Passionate Advocacy. PRACTICAL Solutions.
Passionate Advocacy. PRACTICAL Solutions.
With over 30 years of combined experience, we provide strategic, practical, smart, sensible, and balanced legal solutions for our clients .
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Josephine is a passionate advocate for her clients, who are mostly continuing care services providers and small businesses.
Josephine has focused her practice in the area of collection of accounts receivable and recovery of assets for continuing care and other health care providers and businesses throughout New York. Josephine's approach to each matter is bottom-line oriented and wholistic: she strives to attain the best business, practical results for her clients.
Josephine, on a daily basis, represents continuing care service providers, hospitals and health care providers in collection, asset recovery and compliance matters in Supreme Court, Surrogate's Court, Bankruptcy Court and before administrative agencies. Josephine regularly handles litigation in cases involving creditor's rights, commercial/business disputes, contract disputes, fraudulent conveyances, fraud, estate administration, guardianship, employment discrimination, non-compete and unfair competition matters and construction matters, as well as post-judgment enforcement. She has successfully conducted non-jury trials, hearings and appeals in different forums. Josephine has handled cases throughout New York State, from Downstate counties to Onondaga, Cortland, Broome, Oswego, Madison, Jefferson, Oneida, Cayuga, Otsego, Chenango, Herkimer, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Broome, Chemung, Montgomery, Ontario, Monroe and Erie counties. Josephine is a Part 36 fiduciary who is eligible to serve as a guardian, counsel to a guardian, counsel to an alleged incapacitated person, court evaluator, referee, and counsel to a receiver in Onondaga, Cortland, Chenango, Madison, Cayuga and Oswego Counties.
Before starting her own firm, Josephine was a shareholder (owner) of mid-size law firm in Syracuse and Watertown, New York, the chair of its Continuing Care Service Practice Group and a member of its Commercial Litigation and Financial Restructuring Practice Groups. Josephine clerked for and interned for United States Bankruptcy Court judges for the Southern District of New York (Honorable Adlai S. Hardin, Jr., White Plains and Honorable Burton R. Lifland, Manhattan) before relocating to Upstate New York.
Josephine was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, and came to America with her family to pursue her American dreams when she was fourteen. She attended and graduated from schools in Honolulu, Hawaii (McKinley High School, '89), Denver, Colorado (University of Denver, B.A. '92), Cambridge, Massachusetts (Harvard University, Divinity School, M.T.S. '94), and New York City (St. John's University, School of Law, J.D. '98) and studied abroad in Cambridge, U.K. (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University).
Josephine is admitted to practice law in New York State and all federal district and bankruptcy courts in New York State, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Josephine's Linkedin profile is found here: Josephine Yang-Patyi | LinkedIn
Scott is a business law attorney with extensive experiences in sophisticated business transactions. Scott has assisted business clients with a wide range of matters, including entity formation, drafting of contracts and agreements, closely-held and family business succession planning, and all manners of transactional and contractual matters in between. Representative transactions that Scott has assisted clients with are stock and asset purchases, commercial and residential real estate transactions (including complex IRS 1031 tax deferred exchanges), private equity financing for commercial development projects, corporate restructurings, mergers, acquisitions and dissolutions, and municipal and tax exempt bonds. Further, Scott has represented not-for-profit clients with obtaining tax exempt status with the IRS, merger, consolidation and dissolution, compliance matters and development of governance documents and policies.
Prior to starting his own practice, Scott was a Member of Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, one of the largest law firms in Upstate New York. Scott also interned in the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York and participated in the Syracuse University College of Law Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
Scott also regularly advises not-for-profit boards and committees regarding best practices and other compliance matters, including compliance with New York's Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 and subsequent amendments to that law.
Scott graduated from Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2011). While in law school, Scott was a member of the Justinian Honorary Law Society, Order of the Coif, an associate of the Syracuse Law Review and received the Cornelius J. Wickersham Award for Constitutional Law. Scott has been admitted to practice law in New York State.
In addition to practicing law, Scott served as the Town Supervisor of the Town of Annsville, New York from January 1, 2007 through April 30, 2019.
Nadia R. Shipley earned her J.D. degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in 1994 and was admitted to the Texas State Bar that same year. She has also been a member of the New York State Bar, the New Hampshire State Bar and the Bar of the District of Columbia.
Nadia's experience includes Assistant City Attorney for the City of San Antonio, TX where she practiced as the city's chief juvenile prosecutor and then in human resources litigation representing the city's 10,000+ employees. From there she went on to practice in the State of New Hampshire working as a staff attorney at Cleveland, Waters & Bass, LLC in their employment litigation department. She later practiced as Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire focusing mainly on employment litigation cases.
In 2000, Nadia started her own practice in the State of New York focusing on contract, human resources and employment law. In 2004, Nadia also started her own health and wellness business which now operates nationally and in six other countries across the globe. Today, Nadia keeps her Texas ties active serving her legal and business clients there while also overseeing her international business operations on a daily basis.
Thanks to today's technology, Nadia lives with her husband and son on a beautiful farm in the state of Kentucky.
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