Legal Limelight #9
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 an 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.