This program, presented by animal law attorney Peggy Collen, will cover relevant statutes and case law to assist practitioners represent clients with animal-related issues in rental apartments, coops, and condos.
Topics to be discussed include the New York City “Pet Law” three-month rule, six-year statute of limitation, nuisance cases, and New York City, New York State, and Federal human rights laws regulating service animal/emotional support reasonable accommodation claims.
Peggy Collen has a solo practice focusing on landlord-tenant law and pet law. Peggy’s passion is protecting animals and their human companions. Peggy is a member of the Animal Law Committee at the New York City Bar Association and she has also been a long-time volunteer with the City Bar Justice Center’s Elder Law and Cancer Advocacy Projects.
In 2015, Peggy received the 2015 Jeremy G. Epstein Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service for the City Bar Justice Center Cancer Advocacy Project. Before attending CUNY School of Law, Peggy received her BA and MFA degrees from UCLA and worked as a traditional film animator.
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