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Albany Divorce Attorney – Kevin M. Colwell

Albany Divorce Attorney Kevin M. Colwell is a founding partner of The Colwell Law Group, LLC, which has law offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York. Nationally ranked as among the top attorneys in the country, Mr. Colwell focuses his practice almost exclusively on divorce and family law.  He provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

In honor of his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Colwell was selected as a Super Lawyer in 2020.  He has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a Top 100 designation from The National Advocates. In addition, he has received “Superb, 10 out of 10 client” ratings on Avvo as a Top Divorce Attorney, and he has received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Mr. Colwell’s success as an Albany Divorce Attorney comes from his extensive legal knowledge and experience coupled with his unwavering dedication to his clients and helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their serious family-related legal issues as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.  He works closely with his clients to help them make the best-informed decisions on matters that will affect them and their children for years to come.  He aggressively pursues the positive results they seek both inside and outside the courtroom.

A graduate of SUNY Geneseo, Mr. Colwell obtained his Juris Doctor in 1997 from the University of Dayton School of Law. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Colwell served as assistant public defender with the Columbia County Public Defender’s Office, where he gained invaluable trial experience. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, he enjoys camping, hiking and skiing with his family and two dogs (Elvis and Lucy).

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Areas of Practice
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Paternity
  • Separation & Annulments
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Support and Child Custody issues
Bar Admissions
  • New York, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1998
Education
  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1997
  • SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, New York
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
Litigation Percentage
  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present
  • Columbia County Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present
  • Albany County Bar Association, Member, 2005 – Present
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Member
Past Employment Positions
  • Columbia County Public Deferder’s Office 1998-2000
  • Roland, Fogel, Koblenz & Petroccione, LLP, Associate, 2000 – 2005
  • City of Hudson, City Attorney, 2000 – 2010
  • The Colwell Law Group 2005 – Present
Languages
  • English
Representative Clients
  • Northeastern Conference of Seventh Day Adventists
  • Empire State Petroleum Association
  • Sainato’s Market LLC
  • Greenwich Local Market, LLC

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Albany Divorce Attorney – Kevin M. Colwell
The Colwell Law Group, LLC

Albany Divorce Attorney Kevin M. Colwell is a founding partner of The Colwell Law Group, LLC, which has law offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York. Nationally ranked as among the top attorneys in the country, Mr. Colwell focuses his practice almost exclusively on divorce and family law.  He provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

In honor of his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Colwell was selected as a Super Lawyer in 2020.  He has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a Top 100 designation from The National Advocates. In addition, he has received “Superb, 10 out of 10 client” ratings on Avvo as a Top Divorce Attorney, and he has received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Mr. Colwell’s success as an Albany Divorce Attorney comes from his extensive legal knowledge and experience coupled with his unwavering dedication to his clients and helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their serious family-related legal issues as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.  He works closely with his clients to help them make the best-informed decisions on matters that will affect them and their children for years to come.  He aggressively pursues the positive results they seek both inside and outside the courtroom.

A graduate of SUNY Geneseo, Mr. Colwell obtained his Juris Doctor in 1997 from the University of Dayton School of Law. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Colwell served as assistant public defender with the Columbia County Public Defender’s Office, where he gained invaluable trial experience. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, he enjoys camping, hiking and skiing with his family and two dogs (Elvis and Lucy).

200 Great Oaks Blvd, Suite 224 Albany, NY 12203
(518) 462-4242
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