Douglas K. McNally
Douglas K. McNally has been in private practice since 1978, and joined the firm in 2009. He has had a diverse and active practice for more than 40 years, involving civil and criminal litigation in New York and federal courts, estate planning, real estate, and municipal law. His current primary area of focus is in estate planning, probate, administration and litigation, elder law, and municipal law. He has lectured on elder law on numerous occasions, spoken at conferences on elder abuse and conducted Office of Court Administration training seminars. He has also lectured for the Suffolk Academy of Law on guardianships, elder law, and ethics. He has spoken at the “All About Aging” conference of the Suffolk County Senior Citizen Advisory Board and has conducted training seminars for staff of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, and National Guard attorneys. Mr. McNally is an author and editor of Guardianship Practice in New York State published by the New York State Bar Association. Mr. McNally is a former Suffolk County Special Assistant District Attorney, Special Counsel to a New York State Senator, Special Prosecutor in the Village of Northport and Special Counsel to the Northport Board of Zoning Appeals, and was appointed to serve on the Huntington Zoning Ordinance Review Committee. He has served as an arbitrator in the District Court of Suffolk County and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and has been appointed by the Courts as a guardian, conservator, counsel, guardian ad litem, referee, and court evaluator. Mr. McNally served in the New York Guard as a Judge Advocate General Officer and as a U.S. Coast Guard Legal Assistance Attorney. He currently serves as a Disaster Mental Health specialist for the American Red Cross and is the Coordinator of the Red Cross Long Island Rapid Deploy Mental Health Team. Mr. McNally has a Masters Degree in social work and is available to firm clients for counseling and dispute resolution.