March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Dale Allinson 2008


  • Title: Partner
  • Company: Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP
  • Location: 90 Merrick Ave., East Meadow, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Freeport, N.Y., 1954

Family: Husband, Peter, and daughter, Rebecca, 15.

College: Lafayette College, SUNY Stonybrook: St. John’s School of Law

First job outside of real estate: I waitressed throughout high school and college.

First job in real estate or allied field: I was an associate in the field of real estate tax certiorari and condemnation law.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Certilman Balin is a full-service law firm with over 80 attorneys practicing in 13 areas of the law in offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. At present, the East Meadow office is undergoing renovations and a redesign, and we will continue to service our clients on a local and national basis.

Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, skiing, spending time at our cabin in New Hampshire

Favorite book: “Les Miserables”

Favorite movie: “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Doctors Without Borders for their selfless efforts

Keys to success: Organizational skills, responsiveness and accessibility to clients and colleagues