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Maura A. Barrett

Associated with the Firm since 1996 and a partner since 2001, all facets of matrimonial and family law are handled, including but not limited to, divorce, custody and support matters.

YEAR JOINED ORGANIZATION:
1996

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
All Facets of Matrimonial and Family Law

BAR ADMISSIONS:
New York, 1995
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1995
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
U.S. Supreme Court, 2000

EDUCATION:
University College Cork, Law Department, Cork, Ireland, 1991 B.C.L.
University College Cork, Law Department, Cork, Ireland, 1992 LL.B.
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 1993 Master of Arts Major: European Integration

CLASSES/SEMINARS TAUGHT:
Adjunct Instructor, Law – Criminal Justice Program, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1999 – Present
Continuing Legal Education Seminars, Dutchess County Bar Association

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Dutchess County Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 2002 – Present
Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce “40 under 40” Award, 2010 – Present
AV Peer Rated (preeminent) Martindale-Hubbell, 2012 – 2013
Designated “Super Lawyer” as showcased in The New York Times and Hudson Valley Magazine, 2012- 2013
2013 Irish Legal 100 – Listing of Leading Irish American Lawyers across the USA, 2013 – Present

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
New York State Bar Association, 1995 – Present
Member of House of Delegates 2013 – Present
Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Mid Hudson Chapter, 1996 – Present Former Treasurer
Dutchess Community College, 2002 – Present
Criminal Justice Department Advisory Committee
Dutchess County Bar Association, 1995 – Present Member
Dutchess County Bar Association, 1998 – 1999 Membership Chair
Dutchess County Bar Association, 2005 – 2006 Treasurer
Dutchess County Bar Association, 2006 – 2007 Secretary/Editor
Dutchess County Bar Association, 2007 – 2008 Vice President
Dutchess County Bar Association, 2008 – 2009 President Elect
Dutchess County Bar Association, 2009 – 2010 President
Collaborative Professionals of the Hudson Valley, 2008 – Present
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2008 – Present
Irish American Bar Association of New York, 2008 – Present Member
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2013 – Present Fellow
New York State Bar Association , 2013 – Present
Member of House of Delegates

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES:
Board Member, Poughkeepsie Day Nursery (not for profit day care), 2004 – Present
Board Member, Dutchess County Family Court Children’s Center, 2003 – Present
Board Member, Dutchess County YWCA, 2000 – 2001
Member, Junior League of Poughkeepsie, 1997 – Present
Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1998 – Present
Member, Dutchess County Bar Association Endowment Fund Committee, 1999 – Present