Keli Iles-Hernandez is an attorney with Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham’s Matrimonial & Family Law Team. She handles divorce, custody, child support, adoptions and Assisted Reproductive Technology; with experience representing families with diverse family dynamics and LGBTQ legal matters. Ms. Iles-Hernandez also currently serves on the Attorneys for Children Panel (4th Judicial Department) representing children in child abuse, neglect and custody issues.
Keli Iles-Hernandez brings a vast variety of life experience with her to Rupp Baase, having served in the U.S. Army for 4 years as an active-duty Medic and then as a Special Education teacher. Ms. Iles-Hernandez has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & a Master’s degree in Education prior to her Juris Doctorate with a Family law concentration.
Ms. Iles- Hernandez has been an active member of the Volunteer Lawyers Project and Assigned Counsel Panel for the Erie County Bar Association, assisting with divorce, asylum and family court matters. Her desire to help children and families in need has earned her “The Woman Lawyers of Western New York 2016 Award” – For outstanding achievement in the areas of children’s rights & Family Violence.
Ms. Iles-Hernandez is admitted to practice law in New York, and is a member of the Erie County Bar Association.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|The Woman Lawyers of Western New York 2016||Bar Association of Erie County||N/A|
|Attorney||Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham, LLC||2020 - Present|
|Attorney||HoganWillig, PLLC||2018 - Present|
|Attorney||Hoppe & Associates||2016 - 2018|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bar Association of Erie County||Member||2017 - Present|
|Volunteer Lawyers Project||Member||2016 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Buffalo Law Journal||Divorce doesn't have to be Difficult||2019|
|Buffalo Law Journal||Attorney for the Child "AFC"||2019|
|Buffalo Law Journal||Salute to Veterans- From Military to career in Law||2019|
|Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal||The Ties That Bind: Attachment Theory and Child Welfare—Considering The Benefits of Maintaining Biological Connections for Children in Foster Care.||2017|
|University At Buffalo Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2016|
|Medaille College||MA - Masters||2005|
|State University of New York at Buffalo||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Alimony Calculations after 2017 Tax Reform Act||Alimony Calculations after 2017 Tax Reform Act||2017|
|Attorney For Child in Erie County|
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