Richard J. Olson

Richard J. Olson

Partner
Location:
Poughkeepsie, New York
Phone:
845-486-6896
Fax:
845-486-7621
Email:

Municipal Land Use and Environmental:
Representation of both municipal clients and developers to assist in navigating the regulatory maze of approvals through local land use and state environmental regulations.

Residential and Commercial Real Estate:
Representation in all phases of real estate transactions from single family home purchase
through the acquisition and financing of large scale commercial development projects.

Banking and Secured Lending:
Represents banks, credit unions and other lenders in all aspects of residential and commercial lending.

Memberships/Affiliations:

Professional:
Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association (Municipal Law Section and Corporate Counsel Section)

Civic:
Member of the Board of Lutheran Care Network
Member of the Board of Counselors of the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie (2009-2011)
Member of the Board of Directors of the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie (2011-2016)
Member of the Institutional Review Board for Vassar College
Vice President of the Board of Directors of the New Horizons Foundation
Former Board Member of Rehab Programs, Inc.
Former Vice President of the Arlington Rowing Association


Rich lives in Pleasant Valley with his wife, Barbara.

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal Law
  • Land Use and Environmental
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Banking and Secured Lending

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985

Education

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Seton Hall University
    • B.S., B.A. - 1976