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About me

I recently left the employment of the County Attorney in Schenectady County and returned to private practice.  I opened my office on Clinton Street, sharing space with two other attorneys that I respect and admire.  I operate a general practice with a focus on Family Court matters, including abuse and neglect, support, and Fair Hearings on indicated hotline reports.

The remainder of my practice is focused on Adoption, Matrimonials, Criminal matters, including traffic violations, Landlord Tenant and Appeals.  As you can see from the experience section I have done a number of appeals before the Appellate Division Third Department.  I also have written appeals for other attorneys.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    31 years
  2. Divorce: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
  4. Child Support: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($125-200/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Deanna L. Siegel,Esq., PLLC

115 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY, 12305-2001


NYCurrently registered 198507/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy County AttorneyCounty Attorney with Schenectady County Department of Social Services1987 - 2008
Associate AttorneyEidens and Dickson1985 - 1987
ClerkFairleigh and Dickenson and Schenectady Federal Savings Bank1983 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Schenectady County Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Duanesburg Republican PartyChairman1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mihaly v MahoneyCourt sustained dismissal against Mahoney
Matter of Rosemary "ZZ"Court sustained finding of Family Court.
Matter of Jasmine "T"Appellate Court upheld the lower court"s decision.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
State University of New York at BuffaloPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980