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AREAS OF PRACTICE

General Civil Litigation Commercial Litigation Municipal Litigation Contract Litigation Probate Litigation

Kelly A. Pressler is an associate focusing on general civil litigation and complex commercial litigation, including contract litigation, municipal litigation and probate litigation.
Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, magna cum laude, in 2006 from Siena College in Loudonville, New York. Kelly received her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, in 2009 from Albany Law School in Albany, New York where she was on the Albany Law Review and winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award, Sponsler Teaching Fellow and Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York as well as the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of the State of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties.
Having previously served as recording secretary and currently serving as Vice President for 2016-2017, Ms. Pressler is a proud member of the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties.  She will serve as President Elect for 2017-2018.  Ms. Pressler is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding New Lawyer Award, as presented by the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, and was named a 2016 Upstate New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. District Court of Appeals Second Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2010
  • New York, 2010

EDUCATION

  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. magna cum laude – 2009
    • Law Review: Albany Law Review
  • Siena College, Loudonville, New York
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 2006
    • Major: Psychology

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Upstate New York, August, 2016
  • WBAOSC Outstanding New Lawyer Award, 2016
  • Winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award
  • Sponsler Teaching Fellow
  • Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Vice President, 2017-2018
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, President Elect, 2017-2018
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Recording Secretary, 2016-2017
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Vice President, 2016-2017
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Recording Secretary, 2015-2016
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Delegate Domestic Violence Committee, 2015-2016
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, Associate, 2010 – 2014