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



Hourly ($300-340/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Anthony C. Cillis III

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  • Ronald John McGaw

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


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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 - Voluntary199211/06/2015
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 College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Douglass CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Matrimonial Nuts and BoltsEthics2013