Sarah E. Kelland

Personal:
Born: 1980, Poughkeepsie, New York
Residence: Poughkeepsie, New York

Education:
Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York,

Juris Doctorate 2013

York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science
Honors and Awards: Cum laude

Admissions:
New York State Bar-May, 2014
Florida State Bar-March, 2014
Dutchess County Bar, 2016

Experience:
September, 2016 to Present: Spiegel, Brown & Fichera, LLP, Poughkeepsie, NY
Associate Attorney; Representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

October, 2014 to August, 2016: Serino, MacKay & Berube, PLLC, Poughkeepsie, NY
Associate Attorney; Focused on matrimonial and family law, as well as preparing and filing civil and matrimonial appeals with the Appellate Division Second Department.

March, 2014 to July, 2014: Savage, Krim & Simons, Ocala, Florida
Law Clerk; Conducted research in the areas of probate and commercial transactions and litigation.

Internships:
JAMES J. LYNCH, ESQ., Poughkeepsie, New York
Intern – January, 2012 to August, 2012; Research and attended court proceedings

LEGAL SERVICES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY, Newburgh, New York
Intern – June, 2012 to August 2012; Conducted research, drafted documents and attended court proceedings

HUDSON RIVER SLOOP CLEARWATER, Beacon, New York
Intern – May, 2011to August, 2011 – aid in relicensing and assist with discovery and disclosure

Skills and Certifications
Functional Assessment Rating Scale (FARS) certification; Children’s Functional Assessment (CFARS) certification;

Interests:
Former volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in North Central Florida; Former committee member of the Dutchess County Democratic Committee for the Town of Poughkeepsie