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*Important Information Regarding Representation at OATH Hearings*

OATH hearings do not require a lawyer or representative. Anyone may represent his or her self at all OATH hearings. OATH does not certify or screen representatives. If you hire someone to represent you at your hearing, you do so at your own expense and risk.


*News for Registered Representatives*

OATH will begin hearing Department of Buildings (DOB) cases four days a week at its Brooklyn Hearing Office. Starting in late September 2019, the DOB will begin writing summonses to Brooklyn properties with the listed hearing date scheduled for a future Wednesday. Respondents who request a reschedule or have a new hearing granted after a defaulted case is reopened may request and/or receive from OATH a new hearing date on either a Monday, Thursday or Friday. Please note that this expanded schedule for DOB cases heard at OATH’s Brooklyn Hearing Office does not change the Hearings Division Rules regarding reschedule requests and how many reschedules can be granted, and it does not change the rules governing defaults.

On August 7, 2016, a New York City Rule governing representatives at OATH went into effect.* View the informational flyer for registered representatives appearing in 2018.

  • Representatives who represent more than 1 respondent per calendar year must register annually with the OATH Hearings Division.
  • Representatives must register in person and present current, valid, photo identification.
  • Representatives can get the Representative Registration Form here or in personfrom an OATH Clerk at any OATH Hearing Center location.
  • Registered Representatives will also have to submit an authorization form from each respondent that he/she represents.
  • Authorization Forms are available in several languages. Representatives and respondents should use the Authorization form that is in the respondent's preferred language.

Authorization for Registered Representative to Appear (Spanish) (Arabic) (Bengali) (Chinese) (French-Creole) (Korean) (Polskie) (Russian)(اردو)

*Registration is not required if you are an attorney or are only representing family members.

Registered Representatives should familiarize themselves with the Rules of Practice for the OATH Hearings Divisions.

Pursuant to §6-23 (f) of the OATH Hearings Division rules, below is the list of representatives who have been suspended or permanently barred from appearing before the OATH Hearings Division:

 

Representative NameDisciplinary Action TakenEffective Dates
Alamin, Hassan Permanent Bar 2/19/16
Akbar, Rashid Suspension 2/23/18 to 6/18/18
Aquino, Felix Leyba Suspension 12/30/13 to 1/29/14
DeJesus, Alex Permanent Bar 5/8/15
Diaz, Jenny “Yenny” Suspension 9/10/19 to 10/18/19
Dimitriadis, Paraskevi Suspension 10/26/15 to 1/24/16
Elkhadragy, Osman Permanent Bar 11/27/18
Feldman, Peter Suspension 9/25/17 to 9/29/17
Hung, Shycior Permanent Bar 4/21/15
Kaur, Rajinder Suspension 12/26/17 to 1/24/18
Kountis, Anastasios Permanent Bar 11/8/13
Kountis, George Permanent Bar 11/8/13
Montero, Flor Permanent Bar 8/26/15
Noor, Sumaya Suspension 10/21/19 to 11/8/19
Petinatos, Demitri Suspension 2/26/18 to 3/9/18
Rai, Naresh Permanent Bar 12/4/17
Raja, Rizwan Suspension 3/8/19 to 5/9/19
Rapid Consulting, LLC Permanent Bar 11/8/13
Rehman, Amtul Suspension 11/21/16 to 11/29/16
Richard, Norman Permanent Bar 8/4/2010
Rodriguez, Nelson J. Suspension 10/24/16 to 11/22/16
Siegel, Norman Permanent Bar 3/12/18
Singh, Gurmeet Permanent Bar 12/14/17
Singh, Harpreet Permanent Bar 10/19/18
Teitler, Norman Permanent Bar 12/12/12
Tejada, Julixa Suspension 9/6/18 – 10/5/18
Tischler, Harold Permanent Bar 10/29/13
Tischler, Mitchell Permanent Bar 10/29/13