Finding the right attorney to help resolve a private matter such as divorce, DUI arrest, foreclosure or bankruptcy can be awkward. Who do you trust? How much will it cost? How much longer will you have to endure this stressful dispute? Many people are uncomfortable seeking an attorney. Some attempt to work out their legal problem on their own only to find themselves in deeper confusion and further from a resolution than ever.
At Ugell Law Firm, P.C., our attorneys are compassionate and knowledgeable. We answer your questions with straightforward advice and counsel. Our client-focused legal services aim to help you achieve your goals as efficiently as possible.
Are You A Homeowner Facing Foreclosure?
You have worked hard your whole life and one of your most significant investments has been purchasing a home. You created a place for your family to thrive, but now find your expenses are not keeping pace with your wages. The loss of employment, increase in the cost of living, increased taxes, or unexpected medical bills can make it seem impossible to stay current with your mortgage payment.
There are a variety of legal options available to you, depending on whether you want to keep your home or not. Making the right decision about your real property investment starts with talking with an experienced lawyer. Our attorneys have the experience you can rely on to help you explore home retention options in your best interest.
Scott B. Ugell graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1982, and Hofstra University’s School of Law in 1985.
Scott B. Ugell is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the Southern and Eastern District of the United States District Court in New York (the District Courts includes the Bankruptcy Court) and the United States Supreme, Family, County and Surrogate Courts.
After graduating from Hofstra University Law School, Scott B. Ugell was a Deputy Town Attorney in the Town of Hempstead, the most densely populated Township in the State of New York. Thereafter, Scott B. Ugell was a Court Arbitrator in New York City Civil Courts and later became Assistant General Counsel to Pyramid Companies, the Syracuse, New York based shopping mall developer and management company.
Scott B. Ugell is involved in many charitable and social organizations. He is a former Board Member of the Jewish Federation of Rockland, a Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, former Chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, a former Board Member of the JCC-Y, member of the New City Jewish Center, and supporter of United Hospice of Rockland, Good Counsel and many other worthy charitable organizations. He is a member of the New York State Bar, the Rockland County Bar Association, the Rockland County Magistrates Association where he was a past president, and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Scott B. Ugell lives in New City, New York.
Areas of Practice
Family and Matrimonial
Bankruptcy and Debt Relief
Loan Modification/Loss Mitigation
Real Estate Law
New York, 1986
Supreme Court of the United States of America
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York
Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York - 1985
Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications - 1982
Foreclosure Defense and Consumer Rights Presentation, Rockland County Bar Association
Court System Seminar, Rockland County Bar Association
Professional Associations and Memberships
New York State Bar Association , Member
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), Member
Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member
Rockland County Bar Association , Member, Former Co-Chair of RCBA Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Committee
Rockland County Magistrates Association, Former President
Hillel of Rockland Community College, Board member
American Bar Association, Member
Westchester County Bar Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
Town of Hempstead, Deputy Town Attorney
New York City Civil Courts, Court Arbitrator
Pyramid Companies, Assistant General Counsel
Pro Bono Activities
Former Board Member, Jewish Federation of Rockland
Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Rockland County
Past Chairman, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Rockland County
Former Board Member, JCC-Y
Member, New City Jewish Center
Supporter, United Hospice of Rockland, Good Counsel