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Practice areas

  • Corporate & Commercial Transactions

    Proper legal guidance is essential for all businesses, in every phase of development.

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  • Taxation

    Practice Area: Taxation Our tax attorneys focus on identifying potential tax issues and delivering creative and cost-effective solutions to complex tax problems. Practice Area Description: We concentrate on the full spectrum of international, federal, state, and local tax issues.  The firm’s tax attorneys regularly undertake tax planning for C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, business trusts, […]

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  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning

    Practice Area: Elder Law and Medicaid Planning: Long-term care, whether at home or in a nursing facility, can exhaust a family’s lifetime of savings. Proper planning can help reduce or even eliminate this financial exposure. Practice Area Description: Optimally, the process of asset protection begins many years before nursing home or community-based, long-term care becomes […]

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  • Elder Law & Medicaid Planning

    Effective planning can preserve family assets while ensuring long term care.

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  • Estate Administration

    Navigating the intricate legal and tax requirements after the death of a loved-one can be a daunting task without proper guidance.

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  • Estate Planning

    Careful planning can maximize the amount of assets passing to loved ones and not taxing authorities.

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  • Landlord / Tenant

    If you are considering buying, selling, leasing, or investing in commercial real estate, it’s vital to consult with an experienced attorney who will ensure that your transactions and leases are structured to best represent your interests. CBMS has a full service commercial and residential department that can assist you with a wide range of leasing […]

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  • Commercial Litigation

    Effective advocacy requires meticulous preparation and a deep understanding of the facts and laws at issue.

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  • Matrimonial and Family

    When legal action is necessary to resolve family conflicts, it is essential that you entrust your most private matters to compassionate and knowledgeable family law attorneys. At CBMS, our dedicated attorneys serve as good listeners, confidants and zealous advocates for all our clients during their most difficult times. When domestic issues cannot be solved within […]

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  • Real Estate

    Anticipating problems and finding solutions is crucial in every real property transaction.

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  • Religious Corporations

    Careful planning and proper governance can provide both tax exemption and asset protection.

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  • Taxation

    The myriad of complex tax rules can present both traps for the unwary and opportunities for the well-advised.

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  • Tax Controversy

    Tax issues can lead to serious financial and personal consequences. The tax attorneys at CBMS are familiar with the twists and turns of the intricate government bureaucracies of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the Internal Revenue Service. We work closely with you to determine the best way forward while zealously representing your interests.

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Who we are

Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP is a team of dedicated attorneys and staff who provide comprehensive, cost-effective legal services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and religious corporations.

Howard Capell
Howard Capell
Robert S. Barnett
Robert S. Barnett
Gregory L. Matalon
Gregory L. Matalon
Stuart H. Schoenfeld
Stuart H. Schoenfeld
Joseph Milano
Joseph Milano
Renato Matos
Renato Matos
Peter S. Sanders
Peter S. Sanders
Yvonne R. Cort
Yvonne R. Cort
Adam Zabary
Adam Zabary
Jodi Warren
Jodi Warren
Erik Olson
Erik Olson
David Zandi
David Zandi
Monica P. Ruela
Monica P. Ruela
Christopher C. Haner
Christopher C. Haner
Connor Dolgon
Connor Dolgon
Travis Tatko
Travis Tatko

 

Meet our entire team


Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Fri
National Business Institute Seminar: Tax Planning for Trusts & Estates @ Hilton Long Island
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Partner Gregory Matalon, of the firm’s Estate Administration, Estate Planning and Elder Law practice areas, will be a featured  at the National Business Institute, a CLE Provider for Professionals, at the session titled “Post-Mortem Tax Planning Options”.  There will be 7 CLE credits awarded for attending The Tax Planning Trusts & Estates Seminar. This event will take place on October 19th at the Hilton Long Island Huntington.

You may register through the National Business Institute site.

Nov
8
Thu
The Fourth Annual Interchurch Conference @ The Interchurch Center
Nov 8 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

The Fourth Annual Interchurch Conference:

Mission Driven Development

This all-day conference, which attracts nearly 300 clergy members, lay leaders and church administrators of all denominations, will include timely, educational sessions on how to develop a comprehensive mission and business plan for a congregation. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served and the conference will conclude with a reception of light refreshments, a live jazz quartet, and curated art exhibit.

Keynote Speaker: Malcolm A. Punter

President, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI)

What is Mission Driven Development?
Moderator: Renato Matos
Partner, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP

Panelists:

Brad Robertson
Senior Vice President of Real Estate, Collegiate Church Corporation

Lawrence Hammond
Vice President, The Community Preservation Corporation
Chair, New York Theological Seminary

Developing a Mission Plan
John Scibilia
Executive Director, Plymouth Church

Fundamentals of Effective Space Planning
Geoffrey Wiener
President & Founder, GWW Planning & Development, LLC

Understanding Project Feasibility & Potential Deal Structures
Jodi Warren
Associate, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP

Steve Bodden
President, Ecclesiastical Realty Advisory Services LLC

Developing a Business Plan for Financial Sustainability
Fran Brown
Partner & Professional Practice Leader-Attest, CapinCrouse LLP

Kimberly Davis
Principal, Alliance Bernstein LP

Designing the Church of Tomorrow
Rod Grozier
President & CEO, Gro Development

Construction Oversight & Accounting
Salvatore Barbieri
Owner, Metropolitan Planning & Management LLC

David de Barros
Associate, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP

John Osborn
Managing Partner, John E. Osborn P.C.

Complimentary Breakfast & Lunch will be served.

The Conference will conclude with a reception of light refreshments, live music and a curated art exhibit, and will take place in the Interchurch Center’s Gallery Room.

You may register for the conference here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact kconnolly@cbmslaw.com to learn more.

This conference is proudly presented by: