Ken graduated from Georgetown Law School at 23. At SRDD Law he focuses on litigation, Land Use and Development and Real Estate. Whether it is taking on Daryl Hall for the Town of Pawling, protecting a private landowner from Scenic Hudson, or securing the approvals for the construction of a brand-new Hyatt Hotel on Route 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie, the task remains the same. See the problem. Find the solution. Do the work.
But Ken didn’t start his career off knowing this. He didn’t start his career practicing law either.
Ken worked his way through Law School. When he came home to practice law he discovered that a first a year lawyer was paid less than what he was paid tending bar and working in construction while he was in law school.
Ken got involved in the production of concerts for the Mid-Hudson Civic Center and other venues. Jay Geils Band, Marshal Tucker, Judy Collins, Blue Oyster Cult, Lynard Skynard, or the Charlie Daniels Band. You name them, he likely put them on a stage somewhere in the late 70s. Ken learned some valuable lessons during that work. There will always be a problem. There will always be a solution. It can always be found in the work.
By 30, Ken started his legal career focusing on real estate closings and misdemeanor criminal defense work from an office the size of a coat closet. It wasn’t long before the lessons he had learned were put to work in his office and his practice grew to what it is today.
Ken has enjoyed his victories and learned from his losses. Most of all, he has learned how important it is to take what you have learned from inside the box to help you think outside of it. Whether it is a contract dispute, or a boundary line disagreement, or the meaning of a commercial lease, the solution will almost always be found outside the box.
Ken has been practicing law in Dutchess County for nearly 35 years. At SRDD Law, there is a whole new generation of lawyers that Ken works with every day, sharing everything he has learned. They understand that there is a solution for every problem. They won’t quit until they find it. He is very proud of all of them.