Scott D. Bergin

Scott D. Bergin

Partner
Location:
Poughkeepsie, New York
Phone:
845-486-6854
Fax:
845-486-7621
Email:

Litigation/Insurance Municipalities:
Representing businesses and individuals who are being sued for personal injury or property damage resulting from auto, premise liability or other types of accidents. Conducting all phases of the personal injury case including trial.

Personal Injury Plaintiff:
Representing clients who have sustained serious injuries due to auto, premise liability or other types of accidents. Conducting all phases of the personal injury case including trial.

Subrogation:
Prosecuting and defending lawsuits commenced by insurance carriers to recover property damage payments as a result of fire, flood, oil spills and other accidents. Conducting all phases of the case including trial.

Mediator/Arbitrator:
Acting as a mediator or arbitrator in personal injury and other disputes.

Environmental:
Representing businesses and individuals primarily in petroleum discharge cases both defending and prosecuting claims.

Memberships/Affiliations:

Professional:
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
DRI – Defense Research Institute
D.R.I. of N.E.N.Y.
Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Civic:
Member and past President and Board Member of the Rhinebeck Chamber of Commerce
Member and Chairman of the Rhinebeck Zoning Board
Member of the Board of Directors Astor Services for Children and Families/Astor Learning Center
Former Member and Officer of the Dutchess County SPCA
Former Board Member and Coach for various youth hockey organizations

Scott and his wife, Renee, a pharmaceutical representative, make their home in the Town of Rhinebeck with their children, Patrick and Kathryn.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation/Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Subrogation
  • Mediator/Arbitrator
  • Environmental

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1986
  • Connecticut, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1986

Education

  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1985
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell “AV” Rated Attorney
  • New York Super Lawyers 2009 to 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Astor Services for Children and Families/Astor Learning Center