Susan K. Duke, our Supervising Attorney at Duke Law Firm, P.C., proudly and with dedication serves the eight-county area of the Finger Lakes region of New York state surrounding Lakeville and Livonia, including Livingston County, Monroe County, Rochester, Geneseo, Steuben County, Allegany County, Batavia, Mount Morris and Cuba. Ms. Duke focuses a significant portion of her time to those struggling with bankruptcy, and she also assists clients with contracts and trademark law. She previously focused her practice in family law, primarily in divorce, and continues to accept some cases in that area.
Ms. Duke earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1995 and later earned a Master of Laws summa cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2005. Ms. Duke was admitted to practice in New York in 1996 and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York since 1997.
Ms. Duke holds membership in multiple professional organizations in order to keep up to date in her practice, including the Livingston County Bar Association and the Monroe County Bar Association. She also serves as a board member for Ticket to Ride, a nonprofit organization created to provide transportation to assist people with legal and social services requirements.
Ms. Duke additionally serves as an instructor of law classes at South University in bankruptcy and civil litigation. She has written for multiple publications, including the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and BNA publications. Praised for her skill and ethics, Ms. Duke has been named to “Super Lawyers” and received a "Superb" rating from her peers through Avvo.