Virginia A. Hoveman

“It’s always about the client.”

Virginia recently retired as a partner at Bousquet Holstein PLLC. She continues to retain her position as Of Counsel to the firm.  Her experience, advice, and counsel will be available to her colleagues at Bousquet Holstein PLLC who have agreed to become primarily responsible for the clients who have relied on Virginia for more than 32 years.   Trust and experience are the hallmarks of a successful attorney/client relationship. These qualities are among the primary reasons individuals, families and other entities turn to Bousquet Holstein for advice and legal counsel.

Virginia will remain a vibrant part of our community and will devote her newfound time to many of the missions and activities to which she was previously committed.

For those  trying to navigate the myriad of issues surrounding estate and trust planning and administration, including how to deal with taxes, take care of elderly relatives or those with special needs, wealth preservation, inheritance, or trusts, her colleagues at Bousquet Holstein  will be pleased to provide guidance on:

  • planning your estate and executing on that plan
  • Medicaid and special needs planning
  • beneficiary and fiduciary disputes
  • guardianships
  • estate tax return preparation and audits
  • business succession planning
  • special needs trust and disability planning
  • estate administration
  • trust administration

Should the need arise, Bousquet Holstein can also assist you with matters of estate and trust litigation.

Affiliations and Acknowledgements

  • Presented with the Ellen Fairchild Award for outstanding work for Planned Parenthood – Rochester/Syracuse Region (2010)
  • 25 Women in Leadership,” Syracuse, 2004 recipient
  • “MVP Women in Business,” 2005 recipient
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Central New York Women’s Bar Association
  • NYS Bar Association, Elder Law, Trusts and Estates, Elder Law, and Intellectual Property sections
  • Served on Board of Managers, Green & Seifter Attorneys PLLC (now Bousquet Holstein PLLC)

Community and Involvement

  • Planned Parenthood of Central and Western NY, Capital Campaign Core Committee
  • Hiscock Legal Aid Society, Chair, Board of Directors
  • Leadership Greater Syracuse, member and 1993 Graduate
  • Planned Parenthood of Rochester/Syracuse Region Inc., Board Member and Former Board Chair; 2014-2016 Capital Campaign, Cabinet Member
  • Friends of the Central Library, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Syracuse University College of Law, Housing and Finance Clinic, Adjunct Professor teaching Not for Profit Corporate and Tax Law
  • Society of Financial Services Professionals, Past Board Member


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1979
B.A., Wells College, 1974


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Virginia A. Hoveman

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