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Scott Barry Ugell

Scott Barry Ugell

also known as Scott B. Ugell, Scott B. Ugell, Esq.

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Divorce & Separation

Scott Ugell

About Me


Scott B. Ugell graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1982, and Hofstra University’s School of Law in 1985.


Scott B. Ugell is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the Southern and Eastern District of the United States District Court in New York (the District Courts includes the Bankruptcy Court) and the United States Supreme, Family, County and Surrogate Courts.


After graduating from Hofstra University Law School, Scott B. Ugell was a Deputy Town Attorney in the Town of Hempstead, the most densely populated Township in the State of New York.  Thereafter, Scott B. Ugell was a Court Arbitrator in New York City Civil Courts and later became Assistant General Counsel to Pyramid Companies, the Syracuse, New York based shopping mall developer and management company.


Scott B. Ugell is involved in many charitable and social organizations. He is a Board Member of the Jewish Federation of Rockland, a Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, former Chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, a former Board Member of the JCC-Y, member of the New City Jewish Center, and supporter of United Hospice of Rockland, Good Counsel and many other worthy charitable organizations. He is a member of the New York State Bar, the Rockland County Bar Association where is co-chair of the Bankruptcy Committee, and the Rockland County Magistrates Association where he was a past president, and a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.


Scott B. Ugell lives in Bardonia, New York with his two teenage daughters.




Areas of Practice



  • Bankruptcy Law

  • Child Support

  • Custody & Visitation

  • Divorce

  • Foreclosure & Alternatives

  • Family Law




Bar Admissions



  • New York, 1986




Education



  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York

  • Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications




Professional Associations and Memberships



  • Member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)

  • Often requested by local governments to make seminar presentations about homeowners' rights and foreclosure protection

  • Participates with the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) to meet with U.S. Congressional Staff on matters related to U.S. bankruptcy code and foreclosure issues.

  • Member of the Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association

  • Member of the New York State Bar Association

  • Member of the Rockland County Bar Association , Co-Chairman of the Bankruptcy Committee

  • Member of the Rockland County Magistrates Association

  • Member of the Board of Hillel of Rockland Community College

  • Professional articles and legal presentations on the issue of debt relief and bankruptcy law


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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    29 years
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
    29 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 25%
    29 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    29 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • James J. Sexton

    Scott Ugell is a tireless advocate for his clients and an excellent attorney. He demonstrates a high level of skill both in the Courtroom and at the negotiating table. His abilities, experience and integrity place him among the best matrimonial attorneys practicing in Rockland and Westchester today.

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    James Sexton Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Ugell Law Firm, P.C.

151 North Main Street
2nd Floor Suite #202
New CIty, NY, 10956

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Graduate of Max Gardner's Bankruptcy BootcampO. Max Gardner III2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior JusticeClarkstown Municipal Court1993 - Present
President, CEOUgell Law Firm, P.C,1987 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)MemberN/A
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland CountyBoard MemberN/A
Jewish Federation of RocklandBoard MemberN/A
Max Gardner's Bankruptcy BootcampMemberN/A
Board of Hillel of Rockland Community CollegeMemberN/A
Rockland County Magistrates AssociationMemberN/A
Rockland County Bar AssociationCo-Chairman of the Bankruptcy CommitteeN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New City Jewish CenterMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
inre: SerinoChapter 7 Petition has been discharged. Loss-Mitigation is pending. Order entered holding Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in contempt of court with sanctions and attorneys fees awarded.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Syracuse UniversityN/AB.S.1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Rockland County Comission on Human Rights Housing ConferenceForeclosure2011