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Sole Practitioner since 1992 in Margaretville, New York

Dennis Metnick graduated with honors from New England College with a B.A. degree in English/Theatre. After twelve years as a professional actor and theatrical director, Mr. Metnick enrolled in the Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, New York City, earning a J.D.. He served as Vice President and General Counsel of Vidionics, Inc. and Dennis Vincent Associates, Inc. before beginning a five year association with the 100-year-old law firm of McLaughlin and Stern, Ballen & Ballen in their Real Estate and Corporate departments. In 1992 he moved to Margaretville and opened his own practice to serve the needs of the Catskill Mountain region and its residents. Mr. Metnick is a member of the American, New York, and Delaware County Bar Associations, served as Town Attorney for the Town of Middletown (1993-1999), and has taught Business Law at the State University of New York-Delhi.

Areas of Practice

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Business and Contract Law
  • Corporate, LLC and Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Corporate Mediation
  • Trusts
  • Wills, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, Durable Powers of Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - June, 1986
    • Honors: Belkin Scholar in Real Property
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant to Prof Eva Hanks
  • New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Honors: Dean's List, Honor Society
    • Major: English/Theatre

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Delaware County Bar Association, 1992 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • President, Central Catskills Abstract Company, Inc.

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Tau Beta
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Lambda Epsilon Delta