Ellen L. Baker

Ellen L. Baker: Attorney with McCabe & Mack LLP
  • Member at McCabe & Mack LLP (18 Attorneys)
  • 63 Washington Street, P.O. Box 509, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602-0509
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  • Peer Reviews
    4.5/5.0 (7)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (1)
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Biography

Member, Board of Trustees and Chair, 2000-2008, Anderson Educational Foundation. Member, Lifetime Honorary Membership of the Anderson Center for Autism/Anderson Center Services. Member of the Poughkeepsie-Arlington Rotary Club. Member, Board of Directors of the Dutchess Community College Foundation. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley. Former Member: Board of Directors and Secretary, 2002-2006, Southlands Foundation; Children's Fund of the Astor Home.

Areas of Practice (47)

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Advance Directives
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Aged and Aging
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Contested Wills
  • Decedents Estates
  • Elder Care
  • Elder Guardianship
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Inheritance
  • Living Trusts
  • Living Wills
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Probate Taxation
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Surrogates Court Practice
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Planning
  • Wills
  • Wills and Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
845-486-6850  Phone
845-486-7621  Fax
www.mccm.com
University Attended:
Union College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1979
Law School Attended:
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., cum laude, 1982
Year of First admission:
1983
Admission:
1983, New York and US District Court, Northern District; 1986, US District Court, Southern District of New York
Memberships:
Dutchess County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1992-1993; Secretary, 1993-1994); New York State Bar Association (Member: House of Delegates, 1989-1994; Sections on: Estates and Trusts; Elder Law); Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association (President, 1987-1988); National Association of Elder Law Attorneys; Hudson Valley Estate Planning Council.
ISLN:
909299277
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.5/5.0 (7 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.5/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.5/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.5/5.0
    • Communication

      4.5/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.5/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/19/14 in Trusts and Estates

      She has been doing trusts and estates for over 30 years and is very knowledgeable and experienced at it. She also is a very calming influence and has a special way of dealing with elderly clients.

      She has been doing trusts and estates for over 30 years and is very knowledgeable and experienced at it. She also is a very calming influence and has a special way of dealing with elderly clients. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/24/10 in Estate Planning

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (1 review)
    • 100% (1 recommendation)
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
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