Daniel J. McCabe

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Dan McCabe Daniel J. McCabe has been an attorney for more than thirty eight years with a general practice of law serving primarily the legal interests of families and small businesses. Dan has a special emphasis on representation for business, matrimonial and real estate cases.

Dan’s legal practice has always been coupled with a pursuit of private business interests along with writing and teaching of business principles. The business-related experiences he has pursued over his career involve many aspects of real estate development including several historic building renovations, the creation and operation of “Officestar” an Executive suites rental business, development of an executive residential subdivision, and other small real estate ventures. He has co-developed several general business pursuits.

Since 1987, Dan has been the President and co-founder of McColla Enterprises, Ltd., a Kansas-based company that is now a national franchisor of over 40 mini-convenience stores located in multiple states. He is a co-developer of the Hyde Park Antiques Center and he has also served as an adjunct lecturer in business law and real estate at local colleges.

Dan is also a founder of the Collaborative Divorce movement in the Hudson Valley. He is a divorce mediator and collaborative law attorney and he has extensive experience in representing high net worth clients in reasoned collaborative matrimonial solutions. 

A graduate of Williams College and Georgetown Law School, Dan is a fourth generation resident of Poughkeepsie. He is active in this community serving as past Vice-Chairman of the Dutchess County Water & Wastewater Authority, Vice Chairman of the City of Poughkeepsie Planning Board and past President of the Dutchess County Bar Association.

He is married and the father of three children.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court and Southern District of New York
  • North Carolina
  • United States Tax Court


  • Georgetown University Law Center – J.D.
  • Williams College – B.A.


  • Dutchess County Bar Association, Past President
  • Dutchess County Water & Wastewater Authority, Vice Chair
  • City of Poughkeepsie Planning Board, Vice Chair

Attorney Reviews

House closing

"Daniel did an excellent job representing me in a complex house closing at a great rate. I would highly recommend Dan."

Outstanding attorney!

"I’ve used Dan McCabe for many years for real estate and business law. In every instance Dan exhibited knowledge, confidence and insight to every varied situation. His calm demeanor was a valuable asset to the typical sensitive complications of any law issue. He and his office were timely and thorough in communicating and meeting deadlines. "

Dan McCabe, Great Lawyer

"I was referred to Dan McCabe by a close friend who has been a client of Dan's for over 20 years, and now I know why. Dan is friendly, patient and personable, not traits I've come to expect in my experience with lawyers. Dan and his whole staff have been very helpful guiding me through the sale of my current house and purchase of my new home. They are always quick to respond to my inquiries and clarify anything I have concerns about. They communicate with the other attorneys on my behalf and follow up with me in timely manner. I highly recommend Dan McCabe, and McCabe, Martin, Coleman & Ventosa in Poughkeepsie, NY to anyone looking for a law firm to represent them. "

Professional, kind, efficient, responsive, easy to work with

"Dan helped me draft some paperwork for a separation and divorce. He made the process less stressful and made the work sessions very productive. His rates were very fair. He is calm and kind as well...and someone who will advocate for you. For me, I just felt a high level of trust in working with him. He has a high standard of integrity which I find is hard to come by these days. I highly recommend him and his firm!"
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