Maura A. Barrett

Ostertag O'Leary Barrett & Faulkner
301 Manchester Road, Suite 201
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 486-4300
(845) 486-4080

Maura has been with Ostertag O'Leary Barrett & Faulkner for over 20 years and her concentration throughout that time has been in the areas of family and matrimonial law. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is an AV rated lawyer (Martindale & Hubbell). She has been a member of the Hudson Valley Collaborative Divorce & Dispute Resolution Center since 2008.

Collaborative Training

Year Training Type Instructor Hours
2013 Advanced Collaborative Law Training Katherine Miller 6
2012 Mediation Training Nina Meierding 14
2012 Advanced Collaborative Law Training Sherri Slovin, Victoria Smith 8
2010 Advanced Interdisciplinary Training Joan Kelly 14
2008 Basic Collaborative Law Training Dan McCabe, Kathryn Lazar 16
2001 Basic Collaborative Law Training Chip Rose 14

Areas of Practice


Undergraduate Education Postgraduate Education Law School
University College Cork, Law Department, Cork, Ireland, 1991
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 1993
Master of Arts
Major: European Integration
University College Cork, Law Department, Cork, Ireland, 1992

Professional Licenses

Professional Activities

Membership in Groups and Associations

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