lebovits
Clark Thomas & Winters, Lisa Solomon, Esq. Legal Research & Writing and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 719 (50,006)

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ethics, judge, judicial, opinion, decision, judgment

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New York State Commercial Landlord - Tenant Law and Procedure: A Primer - Part I

Brooklyn Barrister (February 2014)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Gerald Lebovits and Michael Terk
Columbia University - Law School and David Rozenholc & Associates
Downloads 703 (51,564)

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Commercial landlord-tenant, Part 52, holdover proceedings, nonpayment proceedings

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Plain English: Eschew Legalese

Gerald Lebovits,PLAIN ENGLISH: ESCHEW LEGALESE, New York State Bar Journal., Vol. 80, No. 64, Nov./Dec 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 697 (52,174)

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plain English, legalese, legal writing

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Persuasive Writing for Lawyers - Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, p. 64, February 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 671 (54,814)

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Legal Writing, Persuasive Writing

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Powerful Writing Techniques to Help You Persuade Judges and Win Clients

GPSolo Fall Meeting & National Solo and Small Firm Conference General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division, Los Angeles, CA, October 16‐17, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Lisa Solomon and Gerald Lebovits
Lisa Solomon, Esq. Legal Research & Writing and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 631 (59,286)

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legal writing, persuasion, marketing, copywriting, market to match, storytelling

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Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting — Part II

88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (February 2016)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 622 (60,397)

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parts of a contract, cover page, table of contents, titles, headings, introduction/preamble, recitals, words of agreement, definitions, subject-matter performance, consideration, term, closing-related provisions, covenants not-to-compete.

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Nuts 'N' Bolts: Legal-Writing Mechanics - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 81, No. 6, p. 64, July 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 615 (61,274)
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italics, underlining, capitals, legal writing

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part X – Bill of Particulars

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 8, October 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 607 (62,324)

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New York, Civil Practice, Civil Procedure, Bill of Particulars, CPLR, Civil Practice Law and Rules, Pleadings, Disclosure, Discovery

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Fact vs. Fiction: Writing the Facts - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 80, October 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 599 (63,380)

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Legal Writing

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Sentences and Paragraphs: A Revisionist Philosophy

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, January 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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On Terra Firma with English

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, September 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 355 (117,243)

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legal writing, plain English, legalese

On Terra Firma with English

16 Scribes J. Legal Writing 123 (2014-2015), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 188 (221,378)

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On Terra Firma with English

Gerald Lebovits, Plain Language, On Terra Firma with English, 96 Mich. B.J. 50 (Mar. 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, legalese, plain English

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Service of Process and Traverse Hearings in Landlord-Tenant Actions and Proceedings

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, p. 32, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2009
Matthias W. Li and Gerald Lebovits
Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 582 (65,697)

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service of process, traverse, landlord-tenant, new york, housing court

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Fact vs. Fiction: Writing the Facts - Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 80, September 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 578 (66,285)

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If I Were a Lawyer: Tense in Legal Writing

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, November/December 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, tense, pasr, present, future, conditional, subjonctive, pluperfect

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That's the Way it is: 'That' and 'Which' in Legal Writing

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, March/April 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 547 (71,080)

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Legal Writing

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Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXVI — Motions to Reargue and Renew

Gerald Lebovits, Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXVI—Motions to Reargue and Renew Continued, 86 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Oct. 2014).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 546 (71,233)

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motion practice, litigation drafting, CPLR 2221, reargue, renew

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Trial Advocacy: How to Persuade Judge and Jury

Queens Bar Bulletin, Vol. 72, p. 10, January 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 541 (72,050)

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trial advocacy, persuasion, judge, jury

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Winning Oral Argument: Do's and Don'ts

Queens Bar Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 2, p. 1, November 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 528 (74,278)
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Oral argument, appeals, moot court, appellate practice, trial advocacy

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Persuasive Writing for Lawyers - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, p. 64, March/April 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 515 (76,564)

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Legal Writing, Persuasive Writing, Honesty, Brevity, Revision

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Write to Win

Queens Bar Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 11, December 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 494 (80,557)

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legal writing, persuasion, advocacy

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Nuts 'n' Bolts: Legal-Writing Mechanics - Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 81, No. 5, June 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jun 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 490 (81,347)

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legal writing, numbers, numerals, figuers, typographic symbols, abbreviations

53.

Persuasive Writing for Lawyers

Persuasive Writing for Lawyers, Practicing Law Institute, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Nov 2009
Lucero Ramirez Hidalgo and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 462 (87,335)

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legal writing, persuasive writing

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Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contact Drafting — Part 3

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting — Part 3, 88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Mar./Apr. 2016).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 459 (88,000)

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contract drafting, representations, warranties, covenants, conditions, discretionary authority, declarations,

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Document Design: Pretty in Print - Part II

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 455 (88,849)

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typography, font, typface, legal writing, new york courts, federal courts

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Getting to Yes: Affirmative Writing

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 73, p. 64, October 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 440 (92,365)

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legal writing, affirmative writing

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Legal Writing in the Practice-Ready Law School

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Legal Writing in the Practice-Ready Law School, 85 N.Y. St. B.J. 72 (Sept. 2013).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Sep 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 433 (94,090)

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law school, legal eduation, admission to the bar, legal writing

58.

Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Usage Controversies - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 80, p. 64, June 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing

59.

Legal-Writing Myths - Part I

New York State Bar Association, Vol. 78, p. 64, February 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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60.

Cooperatives and Condominiums in the New York City Housing Court

New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 45-57, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
James P. Tracy and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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coop, condo, cooperative, condominium, housing court, summary

61.

Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, February 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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62.

