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Scott L. Volkman

Scott L. Volkman


Professional Experience

Scott has been with SRDD Law since 2013. His practice is concentrated in the areas of municipal law, zoning, planning, and land use matters, real estate and civil litigation.


Scott served as an elected member of the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Mid Hudson Civic Center, Inc., Half Moon Theatre, Inc. and the McCann-Caven Golf Courses, Inc., the Poughkeepsie Urban Renewal Agency and the Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency.


Scott has been the attorney for the Town of Pleasant Valley since 1989 and has served as the attorney for the Towns of Rhinebeck and Hyde Park and has served as Special Counsel and Bond Counsel for many municipalities. He is also Counsel for the Dutchess County Legislature and was appointed as Chair of the 2011 City of Poughkeepsie Redistricting Commission.


A native to New York, Scott was born in Mt. Kisco and raised in Poughkeepsie. He received his B.A. from the University at Albany in 1982 and his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University in 1985. Scott’s is a member of the New York State and Dutchess County Bar Associations.

Practice Areas

Business Law

SRDD Law handles a wide range of business matters for both emerging businesses and established companies including business formation, contracts and acquisitions, liquor licenses and buyouts.

Land Use and Zoning

We handle a wide range of development, land use and zoning concerns for New York real estate developers and businesses.

Municipal Law

Our services include advising zoning, planning and town boards on New York State town law, general municipal law, public officers law, civil service law and SEQRA review.

Real Estate

All aspects of real estate transactions, both commercial sales, acquisition and development, all aspects of land use, including environmental law, site plan, subdivision review and approval.



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