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Paula M. Barbaruolo, Esq.

Principal Attorney

Paula M. Barbaruolo, Esq.

Principal Attorney

Paula M. Barbaruolo, Esq. is the Principal Attorney of the firm, and concentrates her practice primarily in the fields of bankruptcy and debt reorganization.  Ms. Barbaruolo received her Bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University and her J.D. degree from Albany Law School. Since 2014, Ms. Barbaruolo has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Albany Law School, teaching Consumer Bankruptcy. Ms. Barbaruolo is a regular lecturer in the areas of consumer bankruptcy, foreclosure prevention, and mortgage modification for numerous local bar associations, community groups, and legal service organizations.  She also serves on the Northern District of New York Bankruptcy Court Local Rules Committee.

When Ms. Barbaruolo is not at the office you may find her spending time with her family at area youth baseball and soccer games.

Awards & Accomplishments:

  • 2016 Nicholas S. Priore Advocacy & Professionalism Award, presented by the Capital Region and Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Associations.
  • 2015 Barry A. Gold Law Firm Leadership Award, presented by The Legal Project of the Capital District Woman’s Bar Association
  • Past-President of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association.
  • Served as the first Chair of the Pro Bono Committee for the CRBBA helping to found its first pro bono program serving the Capital District.
  • Recipient of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association’s Distinguished Member Award for 2000.
  • Recipient of the Field of Dreams Award in 2000 presented by the Capital District Women’s Bar Association’s Legal Project for her pro bono service in the field of bankruptcy law.
  • Previous law firm, Orlando & Barbaruolo, PLLC, was the recipient of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association’s Legal Project Law Firm Leadership award in 2002 for its dedication to pro bono service.

Professional Memberships & Associations:

Justin Myers, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Justin Myers, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Justin Myers, Esq. is an associate with Barbaruolo Law Firm, P. C.  in Latham, New York, and is currently the President of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association.  In 2015, Justin was named a Top Rated Bankruptcy “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers.com.

He concentrates his practice in the fields of bankruptcy, mortgage modification and residential foreclosure defense.  Justin volunteers regularly at the Legal Project bankruptcy clinic, and lectures on the topics of Loss Mitigation, Mortgage Modification, and Residential Foreclosure Defense.

Prior to joining the Barbaruolo Law Firm, Justin was a Clinical Graduate Fellow with the Law Clinic & Justice Center of Albany Law School, during which time he represented children in special education matters, and adults with developmental disabilities. Justin earned his J.D. degree from Albany Law School in 2007.  While at Albany Law, Justin was the recipient of the Clinical Legal Education Association’s 2007 Outstanding Clinical Student Award, and the 2006 LASSNY Children’s Law Fellowship. Justin was also a founding member of Albany Law’s Pro Bono Society.

Justin is admitted to practice in the courts of New York State, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.


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