UCC For Jewelers

About Us

LEONARD WEINER, Ph. D is the founder of UCC4Jewelers.Com and is an experienced Attorney-Mediator accredited by The Center for Family and Divorce Mediation of New York. He has over 30 years of experience in the practice of law and became a jewelry UCC Specialists in 1994 as a result of his having experienced firsthand the humiliation, hurt, anger and fear exacerbated by the adversarial, divorce process.

UCC4Jewelers.Com was created to provide an alternative to the emotionally devastating litigious divorce proceedings. It is operated under the direction of Dr. Weiner in conjunction with a support team of experienced professionals with advanced degrees in the field law, psychotherapy and social work who have received special training in divorce mediation, many of whom themselves have gone through the ordeal of divorce or separation.

He has represented numerous clients over the years in matters of Family Law, Divorce Mediation, Parenting Plans, Pre- Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Separation Agreements, Parental Responsibilities and Rights, Custody (support, care and contact) of children, same sex marriage matters, father’s rights, Wills, and Religious Divorces.

Attoreny Leonard Weiner is not new to the jewelry and diamond buissness. As sole equity member of Law Offices of Leonard M. Weiner,LLC he has been practicing Law for over 25 years repersenting numerous clients in the jwelry and diamond industry througout the U.S., Israel, Hong Kong. Belgium and India. Prior to that time, he spent 10years in the diamond on 47th Street in New York, during which time he developed an up-close and hands on detailed familiarity with the customs and trade practices of the trade.

Over the course of the last three decades he has been directly involved with the industry both as participant and legal counsel. As such he is fully familiar with the nature and the conduct of the industry, especially as it relates to the UCC and to the indusdtry’s unique uses of its memos and invoices, its financing and trade practices, as well as the Kimberley Process and Patriot Act compliance requirements.

He has authored articles and papers on the relationship between the diamond and jewelry industry and the problems it faces under the requirements and regulations of the UCC. He has been quoted in the New York Times, New York Law Journal, and diamond-jewelry trade magazines, and presently practices law in New York City.

Serving the New York City Metropolitan area including Westchester, Rockland, and Nassau counties.