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Last updated: 1/6/2020
Mr. Ray Kelly
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518 463-4569 (Phone)
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Ray Kelly, Esq. an attorney in private practice in Albany New York, has been defending fellow human beings for almost his entire professional career. As a result of his involvement in over 60 murder trials, Ray keeps current in forensics as a member of the Forensic Science Society and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Ray has been awarded the New York State Bar Association's Denison Ray Indigent Defender of the Year Award for 1998, the Criminal Justice Section of the New York State Bar Association's Charles F. Crimi Outstanding Practitioner Award for the Year 2000 and the Hon. Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Practitioner Award for the Year 2002 by NYSACDL. In 2005, Ray was awarded the New York State Bar Association's Distinguished Service Award in Law-Related Education for his work with high school students and the state-wide high school moot court camp and in 2007 he received the Wilfred R. O’Connor Lifetime Client-Centered Representation Award by the NYS Defenders Association. Ray's criminal trial notebook Preparation, Persuasion and Self: Defending Fellow Human Beings has been published by NYSACDL. Ray is a past President of NYSACDL and a Life Member of both the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and NYSACDL.