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Natasha Hill

Natasha Hill is a partner in the law firm of Lekki Hill Duprey & Bhatt, P.C.  Natasha attended college at SUNY Potsdam, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992.  She went on to complete her Juris Doctorate at Western New England University School of Law in 1997 and became admitted to practice law in New York in 1998.  Natasha first joined the law firm in 1997 and became a partner in the year 2000.

 

For the first 16 years of her practice, Natasha represented clients in the areas of divorce and matrimonial law and Social Security Disability.  In 2014, Natasha took over the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice, a practice area that has helped define the firm since its inception in the 1970’s.

 

Natasha serves as a Board Member of Renewal House, St. Lawrence County’s agency for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and has since 2001.  She served as President from 2007 – 2013 and as Secretary from 2014 to the present.  She is also an Advisory Board Member for the Legal Studies Program in the School of Business at the State University of New York at Canton from 2009 to the present.  Natasha is also active in youth sports organizations as a board member, sponsor and volunteer, including the Louisville Minor Hockey Association and the Madrid-Waddington Youth Soccer Association.

 

Natasha is the 2015 recipient of the New York State Bar Association President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Fourth Judicial District, an award given by the New York State Bar Association in recognition of Natasha’s volunteer work with the Legal Aid Society representing low income clients who are often victims of domestic violence for the past 15 years.

Mathew P. Duprey, Esq.

Mathew P. Duprey attended college at SUNY Plattsburgh, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1996.  Mathew went on to complete his Juris Doctorate at SUNY Buffalo School of Law in 1999, and became admitted to practice law in New York State in 2000.  Mathew joined the firm in 2000, and became a partner in 2002.

 

Mathew resides in Ogdensburg, New York, with his family.  He is an active member in the Ogdensburg community, and currently serves as a Board Member and current President of the Ogdensburg Public Library.

 

Mathew concentrates his practice in Personal Injury, Real Estate and General Litigation.

 

 

Neil-Bhatt

Neil T. Bhatt attended the University of Ottawa graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in 1997.  Neil went on to complete his Juris Doctorate at Western New England University College of Law in 2004, and became admitted to practice law in New York State in January 2005.  Neil joined the firm in 2004, and became a partner in 2008.  

 

Neil resides in Maitland, Ontario, with his family.  Neil stays active in the community through the Ontario District Free Masons.  Since 2009, Neil has been on the Board of Governors at the Brockville General Hospital and currently serves as the Chair of Board.

 

Neil concentrates in Bankruptcy Law, Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates, Estate Planning and Asset Protection.

 

 

Megan-Whitton

Megan J.M. Whitton received a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated Cum Laude with Honors from Wells College in 2003. She attended Syracuse University College of Law, earning a Juris Doctorate in 2006. Megan was admitted to the Florida State Bar in 2006, and the New York State Bar in 2011.  Megan joined the firm in 2014, and concentrates her practice on Matrimonial and Family law.

 

Megan resides with her family in Gouverneur, New York. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Gouverneur Hospital and the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority. Megan is also a member of the Gouverneur Business Women, and is an active supporter of the Gouverneur breast Cancer Fund.

 

 

 

Krista Freego is an Associate at Lekki Hill Duprey & Bhatt, P.C., having first joined the firm in May of 2014. A former Assistant District Attorney for Delaware County, a former St. Lawrence County Assistant Conflict Public Defender and solo practitioner, Krista specializes in the practice areas of Family law and Criminal law. Krista graduated from Hugh C. Williams High School in Canton and The Clarkson School in 1998. Krista received a Bachelors of Science in Political Science and Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Niagara University in 2002. In 2007, Krista graduated from Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law.

 

While at law school, Krista served as the Articles Editor for the Environmental Law Review, competed on a National Trial Team and was a certified legal intern in the Family Law Clinic.

 

While serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Delaware County, Krista was the DWI Prosecutor, handling the prosecution of all DWI cases for the county.

 

Krista is well versed in representing clients in custody; third party custody; grandparent custody; abuse and neglect defense; child support; family offenses; custody violations; custody modifications; support modifications; as well as criminal defenses from traffic infractions to DWIs to felonies.

 

Other Members of the Lekki Hill Duprey & Bhatt, P.C. Team

Connie LaComb worked in the finance field for 18 years before joining the firm in 2007.  Connie works in our Canton office as a Paralegal focusing on Bankruptcy, Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates, Estate Planning and Asset Protection.

 

Connie Miller has 30 years of experience in the legal field including Real Estate law. She also has 20 years of experience in Wills and Estates.

 

Jennifer Hurlbut received a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Potsdam in 2004, majoring in Communications and minoring in pre-law. She attended Cooley Law School in Michigan from 2006-2007, before returning to the area and rejoining the firm in 2008.  Jennifer holds a Certificate in Mediation from the Association for Conflict Resolution in Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence.  Jennifer works as a paralegal in our Massena office focusing on Matrimonial and Workers’ Compensation.

 

Jessica Pollack-Marashian joined the firm in 1998.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Canton majoring in Legal Studies, and works as a paralegal in our Massena office focusing on Social Security Disability and Real Estate.

 

Melynda Reed graduated from SUNY Canton with her Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies. Melynda joined the firm in April 2013 as a Paralegal in our Canton office primarily focusing in Workers' Compensation.

 

Natasha Baxter graduated from SUNY Canton with her Associates' Degree in Office Technology. Natasha joined the firm in September 2010 as a Legal Assistant in our Canton office primarily focusing in Bankruptcy.

 

Colleen Moynihan has an AS in Business Administration from Columbia College and extensive experience in billing, budget and account administration, and data management.  Colleen joined the firm in 2014 as Bookkeeper.

 

Lori Brothers worked in the legal field in the Syracuse area for 10 years before returning to St. Lawrence County.  Lori joined the firm in 2014 and works in our Canton office focusing on real estate and civil litigation.

 

Leigh McCall is a graduate of SUNY Morrisville.  Leigh is an experience legal secretary who works in our Canton office focusing on real estate.

 

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