Kathleen Deegan Dickson is a partner in the Land Use and Zoning Department of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP and concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate development matters, and, in particular, land use and zoning law. Kathleen has an extensive track record of success with and before municipal boards and agencies on significant projects throughout Long Island. Perhaps more importantly, she has a reputation for effectiveness and integrity in the pre-hearing meetings and outreach to municipal planning staffs and civic groups that are now a must in Long Island’s current development climate. She is former counsel to the City of Glen Cove Planning and Zoning Boards, and currently represents many developers, property owners, corporations and private individuals in all types of matters involving real property transactions, zoning and land use.
She is a member of the American and the New York State Bar Associations, as well as the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, WEDLI (Women Economic Developers of Long Island), the Nassau County Catholic Lawyer’s Guild and the New York Democratic Lawyers Council. Ms. Deegan Dickson also serves as a member of the All Saints Regional School Board, on the Advisory Council of the North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove, and the Board of Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation.
She was named one of Long Island’s “50 Most Influential Women” by Long Island Business News (2010 and 2013, and Hall of Fame 2016) and a New York SuperLawyer. Most recently, she was voted as a Legal Eagle in Real Estate by the Long Island Pulse Magazine.