Top 40 Under 40 Awards 2018

Congratulations to all the honorees at this year’s Top 40 Under 40 Awards hosted by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce! Mackey Butts & Wise LLP is proud to have once again sponsored the event which recognizes young community-minded achievers in the Hudson Valley.

Hudson Valley KidVenture 2018

Mackey Butts & Wise LLP is a proud sponsor of Hudson Valley KidVenture! Hope to see you at the event on April 28th & 29th in Poughkeepsie.

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference

The 2018 The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference in Houston, TX was one to remember. Insurance claims professionals, corporate executives, industry service providers and attorneys from across the country gathered for a week of education, community service and networking. We were especially pleased to see MBW Partner Joshua Mackey recognized for his accomplishments at the Litigation Management Institute of CLM last fall. We look forward to next year and return to work with new ideas and resources. Thank you CLM!

Catherine Street Community Center Annual Breakfast

A most uplifting morning celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Catherine Street Community Center Annual Breakfast attended by MBW Partners Robert Dietz, David Wise and Joshua Mackey together with associates Kyle Steller and Rebecca Valk.

Cara Whalen Discusses Real Estate Law Topics

MBW Associate Cara Whalen discussed hot topics in real estate law with members of the Dutchess County Association of Realtors at their annual Lunch & Learn today in Poughkeepsie.

Salisbury Bank: Business Partner of the Month

If you’re in the area stop by the Garden Street branch of Salisbury Bank in Poughkeepsie. We’re happy to be their Business Partner of the Month. Pick up some information about our services and a few goodies, too!

ATHENA International Awards

Congratulations to the women honored at this year’s ATHENA International Awards reception held last night at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls, NY. Mackey, Butts & Wise, LLP is proud to have sponsored the event and helped celebrate these admirable women!

Abilities First 2017 Signature Event – Shadows on the Hudson

It was a great night at Shadows On The Hudson in support of Abilities First, Inc. The annual Signature Event was once again a great success. Abilities First is a premier Dutchess County non-profit organization whose programs and services meet the needs of people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities. For more information visit

Litigation Management Institute (LMI) at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Partner Joshua Mackey attended the Litigation Management Institute (LMI). Hosted at Loyola Law School in Chicago, LMI is the first certification program specifically designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the business of litigation management. The rigorous program is geared toward attorneys and those in the litigation management field with 10 or more years of experience. The program is designed to bridge the gap between legal theory and litigation strategy, and the business aspects of litigation management.

Joshua Mackey and Jennifer Thorne for their contributions to Angels of Light

Honoring Joshua Mackey and Jennifer Thorne for their contributions to Angels of Light. Started over 10 years ago by Lori and George Decker, Angels of Light is a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to provide Holiday Giving for children and families with life threatening illness here in the Hudson Valley, NY.

Angels of Light volunteers, Cheryl Giles and so many more pitched in to create
a beautiful rustic barn setting for the night.

Thanks to so many friends and family who support Angels of Light. 

Left : Jennifer Thorne makes moving remarks as Sheriff Butch Andrson prepares
for the silent auction.
Right : Nearly 300 people joined Lori Cassia-Decker and her team of angels for
a beautiful evening in the barn at Walbridge Farm Market.

Left : Joshua Mackey thanked the Angels of Light volunteers
for their committment to our community.
Right : Joshua and family are joined by County Executive Marcus Molinaro.

Gala of Angels 2017

It’s an honor to work with Angels of Light founder Lori Cassia-Decker and her team of dedicated volunteers. Angels of Light is a nonprofit group whose mission is to provide holiday gifts for children and families fighting life threatening illness here in the Hudson Valley. We look forward to seeing lots of friends and family tmorrow night at the Gala of Angels with silent auction by Sheriff Butch Anderson, local food, dancing and 100% of the proceeds will benefit Anges of Light!