Donald M. Zolin has been an attorney in private practice in New York City since 1977, having earned the degree of juris doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo and the degree of master of laws in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Besides being admitted to the bar of New York, he is admitted to the bar of California, to the bars of two United States District Courts, that for the Southern District of New York and that for the Eastern District, and to the bar of the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Zolin serves as a Special Master for the Supreme Court of the State of New York in New York County and as a referee in disciplinary proceedings conducted at the Departmental Disciplinary Committee of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the First Judicial Department. He has served as an officer and as a director of the New York County Lawyers Association and is the treasurer of the New York County Lawyers Association-McInerney Chapter of the American Inns of Court. He also serves as the chair of the Special Masters Committee of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and belongs to the American Association for Justice, Academy of the Trial Lawyers of the State of New York. Mr. Zolin was also the chair of the Committee on Federal Courts of the New York County Lawyers Association and co-author of its Report on Magistrates, published at 136 FRD 193 (1991).