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Sharon Marie Faulkner

Sharon Marie Faulkner

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Divorce & Separation: 75%
    23 years
  2. Family: 25%
    23 years



Hourly ($300-340/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Anthony C. Cillis III

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Anthony Cillis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ronald John McGaw

    I have worked with this attorney for several years now, and she is excellent. I highly recommend her.


    Ronald McGaw Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ostertag O'Leary Barrett & Faulkner

301 Manchester Road, Suite 201
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603-2406



NYCurrently registered 200203/13/2015
DCInactive 200105/25/2015
HIInactive - Voluntary199208/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Law Guardian of the YearDutchess County Bar Association2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerOstertag O'Leary Barrett & Faulkner2009 - Present
AssociateOstertag O'Leary & Barrett2001 - 2008
Managing AttorneyLegal Aid Society of Hawaii1997 - 2001
Staff AttorneyLegal Aid Society Of Hawaii1996 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dutchess County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
Dutchess County Bar AssociationVice President2013 - 2014
Dutchess County Bar AssociationSecretary2012 - 2013
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2012 - Present
Dutchess County Bar AssociationVice President2012 - 2013
Dutchess County Family Court Advisory BoardMember2007 - 2010
Mid-Hudson Women's Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Makara v Makara, 65 AD3d 1018N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Rutgers University - Douglass CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Matrimonial Nuts and BoltsEthics2013