Kevin L. O'Brien

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Albany, NY

O'Brien & Associates
 | 18 Corporate Woods Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-512-0955
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kevin L. O’Brien, of O’Brien & Associates in Albany, New York, has a practice dedicated to all forms of family law. Mr. O’Brien represents Albany-based clients in matters involving adoption, alimony and spousal support, child support, children’s rights, custody and visitation, divorce, domestic violence and neglect, paternity and more.

A compassionate and experienced attorney, Mr. O’Brien has been admitted to practice law in the state of New York since 1989. He is also licensed to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. O’Brien earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany. He attained his law degree from Western New England University School of Law and also holds a master of law degree from Albany Law School. During his time at the State University of New York at Albany, he earned graduate assistantships and also earned teaching fellowships while attending law school.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. O’Brien enjoys staying active within the legal profession. As such, he has served as an adjunct professor of law at Western New England University School of Law, his alma mater.

Mr. O’Brien also participates in a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the Albany County Bar Association and the Justinian Society. He also belongs to the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Kevin O'Brien

Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.obrienassociateslaw.com/Kevin-OBrien.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Pro Bono Certificate of Merit, Albany County Bar Accociation, 2004
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Faternity

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Albany County Bar Association, Member, 1989 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1989 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2002 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Family Law Section
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1989
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2003
  • New York, 1989

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Justinian Society of Lawyers, Albany Law School, 2004 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • The Saratoga County Bar Association, Law Notes Vol. X, Issue 1
  • Game Theory and Domestic Relations Law, The Saratoga County Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Course: New York Practice I & II, University of Western New England School of Law

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Gaspacco v Edwards, citiation: 85A.D.3d 1222 3rd Sept 2011, Court:Sup.ct.App.Bio, 2011
  • LeTT v Dowling, Citiation: 87N.Y.2d699, Court: New York of the state of appeals, 1996
  • Guasnies v Guesnieu, Citiation: 155A.D.2d744(3rd sept), Court: Supreme court of the state of New York, 1989
  • Bonocoro v. Bonocoro
  • Shedden v. Shedden
  • B. v. B.

Educational Background:

  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, LLM Master of Law, Honors: summa cum laude, Majors: Advanced Legal Studies, 2008
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, M.A, Majors: History, 1982
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, B.A., Honors: cum laude, Majors: History, 1979
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Office Location for Kevin L. O'Brien

18 Corporate Woods Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12211

Phone: 518-512-0955

 

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Last Updated: 9/15/2017

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