The Writing Process for New Lawyers: Getting it Written and Right

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, The Writing Process for New Lawyers: Getting It Written and Right, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 80 (May 2017).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 May 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, process, research, pre-writing, organizing, editing

Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism

The Advocate, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Aug 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal ethics, civility, professionalism, advocacy, trial advocacy, legal writing

Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism, 87 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Feb. 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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civility, professionalism, persuasion, legal ethics, legal writing

Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism

Gerald Lebovits, Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism, 62 @Law 30 (Winter 2013-2014).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal ethics, professionalism, civility, litigation

64.

Nuisance Holdovers in New York

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, p. 68, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Daniel J. Curtin and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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landlord-tenant, holdovers, nuisance, new york

65.

Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Usage Controversies - Part II

Gerald Lebovits, DO'S, DON'TS, AND MAYBES: USAGE CONTROVERSIES-PART II, New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 80, p. 64, July/Aug. 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 397 (104,054)

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Judicial Wellness: The Ups and Downs of Sitting New York Judges

Gerald Lebovits, Judicial Wellness: The Ups and Downs of Sitting New York Judges, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 10 (June 2017).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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judicial stress, Judges’ Assistance Program, Judicial Conduct Commission, Rules Governing Judicial Conduct, Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, New York State Standards of Civility, judicial security, judicial wellness, judge death gamble, New York State Bar Association Judicial Wellness Committ

Judicial Wellness: The Ups and Downs of Sitting New York Judges

Gerald Lebovits, Judicial Wellness: The Ups and Downs of Sitting New York Judges, 5 Judicial Dispatch 4 (Dec. 2017).
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 01 Feb 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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judicial wellness, judicial stress, judicial ethics

67.

Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing - Part III

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, May 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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68.

New York's Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019: What Lawyers Must Know

Gerald Lebovits, John. S. Lansden & Damon P. Howard, New York's Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019: What Lawyers Must Know, 91 N.Y. St. B.J. 35 (Sept./Oct. 2019).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2019
Gerald Lebovits, Damon P. Howard and John Lansden
Columbia University - Law School, Ephron-Mandel & Howard LLP and New York Courts
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New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, HSTPA, landlord-tenant law

69.

Say it Ain't So: Leading Logical Fallacies in Legal Argument–Part 2

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Say It Ain’t So: Leading Logical Fallacies in Legal Argument–Part 2, 88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Sept. 2016).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, logical fallacies, informal fallacies

70.

Legal-Writing Myths - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 78, p. 64, March/April 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 366 (114,109)

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71.

Persuading the Judge Through Writing: How to Win

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 81, p. 64, February 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 365 (114,452)

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legal writing, persuasion, briefs, advocacy

72.
Downloads 357 (117,308)

Guardians Ad Litem in Housing Court

Landlord-Tenant Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 8 & 9, p. 1, August/September 2007, New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 37, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Matthias W. Li, Shani R. Friedman and Gerald Lebovits
Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Independent and Columbia University - Law School
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gal, guardian ad litem, housing court, landlord-tenant, new york, ward, adult protective services, aps

Guardians Ad Litem in Housing Court

Gerald Lebovits, Matthias W. Li & Shani R. Friedman, Guardians Ad Litim in Housing Court, 2 Senior Lawyer 24 (April 2010)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Gerald Lebovits, Matthias W. Li and Shani R. Friedman
Columbia University - Law School, Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Independent
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New York, Housing Court, GAL, guardians ad litem, landlord-tenant

The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting

LEGALEase Pamphlet, New York State Bar Association (2015)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Gerald Lebovits and Jen M. Addonizio
Columbia University - Law School and Independent
Downloads 204 (205,747)

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New York, landlord-tenant law, blacklist, blacklisting, screening reports, credit reports

The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting

Gerald Lebovits & Jennifer M. Addonizio Rozen, The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting—2017, LEGALEase Pamphlet, New York State Bar Association (2017).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Gerald Lebovits and Jennifer Addonizio Rozen
Columbia University - Law School and Independent
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New York, landlord, tenant, blacklisting, credit report, screening report, Housing Court, screening bureau

The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting

New York State Bar Association, December 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Gerald Lebovits and Jen M. Addonizio
Columbia University - Law School and Independent
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New York, Housing Court, Credit Reports, Credit Agencies, Screening Reports, Tenant Blacklisting, Nonpayment Proceedings, Holdover Proceedings, Judgments

74.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXIII — Summary-Judgment Motions Continued

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 85, No. 3, p. 64, March/April 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Civil Practice Law and Rules, CPLR, motion practice, summary judgment, evidence, admissions, business records, pleadings, photographs, opposition papers

75.

Writers on Writing: Metadiscourse

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, October 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 350 (119,925)

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legal writing, metadiscourse

76.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part II - The Complaint

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, p. 64, October 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 347 (121,019)

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New York, Civil Litigation, Complaint, Drafting, CPLR

77.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part VIII - The Answer

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 6, p. 96, July/August 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 345 (121,797)

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New York, CPLR, civil procedure, civil practice, answer, complaint, affirmative defenses, pleadings, reply

78.

Technique: A Legal Method to the Madness - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, June 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, legal method

79.

Roommates in New York Law

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 73, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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roommates, housing court, new york, landlord-tenant

80.

Apostrophe's and Plurals'

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, February 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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81.

Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, March/April 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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82.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XIX — Motions to Dismiss Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 8, October 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 339 (124,296)

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New York, litigation drafting, CPLR 3211(b), CPLR 3211(c), motion to dismiss, defenses, repleading, affidavits, exhibits, briefs

83.

Write the Cites Right - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, November/December 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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84.

Legal-Writing Ethics - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, No. 8, October 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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ethics, legal writing

85.

