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Alan Jay Axelrod, Esq. real estate lawyer

Alan Jay Axelrod, Esq.

Real Estate Lawyer

I was a scholarship recipient at Union College, Schenectady, NY from which I graduated with honors with a B.A. degree in 1968. After, then, serving in the U.S. Army, I continued my education as a Presidential Scholar at Boston College Law School from which I graduated with honors with a J.D. degree in 1973. While at Boston College School of Law, I served as a staff member of the Boston College Industrial and Commercial Law Review and also did research for an attorney who was in private practice in Boston.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate (Residential & Commercial)
  • Wills & Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice
  • Business Organization

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • United Way of Orange County, Chairman,
    Professional Division, 1980 – 1990
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member, 1974 – Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1974 – Present
  • The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands, Member of Board of Directors, June 2016-Present

Representative Clients

  • Cigar Box Studios, Inc.
  • P&P Quick Copy Center, Inc.
  • M & T Bank
  • BC & N Carpet, Inc.

Pro Bono Activities

  • Families of Victims of 9/11, 2001 – Present
  • Member of Ninos Adelante, organization in which members sponsor poor Mexican teenagers in Zihuatanejo who would otherwise not be able to attend high school.
  • Volunteer- Teacher of Basic English to Mexican to teenagers in Zihuatanejo for 5-6 weeks each winter.
  • Guardian for Hudson Valley Honor Flight


  • Phi Sigma Delta


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Boston College Industrial & Commercial Law Review, Staff Member, 1971 – 1972
  • Union College, Schenectady, New York
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Scholarship Recipient
    • Honors: President Phi Sigma Delta fraternity
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award, Newburgh Jaycees, 1981
  • Scholarship Recipient, Union College, 1964 – 1968
  • Presidential Scholarship Recipient, Boston College Law School, 1970 – 1973
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Elite 200 Club, 2003 – Present

Past Employment Positions:

  • Greenblatt & Axelrod, P.C., Partner, 1974 – 1989
  • Larkin, Axelrod, Ingrassia Tetenbaum, L.L.P., Partner, 1989 – 2014

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