Laura Tucker Hedge

Top rated family law attorney in Ithaca, New York

Bousquet Holstein PLLC
Laura Tucker Hedge
Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2015

Education: Villanova University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022

Bousquet Holstein PLLC

200 E Buffalo St
4th Floor
Ithaca, NY 14850 Visit website

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Laura Tucker Hedge is a senior counsel at Bousquet Holstein PLLC’s Ithaca, New York, law office. She is an experienced litigator who has exclusively focused her practice on complex matrimonial and family law litigation. 

Licensed in New York since 2015, Ms. Hedge also regularly appears in the New York Supreme Court to zealously advocate for clients in all areas, including divorce, equitable distribution, post-judgment modifications, paternity, custody, parental access and child support and enforcement proceedings, as well as nuanced family court and surrogate’s court matters such as abuse and neglect proceedings and contested adoptions.

Ms. Hedge is a skilled and trusted adviser who explores creative solutions to settle complicated matters while always remaining client-focused. She has efficiently negotiated and drafted numerous financial and custodial settlement agreements as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and has experience handling cases for international or domestic clients whose cases pose cross-border issues.

After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from St. Bonaventure University in 2007, Ms. Hedge attended Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctor degree in 2014. She was admitted to the New York State Bar Association the following year. During law school, she held a summer position at Proskauer Rose LLP’s securities law practice. Furthermore, she was a part of the Villanova University School of Law Legal Aid Clinic and the symposium editor of the Environmental Law Journal.

An eloquent speaker and writer, Ms. Hedge has guest lectured at St. John’s University School of Law on emerging family law issues, has been published in the New York Law Journal, and was a committee member and faculty member of the 2021 New York State Bar Association Domestic Violence CLE.

Ms. Hedge is an active member of the New York State Bar Association, where she serves on the Committee on Families and the Law, the New York City Bar Association, the Tompkins County Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association and the New York Women’s Bar Association – Reproductive Rights Committee.

Maintaining a central role within her community, Ms. Hedge volunteers her time and efforts to help those in need. As a student attorney, she was awarded the Dorothy Day Award for contributing hours of pro bono services.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Divorce, Domestic violence, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Same sex family law

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 2015, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.bhlawpllc.com/our-people/laura-t-hedge/

Newsletters:
  • Member of NYSBA Committee on Families and the Law domestic violence sub-committee which organized a 3.0 credit CLE in October, 2021 for domestic violence awareness month regarding coercive control and trauma-informed interviewing techniques. Also participated as faculty member of the program. The CLE was highly attended with over 360 participants state-wide and received resounding positive feedback., NYSBA CLE: Coercive Control: What Is It? How Do You Prove It?, Family Law
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Faculty Member of the New York State Bar Association 2021 CLE on domestic violence, coercive control and trauma-informed interviewing techniques
  • New York Law Journal N.Y.'s Proposed Maintenance Guidelines (Harriet Newman Cohen and Laura Tucker Hedge) July 27, 2015, Co-Author, New York's Proposed Maintenance Guidelines, New York Law Journal, Special Section Divorce And Family Law, 2017
  • Guest Lecturer at St. John's University School of Law on emerging Family Law issues., Guest Lecturer, Speaker St. John's University Shool of Law, 2018
Educational Background:
  • St. Bonaventure University, B.A., cum laude, 2007
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York Bar Association, Committee on Families and the Law
  • New York
  • New York Women’s Bar Association, Reproductive Rights Committee
  • Tompkins County Bar Association
  • Approved to be a Member of New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law, 2020
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star, 2019
  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star, 2020
  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star, 2018
  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star, 2017
White Papers:
  • Named to New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star List for five consecutive years., Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star, Family Law, 2021

Office location for Laura Tucker Hedge

200 E Buffalo St
4th Floor
Ithaca, NY 14850

Phone: 607-882-6237

Selections

6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022

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