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Steve J. Weisman

Senior Lecturer, Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning
JD, Boston College Law School, 1973
BA, Univ of Massachusetts-Boston, 1970
Office: Morison Hall 102 | 781.891._2771 | sweisman@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Currently in private practice. Serves as legal editor for Talkers Magazine and hosts a radio talk show in the Boston area. Author of numerous articles on legal matters, consumer issues and financial planning. Received Certificate of Merit from the American Bar Association for excellence in legal journalism for his weekly column, "You and the Law."

Teaching Interests

Elder Law; Marriage, Separation and Divorce; Sports and Entertainment Law; Media Law; Financial planning

Research Interests

Elder Law; Marriage, Separation and Divorce; Sports and Entertainment Law; Scams

Consulting/Practice Interests

Elder Law; Marriage, Separation and Divorce; Entertainment Law; Identity theft and scams

Professional Links

http://www.stevelaw.net

Professional Memberships

Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
Member of Massachusetts Bar and Federal Bar
Member of the American Bar Association
Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association
Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Awards and Honors

2013, Gregory Adamian Award for Excellence in Journalism, Bentley University
2008, The Truth About Buying an Annuity is chosen as one of Five Books To Retire By by The Wall Street Journal November 17, 2008
2008, Truth About Avoiding Scams picked as one of top ten financial books of the year by Smart Money Magazine
2002, Achievement in radio award-best afternoon radio show in Boston Live Money with Steve and Ginger
1985, Commendation for pro bono public service, Western Massachusetts Legal Services
1982, Outstanding Young Men In America, U.S. Jaycees
1981, Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Legal Journalism from the American Bar Association
1977, Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Massachusetts Bar Association

Publications

Books
Weisman, S. J. "50 Ways to Protect Your Identity in a Digital Age" (2nd edition ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. A Guide to Elder Planning 2nd Edition. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). TheTruth About Employment Scams. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). How to Avoid Being Scammed. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). The Truth About Computer Scams. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). The Truth About Government Assistance Scams. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). The Truth About Identity Theft. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). The Truth About Investment Scams. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). The Truth About Tax Scams. Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2009). The Truth About Protecting Your IRAs and 401(k)s. USA: Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2008). The Truth About Avoiding Scams. USA: Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2008). The Truth About Buying Annuities. USA: Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2007). Boomer or Bust: Your Financial Guide to Retirement, Health Care, Medicare and Long-Term Care. New York, NY: Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2004). Fifty Ways to Protect Your Identity and Your Credit: Everything You Need to Know about Identity Theft, Credit Cards, Credit Repair and Credit Report. New York, NY: Prentice Hall.

Weisman, S. J. (2003). A Guide to Elder Planning: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Yourself Legally and Financially. New York, NY: Prentice Hall.

Book Chapters
Weisman, S. J. (2010). 15 Expert Lessons for Retirement Planning. . Prentice Hall

Other(s)
Weisman, S. J. (2008). Take This Quiz Before You Die. UMass Alumni Magazine

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Weisman, S. J. (2010). "Goldman Sachs scam." Presented at the Lifetime Learning's Lifetime Learning of Newton, Newton, MA.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). "Making Money in Talk Radio." Presented at the Talkers Magazine's New Media Seminar, New York City.

Weisman, S. J. (2010). Presented at the American Institute of Economic Research's AIER, Windsor, CT..

Weisman, S. J. (2008). "Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft." Presented at the Financial Planning Association's Financial Planning Association, Virtual seminar.

Weisman, S. J. (2004). "Elder Planning." Presented at the Presbyterian Health Center's Successful Aging Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Weisman, S. J. (2004). "Elder Planning Issues." Presented at the Citizens Bank's Professional Development Conference , Newton MA.

Weisman, S. J. (2004). "Long Term Care Planning." Presented at the Financial Planning Association's Financial Planning Association, National On-line Seminar.

Weisman, S. J. (2004). "The Media and the Law." Presented at the Talkers Magazine's New Media Seminar, New York, NY.

Weisman, S. J. (2003). "Elder Planning." Presented at the American Socieyt of Aging and National Council on Aging's Conference on Aging, Denver, Colorado.

Service

Professional Service
Invited Lecture/Presentation for New Media Seminar - 2012
Judge in Moot Court competition for Boston College Law School - 2010

Public Service
Guest Speaker for Newton Lifetime Learning - 2012