The LI Law Podcast

Ep 45: Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Jeanine C. Driscoll speaks about property tax grievances.

March 11, 2020

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Our guest on this 45th episode is Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes, Jeanine C. Driscoll. 

Jeanine C. Driscoll has resided in the Town of Hempstead, Village of Bellerose for nearly 20 years with her husband, Dan, and their five children.  She has been a practicing attorney for 28 years, and most recently served as Associate Village Justice of Bellerose Village in the Justice Court. Jeanine received a Bachelor’s Degree in American Politics from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and earned a Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.  She has practiced as a civil litigator in state courts and federal district courts and has handled cases from pretrial through trial and appeal. Her civil litigation experience includes insurance, aviation, employment and labor relations, and commercial litigation.

Ms. Driscoll is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. Over the last 20 years, she has been heavily involved in local community organizations. She has served as President of both the Junior Women’s Club of Bellerose, and the Floral Park Memorial PTSA. She also has served on the Floral Park Bellerose School District’s Budget Advisory Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee.  Jeanine is active in her parish, Our Lady of Victory, where she teaches in the Faith Formation Program, is a member of the Parish Council and serves as a Eucharistic Minister. 

Jeanine’s number one priority is to continue to enhance the services of the Receiver’s Office in a fiscally responsible manner.  She is committed to reducing spending and running an efficient and responsive office at the service of the taxpayers. She will continue the taxpayer seminars and is committed to helping the residents of Hempstead Town understand their taxes and reduce their tax burden by showing them how to challenge their assessments and apply for property tax exemptions.  Above all, Jeanine will work to put Nassau County in the right direction and foster the well-being of all communities and residents.

Ms. Driscoll’s telephone number is 516-538-1500, ext. 7300. 

Her email address is  

Thank you, Receiver Driscoll, and welcome to the podcast!

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Zehava Schechter, Esq. specializes in estate planning, administration and litigation; real estate law; and contracts and business law. Her law practice is located on Long Island.

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