Founded in 1914, our law firm has been recognized by clients and peers for delivering exceptional-quality legal services for decades longer than most firms have been in business. We are a long-standing institution of Poughkeepsie and the Mid-Hudson region. Our firm has gained recognition throughout New York, and several of our attorneys are recognized as top legal professionals in the country, achieving Martindale-Hubbell peer-review ratings of AV Preeminent* (the highest honor) and BV Distinguished* (the second-highest honor).
Retaining Talent And Providing Vital Legal Services
We attract top-quality lawyers in each of our practice areas. We retain such talent because of our high professional standards, superior practice support, collegial and collaborative culture, commitment to facilitating career growth and success, and because of the pride we take in a job well done for our clients.
At Van DeWater & Van DeWater, we provide peace of mind, trust and stability. We handle a broad range of legal matters, including municipal law, banking and public finance, real estate, tax assessment challenges, land use and commercial litigation, family law, wealth management and transfer, estate planning, and representation of individuals and the companies they create.
Committed To Success, Dedicated To Community
As a proud Poughkeepsie law firm, we know the importance of community. And we contribute to ours the best way that we can. We represent public-sector, private-sector and individual clients in complex and serious legal matters of all shapes, sizes and stakes. We value our clients’ needs and objectives. Our clients value our expertise, experience, judgment, deep understanding of their legal situations and our commitment to helping them attain their objectives.
Discuss Your Case Today
Our attorneys regularly represent clients in Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties and throughout New York State. Contact us to speak with a lawyer who focuses on your specific type of case. Find a lawyer at Van DeWater & Van DeWater who has extensive trial and appellate experience, deep knowledge of family law, crisis management skills or a comprehensive estate planning practice. Call us at 845-452-5900 or 800-817-2918 toll free.
*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.