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Barbara J. King, Esq
For well over two decades, Barbara has been representing parents, spouses and other parties from Long Island to the Capital Region in a wide range of family and matrimonial matters. She is a partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC and heads the firm’s largest legal department in Albany. She is experienced in representing New Yorkers in proceedings relating to divorce, separation, equitable distribution, annulment, child support, child custody, spousal maintenance, and adoption.
After graduating Valedictorian of her class at John Jay University, Barbara earned her Juris Doctor from the City University of New York at Queens College. She practiced on Long Island for several years before relocating to the Capital Region. Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC Barbara held a principal role at a longstanding Capital Region law firm, where she focused her practice on family and matrimonial law.
Barbara has a well-established connection and commitment to the Capital Region through various professional and not-for-profit organizations and volunteer work. She is a member of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, where she previously held the position of Treasurer and was editor of their newsletter. Barbara is involved in various legal organizations, including The Legal Project and the Legal Aid Society for Northeastern New York, where she informs litigants of their rights in Family Court and offers pro-bono representation.
Barbara also works with domestic violence initiatives, assists Legal Project clinics and offers her services in pro se matrimonial clinics for indigent people all at no charge. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a past Board member of the Schenectady County Bar Association, of which she is the current Chair of the Pro Bono Committee. In this capacity, she instituted a Modest Means Panel Program that offers reduced legal fee services to low-income litigants with divorce and family law cases in Schenectady County. She is a past and current delegate to the New York State Bar Association.
For her commitment to the community, Barbara has received numerous awards, including the Suffolk County Pro Bono Award in 1994, the Capital District Women’s Bar Association Volunteer Attorney Award in 2001, the New York State Bar Association Pro Bono Award in 2004, the American Bar Association Difference Maker Award from the Solo/Small Practice Section in 2009, the Schenectady County Bar Association’s Lawyer of the Year award in 2010, the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission’s Justice Award in 2011 and was an honoree by the New York Law Journal Lawyers Who Lead by Example in 2012 and most recently, the 2014 Kimberly A. Troisi-Paton Leadership Award.
Barbara is a former trustee of Davis College in Johnson City, N.Y.; a former board member of the City Mission of Schenectady, and she currently sits on the board the Alpha Pregnancy Center in Albany.
Barbara is also a past instructor of Paralegal Studies for both New York Institute of Technology and Bryant & Stratton. She has conducted Continuing Legal Education seminar presentations for Albany Law School, Schenectady County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, NBI, the Lorman Group and for the Third Department’s Law Guardian training programs.
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“At an extremely traumatic time for me, Barb King treated me with compassion and comfort. She reassured me she would advocate for me, educated me on my rights, and yet never stirred up acrimony or delayed the proceedings. She was always …
“Barb was very knowledgeable and competent. I am very thankful for what your offices do for me. Thank you” - J.B. on Partner Barbara J. King
“I had a fantastic experience with Barb. She was practical, did not waste time (or fees), and gave blunt, accurate advice. Nobody has a good experience going through a divorce, but having Barb as an advisor makes for a much …
Tully Rinckey PLLC family and matrimonial attorney Barbara King, Esq., answered listener questions on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer.” Ms. King provides insight on a multitude of divorce questions including social security benefits, filing divorce papers when a spouse cannot be …
Tully Rinckey PLLC matrimonial and family attorney Barb King, Esq., answered listener questions on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer.” Ms. King provides insight on divorce and child support questions.
Tully Rinckey PLLC family and matrimonial attorney Barbara King, Esq., answered listener questions on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer.” Ms. King provides insight on property distribution and general divorce questions.
By Mathew B. Tully Question: I’m divorced and own a restaurant. My business is still reeling from a horrible winter and I’m having trouble meeting my child support obligations. At what point does a decline in business merit lower child …
School will be out soon and the children couldn’t be happier. Summer schedules, however, present many challenges for divorced or separated parents who now have children home 24/7 and need to rearrange custodial access schedules. With fewer stay-at-home parents these …
With so many second marriages forming these days, the “blended family” has become a common event. The term refers to families that bring together children from prior marriages or relationships, to live in one household together. Over time, the bond …
New York State Bar Association: Matrimonial Trial Institute IV: A Mock Financial Trial – December 6, 2013
Presenter: Barbara J. King Date: Friday, December 6, 2013 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:10 PM MCLE Credits: 6.5 Skills for all attorneys Location: New York State Nurses Association 11 Cornell Road Latham, New York 12210 Tully Rinckey PLLC partner Barbara …
Presenter: Jennifer J. Corcoran, Esq. Date: December 17, 2013 Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. Skills: 1 CLE Credit Hour Unable to join us in Albany? Join us online via webconference. *Please note that newly admitted attorneys (attorneys admitted two years or less) …
Presenter: Jennifer J. Corcoran, Esq. Date: December 17, 2013 Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Skills: 1 CLE Credit Hour Unable to join us in Albany? Join us online via webconference. *Please note that newly admitted attorneys (attorneys admitted two years or less) …