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Kenneth A. Olena

Senior Counsel


Mr. Olena has worked for the last 40 years as a family law practitioner. He specializes in divorce proceedings, ranging from small to multi-million dollar settlements. Since 1981, Kenneth has practiced across upstate New York and predominantly in the Western New York region, helping clients with over a thousand divorce cases; prior to his work at HoganWillig, Mr. Olena also provided excellent support to clients with Siegel, Kelleher & Kahn for more than 21 years. With expertise, he has handled actions of varying financial complexity involving difficult custodial battles, hardships regarding property ownership, and management of clients' personal businesses or professional practices.

He received a B.A. in Education, cum laude, from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and a Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. Mr. Olena is also a Member of the Bar Association of Erie County.

Mr. Olena's notable experience, renowned reputation, and timely responsiveness in all matters help put his clients' minds at ease and assist them in feeling comfortable in trying times. Accordingly, Kenneth has been designated as a Super Lawyer in Family Law from 2008 to 2022.
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Super Lawyers®, Upstate New York Edition, 2008-2022 - Family Law

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Bar Association of Erie County, Member

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  • New York State, 1981
    U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1982


J.D., 1980, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
B.A. in Education, 1977, Amherst College, cum laude

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