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Mr. Kraushaar has been a Rockland County resident virtually his entire life, growing up with his parents, brother and sister in West Nyack. He attended schools in the Clarkstown school district before entering George Washington University to pursue his undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in philosophy. After graduating with honors from George Washington University, Daniel went on to Syracuse University College of Law where he majored in business and real estate concentrating in land use control and zoning. He received his Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law in May 1988, then returned to Rockland County to begin his legal career.

Mr. Kraushaar became an associate attorney with Blackburn & Rice in Suffern, New York where he handled cases involving municipal and zoning laws as well as planning matters. His associate work was complimented by his position as the Deputy Village Attorney for the Village of Sloatsburg. As the Deputy Village Attorney, he was counsel to the Village Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Planning Board. Mr. Kraushaar was appointed the Village Attorney for Sloatsburg in 1991 and served the Village of Sloatsburg, its government and its residents until 1997. During this time, Mr. Kraushaar was also appointed to positions as the Village Attorney for the Village of Airmont and Deputy Village Attorney for the Village of New Hempstead. Similarly, Attorney Kraushaar was responsible for the writing of local laws, litigation of actions brought by and against the respective Villages as well as counsel to the Airmont Village Board and the New Hempstead Building & Department.

Prior to beginning his private practice in 1993, Mr. Kraushaar worked as an associate attorney for Barr & Rosenbaum where he gained experience in bankruptcy and residential and commerical real estate transactions. Over the course of his career, Attorney Kraushaar as practiced before the State and Federal Courts in hundreds of matters, including Article 78 proceedings, Civil Rights actions, personal injury, bankruptcy and property damage cases.

In 1993, Attorney Kraushaar opened his own practice with specialization in residential and commerical real estate transactions and litigation. This particular practice involves the drafting of buy-sell agreements, preparation of contracts and attendance at closings on residential and commercial properties.  He is continuously engaged in litigation for property damage claims on behalf of his commercial clients as well as the representation of corporations and individuals relative to municipal law and zoning matters. 

In addition to his private practice, Mr. Kraushaar served as the Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Clarkstown as counsel to the Planning Board for 16 years. A town that he not only proud to work for, but also a town that he calls his home where he resides with his wife and raised their four children.

You may contact Mr. Kraushaar at kraushaarlaw@kraushaarlaw.com or 845-371-1100 to discuss your legal needs.