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Kelly Hendricken

Kelly Hendricken

Kelly Hendricken joined the State University of New York Office of General Counsel in December 2018 as Assistant Counsel. She currently provides legal support to SUNY Colleges New Paltz and Oneonta, and was recently appointed as Counsel to the Innovation Policy Board.  Kelly received her undergraduate degree from SUNY Geneseo in 2011, where she received a double major in English (Creative Writing track) and Psychology. Kelly completed her J.D. at Albany Law School (2014), and was a member of the Albany Government Law Review.  Before joining SUNY, Kelly served as Director and Counsel of the New York State Senate Higher Education Committee for Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, the Chairman of the committee, where her portfolio included matters relating to all colleges and universities in the public and private sectors of higher education, as well as all licensed professions under Title VIII of the Education law. Prior to that, she was a legislative fellow for the New York State Senate Graduate Fellowship Program, where she worked with Senator Martin J. Golden. During law school, she interned at the New York State Office of the Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau, and the New York State Office of the Inspector General. Kelly is admitted to practice in New York State.

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