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Amy J. Knussman is a partner with DONNELLAN & KNUSSMAN, PLLC. Attorney Knussman is a graduate of Albany Law School and has been admitted to the New York State Bar since 2003. Ms. Knussman’s career began at The Donnellan Law Firm in 2001, while she was still attending Albany Law.  After many years of hard work and dedication, Amy became a partner at DONNELLAN & KNUSSMAN, PLLC in January 2008.  Amy focuses her practice in the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law and has been a member of the Saratoga County and Warren County Attorney for Children Panels since 2003.


Amy is an active member of the community and participates in organizations such as: the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Saratoga County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association, and the Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District.  She has had the honor of being requested to speak to parents at the Child Custody and Stress Prevention Program, formerly at Skidmore College, to caseworkers at Northeast Parent & Child Society regarding the role of Attorneys for children who represent children in Foster Care, and to SUNY Albany students earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work, concerning the role of Attorneys for Children and the New York State Court System.  Amy has been mentioned twice in the Saratoga Business Journal for her work with the Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District and has provided pro bono services for clients through the Legal Project.


 


Attorney Knussman was the recipient of the Legal Project's 2012 Brigid Nolan Memorial Award. This award is presented to an attorney who, through his or her dedication and pro bono service with The Legal Project, has helped a victim of domestic violence to begin life anew.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Family: 15%
  3. Child Support: 15%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
  5. Adoption: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Stephen C. Prudente

    I endorse this lawyer. Amy is a tireless advocate for her clients. She is smart, articulate, and a voice of reason. She is the ultimate "problem solver" which is the definition of an attorney. Placing your confidence in Amy will be well rewarded.

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    Stephen Prudente Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Noel Luhn

    Amy is a thoroughly professional and dedicated attorney. it is a pleasure to work with her, even as an adversary.

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    Christopher Luhn Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Donnellan & Knussman, PLLC

658 Malta Avenue
Suite 201
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2012 Brigid Nolan Memorial AwardThe Legal Project2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDonnellan & Knussman, PLLC2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyThe Donnellan Law Firm2001 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital DistrictN/A2008 - Present
IACPN/A2008 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
State University of New York, College at PotsdamSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999