Douglas A. Shartrand, Esq.
A lifelong resident of the Capital District, Douglas A. Shartrand has been practicing law for more than 34 years. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in 1984, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University at Albany, where he was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society in 1981. He is a member of the New York State and Albany County Bar Associations. He was the recipient of the 2011 Pro Bono Award from the Albany County Bar Association and was also recognized by the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York for his work in the "Attorney for the Day" program, which assists low-income individuals facing eviction from their apartments. He has also served as a lecturer on summary proceeding for the Legal Aid Society seminars on landlord and tenant laws, and has lectured on estate planning issues before numerous business groups. Mr. Shartrand's practice is concentrated in the areas of: Estate Planning, including wills, trusts, advanced directives and Medicaid planning; small business formation, management, and succession planning; and residential and commercial real property, including real property transfers and landlord tenant matters.