Attorney Profiles

Diversity, Experience and a Team You Can Trust

The team at Ostertag O’Leary Barrett & Faulkner is comprised of experienced attorneys from diverse professional backgrounds. Our deep experience and breadth of knowledge allows us to bring a holistic approach to the practice of law — successfully representing clients at every level of the New York state court system.

Maura A. Barrett

Maura A. Barrett

“I am proud and honored to practice family law. It is a privilege to help take my clients through one of the most difficult chapters in life.”

Since she was admitted to practice in 1995, Ms. Barrett’s primary focus has been in the area of matrimonial and family law. She is an adjunct instructor at SUNY Dutchess. Active in the legal community, she is a former president of the Dutchess County Bar Association and has been named a Super Lawyer.
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Sharon M. Faulkner

Sharon M. Faulkner

“Divorce is emotionally and financially draining, providing personalized attention goes a long way to making it easier for my clients.”

Raised in Dutchess County, Sharon Faulkner returned to New York in 2001 after practicing law in Hawaii for nine years.
Ms. Faulkner’s background includes family law, estate planning, consumer rights, and all facets of poverty law; she now concentrates her focus on Matrimonial and Family Law and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

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Robert L. Ostertag and Diane M. O’Leary

Celebrating a Rich History

Founded in 1995 as Ostertag & O’Leary by our founding partners, Robert L. Ostertag and Diane M. O’Leary, the firm has been providing quality legal representation to the Dutchess County community and beyond for over twenty four years.

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