Ms. Jocelyn Nager, Esq., the managing partner of Frank, Frank, Goldstein & Nager, has been awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell for 2020. An AV Preeminent rating is the highest possible rating a lawyer can receive.
Ratings are determined through a strenuous peer-review process from members of the Bar and judiciary. Those who receive an AV Preeminent rating hold the highest rankings in both legal ability and ethical standards. Lawyers must be practicing for at least 10 years to qualify.
The rating process is managed by Martindale-Hubbell, an information services firm for the legal profession and the authority in attorney reviews and ratings. This is the fifth year Ms. Nager’s been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell.
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Schools, institutions, and other lenders are in the news for writing off their balances owed, thereby forgiving the debt. What are the consequences of debt forgiveness, and should you take advantage of debt forgiveness offered by a creditor?
While it is true that when a debt is forgiven in whole or in part, you are no longer required to repay that portion of the debt. However, did you know that the lender or creditor may issue a statement that the debt was forgiven? In fact, for many, the lender must issue a statement and report the forgiveness to the IRS by issuing a 1099.
That is, of course, if the debt exceeds $600.
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Ms. Jocelyn Nager, the managing partner of Frank, Frank, Goldstein & Nager P.C., a New York law firm devoted to the collection of bad debt, has been named “Super Lawyer” for the fourth consecutive year.
Super Lawyers is a rating service that features outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state.
Lawyers featured have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Jocelyn was awarded an “AV” rating by her peers. The “AV” rating goes to lawyers who hold the highest ethical standards and legal ability.
Super Lawyers is a service of Martindale Hubbell, an information services firm for the legal profession. The IT giant publishes the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, providing background information on lawyers and law firms across the U.S.
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Disparaging remarks added to the sting of not getting paid is upsetting. What makes it worse is when a client fabricates a reason for non-payment, which is downright untruthful.
You may know the drill.
There is a quick flurry of emails back and forth; insults hurled from one to the other. Added to the experience might include an exchange on the street, angry calls, disparaging remarks related to debt collection, raised voices on cell phones.
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