Cheryl Coleman
Attorney at Law | Albany, NY
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Kathryn Conklin is an associate for Cheryl Coleman Law Offices. Since being hired by Cheryl, Kathryn has litigated numerous felony and misdemeanor trials including, but not limited to: murder, drugs, assault, and rape.

Kathryn, a Bethlehem native, attended Keene State College, where she graduated in 2008 with B.A. degrees in communications and journalism. Kathryn then attended Thomas Cooley Law School, where she concentrated her studies in litigation and received her law degree in 2012. While attending law school, Kathryn clerked for Cheryl Coleman Law Offices and other law firms in Michigan.

Kathryn was admitted to practice law in New York State in 2013. As Cheryl’s associate, Kathryn provides invaluable contributions to the firm’s clients through client interviews, motions, investigations, trial preparation, witness examinations and appeals.

Kathryn has prevailed for the firm’s clients through both motions and trials. These are some of her recent successes:
  • Kathryn obtained an acquittal in a case in which the client faced four life-sentences.
  • Kathryn obtained an acquittal in a case involving a SUNY Albany student facing felony charges.
  • Kathryn successfully argued the suppression of DNA evidence illegally drawn.
  • Kathryn negotiated a reduced misdemeanor plea because of procedural defects for a client facing felony DWI charges stemming from an accident.
  • Kathryn obtained an acquittal in a recent DWI misdemeanor trial in Bethlehem.
  • In an Attorney General drug conspiracy trial, Kathryn secured an acquittal of two counts, including the top count of the indictment, cutting her client’s sentencing exposure in half.
  • In the past year, Kathryn successfully argued to dismiss a drug case based upon speedy trial grounds.

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