Providing legal services in Beacon for more than 96 years
About Roosa & Roosa, Attorneys at Law
Founded in Beacon New York in 1927 by Benjamin P Roosa, handed down to his son Benjamin P Roosa Jr and now to his daugher
Elizabeth A Roosa, Roosa & Roosa provides a broad range of legal services to the Hudson Valley including, but not limited to:
All areas of Wills, Trusts and Estates
Living Trusts, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney
Residential and Commercial Real Estate
Residential and Commercial Leasing
Corporate and Business Practice
Estate Planning and Administration
Health care related matters
Family owned and operated for three generations, Roosa & Roosa prides itself on personal attention to our clients to meet their legal needs. Elizabeth A Roosa continues in that tradition. Contact Elizabeth for further information.
Elizabeth A Roosa
Elizabeth A Roosa, (Betsy) a lifetime resident of Dutchess County, graduated from Vassar College in 1981 and Albany Law School of Union University in 1984.
Elizabeth has over 37 years in a broad range of general practice, practicing primarily in the fields of wills, trusts and estates, residential and commercial real estate, corporate and business practice.
Elizabeth has handled acquisitions, sales and financing of residential, commercial and industrial development throughout the tri-state area, representing individuals, corporations, developers and lenders. Her practice ranges from a residential purchase, finance or sale to apartment complexes, shopping centers, hotels and industrial development. She has handled sales, acquisitions and tax structuring for many multi-million dollar transactions.
Elizabeth is a former member of the Town of Poughkeepsie Historic Preservation Board and former President of Vassar College Class of 1981. She has rendered legal services to numerous charitable, religious and civic organizations.
Elizabeth is an avid scuba diver and sailor. She is a lifetime member of the Aquatic Explorers Scuba Club and the New Hamburg Yacht Club as well as a member of Chelsea Yacht Club.
She is admitted to practice in all Courts of the State of New York, US District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the US Supreme Court. She is a member of the New York State and Dutchess County Bar Associations.
Diana comes to us all the way from LA! She has extensive office experience and is learning new legal skills every day. Diana has been with us for 1.5 years. She is the voice on the other end of the phone when you call us.
Office Mgr/IT Support
After retiring from IBM after 39 years Mike continues his IT support for the office and has assumed the role of Office Manager. He also has been filling in with legal assistant skills as needed. He is Betsy's scuba dive buddy and also is an avid skier and sailor.
Benjamin P Roosa Jr
Benjamin P Roosa Jr (1931-2019), a lifetime resident of Dutchess County, graduated from Columbia University in 1953 and Albany Law School of Union University in 1957.
Ben had a varied general practice, practicing primarily in the fields of will, trusts and estates, elder law and estate planning. Ben also handled residential real estate, landlord/tenant, tax, corporate and business practice.
Ben was a former Town attorney for the Town of East Fishkill NY (1958-1965), County Representative for the Town of East Fishkill (1972) and NYS Assemblyman for the 100th District (1973-1976).
Ben was an active member of the community, volunteering and rendering services to many charitable, religious and civic organizations.
He was admitted to practice in all Courts of the State of New York. He was a member of the New York State and Dutchess County Bar Associations.
Benjamin P Roosa
Benjamin P Roosa (1903-1971), opened the law office on Main Street in Beacon NY in 1927 at our present location.
Judge Roosa was born in Beacon and graduated from Columbia University in 1925 and earned his law degree from Columbia University in 1927.
Ben was city Judge in the City of Beacon from 1932 to 1960.
He was admitted to the practice of law in all Courts of the State of New York.
Our office is conveniently located on Main Street in Beacon New York. Stop by and see us after visiting one of the excellent local galleries or restaurants!