“LITIGATION IS A PROCESS. IT TAKES TIME AND EFFORT TO GET THE BEST RESULTS. LET ME HELP YOU THROUGH IT.”
CIVIL RIGHTS / POLICE LIABILITY
Defending public officials, police officers and municipalities who are being sued in State or Federal Court on claims that they violated the plaintiff's constitutional rights.
LITIGATION / INSURANCE DEFENSE
Representing businesses, individuals and municipalities who are being sued for personal injury or property damage resulting from automobile, premises liability or other types of accidents. Ms. Lee has experience in conducting all phases of the personal injury case and has tried multiple cases to verdict.
SUBROGATION & INSURANCE COVERAGE
Prosecuting and defending lawsuits commenced by insurance carriers to recover property damage payments as a result of fire, flood, oil spills and other accidents. Ms. Lee also reviews insurance policies and claims to provide coverage opinions at the request of insurance companies.
Representing clients through the civil appeals process, including the preparation of briefs and oral argument before the Appellate Divisions throughout New York.
PERSONAL INJURY – PLAINTIFF
Representing clients who have sustained serious injuries due to premises liability, automobile or other types of accidents in all phases of litigation from pleadings to depositions through trial.
Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association
D.R.I. of N.E.N.Y.
DRI - Defense Research Institute
Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Member of the Ambassadors Club of Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Past Community Involvement:
Forty Under 40 Committee (Chair 2011-2013)
Community Foundation Garden Party (Chair 2011, Committee Member 2010, 2012)
Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award (Committee Member 2010-2012)
Family Fest, a production of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
Lobster Bake, a production of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
United Way of Dutchess County Annual Campaign
American Heart Association Heart Walk
Abilities First Golf Committee
Golf Committee, Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
Former Member, Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Dutchess County
Former Member, Board of Directors of the Beatrix Farrand Garden Association
Former Member, Board of Directors for the Dutchess Co. Regional Chamber of Commerce
Former Member, Board of Directors of Hospice, Inc.
New York, 2000
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2000
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2000
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2017
Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
J.D. - 1999
B.A. - 1996
Honors: Academic Honor Roll
Honors and Awards:
Hudson Valley Magazine – Top Lawyer, Insurance, 2022
Super Lawyers-2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Upstate New York Rising Star
Family Services Spirit of the Future Award, 2011
Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce: Forty Under 40 Shaker Award, 2008
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