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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|LLM-Summa Cum Laude||Albany Law School||2008|
|Justinian Society of Lawyers||Albany Law School||2004|
|Pro Bono Certificate of Merit||Albany County Bar Accociation||2004|
|Teaching Fellowship||WNE University School of Law||1988|
|Teaching Fellowship||WNE University School of Law||1987|
|Graduate Assistantship||State University of New York, Albany||1980|
|BA-Cum Laude||State University of New York, Albany||1979|
|Graduate Assistantship||State University of New York, Albany||1979|
|Adjunct Professor of Law||Western New England University School of Law||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||O'Brien & Associates||2003 - Present|
|Partner||Arroyo Copland Flaherty & O'Brien, LLP||2000 - 2003|
|Teaching Fellow||WNE Unisersity School of Law||1987 - 1989|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Justinian Society of Lawyers||N/A||2004 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2002 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1989 - Present|
|Albany County Bar Association||Member||1989 - Present|
|B. v. B. (New York State Family Court; County of Saratoga, 2015)||After trial, Court granted child's attendance at boarding school. It was in the child's best interest to attend. Father was not credible on direct or indirect testimony. Relocation claim denied as mother's burden for travel.|
|Shedden v. Shedden (New York State Supreme Court; County of Rensselaer, 2014)||After trial, wife denied any portion of medical practice; wife received reasonable maintenance and attorney's fees.|
|Bonocoro v. Bonocoro (New York State Supreme Court; Courty of Saratoga, 2013)||After trial, husband received 80% of business, wife received 20% of business; Court found wife was capable of seeking gainful employment, no maintenance, no attorney's fees.|
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|Game Theory and Domestic Relations Law||The Saratoga County Bar Association||2016|
|The Saratoga County Bar Association, Law Notes Vol. X, Issue 1||The Valuation Fiction of Professional Practices||2016|
|Albany Law School||Advanced Legal Studies||LL.M - Master of Laws||2008|
|Western New England University School of Law||Tax||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|State University of New York, Albany||History||MA - Masters||1982|
|State University of New York, Albany||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|
Posted by David
Kevin O'Brien is an adept attorney with emotional intelligence. He has helped me get my legal questions answered since 1999.
If I could summarize my experience with Kevin O'Brien and his law practice in a few words, it would be:
It's not that practice that makes perfect. Kevin L. O'Brien's law practice gets it right every time.
I am a client because I want Kevin O'Brien on my team.
Posted by scott
As a loving father to my two young daughters I was scared of losing my girls when I filed for divorce from my wife and she fought for full custody. My ex-wife destroyed our lives though her many years of prescription pill abuse and after multiple attempts to get her help I was left with no options. She many times endangered my children's lives while under the influence. I was distraught over the end of my marriage and the prospect of my children being taken away from me and living in what I know to be an unsafe environment. A friend referred me to Kevin O'Brien He made it clear from day one that he would fight to protect my children and ensure they were safe. His knowledge, professionalism and dedication went beyond anything I could have planned for or expected. I trusted him with my life and and working with Kevin is the best decision I could have made. I can happily say now that my children are living with me, we are moving forward and the worst is behind us. I have Kevin to thank for this.