Kelly Mikullitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albany, NY

O'Connell & Aronowitz, P.C.
 | 54 State Street, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-462-5601
Fax: 518-462-2670
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

For more than a decade, Kelly has represented hundreds of injured children and adults, dedicating a significant amount of her practice to advocating for individuals with serious brain injuries. A legal force and advocate for those suffering from brain injuries, Kelly has been active in organizing speaking engagements and presenting to attorneys, neighborhood associations, schools, and civic groups throughout New York State and at national conferences.  She has been an active member of the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) since 2006, serving on their Board of Directors since 2014, and participating on both their Resource Management Committee and Governance Committees.

Kelly is the supervising partner of our firm’s Lead Poisoning and Toxic Exposure Litigation Group, one of the leading lead poisoning injury litigation groups in upstate New York. Due to her extensive experience in this area, she is frequently consulted by other attorneys, landlords, tenants, government agencies and the media about lead poisoning and its effects.

A partner within our Family and Matrimonial Law Department, Kelly devotes a substantial amount of her practice to clients dealing with difficult family matters, including separations, divorce, custody, parenting time disputes, spousal maintenance, and child support.  She takes great pride in compassionate collaboration with her clients while guiding them through these difficult personal matters.  She was honored to be designated as an Attorney for Children by the Third Judicial Department Office of Attorneys for Children in 2016, and receives appointments for representation of children by judges in Rensselaer County Family Court.  Through her involvement with the Albany County Bar Association, she is also a monthly volunteer at the Albany County Family Court Help Center.

Kelly’s community service efforts also include her service to the Third Judicial District’s Committee on Character and Fitness, her active participation in the End Distracted Driving Student Awareness Initiative, and her former role of Vice-President of the Donald P. Sutherland Parent and Teachers Organization.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Brain Injury

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Brain Injury


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

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About Kelly Mikullitz

Admitted: 2006, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Sweet Success Honoree, Capital District Women's Bar Association of New York State, 2014
  • Named to Upstate New York Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers, 2016 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, Brain Injury Association of New York State
  • Capital District Women’s Bar Association
  • Rensselaer County Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • New York State

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Kelly is active participation in O'Connell & Aronowitz law firm’s 5-year volunteer program on distracted driving awareness and prevention. The End Distracted Driving Student Awareness Initiative, developed in conjunction with 60 For Safety and The Casey Feldman Foundation, brings Kelly and other volunteer attorneys on our staff to schools across upstate New York where more than 4,500 students have learned about steps they can take to keep themselves and others safe on the road., 2016
  • Justinian Society

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • An Argument Against Governmental Immunity in the Area of Lead Poisoning Litigation, Albany Law Environmental Outlook Journal (2005)
  • The Fine Art of Negotiating a Lead Case, presented at HB Lead Litigation Conference, November 2013, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Naples, Florida
  • The Anatomy of a Lawsuit, presented at Brain Injury Association of New York State Annual Conference, June 2014
  • Current Pre-Trial Discovery Issues, presented at HB National Lead Litigation Conference, November 2014, Boca Raton, Florida
  • Protecting Your Claim: What Every Personal Injury Plaintiff Should Know, presented at Brain Injury Association of New York State Annual Conference, June 2015

Educational Background:

  • Skidmore College, magna cum laude   
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54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-462-5601

Fax: 518-462-2670

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Last Updated: 1/10/2019

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