Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father’s Rights, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

Kevin Michael Colwell, an attorney of exceptional repute, holds the distinction of being a founding partner at The Colwell Law Group, LLC, with offices situated in both Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York. He has achieved national recognition as one of the top attorneys in the country, and his legal practice primarily revolves around the realm of family law. His unwavering commitment to his clients in Albany, Glens Falls, Dutchess County, and surrounding areas ensures that they receive unparalleled legal representation and support in various matters, including:

  • Divorce
  • Separation and annulments
  • Child custody
  • Paternity
  • Stepparent adoptions
  • Interstate child support and custody disputes

In recognition of his exceptional professionalism and unmatched client service, Mr. Colwell has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, as well as a Top 100 designation from The National Advocates. His impressive accolades also include “Superb, 10 out of 10 client” ratings on Avvo as a Top Divorce Attorney and the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Mr. Colwell’s success is a product of his extensive legal expertise, bolstered by years of experience, and his steadfast dedication to guiding his clients towards favorable outcomes in their significant family-related legal matters, all while keeping the process as efficient and cost-effective as possible. As a compassionate advocate, he collaborates closely with his clients, empowering them to make informed decisions that will profoundly impact their lives and the lives of their children. Whether inside or outside the courtroom, he vigorously pursues the positive results his clients seek.

Mr. Colwell’s educational background includes a Juris Doctor degree obtained in 1997 from the University of Dayton School of Law, following his graduation from The State University of New York. He was admitted to practice by the New York State Bar Association the following year and is also authorized to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Colwell gained invaluable trial experience as assistant counsel with the Columbia County Public Defender’s Office. Beyond his thriving legal practice, he actively contributes to his legal community through memberships in prestigious organizations such as the New York State Bar Association, the Columbia County Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association, and the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Please note that AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license, and Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ reflect anonymous opinions from members of the legal profession and the judiciary, categorizing legal ability and ethical standards.

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