Nathan S. Neill, ESQ. - Partner
Preparatory Education - Graduated Cum Laude SUNY at Binghamton (Harpur College) - B.A. 1971; Legal Education - SUNY at Buffalo - J.D. 1974.  Nathan practiced in the general practice area with the firm of Kobis & Neill and later with Bennett, DiFilippo, Davison, Henfling and Alessi, and worked at the Alden Office with Richard D. Alessi practicing primarily in municipal finance.  In 1985 the firm of Alessi & Neill was formed in Alden, New York focusing on municipal finance.  Since 1980, Nathan has worked primarily in the municipal finance and special improvement district areas.  In this area, he has worked with the Counties of Genesee, Orleans and Chautauqua.  He has also worked with numerous villages, towns, cities, fire districts and school districts.  Nathan has been the Attorney for the Town of Newstead since 1991.

Nathan currently counsels the Town of Hamburg Industrial Development Agency; Town of Clarence Erie County Industrial Development Agency; Town of Lockport Industrial Development Agency; and the Town of Concord Industrial Development Agency.

He and his wife live in Newstead.  Nathan is a member of the Akron Lion’s Club,  member of the Erie County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Jennifer L. Strong, Esq.

Jennifer L. Strong, ESQ. - Partner

Preparatory Education - Graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY at Buffalo with Bachelor degrees in Social Science – Interdisciplinary - Legal Studies and in Political Science - 1994. Graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Law in 1997.   During Law School she interned with the New York State Attorney General’s Office and then was a Law Clerk at Harris Beach, PLLC.  After Law School, Jennifer practiced environmental law.  She then expanded into the general practice of law with the firm of Alessi & Neill, before partnering with Nathan in 2003 to form Neill & Strong, PLLC.

Jennifer practices in the areas of real estate; estate planning and elder law; corporate law; traffic violations; landlord/tenant matters; and municipal law.  Jennifer is presently Town Attorney for the Town of Alden, and Assistant Prosecutor and Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Newstead.

Jennifer and her husband are lifelong residents of Alden.  She is on the Board of Directors of the Alden Chamber of Commerce, sits on the Alden Economic Development Committee, and is a Trustee for the Alden Historical Society.

She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Erie County Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.

Jennifer is a licensed title agent for Fidelity National Title Group (Chicago Title) and a closing attorney for Trinity Title & Abstract Corp.  Policy rates are variable and can be calculated at

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Kitty Hoover - Our Official Office Greeter

Currently Kitty's role is shuffling papers about and greeting all our wonderful clients at the front desk! Much of her time is spent making critical business decisions, for instance, where to nap next. She has successfully trained the staff to give her treats and plenty of attention!
We are sad to announce that Kitty Hoover has passed away. We will always remember the joy she brought to our office and to our clients.