About the Firm & its Founder

Continue reading to learn about Abessi Law, its mission, and the uniquely diverse background of its President, Kevin Abessi.

Abessi Law is a boutique law firm based in Albany, New York and serving the entire state but primarily Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Rensaleer Counties. With its network, technology, efficiency-minded operations, and commitment to a narrow set of practice area, the Firm has positioned itself to provide quality representation at rates that it believes competes very favorably to its peers.

The Firm's mission is to provide "morning-to-night" capabilities for families and small businesses. Whether you have home or office goals to achieve or challenges to overcome, Abessi Law will work hard to find you the appropriate solution by balancing the need for cost-effective service with the importance of obtaining a favorable outcome. With its cost/benefit approach and return-on-investment obsession, the Firm does its very best to ensure that clients enjoys more marginal value for every dollar they spend in legal fees.

Abessi Law is currently in the process of expanding its presence to New Jersey, and it hopes to initiate its operations there by 9/1/2020.

Please stay tuned to "Abessi's Insights" (this site's news and blog section) for future developments regarding this initiative.


  • Albany Law School (J.D., cum laude)
  • Vanderbilt University, Owen School of Management (M.B.A., honors)
  • Union College (B.A., English major, minor in Economics)

Additional Credentials
  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
  • Registered Investment Advisor (Series 65, inactive)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level III Candidate)

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Admissions & Associations
  • Licensed, State of New York
  • Licensed, State of New Jersey
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Albany Bar Association, Member
Select Achievements
  • Secured guardianship for juvenile in important step towards Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
  • Developed community policy guidelines for application to various New York State municipal police department.
  • Assisted startups through incorporation and early-stage financing phases.
  • Vanderbilt MBA group & individual business simulation champion.

       With his extensive business development and finance background, Kevin Abessi is a rare breed in the legal industry, with a serious passion for educating and counseling others when he's not busy satisfying his own thirst for knowledge and entrepreneurship. As an attorney, Mr. Abessi chose to focus on family law, estate planning, and business law because it allows him to inject some of his "non-legal" abilities into the practice of law. Not many consider all three aforementioned areas to be numbers-driven to any material degree, but formulas abound in valuing assets in a divorce or child support matter, as well as with respect to asset distribution in a large estate plan or business sale. Kevin enjoys merging his financial risk manager or investment analyst credentials with his legal work to fulfill client needs while minimizing his need for pricey valuation firms that can be the source of inflated fees in a contentious family or business matter.

        Along with his network and third-party partners, Mr. Abessi brings a modern and efficient approach to the practice of law, and one that utilizes financial prudence, without the enormous overhead costs of large firms, which often find themselves in dire straits because they hold little cash and thus leave themselves exposed during low-growth periods like the current one. Consequently, with its business model, Abessi Law is able to provide capable legal counsel at lower fees.

        Mr. Abessi also believes in a compassionate and value-added approach to law; if he concludes a client task without doing at least a little more than the minimum that the client agreement dictates, than he believes that he did not do enough. He is all but obsessed with customer service, whether it is he who is providing the service to another, or vice versa. Listen to others, limit your interruptions, follow through on your promises, meet your deadlines, positively reinforce society through decent acts; these were values instilled in him at a young age, developed through his professional years, and remain a part of his nature to this day.