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Bousquet Holstein PLLC
110 West Fayette Street,
One Lincoln Center, Suite 1000
Syracuse, NY 13202

Steven A. Paquette

Steven Paquette has been practicing law in Central New York for over forty years. He is a graduate of the S.I.Newhouse School of Communications (1977) and College of Law (1979) at Syracuse University. He has been a member of Bousquet Holstein PLLC (and its predecessor entity) for over 20 years.

A Fellow of the AAML since 2012, Steve practices exclusively in the matrimonial area, as part of a group of five matrimonial attorneys at Bousquet Holstein. He is past president of the Central New York Collaborative Law group, and a member of the NYS Counsel on Divorce Mediation. He has earned a "Highly Ethical, Preeminent" AV rating from his peers, and has been repeatedly designated a Superlawyer. He is one of only four CNY lawyers who are Fellows.

Steve has vast experience litigating sophisticated matrimonial matters, has successfully completed dozens of collaboratively negotiated settlements, and is a skilled mediator.

  • J.D. College of Law - Syracuse University - 1979
  • B.S. in Broadcast Journalism Syracuse University - 1977
Awards & Accolades
    • Super Lawyers®, New York State Edition, 2014-2019, 2021-2022
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated℠
    • New York State Council on Divorce Mediation
  • Associations & Memberships
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2012-Present
    • International Association of Collaborative Professionals
    • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1980-Present
    • Onodaga County Bar Association, Member, 1980-Present
      • Assigned Counsel Program, Board of Directors
    • Central New York Collaborative Law Professionals, Immediate Past President, Board of Directors; Current Member, Executive Committee
    • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member