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Susan K. Duke

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rochester, NY

Duke Law Firm, P.C.
780 Blossom Road
Rochester, NY 14610
Phone: 585-346-3220
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Family Law, Business/Corporate, Bankruptcy: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Susan K. Duke, an 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 Rochester, including Livingston County, Monroe County, Steuben County, Allegany County, Ontario County, Wyoming County, Genesee County, and Wayne County. Ms. Duke focuses in family law, trademarks, and bankruptcy law.

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 received a "Superb" rating from her peers through Avvo.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Bankruptcy: Consumer
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Bankruptcy Law


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Susan K. Duke

First Admitted: 1996, New York

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Bankruptcy Law, South University
  • Family Law, South University

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York, 1997
  • Circuit Leader, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1997
  • New York, 1996
  • Board member of non-profit; Advisor/ board member of start-up for-profit tech company
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Livingston County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Lawyer Services Project, representing clients Pro Bono for many years in family and unemployment law matters
  • Board Member, Ticket to Ride Non-Profit formed to provide transportation to assist persons with compliance with legal system and Social Services requirements., 2021

Educational Background

  • LLM, International Taxation, Diploma in E-Commerce LawSumma Cum LaudeThomas Jefferson School of Law , 2005
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Office Location for Susan K. Duke

780 Blossom Road
Rochester, NY 14610

Phone: 585-346-3220

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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