Write the Cites Right - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, October 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 336 (125,432)

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Drug Holdover Proceedings: An Overview from 'Knew,' to 'Should Have Known,' to 'Strict Liability'

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, p. 16, Spring/Summer 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Douglass J. Seidman and Gerald Lebovits
The Legal Aid Society, Manhattan Housing Court Project and Columbia University - Law School
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drugs, narcotics, HUD, rucker, holdover, landlord-tenant, housing court

Drug Holdover Proceedings: An Overview from 'Knew,' to 'Should Have Known,' to 'Strict Liability'

28 NYSBA One-on-One J. 33 (Winter 2007)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Gerald Lebovits and Douglass J. Seidman
Columbia University - Law School and The Legal Aid Society, Manhattan Housing Court Project
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New York, federal, Housing Court, landlord-tenant, holdover, eviction, drugs, knew, should have known, strict liability, RPAPL 711(5) (bawdy house statute), RPAPL 715(1), RPAPL 721(8), RPL § 231, Narcotics Eviction Program, illegal use, Escalera, HUD v. Rucker

87.

What Readers of Legal Writing Like: The Top 29 Selections

Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter, Vol. 2, p. 5, July 2001
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 328 (128,665)

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legal writing

88.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXX — Subpoenas

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXX—Subpoenas, 86 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Feb. 2014).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Feb 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, CPLR, subpoena ad testificandum, subpoena duces tecum, information subpoena

89.

He Said - She Said: Gender-Neutral Writing

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, February 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, gender-neutral writing

90.

Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting - Part 1

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting—Part 1, 88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Jan. 2016).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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contract drating

91.

Dress for Success: Be Formal But Not Inflated

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 73, p. 8, July/August 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 321 (131,573)

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legal writing

92.

Nonprimary-Residence Holdover Proceedings

New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 63-72, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 310 (136,483)

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landlord-tenant, nonprimary, residence, holdover, housing court

93.

Legal-Writing Ethics - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, No. 9, November/December 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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ethics, legal writng

94.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part III - The Complaint

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, No. 80, November-December 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 307 (137,949)

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New York, civil litigation, complaint, CPLR, drafting

95.

Rules of Evidence for Your First Federal or New York Trial

Katerina Milonas & Gerald Lebovits, Rules of Evidence for Your First Federal or New York Trial, 15 Richmond County B.J. 7 (Summer 2015).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Katerina Milonas and Gerald Lebovits
New York State Supreme Court and Columbia University - Law School
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trial advocacy, evidence, federal, New York

96.

Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing - Part IV

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, June 2005
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 305 (138,925)

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Legal Writing

97.

Technique: A Legal Method to the Madness - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, July/August 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 304 (139,410)

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legal writing, legal method

98.

Comparisons and Logic

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 78, No. 8, October 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 298 (142,267)

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99.

Legal-Writing Exercises: Part V—Punctuation

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Legal-Writing Exercises: Part V—Punctuation, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Nov./Dec. 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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exercises, legal writing, punctuation, quotations, hyphens, commas, periods, exclamation points, question marks

100.

What Readers of Legal Briefs Hate: The Top 30 Sins

Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter, Vol. 1, p. 12, August 2000
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing

101.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part IX – The Answer

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 83, No. 7, p. 64, September 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 294 (144,320)

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New York, CPLR, Civil Litigation Drafting, Answer, Complaint, Counterclaim, Cross-Claim

102.

Subletting in New York

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 79, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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landlord-tenant, subletting, new york, housing court

103.

You Can Quote Me: Quoting in Legal Writing - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, May 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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104.

Writing Carefully, Misused Modifiers Must Be Avoided

New York Bar Journal, Vol. 81, No. 1, p. 64, January 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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misplaced modifiers, dangling participles, split infinitives, squinting modifiers, legal writing

105.

Problem Words and Pairs in Legal Writing - Part V

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, July/August 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 290 (146,329)

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106.

A Guide to New York State Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure — Part II

Gerald Lebovits & Michael B. Terk, A Guide to New York State Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure — Part II, 87 N.Y. St. B.J. 34 (Mar./Apr. 2015).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Mar 2015
Gerald Lebovits and Michael Terk
Columbia University - Law School and David Rozenholc & Associates
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New York, commercial landlord-tenant, summary proceedings, personal jurisdiction (service of process and traverse), defenses, trial, settlement, defaults, courts that hear summary proceedings, Yellowstone injunctions, plenary actions, bankruptcy considerations

107.

Legal-Writing Exercises: Part II

The Legal Writer, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (July/Aug. 2017)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Aug 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 276 (153,842)

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Legal-Writing Exercises, Nominalizations, Modifiers, Legalese, Cowardly Qualifiers

108.

Uppercasing Needn't Be a Capital Crime

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, May 2003
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, capitals, uppercasing

109.

New York State Commercial Landlord - Tenant Law and Procedure: A Primer - Part III

Gerald Lebovits & Michael B. Terk, New York State Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure: A Primer—Part III, 66 Brooklyn Barrister 5 (June 2014).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2014
Gerald Lebovits and Michael Terk
Columbia University - Law School and David Rozenholc & Associates
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commercial landlord-tenant, part 52, holdover proceedings, nonpayment proceedings

110.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part I – An Overview

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, September 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 261 (162,819)

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New York, civil litigation, pleadings

111.

New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law 101 for the Transactional Attorney

Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 5, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Margaret B. Sandercock and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Housing Court, landlord-tenant, rent stabilization, rent control, loft law, transactional attorney

112.

The Legal Writer, Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting — Part 5

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 88, No. 5, June 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 May 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 258 (164,716)

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Contract Drafting, Legalese, Clarity, Formatting, Sentence Structure, Ambiguities, Interpretation, Performance, Obligation, Discretionary Language, Exception and Subordination, Policy, Declaration, Conditional Language

113.

Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term

New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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appellate term. appeals, appellate practice, new york, landlord-tenant, advocacy, briefs, oral argument

114.

You Can Quote Me: Quoting in Legal Writing - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, June 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 256 (166,039)

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115.

The Legal Writer, Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting — Part 4

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 88, No. 4, May 2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 May 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Contract Drafting, Endgame, Termination, Dispute Resolution, Remedies, Final and Complete Provisions, Choice of Law, Amendments, Waivers, Assignment, Delegation, Counterparts, Damage Disclaimer, Indemnification, Insurance, Force Majeure, Severability, Signature Blocks

116.

Proof it with Re-Vision - Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 81, No. 7, p. 64, September 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Sep 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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editing, proofreading, legal writing

117.

Sin and Virtue in Legal Writing: Vanity and Humility

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 79, No. 3, March/April 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 253 (167,938)

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Legal Writing

118.

Preparing for Trial: A Guide for the Novice

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Oct 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 252 (168,619)

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trial advocacy

119.

The Pause that Refreshes: Commas

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, March/April 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 250 (169,861)

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legal writing, comma

120.

Not Mere Rhetoric: Metaphors and Similes - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, June 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 246 (172,514)

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legal writing, metaphors, similes

121.

The Pause that Refreshes: Commas - Part 2

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, May 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, comma

122.

Proof It with Re-Vision: Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 81, No. 8, p. 64, October 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Oct 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 241 (175,964)

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legal writing, proofreading, editing

123.

Post-Eviction Motions to Restore - Part I

Landlord-Tenant Monthly, Vol. 5, p. 1, June 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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landlord-tenant, housing court, new york, post-eviction, restore, possession

124.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXII — Contempt Motions

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 86, p. 64, May 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 May 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, legal writing, civil practice, civil procedure, civil contempt, criminal contempt, summary contempt, plenary contempt, Judiciary Law, Penal Law, Civil Practice Law and Rules

125.

Surviving Your 1L Year (Again): A Primer for First-Year Legal-Writing Adjuncts

Gerald Lebovits, Surviving Your 1L Year (Again): A Primer for First-Year Legal-Writing Adjuncts, 25 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 133 (2017).
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 May 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, legal research, legal education, law school, adjunct professor, adjunct instructor

126.

Ineffective Devices: Rhetoric that Fails

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, February 2003
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, rethorical devices

127.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part VI - The Answer

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 64, March/April 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, answer, complaint, CPLR, Civil Practice Law and Rules

128.

How to Succeed in Legal Writing by Really Trying

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, How to Succeed in Legal Writing by Really Trying, 90 N.Y. St. B.J. 61 (Sept. 2018).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2019
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing, Nature-Nurture, Dunning-Kruger Effect, Teaching Legal Writing, Editing Legal Writing, Learning Legal Writing

129.

Drafting New York Civil Litigation Documents: Part XXXIX — Motions to Vacate a Default Judgment Continued

NYSBA Journal, February 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Excusable Default, CPLR 5015(a)(1), Fraud, Misrepresentation, Other Misconduct, CPLR 5015(a)(3), Newly Discovered Evidence, CPLR 5015(a)(2), Lack of Jurisdiction, CPLR 5015(a)(4),Reversal, Modification, Vacatur of Prior Judgment or Order, CPLR 5015(a)(5),Vacatur on Terms as May Be Just

130.

Writing on a Clean Slate: Cliches and Puns

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, March-April 2003
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, cliches, puns

131.

Free at Last from Obscurity: Clarity - Part I

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 75, No. 9, p. 64, November-December 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing, clarity

132.

Professionalism in the Legal Profession

Richmond County Bar Association Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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professionalism, civility, ethics, new york

133.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXV — Notices to Admit

Gerald Lebovits, Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXV — Notices to Admit, 85 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (June 2013)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Civil Practice Law and Rules, CPLR, civil procedure, litigation drafting, notice to admit, discovery, disclosure

134.

The Bottom Line on Footnotes [Fn. 1] and Endnotes [Fn. 2]

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, January 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, footnotes, endnotes

135.

'Of' with Their Heads: Concision

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 73, p. 64, November/December 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, concision

136.

The Worst Mistakes in Legal Writing—Part II

90 N.Y. St. B.J. 62 (Mar./Apr. 2018), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-588
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, mistakes, punctuation, quoting, grammar

137.

Learning Disabilities and the Legal Writer

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 77, p. 64, September 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing

138.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXVI — Notices to Admit Continued

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, 'Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXVI — Notices to Admit Continued', 85 New York State Bar Association Journal 64 (July/Aug. 2013)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, drafting litigation documents, legal writing, notice to admit

139.

Free at Last from Obscurity: Clarity - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, January 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing, clarity

140.

Legal-Writing Exercises: Part III

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Legal-Writing Exercises: Part III, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Sept. 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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concision, that and which, who and whom, professional tone, adverbial excesses

141.

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Real Estate Matters: The New York Experience

Cardozo J. Conflict Resol, Vol. 11, p. 437, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2010
Lucero Ramirez Hidalgo and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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alternative dispute resolution, adr, negotiation, mediation, mediator, arbitration, arbitrator, facilitation, real estate, construction, foreclosure, housing court, commercial division

142.

By Popular Demand: Demand Letters

88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Oct. 2016)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, demand letters

143.

Evidentiary Issues in Housing Court

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Jul 2009
Julia Marter and Gerald Lebovits
Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Housing court, Housing Part, evidence, trials, hearings

144.

The Department of Redundancy Department: Concision and Succinctness - Part I

New york State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 78, No. 6, July/August 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing

145.

