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At Blustein, Shapiro, Frank & Barone, LLP, we provide clients one-stop diversified legal services in an uncompromising and professional manner from our offices in Goshen, N.Y., Warwick, N.Y., and Monticello, N.Y. We are accomplished lawyers who are known throughout the region as being able to resolve clients’ cases, no matter how complex.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Business Law
  • Litigation
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Municipal Law

Call 845-704-1538 today to arrange your consultation.

Attorney Michael S. Blustein

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Education:

  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York, 1992
    • J.D.
  • Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 1989
    • B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Middletown Bar Association, 1998 (Vice President)
  • Middletown Bar Association, 1999 (President)
  • Orange County Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section (Member)
  • Felony Narcotics and White Collar Investigations Unit (Member)
  • City of Middletown (Member, Republican Committee)

Attorney Richard J. Shapiro

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1988
  • New York, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1991

Education:

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1988
    • J.D.
  • Cornell University, 1985
    • B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Middletown Bar Association, 1996 (President)
  • Orange County Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section (Member)
  • Hudson Valley Estate Planning Council (Member)
  • Cornell University Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, 1995 - Present (Member)
  • Cornell University Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, 1995 - 1996 (Regional Chairperson)
  • Horton Medical Center, 1999 - 2002 (Trustee)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Member)
  • Willkill East Rotary Club, 1999 - 2000 (Member, President)
  • Brittany Miller Foundation, 1996 - 1998 (President)
  • Brittany Miller Foundation, 1996 - 2000 (Board of Directors)
  • Orange Regional Medical Center, 2002 - 2011 (Trustee)
  • Southwinds Retirement Home, 2003 - 2006 (Director)
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County (Member, Endowment Committee)
  • WealthCounsel (Member)
  • ElderCounsel (Member)
  • Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties Professional Advisors Council

Certification:

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), 2017

Attorney Gardiner S. Barone

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1988

Education:

  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, 1987
    • J.D.
  • Thiel College, Greenville, PA, USA, 1984
    • B.A.
    • Major: Philosophy & Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member)

Attorney William A. Frank

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York

Education:

  • St. John's University School of Law, Queens, New York, 1989
    • J.D.
  • Albany State University, Albany, New York
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Orange County Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member)

Attorney Jay R. Myrow

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Education:

  • University of Arizona College of Law
  • Wilmington College

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association; Environmental, Municipal and Real Estate Law Sections
  • Orange County Bar Association

Attorney Diana L. Puglisi

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2007

Education:

  • New York Law School, New York, New York, 2005
    • J.D.
  • Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 1998
    • B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association

Attorney Barbara Garigliano

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1986
  • Indiana, 1980
  • New York Bar, 1981

Education:

  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • University of Notre Dame

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association

Attorney Megan R. Conroy

Bar Admissions:

  • New York

Education:

  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D.
  • The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association (Trusts & Estates, Elder Law and Business Law sections)
  • Women's Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties (WBAOSC) (Recording Secretary, Board of Directors)
  • Hudson Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley
  • Orange County Farm Bureau (Board of Directors)
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County (Treasurer, Board of Directors)

Attorney William Duquette

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2003
  • Massachusetts, 2002

Education:

  • Brooklyn Law School
  • American International College

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association; Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association; Member
  • New York State Bar Association; Real Property Law Section Committee of Condominiums and Cooperatives
  • Orange County Bar Association; Member
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties; Member

Attorney Brian M. Newman

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 2013
  • New York, 2014

Education:

  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D.
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York

Attorney Rita G. Rich

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Education:

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 1985
    • J.D.
  • Pace University, 1982
    • B.B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Accounting

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Middletown Bar Association (Member)
  • Orange County Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, Municipal Law, Trusts and Estates, Real Property and Elder Law Sections (Member)
  • Rotary Club of Middletown (Member)

Attorney Susie C. Sohn

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 2004
  • New York, 2005

Education:

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • M.A.
    • Major: American Studies

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY)
  • Women's Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties (WBAOSC) (Board of Directors)
  • Heritage at Goshen Homeowners Association (Board of Directors)
  • Orange County Land Trust (Board of Directors)
  • Wallkill River School of Art (Board of Directors)
  • Vision Hudson Valley (Seligmann Committee Member)
  • Leadership Orange (Class of 2022)

Attorney Stephanie Tunic

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2017

Education:

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 2017
    • J.D.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
    • B.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Environmental Science
    • Major: Legal Studies

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Women's Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties (WBAOSC)
  • New York State Bar Association

Attorney Jeanine Wadeson

Bar Admissions:

  • New York

Education:

  • Fordham University School of Law
  • Nazareth College

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association

Attorney Lynn Piscopo

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2004

Education:

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
  • Marist Collage, Poughkeepsie

Attorney Stephanie Tunic Midler

Bar Admissions:

  • New York

Education:

  • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
    • J.D., 2017
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • B.S., 2014
    • Honors: cum laude

Office Locations

Goshen Office
10 Matthews Street
Goshen, NY 10924

Monticello Office
449 Broadway
Monticello, NY 12701

Warwick Office
21 Oakland Avenue
Warwick, NY 10990

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