Law Firm Serving Orange and Sullivan Counties with offices in Walden and Monticello, NY

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For over fifty years, Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP have provided sophisticated legal representation to individuals, businesses, non-profits and municipalities in the Hudson Valley.

With highly skilled attorneys practicing over 30 areas of law, there’s no reason to go elsewhere.  As a full-service law firm with over 20 attorneys and more than 20 staff members, J&G delivers optimal legal solutions utilizing a team approach.  United by the desire to exceed our clients’ expectations, the firm has established a reputation of excellence which has made us one of the largest law firms in the regions.

Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP is a full-service law firm dedicated to helping clients receive the legal assistance they need. Learn more about our practice areas below.


Also called family law, matrimonial law focuses on the needs of couples and children. We can help clients with divorce, child custody, same-sex law, child support, and legal separation.


Elder law offers assistance through our clients’ later years. We cover long-term planning, Medicaid, guardianships, estate law, and living wills and trusts.  Ask us about our free seminars.


Our depth of knowledge and extensive experience allows us to act as a final destination when seasoned guidance and effective solutions are a necessity for your municipality’s ability to perform its essential functions within the community. Municipal representation is an honor and an opportunity for us to help make our representative democracy work the way it was intended.

Land Use, Environmental, and Zoning

Effective developers understand that certain aspects of a development project require the outside assistance of various experts. Engineers, architects and financial analysts are among the professionals who work together to bring to fruition the developer’s vision. The complex web of laws and regulations that may govern a particular project and the multiple regulatory agencies that administer those laws and regulations make it a necessity to have comprehensive legal guidance.

Real Estate

Our attorneys are experienced in both residential and commercial real estate. We can assist homeowners, business owners, renters, and landlords with property taxes, HOAs, landlord/tenant, site suitability, and land use development.

Personal Injury

Car accidents, civil rights, electrical injuries, construction, and slip and falls are just a few of the personal injury cases we handle. If you have been injured due to another’s negligence, we can help you.


Litigation is the process of taking legal action through the court system.  You and your business can be sued or can sue in a legal matter.  The attorneys at J&G have successfully represented individuals and businesses.  Ask about our successes.  If you are considering suing, or are being sued and need an attorney in orange county NY, we can help you with litigation of real property/real estate, business, environmental, employment representing employers, collections, commercial, criminal, matrimonial and family law, intellectual property, construction, mechanics lein, trusts and estate probate, personal injury, child victims act, and more.

Tax Certiorari

Our tax services are available for both businesses and individuals. We can help identify potential tax reductions, and exemptions, reduce your assessment and prepare for Grievance Day.


We handle all types of business disputes, including real estate litigation, tax litigation, employment litigation, collections and commercial transaction disputes in addition to contracts, exit plans, and more.

With 50 years of experience, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP is the trusted law firm for the Walden and Monticello, NY areas. If you need legal assistance in any of the above areas, as well as equine, bankruptcy, business, land use, municipal, and arts and entertainment law, call (845) 778-2121 or contact us online today.

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Since many client concerns are diverse and require a broad range of legal knowledge, we take a team approach to client matters so that no substantive aspect gets missed or overlooked. By bringing a broad substantive analysis to your legal issue, you can be assured that your interests are always being cared for and looked after by experienced advocates.

In each case, we work to resolve our clients’ short-term goals, while addressing potential long-term problems and providing a basis for continuing success. Our legal service is responsive to client questions and concerns, and we take pride in keeping our clients well-informed about what is happening throughout their cases.


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Orange County Chamber of Commerce, NY held its annual Snow Ball on Saturday at Anthony's Pier 9.
A dapper trio from J&G attended and were happy to support the efforts of the Orange County Chamber.
Pictured here are Martin Butcher, Samuel Bergsohn, and Gary Schuster.

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Gerald Jacobowitz and Marcia Jacobowitz-Paz attended Friday's retirement party for David Church.
David retired as Commissioner of Planning for Orange County from 2002-2020.
David is pictured here with Marcia and Jerry.
We wish him a very happy retirement!

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On Friday, Associate Attorney Marissa Weiss presented on Marijuana, Hemp, and CBD to the other attorneys in the office.
J&G frequently holds Lunch-N-Learn presentations where the attorneys can learn from each other about specific practice topics. This helps ensure that all of our attorneys are current on many areas of law, not just the law in which he or she may concentrate.
Marissa’s practice is focused on land use and zoning law, and she is also our most knowledgeable attorney on the topic of Marijuana, Hemp, and CBD. She has participated in continuing education classes on this topic, has presented to various groups, and has written several articles on this area of law.
If you have questions regarding this new law, contact Marissa for more information.

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Marissa Weiss presented on Marijuana, Hemp, and CBD to the other attorneys in the office. Marissa’s practice is fo… https://t.co/VCrIYukYyC
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J&G continues to grow and currently has two job openings at their Walden, NY office. Associate Attorney to join ou… https://t.co/eSeDjy7cQC
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https://t.co/s6a8jseI6e We celebrated and congratulated both Kara Cavallo and Kelly Pressler as new partners at Jac… https://t.co/oYzu1nI6DE
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Contact us below or by calling us at 845-764-9656 or toll free at 866-303-9595.