Marian Wait Walsh
Marian Wait Walsh, a founding member of the firm, is a native Saratogian, and a 1971 graduate of Cornell University. She raced on the Cornell Women’s Downhill Ski Team, and served as Captain her senior year. After college, she taught junior high school mathematics in Saranac Lake, New York, then worked in banking in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, for approximately two years, becoming fluent in Dutch.
After returning to the States, she attended Boston University School of Law, graduating in 1981. She first practiced law with Sullivan, Gregg and Horton in Nashua, New Hampshire for three years, then with Miller, Mannix, Lemery & Kafin in Glens Falls (one year) and Hiscock and Barclay in Albany, New York (three years). She then opened up her own practice in Saratoga Springs, and in 1991, she and her husband, Joseph, became partners in Walsh & Walsh.
The primary areas of Mrs. Walsh’s current practice are estate planning, including wills and trusts, commercial law, banking, small business, probate, real estate and contracts.Back to top
Mrs. Walsh served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York for six years, serving on the College Affairs Committee and Audit Committee; as a member of The OASIS (Not-For-Profit) Board of Directors for 6 years; as a member of the Saratoga County ARC Foundation Board of Directors for 2 years; as a member of The Cornell Agricultural College Committee for Planned Giving for 2 years; as a member of Saratoga Rowing Association Board of Directors for 4 years; and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Sustainable Saratoga, where she serves as Treasurer and as a member of the Executive and Governance Committees.
Mrs. Walsh was born in Albany, New York, February 8, 1949; admitted to bar, 1981, New Hampshire (inactive); 1985, New York and U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York. Education: Cornell University (B.S., 1971); State University of New York (M.S., 1973); Boston University (J.D., 1981). Member: Saratoga County and New York State Bar Associations.Back to top