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AREAS OF PRACTICE

General Civil Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Municipal Litigation
Contract Litigation
Probate Litigation
Alcoholic and Beverage Control Law

Kelly A. Pressler is a Partner 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 and 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.

Kelly is currently serving her first-year term as Treasurer of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, having previously served one term as recording secretary and two terms as Vice President.

Kelly is currently Vice President of the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties and has served in various positions on that Board since 2015.   Kelly was elected to the Safe Homes of Orange County Board of Directors in 2019.  Kelly was also elected to the Leadership Orange Board of Directors in 2019 and also serves on the Programs Committee.  She is a graduate of the Leadership Orange Class of 2018.

Kelly is the recipient of the Orange County Rising Star, 2019, and the 2016 Outstanding New Lawyer Award, as presented by the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, and was named an Upstate New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • United States Supreme Court, 2017
  • 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

  • Orange County Rising Star, 2019
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Upstate New York, 2016-2019
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Outstanding New Lawyer Award, 2016

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Treasurer, 2019-2020
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Vice President, 2018-2019, 2017-2018
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Vice President, 2019-2020
  • Leadership Orange, Board of Directors, 2019
  • Safe Homes of Orange County, Board of Directors, 2019
  • Leadership Orange Class of 2018 Graduate
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Treasurer, 2018-2019
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Corresponding Secretary, 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
  • Montgomery Nursery School Treasurer (2017-Present) Board Member (2015-Present)