The New York State Bar Association has hired an Albany attorney for an executive position and promoted four staff members.

Andria Bentley of Albany joined as executive services counsel. She had been a senior court attorney with the New York State Court of Appeals. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and Albany Law School.

Richard Martin of Clifton Park was named assistant executive director. Previously, he served as senior director of marketing and information services. Martin joined the State Bar in 1998. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and Sage Graduate School, where he earned an MBA degree.

Kristin O'Brien of Watervliet was named senior director of finance. She had been director of finance. O'Brien joined the State Bar in 1998. She is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University.

Teresa Schiller of Rensselaer was named executive services counsel. She had been director of law practice management. Schiller joined the State Bar in 2010. She is a graduate of Rice University and the University of Chicago Law School.

Katherine Suchocki of Halfmoon was named director of law practice management. Previously, she served as a staff attorney in the Continuing Legal Education Department. Suchocki joined the State Bar in 2005. She is a graduate of Syracuse University and Albany Law School.

The 77,000-member New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. It was founded in 1876.

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