COVID 19 UPDATE: Burke & Casserly, P.C. is now seeing clients on-site. However, we will also continue to conduct meetings via video conferencing or telephone whenever possible. We require, and appreciate, all visitors who are not vaccinated to please continue to wear face masks throughout your visit with our office team. Thank you!

James Barnes & JulieAnn Calareso Train/Educate Ombudsman

James Barnes, Esq. and JulieAnn Calareso, Esq., are proud to participate in the training and educating of future New York State Office of Long Term Care Ombudsman advocates. The Ombudsman program serving Albany, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington counties is administered through Catholic Charities Senior and Caregiver Support Services, and is an effective advocate and resource for older adults and persons with disabilities who live in nursing homes, assisted living and other licensed adult care homes. Ombudsmen help residents understand and exercise their rights to good care in an environment that promotes and protects their dignity and quality of life.  Training occurs throughout the year, and James and JulieAnn proudly share information to future Ombudsman advocates on important issues involving advance directives, patient rights, and long term care issues.

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“Burke & Casserly has been our family attorney for 30 years. They have been there for all aspects of law from real estate transactions to wills and planning. Much of our family's success can be linked back to good legal advice from this firm. We highly recommend them!” Anonymous
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"My wife and I have used Tim and his firm for a number of years. He has provided support in the area of elder care services for my elderly mother, our personal estate planning and real estate transactions. We have always been well served by Mr. Casserly and his staff. They are attentive to our needs, timely in their service and thorough in their efforts. We strongly recommend Tim and the firm of Burke & Casserly!" John
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"Tim and his firm recently navigated our family through a difficult lawsuit during a large real estate transaction. He lead the way with conviction and tenacity. His perseverance kept us out of court leading to the eventual closing of a property that has changed the lives of many. Tim is not just a great lawyer, he is a nice guy who is easy to talk and down to earth." Carl
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