Rhoades, Cunningham & McFadden, PLLC

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930 Albany Shaker Road
Latham  NY  12110

Phone
  • 518-389-2900
Fax
  • 518-389-2903

Karen Rhoades

Education:  Karen graduated magna cum laude from Elmira College with a B.A degree in 2001 and she graduated cum laude from Albany Law School of Union University with a Juris Doctor degree in 2004.  At Albany Law School, Karen served as a member and associate editor of the Albany Law Review and competed in the Negotiation Competitions and was a member of the Albany Law School chapter of the American Inn of Court.

Experience:  Karen was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 2004 and the New York State Bar in 2005.  Karen was admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of New York, in 2005.  After graduating from Albany Law School, Karen focused her practice on represening clients who were going through marital and family difficulties, including divorce, separation agreements, maintenance, child support and child custody issues.  In 2009 Karen continued representing those facing marital and family problems as the owner of the Law Offices of Karen A. Rhoades.  During August of 2010, Karen founded the Latham law firm of Rhoades, Cunningham & McFadden, PLLC with Daniel Cunningham and John McFadden.

Associations: Karen is a member of the Albany County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Justinian Society.

Training:  Karen completed the Fundamentals of Law Guardian Program and is now serving on the law guardian panel for the county of Saratoga.  Karen is mediation trained and certified.  

Practice Areas:  Karen practices primarily in the areas of matrimonial and family Law.  She also handles certain real property, landlord/tenant and business law matters.

License
  • Bar Number: Attorney
    Connecticut , 2004
  • Bar Number: Attorney
    New York , 2005
  • Bar Number: District Court, Nort
    , 2005
Education
  • Albany Law School of Union University
    Juris Doctor , 2004
    Albany, NY

Daniel Cunningham

Education - Dan graduated from Albany Law School of Union University cum laude in 1998. At Albany Law School, Dan was a proud member of the Justinian Society.

Experience-  Dan was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1999.  Shortly after being admitted, Dan focused his practice on represening clients who were going through marital and family difficulties, including divorce, separation agreements, maintenance, child support and child custody issues.  During August of 2010,  Dan founded the law firm of Rhoades, Cunningham & McFadden, PLLC with Albany Family law and divorce attorneys Karen Rhoades and John McFadden.

Associations - Dan is a member of the Albany County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Training – Dan completed the Fundamentals of Law Guardian Program.

Practice Areas - Dan practices primarily in the areas of matrimonial and family Law.  He also handles certain estate, bankruptcy and real property matters.

License
  • Bar Number: Attorney
    New York , 1999
  • Bar Number: District Court, Nort
    New York , 1999
Education
  • Albany Law School of Union University
    Juris Doctor , 1998
    Albany, NY

John McFadden

Education – John graduated magna cum laude from Albany Law School of Union University.  At Albany Law School, John competed on Albany Law School’s National Trial Team and was a member of the Albany Law School Journal of Science and Technology. 


Experience -  After graduating from Albany Law School and passing the New York State Bar examination, John immediately began focusing his practice on representing clients who were going through marital and family difficulties, including divorce, separation agreements, maintenance, child support and child custody issues.  John has had the privilege of representing dozens, if not hundreds, of spouses facing marital problems.  Recently, John founded the Latham law firm of Rhoades, Cunningham & McFadden, PLLC with matrimonial and family law attorneys Karen Rhoades and Daniel Cunningham.  After some deliberation, founding members Karen Rhoades, Dan Cunningham and John McFadden decided to open their family law firm at 930 Albany Shaker Road, Latham, New York 12110.


Training – John completed the Fundamentals of Law Guardian Program and is now serving on the law guardian panel for the county of Rensselaer. 

Publications- John is the author of http://Newyorkdivorceblog.com.  At the New York divorce blog, John gives his thoughts and opinions on recent events in New York State divorce and family law.


Associations – John is a member of the Albany County, Rensselaer County and New York State bar associations.

Practice Areas - John practices in the areas of matrimonial and family Law.  John also handles a wide variety of criminal matters, including but not limited to driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, domestic violence matters, insurance fraud and criminal contempt. 

License
  • Bar Number: Attorney
    New York
  • Bar Number: District Court, Nort
    New York
Education
  • Albany Law School of Union University
    Juris Doctor , 2008
    Albany, NY

Articles Written

How Much Does a New York Divorce Cost?

Created On: 02/12/2011

The cost of a divorce in New York State varies widely.  The average divorce in the United States costs approximately $20,000.00.  I have looked for a similar figure for New York divorces, but I have been unable to find...

Child Custody Issues During Divorce Mediation

Created On: 03/19/2010

Sometimes during the course of a divorce, which involves a child custody dispute, the parents may not be able to resolve the issue alone.  When this is the case, the parties may...

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