Kathryn Conklin-Mabey

Kathryn Conklin-Mabey

Albany, New York

Kathryn, a Bethlehem native, is a 2008 graduate of Keene State College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in communications and journalism. Kathryn received her J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2012, where she concentrated her studies in litigation. While attending law school, Kathryn clerked for Cheryl Coleman Law Offices and Joseph, Kroll, and Yagalla, P.C. This afforded her the opportunity to experience both criminal and civil litigation.

Prior to joining O'Connor and First, Kathryn was an Associate Attorney with Cheryl Coleman Law Offices in Albany. Kathryn litigated numerous felony and misdemeanor trials, including high-profile cases from arraignment to appeal. Kathryn obtained numerous acquittals and dismissals.

Kathryn is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. She now concentrates her practice in the areas of civil and criminal litigation.

Kathryn volunteers for the Whiskers Benevolent League of Albany and the Westland Hills Softball League. She serves as a member of the Junior League of Albany and Daughters of the American Revolution. Kathryn also lectures at SUNY Albany for a Criminal Justice course.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law (Violations to A-I Felonies)
  • General Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Negligence
  • Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2017


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Major: Litigation
  • Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Communications
    • Major: Journalism


  • Lecturer, SUNY Albany, Criminal Justice course

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Northern District Federal Court Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Cheryl Coleman Law Offices, Albany, Associate Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Whiskers Benevolent League of Albany, Volunteer
  • Westland Hills Softball League, Volunteer
  • Junior League of Albany, Member
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Member
  • Albany County Bar Association, Mock Trial Co-Chair
  • Norther District Federal Court Bar Association, CLE Committee Member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Fundraising Team Member