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LInda D. Calder, Counsel

Linda Calder, Counsel
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Linda D. Calder is of counsel to the firm and concentrates her practice in commercial litigation and general civil practice. She joined the firm in 2003 following six years of general practice in Riverhead and fifteen years of litigation practice in Manhattan.

In addition to her general practice skills, Ms. Calder brings to the firm her considerable background in pretrial discovery, motion practice and appellate work. She was senior law clerk to the Honorable Constance Baker Motley during Judge Motley’s tenure as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Calder has represented individuals, small businesses and giant corporations in everything from residential real estate closings to multi-defendant tort cases.

Ms. Calder was born in Alberta, Canada and became a U.S. citizen in 1998.

She resides in Westhampton.

Education:

  • Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism (B.S., 1971)
  • New York Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1981) Law Review

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State (1982)
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the
  • Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • General Practice
  • Real Estate

Affiliations, Achievements and Honors:

  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • National Board of Advisors, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA

Reported Cases:

  • Center Great Neck LLC v. Rite Aid Corp., 292 A.D.2d 484 (2d Dep’t 2002)
  • Ray v. Zoning Board of Appeals, 282 A.D.2d 464 (2d Dep’t 2001)
  • Centre Great Neck Co. v. Penn encore, Inc., 276 A.D.2d 735 (2d Dep’t 2000)

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Christine R. Shiebler, Counsel

Christine R. Shiebler, Counsel
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Christine R. Shiebler is Counsel to the firm and concentrates her practice in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, elder law and real estate. She has been a member of the Suffolk County Senior Citizens Advisory Board since 2006.

She is a frequent lecturer in the areas of wills, trusts and estates and elder law, and has been a lecturer for courses in the Gerontology Certificate Program at St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue. She was previously a partner at Sarisohn Law Partners, LLP.

Ms.Shiebler is a native Long Islander; she was born and raised in Sayville.

Education:

  • Colgate University (B.A., 1990)
  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1993)

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust and Estate administration
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate

Affiliations:

  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Senior Citizens Advisory Board (2006 – present)
  • Vestry Member, St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, Sayville (2008 – 2010)

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Campion Lally, Of Counsel

Campion Lally, Of Counsel
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In addition to his association with Taroff & Taitz, LLP, Brother Campion serves as In-House Counsel and Business Manager of the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn. He has served in many capacities for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, including Executive Director of the Office of Health Ministry and as a member of the Medical Ethics and Public Policy Committees.

Brother Campion has been an Assistant Principal and teacher at The St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, NY, earning the honor of Catholic Teachers Educator of the Year in 1985 and 1990.

He is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.

Education:

  • Yeshiva University (M.S., Mathematics Education, 1967)
  • St. Francis College (B.S., Mathematics, 1964)
  • St. John’s University School of Law (J.D., 1991)

Bar Admissions:

  • New York (1991)
  • Florida (1992)

Practice Areas:

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Elder Law
  • Real Property

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