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Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 25%
  2. Social Security: 25%
    17 years, 300 cases
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 15%
    15 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 15%
    13 years

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  • Ronna L. Deloe

    I wholeheartedly endorse Maura Kennedy-Smith, Esq.


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  • Christopher B. Colosi

    Maura is an excellent attorney who fights hard for her clients. Always prepared - she is a tough adversary.


    Christopher Colosi Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Shapiro & Kennedy-Smith

120 West State Street
Ithaca, NY, 14850-4155


NYCurrently registered 199907/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Kramer Levin/NAPIL FellowshipNational Association for Public Interest Law1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerShapiro & Kennedy-Smith2007 - Present
Sole practitionerMaura Kennedy-Smith, Attorney at Law2003 - 2007
Staff AttorneyTompkins/Tioga Neighborhood Legal Services2000 - 2006
Staff AttorneyCenter for Disability Advocacy Rights, (CeDAR), Inc.1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tompkins County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Cornell UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYSBA Legal Assistance Partnership ConferenceVideoteleconference Hearings2004
National Organization for Social Security Claimants Representatives Fall ConferenceFord v. Apfel1999