Fuerst, Richard A.

1430 Balltown RoadSchenectady, NY 12309- 4301

Updated: 09/27/2017


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder/ Principal

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Trust Law
  • Wills
  • Tax Law


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2001

Other Affiliations

  • Union College Annual Business Campaign (ABC), 2006 - Present (Chairman)
  • Joan Nicole Prince Home of Schenectady Community Home, Inc., 2006 - Present (Director)
  • American Red Cross of Northeastern New York, 2009 - 2015 (Director)
  • Living Resources Foundation, Inc., 2012 - 2014 (President)
  • Living Resources Foundation, Inc., 2009 - 2012 (Vice-President )
  • Living Resources Foundation, Inc., 2008 - 2017 (Director)
  • Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
  • Schenectady County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, member of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law sections
  • Mohawk Golf Club
  • Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, 2011 - Present (Director)
  • Carlilian Foundation (Trustee, 2012 - Present, Treasurer, 2013 - Present)


  • Named a Rising Star by the upstate New York Super Lawyers Magazine 2013, 2014
  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Classes and Seminars

  • Mr. Fuerst is a lecturer for several professional groups and other organizations.


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, 2000
  • Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA, 1996
    Major: Political Science


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Co-Author: "Tax Apportionment Traps", New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter, Spring 2003
  • Co-Author: "To Live and Die in L.A. (or New York): Planning Issues for the Peripatetic Client", New York State Bar Association, 2007.

Office Information


1430 Balltown RoadSchenectady, NY 12309- 4301


  • 518-374-9416


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