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  ROBERT M. SINGER, ATTORNEY AT LAW

2572 WHITNEY AVENUE

HAMDEN, CT  06518

203-248-8278

rsingerct@yahoo.com (e mail)

EDUCATION

GRADUATE STUDIES

Completed a Juris Doctor program at Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, MA (1985-88)

Master of Science in Taxation, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT (1998-2002)

Senior Professional Certificate in Corporate Taxation, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting Major, from Bryant University, Smithfield, RI (1981-85)

Participated in the New England-Quebec Student Exchange Program at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1983-84)

University of Neuchatel’s Cours de Vacance (Summer French Language Course), Neuchatel, Switzerland (1986)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ATTORNEY – LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT M. SINGER, L.L.C. – General Civil Law Practice, emphasis on  personal injury, commercial litigation, collections, and bankruptcy.

ADJUNCT LECTURER, Department of Accounting, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT (1996-2011)

Arbitrator/Fact Finder, Connecticut Superior Court.

FORMER ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Management, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

PANELIST:

“Limited Liability Company Update in Connecticut,” North Haven, October 1, 2004; “Trust Drafting,” Cromwell, June 11, 2003; “Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships in Connecticut,” New Haven, July 19, 2002.; “Buying and Selling a Business,” New Haven, November 30, 2000; “8th Annual National Automobile Subrogation Strategies ExecuSummit,” Mohegan Sun, September 17 & 18, 2013; “The Medicare ‘Super Lien’ and Other Liens Simplified,”  Waterbury, CT, February 20, 2014; “Collection Law from Start to Finish,” North Haven, August 5, 2014; Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish,”  North Haven, May 25, 2017;  “Limited Liability Companies,” Hartford, CT, August 4, 2017;  “Collection Law From Start to Finish,”   Hartford, CT, November 2, 2017 & New Haven, CT, November 8, 2017, “Top Mistakes Nonprofits Make,” Providence, Rhode Island, October 25, 2018; “Advanced Business Contracts: Secrets Only the Top Lawyers Know”, Hartford, CT, December 17, 2018.

Judge:  Negotiation & Mediation – 2018;  Arbitrator:  2016 & 2017;    Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triatholon, St. John’s University School of Law and The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

“(Limited Liability Corporations) An Investment Vehicle for Future Income”, Financial Freedom Quarterly, Fall l994, pages 84-88.; “Powers of Attorney – Planning to Make Life Easy”, Caregivers Connection, April,  l995; “Midnight Surprise – Personal Injury Alert”, The Tax Advisor, December 1996, pages 730-732; “TRA ’97: Relief for Some, More Aggravation for Others”, The Tax Advisor, December l997, pages 767-768; “Reverse Mortgages:  Managing Money for Life”, Mature Years {magazine}, Spring, l998, pages 41-45; “Use of Credit Cards as Sources of Capital for Small Business”, Bank Security Report, February l998, pages 7-8; “Those Dwindling Earnings-As Stock Prices Soar”, Business Week, Reader’s Report, April 20, l998, page 10; “Grabbing Milk Money: IRS Seizes Tax Refunds During Installment Agreement Status”, The Tax Advisor, October l998, pages 674-675; “Greener Pastures Indeed for the Patriots”, Business Week, Reader’s Report,  January 18, l999, page 10; “Limits on Collection”, The Tax Advisor, May 1999, pages 317-318; “Refund Claims:  Getting Money Back”, The Tax Advisor, May 1999, pages 318-321; “More Becomes Less When Transferee Liability Attaches”, Practical Tax Strategies, December l999, pages 358-364; “Zero Down, Zero Later – The Problem of Collection: A Comparison of Procedures Under State Collection Law, the Bankruptcy Code, and the Internal Revenue Code,” Commercial Law Journal, Volume 105, Number 2, pages 157-216; “Means Testing under ‘Bankruptcy Reform’ and Other Anti-Abuse Provisions,” Vol. 20, Issue No. 4, Debit3, July/August 2005, Pages 16-22; “Successor Liability, The Free Press, Creditors Rights Section Newsletter of the Commercial Law League, Volume 3, Fall 2009.

MEMBERSHIP

Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity, New Haven County Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association

BOOKS AUTHORED

Singer, Robert M, Library of Connecticut Collection Law Forms, New York, Incisive Media, 2009, 2nd Edition 2016

REPORTED CASES – CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT AND APPELLATE COURT

Magnus Mankert v. Elmatco Products et al, 84 Conn. App. 456 (2004), cert denied

271 Conn. 925 (2004).

Cecarelli v. Board of Assessment Appeals of the Town of North Branford,

272 Conn. 485 (2005).

Chamlink Corporation v. Merritt Extruder et al, 96 Conn. App. 183 (2006).

Samuel Kearse v. Priscilla Taylor et al, 165 Conn. App. 780 (2016).

Sandra M. Hirsch, Trustee v. William S. Woermer, 184 Conn. App. 583 (2018).