Notary Bulletin

Legal Professionals Section Advisor: Michael Ostrow

This month, the NNA’s Legal Professionals Section reported on job opportunities for legal professionals, notarizing for clients speaking different languages, and liability in the legal field. To deliver this level of industry-specific information to Notaries, the NNA has developed a distinguished Advisory Panel for each of its six Professional Sections. In this Advisor Spotlight, we introduce you to attorney Michael Ostrow.

Michael Ostrow is a senior partner of Schlissel Ostrow Karabatos, PLLC in Long Island, New York, and practices in the area of matrimonial and family law. He has served as president of the Nassau County Bar Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is also a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Ostrow has lectured extensively on matrimonial and family law for the Practicing Law Institute and was a member of the faculty of the Advanced Trial Institute of Hofstra Law School. He has tried over 200 matrimonial and family law cases throughout the New York Metropolitan area.

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Healthcare Professionals
Legal Professionals
Financial and Corporate Services

Quiz: The Many Types Of Notarial Acts

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