Peter J. Weinman is a solo practitioner with a wide diversity of legal experience, although he has focused his practice on Real Estate and General Civil Litigation, including evictions. Working full time for Project Hospitality, Inc. While attending classes at night, Mr. Weinman received his Bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Staten Island in 1992. Eight years later, continuing to work while attending classes at night, Mr. Weinman received his JD from New York Law School in 2000.
While attending law school, Mr. Weinman took his personal hobby a step further and began taking freelance work as a “computer guy and law student.” He designed and automated databases, legal forms, and office documents/systems for many law firms located throughout the City of New York; some of which continue to use his work to this day.
After being admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey, Mr. Weinman spent his first ten years as an Associate with some of Staten Island’s most respected law firms, such as Lee & Amtzis, LLP, Corash & Hollender, PC, and Gaines & Fishler, LLP, where he gained invaluable knowledge and experience in all aspects of real estate and related litigation. In May 2010, Mr. Weinman went into private practice.
In May 2016, Mr. Weinman was elected to the Board of the Staten Island Women’s Bar Association. In 2014, Mr. Weinman was re-elected to serve a second three-year term as one of the Directors on the Board of the Richmond County Bar Association, and prior to that, he was an active member of the Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association, the RCBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, the New York State Bar Association. Currently, he is an active member of the Staten Island Board of Realtors®, the National Association of Realtors®, and he is an active volunteer Arbitrator at the Richmond County Civil Court, Small Claims Part, where he can be found hearing cases one Thursday night per month. Mr. Weinman is also one of the founding board members of New World Preparatory Charter School, Staten Island’s first charter middle-school, which opened its doors on September 8, 2010.
Aside from trying to spend as much time as possible with his two children, Mr. Weinman, a vegetarian, enjoys riding his motorcycle and running; he has run every New York City Marathon since 2001, usually finishing in around five hours.