Laurel Scarr-Konel

Attorney in New York, NY
Phi Alpha Delta. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, 2006—. Member, Advisory Board, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
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Areas of Law

  • Real Estate
  • International Trusts and Estates
  • Commercial Law
  • International Law
  • Corporate Law


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1988, New Jersey
1989, New York

Law School Attended

Hofstra University
Class of 1988

University Attended

Georgetown University
Class of 1982

Hofstra University

Birth Information

Born in 1960
Brooklyn, New York, May 18, 1960


Spanish, French and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships

New York State Bar Association (Member, Section on: Real Property); The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Contact Information




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Office Information
Laurel Scarr-Konel
 675 Third Avenue,
New York, NY 10017-5704


Grant, Herrmann, Schwartz & Klinger LLP (New York, New York)

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