Alfreida B. Kenny, Esq. is a graduate of Columbia Law School, class of 1975. She has extensive experience in trusts and estates and fiduciary matters. Ms. Kenny represents clients in estate planning, probate and administration proceedings, adult guardianship proceedings, real estate transactions and commercial litigation. Ms. Kenny has been appointed and has served as court evaluator, counsel for the incapacitated person, and guardian of the person and/or property in Article 81 proceedings.
Ms. Kenny is a member of the panel of mediators for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Alternate Dispute Resolution program of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County. She has mediated cases that cover diverse areas of law in the United States District Court for the Southern District
of New York and commercial cases in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York. Ms. Kenny also is a neutral on the panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and a mediator on the panel of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
Ms. Kenny is active in a number of bar associations. She served as a member of the Committee on Trusts, Estates and Surrogate’s Courts of the New York City Bar. She also served as a member of the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Estates, Trusts and Surrogate’s Court Practice Section and as Co-Chair of the Trusts and states Legislation and Governmental Affairs Committee of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association, and the Executive Committee of the Elder Law
Section of the New York State Bar Association. Ms. Kenny continues to serve as a member of bar association committees, including the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Arbitration (ADR) Section of the National Bar Association.
Ms. Kenny is a frequent lecturer for bar associations and other continuing legal education programs on issues pertaining to adult guardianships and trusts and estates.