The Worst Mistakes in Legal Writing — Part I

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, The Worst Mistakes in Legal Writing — Part I, 90 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Feb. 2018)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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tense, subject/verb agreement, gender, capital letters, pronouns, I vs. me vs. myself, lists, comparisons, active and passive voice, dangling participles, formatting, conrtactions, articles

146.

Or Forever Hold Your Peace: Reply Briefs

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 82, p. 64, June 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing, Reply Briefs

147.

Finding Your Voice as a New Attorney: Thoughts from the Employer and the Court

Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 58, No. 11, 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Jan 2009
Gerald Lebovits and Martha Krisel
Columbia University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legal writing

148.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XIII - Motion Practice Overview

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, CPLR, preliminary motions, ex parte motions, emergency motions, stays, disclosure, reargue and renew, orders to show cause, notice of motion

Free at Last from Obscurity: Achieving Clarity

Gerald Lebovits, "The Best of Gerald Lebovits": Free at Last from Obscurity: Achieving Clarity, 16 Scribes J. Legal Writing 127 (2014-2015)., NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Free at Last from Obscurity: Achieving Clarity

Gerald Lebovits, Plain Language, Free at Last from Obscurity: Achieving Clarity, 96 Mich. B.J. 38 (May 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 May 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, clarity

150.

The Department of Redundancy Department: Concision and Succinctness - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 78, No. 7, September 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing

151.

The New York Loft Law

New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 38, p. 21, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 May 2010
Linda Rzesniowiecki and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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new york, housing court, loft law, loft board, multiple dwelling law

152.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part VII – The Answer

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 5, June 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jun 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, CPLR, civil procedure, civil practice, complaint, answer, defenses, affirmative defenses, denials

153.

Section 8: New York's Legal Landscape

New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 51, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits, Sateesh Nori and Jia Wang
Columbia University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Rowan University
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section 8, landlord-tenant, new york, affordable housing, housing choice voucher

154.

Disclosure and Disclosure - Like Devices in the New York City Housing Court

Landlord-Tenant Monthly, Vol. 6, Nos. 8 & 9, p. 12, August/September 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Gerald Lebovits, Rosalie Valentino and Rohit Mallick
Columbia University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 193 (216,350)
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disclosure, discovery, deposition, ebt, examination before trial, ample need, landlord-tenant, subpoenas, housing court, new york

155.

Not Mere Rhetoric: Metaphors and Similes - Part II

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, July/August 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, rethoric, metaphors, similes

156.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part IV – The Complaint

New York Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 1, January 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Jan 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Civil Litigation, CPLR, Complaint

157.

What's Another Word for 'Synonym'?

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 64, January 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, synonym

158.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XV — Motions to Dismiss

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 May 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, drafting, CPLR 3211

159.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XX — Summary-Judgment Motions: An Overview

84 N.Y. St. B.J. 84 64 (Nov./Dec. 2012)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Nov 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, summary judgment, CPLR 3212

160.

The Illegal Multiple Dwelling in New York City

NYSBA N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Gerald Lebovits and Daniel J. Curtin
Columbia University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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abuse, neglect, family court, new york

161.

Short Judicial Opinions: The Weight of Authority

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, September 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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162.

New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law 101 for the Transactional Attorney

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 8, October 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Gerald Lebovits and Margaret B. Sandercock
Columbia University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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New York, Landlord-Tenant, Housing, Transactions, Contracts, Rent Control, Rent Stabilized, Due Diligence, Lofts, Single Room Cccupancies (SRO), Leases, Rent, Owner Occupancy, Certificate of Occupancy, Closing

163.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XIV - Motion Practice Overview Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, civil practice, document drafting, motions, CPLR 2103, opposition papers, cross-motions, reply papers

164.

Evidentiary Issues in the New York City Housing Court

New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 21-32, Winter 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2016
Julia Marter and Gerald Lebovits
Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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New York, housing court, evidence, trials, hearings, hearsay, circumstantial, direct, prima facie, relevance, prejudice, burden of proof, objections, business records, testimony, pro se, admissibility, weight

165.

Will of Fortune: New York Will Drafting ─ Part 1

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Will of Fortune: New York Will Drafting ─ Part 1, 88 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Nov./Dec. 2016).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Nov 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, will drafting, trusts and estates, Estates, Powers and Trusts Law (EPTL), Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act (SCPA), intestacy, beneficiary, executor

166.

Mental Hygiene Hearings in New York for Retention, Release, Treatment Over Objection, and Assisted Outpatient Treatment

Mickey Keane & Gerald Lebovits, Mental Hygiene Hearings in New York for Retention, Release, Treatment over Objection, and Assisted Outpatient Treatment, 16 Richmond County B.J. 7 (Winter 2016).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2016
Gerald Lebovits and Mickey Keane
Columbia University - Law School and Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
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new York Mental Hygiene Law, Section 9.39, MHL Article 9, voluntary admission, involuntary admission, civil commitment, retention, release, treatment application, Kendra's Law, assisted outpatient order (AOT), law and psychiatry, Mental Hygiene Legal Service (MHLS)

167.

Post-Eviction Motions to Restore - Part II

Landlord-Tenant Monthly, Vol. 5, p. 1, July 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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landlord-tenant, housing court, post-eviction, new york

168.

Judgment Writing in Kenya and the Common-Law World

Kenya Law Review, March 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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judgment writing, opinion writing, decision writing, legal writing, Kenya, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan

169.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part V - Pleadings in Special Proceedings

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 83, No. 2, p. 64, February 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Feb 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, drafting, pleadings, special proceedings, summary proceedings, petition, notice of petition

170.

