Roberta Williams, Senior Partner of the firm has been practicing law since 1984. Roberta was born and raised in the Syracuse area, graduating from Chittenango High School in 1973, Lemoyne College in 1977 (B.A. in History), and Syracuse University College of Law in 1983. She is a lifelong resident of the Central New York community and glad to be practicing where she grew up. Roberta is licensed in New York State, the Northern District of New York State and the United States Supreme Court. Her practice areas are Domestic Relations and Family Law.
Steven H. Buschman, Senior Partner of the firm has been practicing law since 1999.
Steven was born and raised in Auburn, graduating from Bless Trinity School in 1985, Auburn High School in 1989, SUNY Oswego in 1993 (B.A. in Business Administration), and University of Akron Law School in 1998 where he served as Articles Editor of the Law Review. He is a lifelong resident of the community and Steven is happy to be raising his children Andre and Ernesto in his hometown.
Steven is licensed in New York State and in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of the New York State. His practice areas are Domestic Relations, Family Court, Residential Real Estate and Commercial Real Estate.
Alison N. Chamberlain, a Partner, joined the firm in 2013.
Alison grew up in Camillus, NY, graduating from West Genesee Senior High School in 2004. She attended Northeastern University in Boston, MA for her undergraduate degree (B.A. in Political Science, minor in History), and attended law school at Syracuse University College of Law where she concentrated in Trusts and Estates and Tax Law and also served as Managing Editor of the Impunity Watch Law Journal, and Associate Editor of the Science and Technology Law Reporter.
Alison is licensed to practice law in New York State. Her practice areas are Matrimonial and Domestic Relations, Family Court, Support Court, Surrogacy Agreements, Adoption Proceedings, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, and Traffic Violations.
Mario J. Gutierrez, a Partner, joined the firm in 2011.
Mario was born and raised in Managua, Nicaragua where he completed his Bachelor of Law at the Universidad Americana in 2005, earning a 50% scholarship based on academic merits. He graduated from George Washington University in Washington, DC in 2010 with his LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law. He concentrates his practice in Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Estate/Trust Administration & Probate, Immigration, Corporations, Medicaid Applications, Landlord/Tenant issues, evictions and Debtor and Creditor matters. Mario is licensed to practice law in New York State; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and Nicaragua.
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