Mary T. Colwell (nee Pasqualino) graduated from Albany Law School of University in Albany, New York in 2001 with a concentration in Criminal Law. While at Albany Law School, Mary was a member of the Moot Court Board, the Women's Law Caucus and Vice-President of the Italian-American Law Students Association. Ms. Colwell was admitted to the New Jersey State bar in December of 2001 and the New York State bar in January of 2002. She is also admitted in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. In May of 2005, Ms. Colwell was selected for admission to the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Colwell worked for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office in the Motions and Appeals Bureau, where she acquired prosecutorial experience, upon graduation. She remained in New Jersey for one year, gaining invaluable general practice experience at Hobbie, Corrigan, Bertuccio & Taschy. However, her desire to work in Albany, where she was born and raised, led her the Law Offices of Alice K. Berke, P.C. in 2003, where she concentrated her practice in Matrimonial/Family Law, Real Estate (including real estate closings and landlord-tenant matters), Vehicle and Traffic Law, and Criminal Law.
Ms. Colwell joined her husband, Kevin, at Colwell, Ferrentino & Petroccione, LLP in September of 2008 and is currently a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Capital District Women's Bar Association. The firm name was subsequently renamed once Ms. Colwell became a partner.
Mary continues to concentrate her practice in Matrimonial/Family Law, Real Estate (including real estate closings and land-lord tenant disputes), Vehicle and Traffic Law, and Criminal Law. However, she is well versed in many general practice areas.
Languages spoken: Italian
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Mary and I shared office space for a number of years. She was always a pleasure to be around and conducted herself with the utmost professionalism. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience, was a wonderful professional resource and someone to whom I have referred clients in the past and will again in the future.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Honoree||Capital District Women’s Bar Association Sweet Success program||2010|
|Partner||The Colwell Law Group, LLC||2016 - Present|
|Partner||Colwell, Colwell & Petroccione, LLP||2008 - 2016|
|Associate Attorney||Law Offices Of Alice K. Berke, PC||2003 - 2008|
|Law Clerk||Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office||2001 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Italian American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Capital District Women's Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Findlaw||What You Should Consider Before Filing For Divorce||N/A|
|Findlaw||No Fault Divorce Comes to New York||N/A|
|Findlaw||Unwedded Assets and Debts in a New York Divorce||N/A|
|Albany Law School of Union University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Drew University||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|