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Principals

Harry V.B. Miller, Esq.
Partner

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 104
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: hmiller@herzoglaw.com

Mr. Miller is the managing partner of the Herzog Law Firm and focuses his practice in all areas of Elder Law. Harry’s extensive knowledge of estate planning techniques enables him to customize Trusts and other estate planning documents to meet the unique needs of all clients.

Harry’s practice has narrowed some from when he first started practicing law; however, he has a substantial background in corporate matters, which is invaluable when advising clients on their business succession needs.

Harry is a frequent lecturer on Estate and Medicaid Planning, giving seminars semi-monthly in Albany, Saratoga, and Kingston.

 Practice Areas:
  - Elder Law
  - Estate Planning
  - Medicaid Planning
  - Business Succession Planning

Education:
  - Albany Law School
    - J.D., 1974
  - Drew University
    - B.A., 1970

Professional Organizations:
  - New York State Bar Association
    - Trust & Estate Section
    - Elder Law Section
  - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  - Albany County Bar Association

James M. Reilly, Esq.
Partner

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 103
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: jreilly@herzoglaw.com

Mr. Reilly has a broad base of experience with his primary practice being Corporate Law and Litigation. Jim has represented clients in corporate disputes, business acquisition matters, and employment contract negotiation, among many other matters.

Jim has extensive trial experience, trying cases in both state and federal courts in New York. In addition to the firm’s corporate clients, Jim focuses a portion of his practice on estate litigation matters including, but not limited to: Will Contests, Construction Proceedings, and Judicial Accountings.

Practice Areas:
  - Corporate Transactions
  - Commercial and Securities Litigation
  - Estate Litigation
  - Appellate Practice

Education:
  - Albany Law School
    - J.D., 1974
      - Law Review
      - Justinian Society
- Boston College
  - A.B., 1970

Professional Organizations:
  - American Bar Association
  - New York State Bar Association
  - Albany County Bar Association



Debra A. Verni, Esq.
Partner

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 122
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: dverni@herzoglaw.com

Ms. Verni has been associated with the Herzog Law Firm since 2004 and became partner in 2008. Debbie is an Elder Law attorney that focuses her practice in all areas of Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Estate Tax planning, and Estate Administration.

Debbie’s ability to explain complex matters in simple terms is one of her greatest strengths. She is a frequent lecturer on Estate and Medicaid Planning issues, including semi-monthly seminars, and Continuing Education classes for the Saratoga School District.

Debbie primarily practices out of the Albany and Saratoga offices.

Practice Areas:

- Estate Planning
- Medicaid Planning
- Estate Administration
- Real Estate

Education:
- Syracuse University College of Law
   - J.D., Concentration in Tax and Estate Law
- Cazenovia College
   - B.P.S., Business Management

Professional Organizations:
- New York State Bar Association
   - Trust & Estate Section
   - Elder Law Section
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
- Saratoga County Bar Association
- Soroptimist International of Saratoga County
- Planned Giving Council, Cazenovia College

Associates

Stephen Buckley, Esq.
Associate

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 128
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: sbuckley@herzoglaw.com

Mr. Buckley concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Administration, Estate Planning and Real Estate. Stephen is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Trust & Estate sections, the Albany County Bar Association, and the Rensselaer County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Adirondack Mountain Club, Albany Chapter, where he sits on the Membership Committee.

Stephen primarily practices out of the Albany and Kingston offices.  

Practice Areas:
- Estate Administration
- Estate Planning
- Real Estate

Education:
- Albany Law School
   -  J.D., 2010
- American University
   - B.A., Law and Society, 2007

Professional Organizations:
- New York State Bar Association
- Albany County Bar Association
- Rensselaer County Bar Association
- Adirondack Mountain Club

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Kimberly Strauchon Verner, Esq.
Associate

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 123
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: kverner@herzoglaw.com

Ms. Verner joined the Herzog Law Firm as an attorney in February 2013. Her practice areas include elder law, special needs planning, estate and tax planning, estate administration and real estate.

With 15 years of legal experience, Kim previously worked as an attorney with private law firms in the Capital Region, along with clerking at both the Counsel’s Office for the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and with the South Royalton Legal Clinic in Vermont.

Ms. Verner currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Living Resources Certified Home Health Agency and the Capital District Center for Independence. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Aim High Down Syndrome Resource Center.

Kim received her J.D. from Vermont Law School in 1998. She received her B.A. from the University of Albany where she completed a degree in music and minored in mathematics.  

Practice Areas:
- Elder Law
- Special Needs Palnning
- Estate & Tax Planning
- Estate Administration
- Real Estate

Education:
- Vermont Law School
   -  J.D., 1998
- University of Albany
   - B.A., Music.
   - Minor, Mathematics

Professional Organizations:
- Board of Directors for the Living Resources Certified Home Health Agency
- Capital District Center for Independence

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Of Counsel

Keith J. Roland
Of Counsel

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 187
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: kroland@herzoglaw.com

Mr. Roland joined the Herzog Law Firm as of-counsel in January 2006. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Telecommunications Regulation & Taxation; Public Utilities; Appellate Litigation; Administrative Law; Corporate Transactions; and Real Estate.
Prior to joining the Herzog Law Firm, Mr. Roland was senior partner in the Firm of Roland, Fogel, Koblenz and Petroccione. His experience includes acting as Counsel for the New York State Senate Committees on Public Utilities and Consumer Affairs; Associate Counsel for the New York State Commission on Cable TV; and Staff Counsel for the New York State Public Service Commission.

Practice Areas:
  - Telecommunications Regulation & Taxation
  - Public Utilities
  - Appellate Litigation
  - Administrative Law
  - Corporate Transactions
  - Real Estate

Education:
  - Columbia Law School
    - J.D., 1971
  - Princeton University
    - A.B., cum laude, 1967

Bar Admissions
  - New York State
  - United States District Courts:
     - Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western New York
  - United States Court of Appeals:
     - Second Circuit
  - United States Supreme Court

Professional Organizations:
  - New York State Bar Association
  - Albany County Bar Association

Edwin J. Tobin
Of Counsel

Phone: (518) 465-7581   Extension: 124
Fax: (518) 462-2743
E-mail: etobin@herzoglaw.com

A principal in the Herzog Law Firm since 1992, Mr. Tobin is now of counsel to the Firm. He concentrates his practice in personal injury, medical malpractice, and general litigation.

Practice Areas:
  - Personal Injury
  - Medical Malpractice
  - Litigation

Education:
  - Albany Law School
    - LL.B., 1962
  - Siena College
    - B.A., 1959

Professional Organizations:
  - Trial Lawyers of America
  - New York State Bar Association
  - New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  - Capital District Trial Lawyers Association

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