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Suzanne Louise Latimer

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Mediation, Child Support

About Me

I choose to become a lawyer to do Social Justice and try to make this world a better place.  I grew up as with a Hippie mentality of peace, brotherhood and equality and have continually strived to make a positive contribution to mankind.  Every individual is entitled to the same level of respect, kindness and empathy.  I will treat all my clients and collegues just that way.  I initially was in the health care field and have continued my "Do No Harm" approach to all life situations.  This is crucial when practicing Family and Divorce Law, as the Family unit will have to continue long after my involvement.  The Children are usually the innocents in Family Court and Divorce and must be protected.  I will zealously and aggressively defend my clients, supporting their positions and educating them about the entire Court process. I will be compassionate and understanding as I assist each client through the trauma and stress of their Family Court or Divorce proceeding.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Family: 45%
    22 years, 2.8 thousand cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Mediation: 10%
    12 years
  4. Child Support: 5%
    22 years, 2.4 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-300/hour), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Laura M. Hoffman

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Sue Latimer on several matrimonial and family law cases during my career. She is a tough but respectful adversary. However, we have always been able to work together in trying to negotiate a fair settlement for our respective clients.

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    Laura Hoffman Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kevin L. O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. For over 20 years Ms. Latimer has been a tenacious advocate for her clients. She will try a case just as well as attempt to settle one. Rare traits for Counsel.

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    Kevin O'Brien Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

The Latimer Law Firm, PLLC

951 Albany Shaker Road
Suite 100
Latham, NY, 12110

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199303/13/2015
MAActive199204/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of RecognitionAlbany's Finest2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Latimer Law Firm, LLP2009 - Present
PartnerLatimer & Stroud,LLP2005 - 2009
AssociateThe LaFave Law Firm1993 - 2003
PrincipalLaw Offices of Suzanne L. Latimer1993 - 2005
Law clerk & AssociateThorn & Gershon1990 - 1993
Director of Quality Management/ Risk ManagementBellevue Womens Hospital1979 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Capital Dstrict Collaborative Divorce AssociationAttorney Member2007 - Present
International Assocaition of Collaborative ProfessionslAttorney Member2007 - Present
NYS Bar AssociationMembership1993 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Barbara ZZ v. Daniel A.Sucessfully achieved clients' custody preference
Fish v. FishWon at TrialSucessful Appeal

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Russell Sage CollegeHealth Services AdministrationMA - Masters1984
Russell Sage CollegeNursingBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Albany Hudson Valley Physician Assistant ProgramPhysician AssistantAAS1979
Albany Medical Center School of NursingNursingRN1975