Hopewell Junction, NY — April 12, 2022 – One of the Hudson Valley’s most accomplished law firms, Lazar & Schwartz, announced that Brett Jones has been appointed as partner to the firm, which will be known as Lazar Schwartz & Jones, LLP going forward.

Brett Jones has successfully handled thousands of diverse matrimonial and family matters during her more than 22-year career, ranging from litigation involving complicated real estate assets and business interests of high net-worth clients, to clients with more modest finances. She has expertise in both pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Additionally, she has broad experience in collaborative practice, negotiating out-of-court settlements, and mediation.

Ms. Jones, who joined Lazar & Schwartz in 2011, earned her B.A. degree from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY in 1996 and her Juris Doctor (JD) from Albany Law School in 1999. She was admitted to practice in New York State in 2000. Her current affiliations include the New York State Bar Association, the Dutchess County Bar Association and the Hudson Valley Collaborative Divorce & Dispute Resolution Association, for which she serves as Co-Chair

About Lazar Schwartz & Jones

Based in Hopewell Junction, New York, Lazar Schwartz & Jones is among the Hudson Valley’s most accomplished law firms focused on family and matrimonial law. For nearly 40 years, the firm has provided skilled counsel to clients facing divorce, successfully resolving thousands of cases by offering diverse approaches including litigation, collaboration and mediation. The firm’s attorneys work to resolve disputes respectfully and achieve positive and peaceful family reorganization, even as they remain fearless in defending their clients’ interests. Lazar Schwartz & Jones also handles issues of custody and visitation, child support, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, adoption, paternity, and estate planning. More information is available at www.lazarschwartzjones.com.