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Barbara J. King

Barbara J. King

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Adoption, Alimony

About Me

Barbara J. King is a partner with Tully Rinckey PLLC and concentrates her practice in the areas of Family and Matrimonial Law.

After graduating Valedictorian of her class at John Jay University, Barbara earned her Juris Doctor from the City University of New York at Queens College. She practiced on Long Island for several years before relocating to the Capital Region. Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC Barbara held a principal role at a long-standing Capital Region law firm, where she focused her practice on Family and Matrimonial Law.

 Barbara has a well-established connection and commitment to the Capital Region through various professional and not-for-profit organizations and volunteer work. She is an active member of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, where she previously held the position of Treasurer and was editor of their newsletter. Barbara is involved in various legal organizations, including The Legal Project, where she informs litigants of their rights in Family Court and offers pro-bono representation. Barbara also works with domestic violence initiatives, assists Legal Project clinics and offers her services in matrimonial clinics for indigent people all at no charge. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a Board member of the Schenectady County Bar Association, of which she is the current Chair of the Pro Bono Committee. In this capacity, she has completed a Modest Means Panel Program that offers reduced legal fee services to low-income litigants with divorce and family law cases in Schenectady County.

 Barbara has implemented a formal written Mediation Program for Tully Rinckey PLLC and acts as a Mentor. She is also in the process of formalizing a written Pro Bono Program for the firm.

 For her commitment to the community, Barbara has received numerous awards, including the Suffolk County Pro Bono Award in 1994, the Capital District Women’s Bar Association Volunteer Attorney Award in 2001, the New York State Bar Association Pro Bono Award In 2004, the American Bar Association Difference Maker Award from the Solo/Small Practice Section in 2009 and in 2010, she was presented with the Schenectady County Bar Association's Lawyer of the Year award.

 Barbara is also a past instructor of Paralegal Studies for both New York Institute of Technology and Bryant & Stratton. She has conducted Continuing Legal Education seminar presentations for Albany Law School, Schenectady County Bar Association, NBI, the Lorman Group and for the Third Department’s Law Guardian training programs.

 Barbara is admitted to practice in New York State.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Alimony: 20%
  2. Adoption: 20%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 20%
  5. Divorce & Separation: 20%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Scott T. Dillon

    Barbara is clearly setting the standard for excellence in Family and Matrimonial Law in the Capital Region. That bar has been set high and she leads in the way not just in her area of practice but for all attorneys! I wholeheartedly endorse Barbara King!


    Scott Dillon Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Greg Thomas Rinckey

    Barb King is about as solid as they get in this area, not just as a family and matrimonial attorney but as an attorney in general. She has earned the accolades from her fellow attorneys and has their mutual respect across the board. She has also earned that right as an aggressive lawyer in helping her clients get through some very tough personal issues in their cases. Barb King is one of the true professionals.


    Greg Rinckey Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Tully Rinckey PLLC

Attorneys & Counselors at Law
441 New Karner Road
Albany, NY, 12205


NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015
DCActive 197907/18/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Kimberly A. Troisi-Paton Leadership AwardCapital District Women's Bar Association2014
2011 Justice AwardSchenectady County Human Rights Commission2011
Lawyer of the YearSchenectady Bar Association2010
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2010
DIfference Maker AwardAmerican Bar Association Solo/Small Practice Section2009
Pro Bono AwardNew York State Bar Association2004
Pro Bono AwardCapital District Women's Bar Association2003
Volunteer Attorney AwardCapital District Women's Bar Association2001
Suffolk County Pro Bono AwardSuffolk County Bar Association1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTully Rinckey, PLLC2008 - Present
AttorneyGordon Siegel1997 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Capital District Women's Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Schenectady County Bar AssociationBoard MemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
CUNY Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
City University of New York, Queens CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Practical Skills - Family Court PracticeEthics in Family Court Practice2012
Successful Co-ParentingCo-Parenting2011
P/S Basic Matrimonial PracticeDiscovery2010
Family and Matrimonial LawEthics - Family and Matrimonial Law2009