Military Law in New York Landlord-Tenant Actions and Proceedings

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 4, p. 145, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 166 (246,267)

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Servicemembers' civil relief act, military law, landlord-tenant, new york, scra

171.

Judges' Clerks Play Varied Roles in the Opinion Drafting Process

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 34, July-August 2004
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 162 (251,366)

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Legal Writing

172.

Twenty Opinion - Writing Myths

The National Association of Workers’ Compensation Judiciary, Number XXXVII, September 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Oct 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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opinion writing, judgment writing, legal writing, myths

173.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XVIII — Motions to Dismiss Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 7, p. 64, September 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, CPLR 3211, CPLR 314, CPLR 315, Civil Practice Law and Rules, motion to dismiss, personal jurisdiction, service of process, defective summons, in rem and quasi in rem jurisdiction, indispensable party

174.

Poetic Justice: From Bad to Verse

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 74, p. 48, September 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, poetry, verse, judicial opinion

175.

The Notorious R.B.G.: Lessons on Legal Writing from the Legendary Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, The Notorious R.B.G.: Lessons on Legal Writing from the Legendary Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 92 N.Y. St. B.J. 76 (Nov. 2020).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Dec 2020
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, legal writing

176.

Ethical Judicial Writing - Part III

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 79, No. 2, February 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, ethics, judge, judicial

177.

Accommodations and Modifications in the New York City Housing Court for Litigants with Disabilities

N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 30, Fall 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Kevin M. Cremin and Gerald Lebovits
Brooklyn Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Housing Court, landlord-tenant, disability, accomodations, modifications, Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act, Fair Housing Act, New York State Human Rights Law, New York City Human Rights Law

178.

New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019: What Lawyers Must Know–Part III

Gerald Lebovits, John S. Lansden & Damon P. Howard, New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019: What Lawyers Must Know–Part III, 91 N.Y. St. B.J. 33 (Dec. 2019).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Gerald Lebovits, John Lansden and Damon P. Howard
Columbia University - Law School, New York Courts and Ephron-Mandel & Howard LLP
Downloads 154 (262,037)

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New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, HSTPA, landlord-tenant law, RPL, RPAPL, GOL

179.

Tanbook, Bluebook, and ALWD Citations: A 2007 Update

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 79, No. 8, October 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing, bluebook, alwd, association of legal writing directors, cites, citations, tanbook, citing

180.

La Transformación Del Papel Del Abogado Defensor En El Nuevo Sistema De Justicia Penal Mexicano (The Transformation of the Criminal-Defense Lawyer's Role in Mexico's New Criminal-Justice System)

Dilemas Contemporáneos sobre Ejercicio de la Abogacía en México: Colección de Ensayos (Contemporary Dilemmas in the Mexican Practice of Law: Collection of Essays) (American Bar Association 2015), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2015
Bertha Alcalde Luján and Gerald Lebovits
Independent and Columbia University - Law School
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Mexico, oral trials, public trials, trial advocacy, adversary system, inquisitorial system, sistema de justicia penal, sistema acusatorio, Ministerio Público, oralidad, publicidad

181.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXII — Summary-Judgment Motions Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Civil Practice Law and Rules, CPLR, summary judgment, litigation drafting, affirmations, affidavits, partial summary judgment, opposition papers, cross-motions, reply papers

182.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XVI — Motions to Dismiss Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 5, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jun 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil practice, litigation drafting, CPLR 3211(a), motions to dismiss, affirmative defenses

183.

Pretrial Advocacy: An Ethical Checklist - Part I

Queens Bar Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 4, February 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Joseph Capasso and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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ethics, discipline, federal, new york, advocacy, litigation, pretrial, civility, professionalism, model rules, rules of professional conduct, professional responsibility

184.

Disclosure and Disclosure-Like Devices in the New York City Housing Court

New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 34-45, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Jul 2009
Rosalie Valentino, Rohit Mallick and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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Housing Court, New York, disclosure, discovery, examination before trial, EBT, deposition, subpoeana, interrogatories, notice to admit, bill of particulars, privacy, video.

185.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXI — Summary Judgment Motions Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 85, No. 1, January 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, litigation drafting, motion practice, Civil Practice Law and Rules, CPLR, summary judgment

186.

Motion Practice in Suffolk County: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Diane K. Farrell & Gerald Lebovits, Motion Practice in Suffolk County: Avoiding the Pitfalls, Vol. 28 Suffolk Lawyer p. 15 (April 2013).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Diane Farrell and Gerald Lebovits
Independent and Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Suffolk County, Civil Practice Law and Rules, CPLR, order to show cause, motion to dismiss, motion to amend, motion to strike, disclosure, summary judgment, affidavit, affirmation, motion to renew and reargue, Uniform Rules for the New York State Trial Courts

187.

Ethical Judicial Writing - Part I

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 78, No. 9, November/December 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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ethcs, judge, judicial, legal writing

188.

Ethical Judicial Writing - Part II

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 79, No. 1, p. 64, January 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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ethics, judge, judicial, legal writing

189.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXIV - Summary-Judgment Motions Continued

Gerald Lebovits, Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXIV - Summary-Judgment Motions Continued, 85 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (May 2013)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 May 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, CPLR, Civil Practice Law and Rules, litigation drafting, summary judgment, disclosure, discovery, stays, preclusion, negligence, contracts, in lieu of complaints

190.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XVII — Motions to Dismiss Continued

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 84, No. 6, July/August 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, motions to dismiss, CPLR 3211(a)(7)

191.

The Legal Writer: Writing It Right (Front Matter)

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer: Writing It Right
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Jun 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing

192.

