Kelly Schwab practices in all areas of family and matrimonial law including divorce, custody, child support, family offenses, child protective matters, and property and asset distribution. She is a zealous advocate and works tirelessly to attain favorable results for her clients.
Kelly is an experienced attorney who has exclusively practiced family law since her admission to the New York State Bar in 2011. Kelly began her career in the public sector, first at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, where she was promoted to supervising attorney and represented the City in both child abuse and child neglect matters. Subsequently, she served as Assistant Corporation Counsel, Senior Counsel in the New York City Law Department, Family Court Division, where she investigated and prosecuted sexual offenses and intimate partner violence in Kings County Family Court.
Kelly is formally trained in the forensic interviewing of children by the National Child Advocacy Center, as well as interviewing children with special needs. Because of Kelly’s extensive experience working in sensitive subject matters, she is skilled at counseling matrimonial clients through times of crisis.
Kelly is a member of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association as well as the New York Women’s Bar Association. She is proficient in Hebrew. She is a born and bred New Yorker, and lives on the Upper East Side with her husband and two children.
- J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law-2010
- B.A., Oberlin College- 2007
- Bar Admissions: New York (2011) & New Jersey (2011)