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Under Section 2 of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, it is necessary to regulate and control the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages for the “purpose of fostering and monitoring temperance in the consumption and respect for and obedience to law.” From this, the State of New York has established the State Liquor Authority to issue and monitor liquor licenses within the State.
In this program, attorney Donald Bernstein breaks down the procedural aspects of obtaining a liquor license in New York. Mr. Bernstein begins by discussing the regulations involved. From there, he explains the steps required in obtaining a license, including individual and premise requirements. Next, Mr. Bernstein will summarize the application process. The program concludes with a discussion on revocation, cancellations, and other penalties.
I. Outline State regulations of liquor licenses and sales
II. Recognize individual and premises that may not obtain licenses
III. Summarize the application process
IV. Identity revocations, cancellations, and other penalties
Donald M. Bernstein has been practicing law in the State of New York since 1984. His is one of the most recognized names in the legal profession in the hospitality field, with a particular emphasis representing businesses before community boards and the New York State Liquor Authority. Mr. Bernstein has filed hundreds of liquor license applications of all types. He has published articles on licensing, regularly teaches a Continuing Legal Education class on the subject to New York lawyers, testified before the New York State Assembly, and has been interviewed on news programs. He was also asked to participate in a Community Board Task Force evaluating liquor license issues. Mr. Bernstein also has extensive experience in the area of commercial litigation and has tried cases and argued appeals, including before the New York Court of Appeals.
Extremely informative segment with a very effective, knowledgeable speaker.
You can tell this speaker had lots of experience
Having to appear before different governmental boards this course was extremely helpful and interesting
Donald is an expert in this field. It was a pleasure to listen and learn from him. Bravo
Very clear and thorough.
Excellent command of the topic
This was the best course I have watched so far on lawline, great job.
Enjoyable and informative.
Very informative presentation.
Very Interesting presentation
Fantastic and different than anything else I've done for CLE.
Very interesting topic and well presented
Extremely thorough and informative
Very informative. Great speaker.
Learned a lot
Donald is a great speaker. Very informative. Keep up the great work, Don.
Good program--lots of information covered.
Highly informative, especially on the core concepts. One of the better courses I've taken on a discrete issue outside my own practice area. Cheers!
Very interesting subject and a lot of ground covered. I feel like this provided a strong basic background for a newcomer on all the issues to consider.
Great overview of retail liquor licensing. Good use of real world examples illustrating legal points.
Excellent presenter - this could have been an extremely dry and dull course, but it was really well done. Thanks!
Well done - excellent presentation!
Did not know what to expect. Was very pleased with Mr. Bernstein's presentation and the amount of information he relayed
Informative session on retail liquor licensing
Good course! Kept my interest despite the duration.
Very easy to follow. I learned a lot about an area I knew nothing about
Informative. Very good speaker.
Loved this informative course
Very thorough. More thorough than I had an interest in and was very happy when over.
Very good presentation. Clear, concise and informative.
This guy was the best. I liked the way he taught
Great course, one of the best
Very interesting and informative
Great balance of technical and practical...comprehensive coverage and some real gems of practical advice!
Very practical and informative.
Very helpful overview of liquor licensing issues in NY!
good well structured seminar very good lecturer
Very good speaker.
Very thorough and helpful program.
Very interesting subject matter and excellent presentation!
Great, cleared up all the 'legends" of obtaining a liquor license
nicely done, very accessible
Quite thorough and well presented lecture. Informative. Would highly recommend.
Interesting lecture on a topic I had no experience with. The speaker had full command of the subject.
Speaker excellent given the length of this course!
Wow, very informative!
I had no idea that the liquor licensing process was so convoluted.
Interesting, thorough and well organized.
I thought the instructor was extremely knowledgeable and presented the material well.
The speaker was excellent and the coverage of the topic was sufficient.
excellent introductory program and excellent speaker who held my interest throughout
Very well presented and highly informative.
Informative and interesting
very good session.
Good practical knowledge and demonstration
Great overview of the law and the many pitfalls counsel can encounter
Great and informative!
Very good, real nuts and bolts. Excellent.
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