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Michele L. Babcock Elected to Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce & Industry Board of Directors

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Valerie Gross

Jacobowitz and Gubits LLP, Director of Marketing and Business Development, 845-778-2121 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WALDEN, NY – The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that Michele L. Babcock, Managing Partner was elected to the Board of Directors of the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc.

The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce assists, supports, promotes, and advocates on behalf of their member business community. The focus and objective of the Chamber is the growth and retention of its member businesses and other enterprises in Sullivan County.

Michele joined the law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP in 2003 and has served as the Managing Partner since 2015.  Michele primarily practices Municipal, Land Use and Environmental Law and has represented local governments and private applicants in zoning, land use and environmental permitting and in litigation.

Michele has participated in the Pattern for Progress Fellows Program (Class of 2011), Leadership Orange (Class of 2011), and Leadership Sullivan (Class of 2018) where she served as Vice President.  Michele has served on the Board of Trustees for the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum since 2015 and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Board. She also serves as the Corresponding Secretary to the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties and was appointed as a member of the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Foundation in 2019.

Michele received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties and the Orange County Rising Star Award in 2009.  She was recognized as one of Sullivan County’s Business and Professional Women of the Year in 2017 and was inducted into the Leadership Orange Hall of Fame in 2018.  In 2019, Michele received the Distinguished Attorney Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties and was recognized as an Outstanding Women in Law by Hofstra University which recognizes and celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.

“I am honored to have this opportunity to use my leadership skills and experience to work together with other local leaders to support the mission of the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce,” stated Michele Babcock.

About Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, was founded in 1968 to provide sophisticated legal representation to businesses, individuals and municipalities throughout the Hudson Valley.  J&G has a team of over 20 attorneys and a full staff of paralegals and legal assistants service a growing and dynamic client base.

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, handles a wide range of legal issues including business litigation, commercial real estate, elder law and estate planning, , municipal law, land use and zoning, equine law, hemp/CBD law, personal injury, family law, and nonprofit law.

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP has two office locations in Monticello and Walden. For further information on the firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP please visit www.jacobowitz.com or call (845) 778-2121.

 


Michele L. Babcock  is Managing Partner with the firm and practices Municipal and Land Use Law.  Se can be reached by phone at 866-303-9595 toll free or 845-764-9656 and by email.

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