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P. Daniel Hollis III - Mount Kisco, NY

55 Smith Avenue Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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Updated: 06/16/2020

Mount Kisco Litigation; Land Use and Development Lawyer

Overview

Dan Hollis has been practicing law for over 44 years. Over those decades, he has led some of the most consequential litigations in New York. He has conducted some of the State’s most newsworthy trials and appeals, from state trial courts all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States...

Dan Hollis has been practicing law for over 44 years. Over those decades, he has led some of the most consequential litigations in New York. He has conducted some of the State’s most newsworthy trials and appeals, from state trial courts all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States. He is an authority in the areas of complex corporation and real estate operations, estate and guardianship matters, land use and large-scale zoning matters, and all manner of corporate, contract, planning, and condemnation issues. He has spearheaded obtaining municipal approvals for some of the largest commercial and industrial uses, retail establishments, residential developments, and not-for-profit entities, such as educational and religious organizations. He also litigates cases involving zoning approvals or denials, handles the dissolution of closely held businesses, corporate disagreements, and forced buyouts, and counsels high net worth individuals on private land use matters. Dan also practices probate and estate administration and guardianship litigation, including contested guardianship proceedings, will contests, and accountings.

But Dan is most proud of his professional and community leadership. He has deep involvement in organizations throughout Northern Westchester, where he has resided for nearly 60 years. Dan served as president of the Westchester County Bar Association from 2015 to 2016. He has also served on its judicial screening committee since 2006. He served as chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Bedford from 1984 to 1990, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Northern Westchester Hospital Center from 1981 to 2004, serving as Chairman of the Board for five of those years. He has been the recipient of the Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award, the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Humanitarian of the Year Award, and the Westchester County Bar Association “Raising the Bar” Award. He played college basketball at Siena College, and after graduating he served with the 82nd Airborne in Vietnam and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star Medal for his actions during that service.

About P. Daniel Hollis III

Practice Areas

  • Litigation; Land Use and Development
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Guardianship

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner, since 1990

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Other Affiliations

  • Westchester County Bar Association, - 2015 (President )
  • Westchester County Bar Foundation Fellowship Program, 2008 - Present (Chair)
  • Westchester County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee for the Ninth Judicial District, 2006 - Present (Chair)
  • Westchester County Bar Foundation Joseph F. Gagliardi Award in the Ninth Judicial District, 2004 - Present (Chair)
  • New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, 2010 - 2013 (Member)
  • Westchester County Bar Foundation, 2006 - 2007 (President)
  • Northern Westchester Bar Association, 1983 - 1984 (President)
  • Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Bedford, 1984 - 1990 (Chairman)

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
  • Siena College, Loudonville, New York
    B.A.

Pro Bono Activities

  • Honorary Trustee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Westchester Hospital Center
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northern Westchester Hospital Center, 1994 - 1999
  • Board of Directors of the Boys’ & Girls’ Club of Northern Westchester, 1974 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About P. Daniel Hollis III

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for P. Daniel Hollis III on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Listed in NY SuperLawyers Magazine, 2013 - 2014
  • Peer review rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5 out of 5 on Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Listed in NY Metro SuperLawyers Magazine, 2017 - 2020
  • “Pace Setter Award,” Westfair Communications’ Above the Bar Awards, 2017 - Present
  • “Raising the Bar Award,” Westchester County Bar Association, 2012 - Present
  • Citizen of the Year Award, Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce, 1997 - Present
  • Inaugural Humanitarian of the Year Award, Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 1995 - Present

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Office Information

Address

55 Smith Avenue Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Fax

  • (914) 666-6267

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