Rena M. O'Connor, Esq.

Corbally, Gartland and Rappleyea, LLP
35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 454-1110
(845) 454-4857

Rena M. O’Connor’s practice focuses on matrimonial and family law where she commits to providing personalized legal support through what can be an emotionally strenuous time.Rena’s dedication to her career proves to be an asset to clients involved in family law issues including divorce, separation agreements, child custody and support, guardianship, and spousal support.

Collaborative Training

Year Training Type Instructor Hours
2014 Advanced Collaborative Law Training Self 7
2014 Advanced Collaborative Law Training Self 5
2014 Basic Interdisciplinary Training Self and others 16
2013 Basic Collaborative Law Training Self 16
2000 Basic Interdisciplinary Law Training Tesler, Thompson & Ross 16
1982 Mediation Training John Haynes 40

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Undergraduate Education Law School
Marist College - Three year accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; minor in Philosophy, May 1981
Graduated Summa cum laude; Ranked third in graduating class
New England School of Law - Juris Doctor, May 1984
Academic Awards for Excellence in Domestic Relations Law and Advanced Criminal Procedure
Member - Alpha Chi

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