Suzanne L. Latimer
Managing Partner
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Prior to beginning her law career, Suzanne worked for many years in the health care field, first as a Registered Nurse and then as a Registered Physician Assistant. She served as Director of Employee Health Service, Interim Director of Nursing, and Director of Quality Management at Bellevue Women’s Hospital, as well as an OB/GYN Physician Assistant at several medical facilities in the Capital Region. Additionally, Suzanne received her Masters of Health Services Administration degree from Russell Sage College in 1984.

In 1989, Suzanne began attending Albany Law School, where she was a member of the Justinian Honors Society.

She graduated cum laude in 1992 and was admitted to practice in Massachusetts that year and New York the following year. After graduation, Suzanne worked for twelve years as a solo practitioner, concentrating in the areas of Family and Matrimonial Law. Since 2005, Suzanne has served as Managing Partner at Latimer/Stroud, LLP.

Suzanne currently serves on the Attorneys for Children Panel and the Assigned Counsel Pro- gram in Albany, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties. Suzanne’s professional affiliations include the Saratoga County Bar Association, the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and its Family Law Section.

Suzanne’s passion is photography. In her spare time, she also loves spending time with her animals, being out in nature, watching movies, and reading by a fire.

Education:

R.N., Albany Medical Center School of Nursing (1975)
A.A.S., Albany-Hudson Valley Physician Assistant Program (1979)
B.S.N., cum laude, Russell Sage College (1981)
M.S.P.S., cum laude, Russell Sage College (1984)
J.D., cum laude, Albany Law School (1992)
Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts (1992); New York (1993)

Nancy E. Stroud
Managing Partner
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Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany in 1989 and 1992, respectively. She graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School in 1995, receiving the Law Faculty Award for Outstanding Advocacy at commencement and achieving Honors in Corporations, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Rights and Responsibilities and Trial Technique.

From 1997 to 2005, Nancy worked as an Associate at Tocci, Parker & Tocci, representing a number of area labor unions while also extensively practicing in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Social Security Disability, Bankruptcy, Union-side Labor Laws, and Criminal and Traffic matters.

Since 2005, Nancy has been Partner at Latimer/Stroud, LLP. She currently serves on the Attorneys for Children Panel in Albany, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties and the Assigned Counsel Program in Albany and Schenectady Counties. Her professional affiliations include the Albany County Bar Association, the Saratoga County Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association and its Family Law and Labor and Employment Law Sections.

Nancy is the proud mother of two adopted children with special needs. She is also passionate about advocating for the disabled. She was instrumental in the founding of the organization Capital District Owner Trained Service Dogs. CDOTS assists disabled dog owners.

Education:

B.A., State University of New York at Albany (1989)
M.A., State University of New York at Albany (1992)
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (1995)
Bar Admissions:
New York (1996); Northern District of New York

Emily M. Ciulla
Associate (pending admission to the bar)
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Emily graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany in 2008 with dual degrees in Political Science and American History. In 2012, Emily graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. During law school, Emily served as an Editor for the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal and the Vice-President of the Domestic Violence Task Force. She was inducted into the Order of the Barristers for her contributions to the Buffalo Moot Court Board and received the Women Lawyers of Western New York Award for Children’s Rights and Family Violence at commencement. Emily recently passed the New York State bar exam. She will be admitted to practice in New York in January 2013.


Emily’s hobbies include reading, exercising, and traveling. Emily is also a vegetarian and committed to animal rights.

Education:

B.A., summa cum laude, State University of New York at Albany (2008)
J.D., cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (2012)
Bar Admissions:
New York (2013)

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