William H. King, Jr., B.A., J.D.

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Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1993, Bachelor of Arts.
Albany Law School of Union University, School of Law, Albany, New York, 1997, Juris Doctor.
Bar Admissions
New York State, 1998.

United State District Court, Western District of New York, 1998.

Operations Committee, Administrative Judge’s Task Force

Monroe County Bar Association

Family Law Section

  • Section Chairperson (2014 - Present)
  • Section Vice-Chairperson (2012 - 2014)
  • Executive committee (2009 - Present)

Criminal Justice Section

  • Section Secretary (2010 - 2011)

Family Court Defenders Association of Monroe County

Law Guardian/Attorney for the Child panel – Fourth Department

County Assigned Counsel Program

American Bar Association (past member)

Association of Collaborative Family Law Attorneys (past member)

New York State Bar Association

  • Criminal Law Section
  • Family Law Section
American Trial Lawyers Association (past member)
Past Positions of Interest

Law Office of William H. King, Jr., Rochester, NY (1998-2014); General Practice Attorney

  • Advocate matters in the areas of domestic relations, criminal law, personal injury, estates, health care, business, real estate and debt management in Local, State and Federal Courts across Central and Western New York.
  • Engage in trial advocacy, court appearances, legal representation, legal counseling and settlement negotiations in lawsuits, petitions, appeals, administrative proceedings and legal transactions.
  • Appointed to represent indigent parties in Family Court and in criminal matters.
  • Assigned as Law Guardian to represent children in Family and Supreme Courts.

New York State Court of Claims, Albany, NY (Fall 1996); Judicial Clerkship with Hon. James P. King

  • Researched and drafted opinions, decisions, orders and memoranda of law.
  • Observed courtroom pretrial and trial proceedings.
  • Reviewed legislative proposals for submission to the State Legislature.

New York State Dept. of Health, Bureau of Adjudication, Albany, NY (Summer 1996); Legal Intern

  • Evaluated the Administrative Tribunal system placed under the Bureau of Adjudication.
  • Conducted interviews and performed research.
  • Produced an independent evaluation report consisting of philosophy and purpose, operations, problems and recommendations to increase efficiency.
  • Report provided to the Director of the Bureau of Adjudication.

Matrimonial Practice CLE seminars:

  • Monroe County Bar Association: Nuts & Bolts Matrimonial Practice- Judgment Rolls.
  • Monroe County Bar Association: DRL New & Modified Provisions – Maintenance.
  • Monroe County Bar Association: DRL New & Modified Provisions – 1 year later

Family Law Practice CLE seminars:

  • Monroe County Bar Association: Nuts & Bolts Family Court Practice Series – chairperson/speaker for total of  lectures.
  • Monroe County Bar Association: Criminal Law for the Family Law Practitioner.
  • Fourth Dept Attorney For the Child: Case Law and Statutory Update.
  • New York State Bar Association: Child Support issues.
  • Fourth Dept Attorney For the Child: PINS for Initial AFC Training.
  • Ontario County Bar Association: Dispositions in Juvenile Delinquency Cases.

Emergency Medical Services course topic:

    • Medico-Legal aspects of inter-facility transportation and EMS
Honors or Awards

Alfred University, Alfred, NY, May 1993, B.A.

  • Major: Political Science
  • Minors: Public Law, Accounting and Business Administration
  • G.P.A. cumulative:  3.55
  • G.P.A. in Political Science:  3.78

Honor: Alfred University Scholar - completion of Honors Program of Study

Thesis:  Professional Sports and Anti-Trust Legislation: A Study of the Baseball Exemption from the Sherman Act; Grade: A           

Honor:  Social Science Departmental Honors in Political Science

Honor:  Pi Gamma Mu International Honors Society for Social Sciences

Honor:  Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

Honor:  Dean’s List (1989-1993)

Activity: Head Statistician/Office Assistant, Alfred University Sports Information (1989-1993)

Activity: Co-Chief of Security/Security Member, Alfred University Safety Office (1990-1993)

Activity: Co-Captain/EMT, Alfred University Rescue Squad (1990-1993)

Activity: Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity (1991-1993)

Law School of Union University, Albany, NY, May 1997, J.D.

  • G.P.A.:  3.18/4.3

Honor:  Who’s Who Among American Law Students (1997)

Honor:  Regional Finalist, American Bar Association Appellate Advocacy Competition (1996)

Honor:  Finalist, Donna Jo Morse Intra-Scholastic Negotiation Competition (1997)

Activity: Senior Prize Trial Intra-scholastic Moot Court Competition (1996)

Activity: Donna Jo Morse Intra-scholastic Client Counseling Competition (1997)

Eagle Scout, Boy Scout Troop 235, Whitestone, Queens (1986)

Troy Lodge of Elks #141 Public Safety Recognition Award Recipient (1997)

Chief’s Award recipient, North Greenbush Ambulance Association (1996)

Community Service 

Lector – St. Theodore’s Roman Catholic Church, Gates, New York

Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (1991-1992)

Volunteer Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (1992-2000)

Volunteer Firefighter (1995-2000)

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