Litigating in the Qatar International Court (لتقاضي في محكمة قطر الدولية)

Gerald Lebovits & Delphine Miller, Litigating in the Qatar International Court / لتقاضي في محكمة قطر الدولية, 28 Int'l Law Practicum 54 (Spring 2015).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Gerald Lebovits and Delphine Miller
Columbia University - Law School and New York State Supreme Court
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Qatar International Court, Qatar Financial Centre, Qatar Civil and Commercial Court, Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre

193.

New York State Commercial Landlord - Tenant Law and Procedure: A Primer - Part II

Gerald Lebovits & Michael B. Terk, New York State Commercial Landlord - Tenant Law and Procedure: A Primer - Part II, 66 Brooklyn Barrister 5 (Mar. 2014)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2014
Gerald Lebovits and Michael Terk
Columbia University - Law School and David Rozenholc & Associates
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commercial landlord-tenant, part 52, holdover proceedings, nonpayment proceedings

194.

Pretrial Advocacy: An Ethical Checklist -- Part II

Queens Bar Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 6, March 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Mar 2009
Joseph Capasso and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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legal ethics, civility, professionalism, new york, federal, litigation, advocacy, pretrial

195.

The Devil's in the Details for Delusional Claims

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 75, No.8, p. 64, October 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, opinion wriitng, delusional claims

196.

Will of Fortune: New York Will Drafting – Part 2

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Will of Fortune: New York Will Drafting -- Part 2, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Jan. 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, Will Drafting, New York's Estates, Powers and Trusts Law (EPTL), Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCPA)

197.

Judicial Jesting: Judicious?

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 75, p. 64, September 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing

198.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Motion Practice Overview Continued

Pathway to the Profession: From Law School to Lawyer, 2015, NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, motion practice

199.

Judicial Ethics, Law Clerks and Politics

New York Law Journal, October 21, 1996
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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law clerk, court atorney, ethics, judge, judicial, election, elect, run

200.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXVII — Disclosure Motions

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Journal, Vol. 85, No. 8, p. 64, October 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil practice, civil procedure, disclosure, discovery

201.

Legal-Writing Exercises: Part IV

89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Oct. 2017)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Specificity, Parallelism, Transitions, Subject-Verb Placement

202.

The Relationship Between the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and the New York City Housing Court

N.Y. State Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 26, Winter 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Gerald Lebovits and Sheldon Melnitsky
Columbia University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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New York, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, DHCR, Housing Court

203.

Introductory Guide to the New York City Family Court

N.Y.C. Bar Association, January 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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family court, new york

204.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XLV — Motions for Sanctions and Related Costs

87 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Oct. 2015)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation drafting, sanctions, costs, 22 NYCRR Part 130, CPLR 8303-a, CPLR 3126, frivolous litigation

205.

Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term--Part II

Gerald Lebovits, Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term--Part II, 6 Landlord-Tenant Monthly 1 (Apr./May 2008).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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landlord-tenant, appeals, appellate term, housing court, new york

206.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXVII — Motions to Reargue and Renew Continued

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXVII — Motions to Reargue and Renew Continued, 86 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Nov./Dec 2014).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation drafting, CPLR 2221, renew, reargue

207.
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Infant Compromise Orders in New York

Rohit K. Mallick & Gerald Lebovits, Civil Law Practice, Infant Compromise Orders in New York, The RCBA (Richmond County B. Ass'n J.) 17 (Spring 2015).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
Rohit Mallick and Gerald Lebovits
Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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New York, infant compromise orders, torts, personal injury, children

Infant Compromise Orders in New York

Rohit Mallick & Gerald Lebovits, Infant Compromise Orders in New York, Electronically in Touch 2 (N.Y. St. B. Ass'n) (Apr. 10, 2016)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jun 2016
Rohit Mallick and Gerald Lebovits
Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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New York law, CPLR Article 12, infant compromise orders

208.

Legal-Writing Exercises: Part VI—Punctuation (Continued)

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Legal-Writing Exercises: Part VI—Punctuation (Continued), 90 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Jan. 2018).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, exercises with answers, punctuation

209.

No Fault, No Foul: Litigating First-Party-Benefit Cases

Brooklyn Barrister, Vol. 61, No. 8, p. 1, May 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits and Kimberly Schirripa
Columbia University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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new york, no fault, first-party benefits

210.

Appellate Practice, Winning Residential Appeals: Notices of Appeal, Stays Pending Appeal, and Cross-Appeals in the Appellate Term

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 114 (328,993)
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landlord-tenant, appeals, housing court, new york, appellate term

211.

Litigators Who Untangle the Web Will Find Scores of Valuable Sites

New York Law Journal, May 20, 1997
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Nov 2008
Ian M. Singer and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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legal research

212.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XLI — In Limine, Trial, and Post-Trial Motions Continued

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XLI—In Limine, Trial, and Post-Trial Motions Continued, 87 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (May 2015)., NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2600174
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, motion practice, mistrial motion, directed verdict, continuences, motion to strike, motion to reopen

213.

The Worst Mistakes in Legal Writing—Part III

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, The Worst Mistakes in Legal Writing—Part III, 90 N.Y. St. B.J. 62 (May 2018).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 May 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, confused words, misused words.

214.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XLIV — Motions for Attorney Fees Continued

87 N.Y. State Bar Assoc. Journal 67 (September 2015), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil practce, motions, attorney fees

215.

The Integrated Domestic Violence Court

Richmond County Bar Association Journal, Vol. 8, p. 7, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Michael V. Gervasi and Gerald Lebovits
Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C. and Columbia University - Law School
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matrimonal, family law, domestic violence, New York

216.

Special Procedures Apply to Enforcing Judgments in Small Claims Court

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 71, No. 1, p. 28, January 1999
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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small claims, enforce, enforcing, judgemt, creditor, debitor, new york

217.

