Carolyn Zenk, Attorney at Law

Certified Natural resources Law


Carolyn Zenk, Attorney at Law

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INTRODUCTION: THE LAW FIRM. Carolyn Zenk, Attorney at Law, has been practicing law since 1989 and has owned and managed her own law firm since 1998. Her firm is conveniently located at South Fork Realty, 143 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, New York- a block east of the Hampton Bays Diner and west of the Hampton Bays Movie Theater. (East of County Route 24).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW. Carolyn Zenk’s major focus is environmental law, natural resources law, land use law, and municipal law, including issues relating to town boards, planning boards, zoning boards of appeal, variances, zoning, and political activism.

MEDIATION AND FAMILY LAW. Carolyn Zenk’s second focus is mediation and family law. She handles divorce mediation, family law mediation, contract mediation, dispute mediation, child support, divorces, and spousal support (Husband and wife support). She drafts separation agreements and prenuptial agreements.

LITIGATION EXPERIENCE WITH ARTICLE 78S. Carolyn Zenk has litigation experience with Article 78s against various governmental agencies.

CHAIRMAN SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND EAST END ISSUES COMMITTEE. Suffolk County Executive, Steve Levy, appointed Carolyn the Chairman of his Environment, Energy, and East End’ Issues Committee, due to her extensive environmental expertise. This Committee was charged with advising the County Executive on these
important issues.

SOUTHAMPTON TOWN COUNCILWOMAN. Carolyn Zenk served four years as Southampton’s Councilwoman (1999 to 2003). She oversaw a $72,000,000 budget and a Town staff of 821 employees. She has extensive municipal and governmental experience and an insider’s view on how government really works.

GENERAL COUNSEL LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION. Carolyn Zenk was the full–time General Counsel for the Group for the South Fork (now known as the Group for the East End) for ten years (1988 to 1998). This is one of the East End of Long Island’s leading environmental advocacy organizations. She gained tremendous experience in real estate, land use, and zoning issues.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE RECOGNIZED ZENK’S WORK. Vice President Al Gore gave Ms. Zenk the prestigious, Champion of the Environment Award for her outstanding work protecting Long Island’s drinking water supply. Zenk’s work has been recognized by the Long Island Pine Barrens Society and the Suffolk County Legislature. She has been featured in numerous newspaper articles, including the New York Times.

CERTIFIED MEDIATOR. Carolyn Zenk is a Certified Mediator (Touro Law School.)


Carolyn Zenk is a graduate of the following programs from the University of Oregn School of Law:

Environment and Natural Resources Law Program

Ocean and Coastal Law Program

South Fork Realty, 143 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Carolyn Zenk's office: Conveniently located at 143 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY-
One block east of County Rte. 24 & Hampton Bays Diner and west of the Hampton Bays Movie Theater.


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