Jay Herman is Co-Chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association Condemnation and Tax Certiorari. As Co-Chair, Jay has instituted a number of novel programs including a joint educational program with the Long Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. One such program was a very successful mock tax certiorari trial. The Committee and the Chapter were cited by the National Appraisal Institute for the presentation of an outstanding and innovative program.
On September 14, 2016, Jay Herman and Kevin Clyne spoke at a joint program of the Long Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. Attendees received CLE Credit. Kevin Spoke on the relationship between real estate and business value. Jay spoke on prudent appraisal trial practice. Over 80 professionals were in attendance.