Your legal partners, so you can navigate your journey with confidence.

About Schroon Law PLLC

Schroon Law PLLC was founded with a steadfast commitment to delivering premier legal services to our community. Our firm is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services tailored to the needs of our community. Specializing in estate planning, including wills and trusts, real estate transactions, elder law, business law, and a range of other transactional services, we offer extensive expertise to meet the diverse needs of our clients and guide them through life's legal complexities.


With a strong foundation in both high-stakes litigation and meticulous contract negotiations and drafting, Schroon Law PLLC delivers the highest level of legal guidance and representation, ensuring that you navigate your legal journey with confidence. Our mission is to provide the Schroon Lake region, as well as Essex and Warren counties, with preeminent transactional legal services. Whether you're a local resident, second homeowner, or business, we are your trusted legal partners, committed to safeguarding your interests and achieving optimal legal outcomes for our clients.  At Schroon Law PLLC, we stand ready to support you every step of the way.

Magdalena Hale Spencer

Principal Attorney

Dr. Magdalena Hale Spencer brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Schroon Law PLLC.  With over 14 years of distinguished legal experience, she has built a reputation for excellence in transactional law, specializing in estate planning, small business law, trademark prosecution, elder law, and real estate.


Having honed her skills at top-tier law firms in New York City and in-house counsel for an international pharmaceutical company, Dr. Spencer offers unparalleled legal guidance and services to the Schroon Lake and surrounding communities. Her extensive litigation background enhances her ability to anticipate potential legal issues and provide strategic, comprehensive solutions to her clients.


Known for her strategic acumen and unwavering dedication to her clients, Dr. Spencer provides insightful legal guidance and representation. Her comprehensive understanding of transactional law, coupled with a commitment to achieving the best outcomes for clients, has made her a trusted advisor.


Dr. Spencer is celebrated for her ability to navigate complex legal issues with skill and precision. Her leadership at Schroon Law PLLC ensures that the firm consistently delivers high-quality legal services with professionalism and integrity.


In addition to her legal practice, she serves on the board of the New York State Defenders Association, reflecting her dedication to both the legal profession and the community. She looks forward to serving and providing expert legal guidance to those living in the Adirondack Park.



  • JD, Cornell Law School (2009)

  • LLM, Cornell Law School (2009)

  • eMBA, Quantic School of Business and Technology (expected April 2025)

  • DVM, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine (2009)

  • BS, magna cum laude, Cornell University (2001)



  • Massachusetts

  • New York

  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • US District Court Southern District of New York

  • US Patent and Trademark Office

Jessica Wallace

Legal Assistant

Jessica Wallace is a dedicated Legal Assistant at Schroon Law PLLC, passionate about supporting our legal team. With exceptional organizational skills and an ability to multitask, Jessica handles complex tasks with efficiency and precision. Her unwavering commitment to client service and meticulous attention to detail ensure that every matter receives the utmost care and professionalism.  Jessica is integral to our firm's success.  Her proactive approach and reliability make her a valuable asset, consistently contributing to Schroon Law PLLC's commitment to providing exceptional legal services to all of our clients.


Jessica’s years of working in both the education and medical fields equipped her to provide a positive, comfortable, and successful experience for clients at Schroon Law PLLC.  She firmly believes in the importance of advocacy and collaboration and is thrilled to contribute her talents to helping our clients.