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Ronald John McGaw

Ronald John McGaw

Practice areas:

Family, DUI & DWI, Landlord & Tenant, Criminal Defense, Trademark Application

About Me

As a former Judge for 10 years, and a Park Avenue attorney prior to that, I have handled  thousands of difficult situations  from  both  sides  of  the  bench.  Let my experience work for you.  When you have a difficult problem, you need and deserve an experienced hand to guide you through your troubled times.


 



  •  Private practice since 2006 - Law Offices of Ronald J. McGaw, Esq.


 



  •  Judge - City of Poughkeepsie Court (1996 to 2006)


 



  •  Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto: Park Avenue attorney focusing on Intellectual Property issues, Trademarks and Copyrights  (Prior to 1996)


 



  •  New York attorney since 1988 (also licensed in California)


 



  •  Juris Doctor degree - University of San Francisco, graduated 1987


 



  •  Law Review member

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Family: 30%
    3 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    3 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    3 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    3 years
  5. Trademark Application: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Anthony C. Cillis III

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Anthony Cillis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sharon Marie Faulkner

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Sharon Faulkner Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Ronald J. McGaw, Esq.

25 Market St., Suite 700
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601-3249

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015
CAInactive198705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Advanced Evidence CertificateThe National Judicial College2004
When Justice Fails CertificateThe National Judicial College2002
General Jurisdiction CertificateThe National Judicial College2000
Constitutional Criminal Procedure Course CertificateThe National Judicial College1999
Judicial Writing Course CertificateThe National Judicial College1999
LAW REVIEWUSF School of Law1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
City Court JudgeCity of Poughkeepsie Court1996 - 2006
AttorneyFitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto1993 - 1996
AttorneyNims, Howes, Collison, Hansen & Lackert, PC1988 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dutchess County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Respect for Law AllianceN/A1996 - 2006
Dutchess County Magistrates AssociationN/A1996 - 2006

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. Ulysses DavisN/A
Powell v. Mountain Side AgencyN/A

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
U of San Francisco SOLLawlawN/A
San Jose State UnivN/AundergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Conference on Domestic ViolenceDomestic Violence2004