Lauren L. Hunt

Associate

phone (518)-438-9907 (Ext. 246)
fax (518) 438-9914
lhunt@youngsommer.com

Overview

 
Lauren L. Hunt

Lauren L. Hunt concentrates her practice in the areas of Adoption Law, Family Law and Matrimonial Law. She is a 2009 graduate of Albany Law School and admitted to practice in New York State. While at Albany Law, Ms. Hunt served as a law intern with The Legal Project and the Family Violence Litigation Clinic. She also served as a senior editor of the Albany Law Review and as president of the Student Bar Association. Ms. Hunt is committed to pro bono service and was the 2009 recipient of the Martin H. Belsky Award in recognition of this commitment. After graduation Ms. Hunt worked at The Legal Project as a Legal Fellow and now continues to serve on their Pro Bono Attorney panel.

Ms. Hunt received the 2012 Stanley A. Rosen Memorial Award in recognition of her professionalism and integrity in handling matters with the Court, litigants and attorneys.  She is a member of the following organizations: the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers.  She is particularly involved with the New York State Bar, having served as a member of the Legislation Committee for the Family Law Section and the Adoption Committee for the last 3 years.  In 2013, Ms. Hunt became a member of the Board of Trustees for the Shaker Heritage Society and currently serves as their Secretary.  Ms. Hunt also dedicates her time as a mentor for Albany Law School students and is a co-founder of the Matrimonial Law Breakfast Club.  In her spare time, she can be found hiking in the Adirondacks with her husband, Chris, and their dog, Zeke, or starting a new home renovation project.

Bar Admissions

New York, 2010

Education

Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, J.D.
Law Review: Albany Law Review, Senior Editor, 2007 – 2009

State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, B.A.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Dean’s List
Major: Political Science
Minor: Spanish

Honors and Awards

Martin H. Belsky Award, Commitment to Pro Bono Service, 2009
Stanley A. Rosen Memorial Award for Professionalism and Integrity

Professional Associations and Memberships

Albany County Bar Association, Member
Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
NYS Bar Assocation, Member Adoption Committee
National Association of Women Lawyers, Member
Shaker Heritage Society, Secretary of Board of Trustees

Past Employment Positions

Maynard, O’Connor, Smith & Catalinotto, Associate Attorney, 2010
The Legal Project, 2009 – 2010

Pro Bono Activities

The Legal Project – Pro Bono Attorney, 2010 – Present

Languages

Spanish

Legal Assistant Information

Kayleigh J. Robinson, 518-438-9907 x. 222
krobinson@youngsommer.com