Getting to Trial in Supreme Court, Civil Term

Richmond County Bar Association Journal, Vol. 7, No. 7, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits and Michael V. Gervasi
Columbia University - Law School and Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C.
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supreme court, New york, civil term, richmond county, staten island

218.

Best Interests of the Child Remain Paramount in Proceedings to Terminate Parental Rights

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 73, No. 4, p. 41, May 2001
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2009
Anne Crick and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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termination of parental rights, family court, new york

219.

Do's, Dont's, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation — Part I

Gerald Lebovits, Do's, Dont's, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation—Part I, [May/June 2008] Para-News (Capital District Paralegal Ass'n) 7.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, controversies, punctuation

220.

E-Filing: Mastering the Tech-Rhetoric

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 4, p. 64, May 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 May 2011
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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e-file, e-filing, online readers, pdf, hypertext, CD-Rom, chunking, F-pattern, New York State Courts Electronic Filing System (NYSCEF)

221.

Guardians and Guardians Ad Litem in New York

Richmond County Bar Association Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 7-14, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Oct 2009
Michael V. Gervasi and Gerald Lebovits
Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C. and Columbia University - Law School
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Supreme Court, MHL Art. 81, guardians, Surrogate's Court, SCPA Article 7-A, guardians ad litem, New York

222.

Section 8: New York's Legal Landscape -- Part II

Landlord-Tenant Monthly, Vol. 6, Nos. 8 & 9, p. 1, August/September 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Gerald Lebovits, Sateesh Nori and Jia Wang
Columbia University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Rowan University
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section 8, landlord-tenant, housing court, new york, housing choice voucher

223.

Appellate Practice, Winning Residential Appeals: Perfecting, Briefing, and Orally Arguing Appeals in the Appellate Term and Beyond

Landlord-Tenant Practice Review, Vol. 1, Issue 7, June 200
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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appeals, landlord-tenant, housing court, new york

224.

A Pox on Vox Pop

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 76, p. 64, July-August 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Legal Writing

225.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XLVI — Best Practices for Persuasive Writing

87 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (November/December 2015), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2692238
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil practice, civil-litigation drafting, persuasion, persuasive writing, motion papers

226.

Housing Part Proceedings: The Tenuous Nature of the Economic-Infeasibility Defense

Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter, Vol. 1, No. 11, p. 1, October 2000
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Nov 2008
Deborah E. Fisher and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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HP, Housing Part, nonpayment, repairs, housing court, new york, economic infeasibility

227.

The Worst Mistakes in Legal Writing—Part IV

90 N.Y. St. B.J. 60 (June 2018)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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228.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXVIII — Motions to Vacate Default Judgments

New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 87, p. 64, January 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jan 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, motion practice, motions to vacate default, CPLR 5015, CPLR 317, excusable default, meritorious defense

229.

Part 137: The Attorney-Client Fee-Dispute Program

Richmond County Bar Association Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 7, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Michael V. Gervasi and Gerald Lebovits
Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C. and Columbia University - Law School
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Part 137, fee disputes, mediation, arbitration, conciliation, attorney-client, ethics

230.

Writing with Friends: Collaborative Legal Writing

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Writing With Friends: Collaborative Legal Writing, 90 N.Y. St. B. J. 90 (July/Aug. 2018).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Jul 2018
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, collaboration

231.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Motion Practice Overview

Pathways to the Profession: From Law School to Lawyer, 2015, NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, motion practice, civil litigation

232.

Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term--Part I

Gerald Lebovits, Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term--Part I, 6 Landlord-Tenant Monthly 1 (Feb./Mar. 2008).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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appellate term, housing court, appeals, landlord-tenant, new york

233.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXI — Subpoenas Continued

Gerald Lebovits, Drafting New York Civil-Ligation Documents: Part XXXI — Subpoenas Continued, 86 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Mar./Apr. 2014).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, subpoenas, objecting, motion to quash, responding, document drafting, Civil Practice Law and Rules, CPLR

234.

Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term--Part 4

Gerald Lebovits, Residential Landlord-Tenant Appeals in the Appellate Term--Part IV, 6 Landlord-Tenant Monthly 1 (July 2008).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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landlord-tenant, appeals, housing court, appellate term, new york

235.

Introduction: The Legal Writer: Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer: Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents (N.Y. St. Bar Ass'n 2015).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, civil practice, complaint, motions, actions, proceedings

236.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXIV — Contempt Motions Continued

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 86, p. 84, July/August 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, litigation documents, drafting, civil contempt

237.

How to Help Judgment Creditors Collect: The Effective Use of Civil Court Act Article 18

New York Law Journal, January 27, 1998
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2009
Arthur F. Engoron and Gerald Lebovits
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
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Small Claims, New York, judgment, creditor, debitor, collect, collection, enforce, enforcement

238.

Cite-Seeing Part II: The Bluebook's New York Bloopers

90 N.Y. St. B.J. 62 (Nov./Dec. 2018).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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Bluebook, New York Official Style Guide, Tanbook, New York Rules of Style, Citing, Citations

239.

Write to Win in Court

Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Write to Win in Court, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Mar./Apr. 2017).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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legal writing, persuasion

240.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXXIII — Contempt Motions Continued

86 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (June 2014), NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13/14 #78
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil practice, litigation documents, criminal contempt, Judiciary Law

241.

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part XXVIII - Disclosure Motions Continued

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 85, November/December 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
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New York, civil litigation, CPLR, disclosure, discovery, motion practice, compel, note of issue, notice of trial

242.

Nonpayment Proceedings: The So-Called Spiegel Defense - Part II

Landlord-Tenant Practice Report, Vol. 2, No. 6, p. 1, June 2001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 26 May 2009
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 91 (381,293)