Kevin M. Walsh
(516) 408-9002
KWalsh@walshcounsel.com

Kevin M. Walsh

Bar Admission

Admitted to bar, 1983, New York; also admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern District; U.S. District Court, Southern District.

Education

Villanova University (B.A. Political Science, Cum Laude, 1978); Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., 1982) (Moot Court Board – President); attended New York University School of Business Administration (1982-1984); attended Adelphi University School of Business Administration (1985-1986).

Appointments

Village Attorney for the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park (2001 – present); Village Attorney for the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale (2006 – 2013); Zoning Board Counsel to Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park (2002-2012); Counsel to the Zoning Board of the Incorporated Village of Malverne (1999-2012). Prosecutor for the Incorporated Village of Mineola (1991-2004)

Memberships

New York State Bar Association (Real Property Law Section); Empire State Mortgage Bankers Association (Closing Attorneys Committee); Nassau County Bar Association; National Order of Barristers. Legal Authorships: Real Property Law §399-z: The Effect of Bankers Trust and the Need for a Legislative Response, Vol.21 No.4 (Fall, 1993), NYSBA. Director of Garden City Chamber of Commerce; Catholic Lawyers Guild; New York State Bar Association

Areas of Concentration

Real Property Law; Real Estate Finance; Municipal Law; Zoning Law; Banking Regulations and Regulatory Compliance; Tax Certiorari; Commercial Leasing; Landlord/Tenant Debt Workouts; Bankruptcy.


Paul R. McDougal
(516) 408-9009
PMcDougal@walshcounsel.com

Paul R. McDougal

Bar Admission

Admitted to bar, 1985, New York; also admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern District; U.S. District Court, Southern District.

Education

University of Dayton (BSBA, Accounting, 1977) (Qualified as CPA in 1979); Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1984).

Memberships

New York State Bar Association (General Practice Section); Nassau County Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild.

Areas of Concentration

Real Property and Banking Law; Litigation; Bankruptcy; Foreclosure; Estate Planning; Elder Care; Trusts.


Claudio DeBellis
(516) 408-9010
CDeBellis@walshcounsel.com

Claudio DeBellis

Bar Admission

Admitted to bar, 1994, New York; admitted to bar, 1995, New Jersey; also admitted to U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 1995; U.S. District Court, Eastern District; U.S. District Court, Southern District.

Education

State University of New York at Stony Brook (B.S. Biology and Italian, 1990); St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 1994).

Appointments

New York State Supreme Court Mediator (2005-present); Village Attorney for the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale (2013 – present); Zoning Board Counsel and Planning Board Counsel to the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale (2006-present); Counsel to the Zoning Board of the Incorporated Village of Malverne (2010-present); and Prosecutor for the Incorporated Village of Malverne (2010-present).

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Memberships

New York State Bar Association; Nassau County Bar Association; Columbian Lawyers Association.

Legal Authorships

Notes and Comments Editor, Author "Gregory K. Child Standing in Paternal Termination Proceedings…", Journal of Legal Commentary, Vol. 8 Issue 2.

Areas of Concentration

Municipal Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Personal Injury litigation; Insurance defense litigation; Products Liability; Construction and NYS Labor Law Liability; Premises Liability; Civil Trial Practice; Insurance Coverage; General Civil and Commercial Litigation; and Appellate Practice.

Languages

Fluent in Italian


Matthew G. White
(516) 408-9014
MWhite@WalshCounsel.com

Matthew G. White

Bar Admission

Admitted to bar, 2002, New York.

Education

University at Albany (B.A. American History, Cum Laude, 1997; President of Phil Alpha Theta - International History Honor Society; Legislative Lobby Intern; Author: "St. Brendan and the Monks of the Ox Skin Curragh", Clio Journal of Phi Alpha Theta); St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2000).

Appointments

Counsel to Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park Board of Zoning Appeals 2011 – Present

Membership

Nassau County Bar Association.

Areas of Concentration

Real Property Law; Real Estate Finance; Banking Regulations; General Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice; Tax Certiorari; Foreclosure Defense; Zoning Law


John R. Yetman
(516) 408-9046
JYetman@WalshCounsel.com

John R. Yetman

Bar Admission

Admitted to bar, 2009, New York. Admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern District; U.S. District Court, Southern District

Education

State University of New York at Geneseo (B.A., Sociology, 2003) Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (J.D., Cum Laude 2008) (Touro International Law Review – Managing Editor).

Appointments

Prosecuting Attorney for the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park (2011 – present).

Membership

New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, Touro Law Center Alumni Council.

Areas of Concentration

Personal Injury Law; General Civil Litigation; Real Property Law; Condominium & Cooperative Law; Landlord/Tenant Law and Municipal Law


Stephanie L. Mangels
(516) 408-9059
SMangels@WalshCounsel.com

Stephanie L. Mangels

Bar Admission

Admitted to bar, 2013, New York.

Education

Fairfield University (B.S. Accounting, 2010) (Beta Alpha Psi member); Long Island University – C.W. Post (M.B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 2013) (Beta Gamma Sigma member); Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (J.D., 2013) (Phi Alpha Delta member, Elder Law Trusts & Estates Society – Treasurer)

Membership

New York State Bar Association (Elder Law Section, Real Property Section, and Trusts & Estates Section); Nassau County Bar Association; Touro Law Center Alumni Council.

Areas of Concentration

Estate Administration & Estate Planning; Real Estate Transactions; Business Entity Formation; Land Use & Zoning

Volunteer

Junior League of Long Island.

Award

Hofstra’s George M. Estabrook Distinguished Service Award 2016


Laura M. Schaefer, Of Counsel
(516) 408-9033
LSchaefer@WalshCounsel.com

Laura M. Schaefer, Of Counsel

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the bar, 2010, New York; also admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern District and U.S. Southern District.

Appointments/Elected Positions

Nassau County Legislature, District 14 (2014 to present).

Education

Adelphi University (B.A. Communications, 1990); Hofstra School of Law (J.D., 2009).

Membership

New York State Bar Association; Nassau County Bar Association; New York State Trial Lawyers Association; Irish-Americans in Government; United Way Women’s Leadership Council; Belmont Child Care Association Advisory Council and Bethpage Kiwanis.

Areas of Concentration

Specializing in Administrative Law, Land Use, Real Estate and Litigation.