We have built a reputation as unwavering fighters, determined to help our clients achieve success.
Lee Kindlon has represented clients in some of the area's most high-profile criminal cases and his courtroom experience has benefited clients across the legal spectrum. Lee's experience in civil litigation includes matters based on contract, fraud, civil rights violations and negligence. He has successfully resolved a number of high-value personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Lee's practice also includes the representation of corporations and professionals in white collar criminal cases. From preventative advice for companies to successful resolution for those charged with financial crimes, fraud or larceny, Lee has the knowledge and experience to provide excellent legal representation.
After receiving his commission in the Marine Corps during law school, Lee returned to active duty in January 2003, and was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. During his three and a half years on active duty with the Marines, Lee worked as a Judge Advocate, first in Legal Assistance, and then as the prosecutor for Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. In September 2005, he deployed to Iraq as a Battalion Judge Advocate and was stationed in Fallujah until April 2006. Now a Major, he remains part of the Marine Corps Reserve.
Lee, an Albany native, attended Williams College, where he played football and graduated in 1998 with a degree in History. After graduation, Lee attended the University of Connecticut School of Law. He concentrated his studies in Constitutional and Criminal Law and received his law degree in 2002. Lee was admitted to practice in New York State in December 2002 and the District of Columbia in January 2008.
He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and he is certified to practice in all military courts.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Letter of Appreciation||United States Marine Corps||2008|
|Letter of Appreciation||United States Marine Corps||2004|
|Managing Partner||The Kindlon Law Firm, PLLC||2014 - Present|
|Judge Advocate||United States Marine Corps Reserve||2006 - Present|
|Associate||Kindlon Shanks & Associates||2006 - 2013|
|Judge Advocate||United States Marine Corps||2003 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Albany County Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Lifetime Member||2014 - Present|
|Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association||N/A||2014 - Present|
|New York State Defenders Association||N/A||2006 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Lifetime Member||2006 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2002 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||2002 - Present|
|Albany County Bar Association Newsletter||Criminal Law Update||2012|
|Schenectady Gazette||Expanded DNA database must focus on clearing the innocent||2012|
|Albany County Bar Newsletter||Criminal Law Update||2011|
|Albany County Bar Newsletter||Criminal Law Update||2010|
|University of Connecticut School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Williams College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Police Liability Claims from Start to Finish||Police Liability Claims, Section 1983 Litigation||2018|
|The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit||The Rules of Evidence||2016|
|Military Spouses and Divorce -- Issues to Consider||Domestic Relations||2016|
|Gun Law in New York||Gun Law in New York||2015|
|Albany Law School||Counseling the Criminal Defense Client||2015|
|Delaware County Bar Association||Search and Seizure Update||2014|
|New York State Defenders Association||Representing Veterans in the Criminal Justice System||2013|
|New York State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Fall Program||Marketing Yourself and Hooking the Fisherman||2008|
|Danny Green v. State of New York||Verdict for Plaintiff|
|People v. N.||Charges Dismissed|
|People v. H.||Trial Order of Dismissal|
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