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Legal Limelight #9
June 13, 2017

Legal Limelight, a weekly feature, includes a Q&A with one of our attorneys or valued employees. Keep reading to learn all about this week's guest, Kevin Mahoney.

Q: How many years have you been with HoganWillig?

A:  I’ve been with HoganWillig for 20 years

Q: What is your area of practice?

A: My areas of practice are Criminal & Traffic Law, Matrimonial & Family Law and I serve as legal counsel to a number of volunteer fire and ambulance companies. 

Q: Where did you attend school?

A: I went to the University at Buffalo for my Bachelor’s, Masters and Law Degree. 

Q: Why did you choose to practice in Buffalo?

A: It’s always been about my family. All of my family lives in this area so I’ve had no thoughts of being anywhere else.  

Q: What’s the one thing you want your clients to know about you?

A: I am truly honored to have clients trust me to assist them with issues that arise at difficult times.  

Q: What do you do in your spare time?

A: Besides doing things with my wife and kids, I spend a lot of time as a volunteer EMT and firefighter I play bagpipes with the Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipes & Drums.

Q: What was your favorite concert?

A:  My favorite concert was the Dropkick Murphys and The Offspring. 

 Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

A:  I would go to Ireland and Scotland to retrace my family’s roots. 

Q: What advice would you give a kid who wants to become at attorney?

A: I think volunteering in different legal capacities and different offices is important to actually get a feel for it. Most court proceedings are public so even just going and sitting in the back of the courtroom to listen would really help. 



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