The attorneys at Van DeWater & Van DeWater are pleased to help clients in a variety of legal practice areas. Our team is diverse and specialized at once. We have been building our Poughkeepsie-based practice since 1914 and remain a small firm intentionally. We take pride in the personal service, attention to detail and agility that we provide to each client.
Recognized for our professionalism and success throughout New York’s Mid-Hudson region, we attract and retain top legal talent and a dedicated staff of associates, paralegals and support staff. Our attorneys have been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell, the premier peer-reviewed lawyer rating facilitator in the U.S., for excellence in legal practice, achieving ratings of AV Preeminent* (the highest honor) and BV Distinguished* (the second-highest honor).
At Van DeWater & Van DeWater, your case is always overseen by one of our partners, and one of our team members is always available to respond to your most urgent needs and questions.
- James E. Nelson
- Gerard John Comatos Jr.
- Ronald C. Blass Jr.
- Kyle W. Barnett
- Daniel F. Thomas
- John K. Gifford
- Jeffrey S. Battistoni
- Janis G. Anderson
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*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.