LL.M. International Banking
Boston University, 1992
Boston University, 1979
Boston University, 1976
Johns Hopkins University, 1973
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
|International legal experience includes counsel on establishing overseas sales, joint venture relationships, venture capital investment, technology transfer arrangements and establishment of stock participants for high technology and international trading enterprises.Responsible for legal consultation to clients in Taiwan, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, Venezuela, Europe, Russia, Israel, and Canada.Joined and helped lead a global online network of lawyers in 35 countries (www.lexuniversal.com).
Founded a new media company that distributes interactive web based training programs for building and sustaining trusted online communities.
Ongoing law-technology activities concern e-lawyering training, including ODR, and initiating global law reform in online communities.
Organizer of InternetBar.org and PeaceTones.org and ongoing efforts aimed at connecting lawyers and other disciplines in cyberspace in online communities to work on the harmonization of private international law for poverty alleviation efforts. Currently teaching a course on Law on the World Wide Web at U Mass (Amherst) as adjunct faculty.
Other areas of practice include international, cyberlaw, real estate and alternative dispute resolution.
Principal: Aresty International Law Offices, P.C.
1991 – Present
Partner: Aresty & Levin
1989 – 1990
Partner: Aresty, Levin & Orenstein
1986 – 1989
Partner: Crossland, Aresty & Levin
1979 – 1986
Associate: Meyers, Goldstein & Crossland
Tax Specialist: Coopers & Lybrand
1976 – 1978
|University of Massachusetts, AmherstCourse: Law and the World Wide Web (Fall 2010-Spring 2011, Online – Winter 2011)
Course: Global Cyberspace Law (Fall 2007-Spring 2010)
Course: International Business Law (Spring 2010)
Microcommerce Convention (April and June 2008)
Microcommerce Convention (February 2008)
|Who’s Who in American LawWho’s Who in America
University of Massachusetts National Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution
Walnut Hill School
New England – Israel Chamber of Commerce
New England – Taiwan Business Council
|ODR: Theory and Practice: A Treatise on Technology and Dispute Resolution
Mobile Technologies for Conflict Management
Cyberlaw: Text and Cases
The ABA Guide To International Business Negotiations
Negotiating with Confucius
Cultural Understanding, Tolerance A Necessity In The Global Marketplace
Automating the Estate Planning Practice
Thesis: The Future of Massachusetts’ High Technology Industries in World Markets: A Proposal for the Establishment of a Massachusetts-Pacific Rim Development Bank
“Professional Responsibility in a Global World: A Lawyer’s Role Redefined in the Age of the Virtual Practice”
“The Virtual Law Office: Reengineering the Practice of Law for the Digital Age”
“Reinventing Law in Cyberspace: A Social Contract for the Digital Age and International Business Negotiations”
As the Reporter of the ABA’s e-lawyering Task Force, wrote several articles on the technical, legal and practical implications of the practice of law in Cyberspace.
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member, Executive Committee
Taxation Section Council
Board of Delegates, Delegate-at-Large
Vice Chairman, Law Practice Section Council
Chairman, Law Practice Section Council
Computer College, Steering Committee
Computer College, Faculty
|American Bar Association||Vice Chairman, ELPS, Membership Committee
Chairman, ELPS, Membership Committee
Vice Chairman, ELPS, Computer Division
Council Member, ELPS
Membership Committee, Massachusetts State Chairman
Co-Chairman, International Commercial Negotiations task Force
Standing Committee on Technology and Information Services
Co-Chair of International Law Section’s Information Services, Technology, and Data Protection Committee.
Reporter for the e-lawyering Task Force
|Internetbar.org, Inc.||In April of 2005, founded this virtual bar association and currently serving as President.Mission: To legally empower communities around the world using technology, communication, and innovative social and economic justice initiatives.|