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Lee C. Kindlon

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Lee Kindlon, the founding partner of the Kindlon Law Firm, has represented clients in some of the area’s most high-profile criminal cases. From those hard-fought courtroom battles, he uses his experience to benefit clients across the legal spectrum. Lee’s experience in litigation includes matters based on contract, fraud, and negligence. He has successfully resolved a number of high-value personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Lee’s practice also includes the representation of corporations and professionals in white-collar criminal cases. In 2023, Lee graduated, magna cum laude, from Albany Law School with an LLM in Financial Compliance and Risk Management. From investigations and preventative advice for companies to successful resolution for those charged with financial crimes, fraud or larceny, Lee has the knowledge and experience to provide excellent legal representation.

Lee, an Albany native, attended Williams College, where he played football and graduated in 1998 with a degree in History. After graduation, Lee attended the University of Connecticut School of Law. He concentrated his studies in Constitutional and Criminal Law and received his law degree in 2002.

After receiving his commission in the Marine Corps during law school, Lee returned to active duty in January 2003 and was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. During his three and a half years on active duty with the Marines, Lee worked as a Judge Advocate, first in Legal Assistance, and then as the prosecutor for Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. In September 2005, he deployed to Iraq as a Battalion Judge Advocate and was stationed in Fallujah until April 2006. Now a Lieutenant Colonel, he remains part of the Marine Corps Reserve, most recently as the Reserve Deputy Chief Defense Counsel of the Marine Corps and Liaison to the Defense Counsel Assistance Program.

Lee was admitted to practice in New York State in December 2002 and the District of Columbia in January 2008. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and he is certified to practice in all military courts.

Lee Kindlon is a nationally-recognized speaker on evidence in both state and federal court as well as state and federal gun laws. He has been asked to speak to groups across the state on matters of veterans in the criminal justice system and has taught CLE courses on matters across the legal spectrum. Lee has also had the honor of teaching service members around the world about the Laws of Armed Conflict, the Geneva Conventions, and lessons learned as a Judge Advocate in the Marine Corps.

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