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James R Barnes

James R Barnes

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Trusts, Business, Medicaid & Medicare

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Trusts: 16%
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 16%
  3. Probate: 16%
  4. Elder Law: 16%
  5. Other: 36%
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Hourly ($250-295/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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Contact Info

Burke & Casserly PC

255 Washington Avenue Extension Suite 104
Albany, NY, 12205



NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderBurke & Casserly, P.C.2005 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Albany County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPast ChairN/A
Albany County Bar Association, Young Lawyers CommitteeChairN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
State University of New York, BinghamtonPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
State University of New York, BinghamtonPoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
State University of New York, BinghamtonLawBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
State University of New York, BinghamtonMusicBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Brookdale Senior LivingThe Essentials of Long-Term Care Planning2015
Ombudsmen TrainingAdvance Directives2014
Estate PlanningPower of Attorney2014
What is Estate PlanningEstate & Long Term Care Planning2013
NYSBA Elder Law BasicsHospital Discharge, Nursing Home Issues & Housing Alternatives2013