SARATOGA SPRINGS — O’Connell and Aronowitz, one of the region’s largest, locally owned, full-service law firms, announces the promotion of attorneys Matthew J. Dorsey and Kelly J. Mikullitz to Senior Shareholders.
Matthew J. Dorsey concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, elder law, Medicaid planning, and guardianship. In his Medicaid planning practice, Matt works with families to preserve their assets, while obtaining access to necessary long term care services.
Matt is the President of the Estate Planning Counsel of Eastern New York, whose members include attorneys, accountants, and financial advisors throughout the Capital Region and the North Country.
Matt is a Member of Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club, where he serves as their Justice of the Subordinate Forum. He is also a graduate of Leadership Saratoga and was previously recognized as a Volunteer of the Year by the Alzheimer’s Association.
Matt received his law degree from Vanderbilt School of Law and obtained a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Brown University. Matt is also a graduate of Saratoga Springs High School, where he was awarded the Yaddo Medal.
Kelly J. Mikullitz concentrates her legal practice in the firm’s Family and Matrimonial Law Department with attorneys Florence Richardson and William Berglund. Together, Attorneys Mikullitz, Richardson, and Berglund have over 70 years of experience advocating for clients with difficult family matters, including divorces; legal separations; custody/parenting time disputes; issues regarding spousal maintenance and child support; and the drafting of prenuptial, post-nuptial, and separation agreements.
Kelly is also the managing partner of the firm’s Lead Poisoning and Toxic Exposure Litigation Group where she has represented hundreds of injured children and adults suffering from brain injuries. She is the Vice President the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) and has served on their Board of Directors since 2014.
O’Connell and Aronowitz was named a 2021 “Best Law Firm” by Best Lawyers and US News & World Report. With more than 30 attorneys and offices in Albany, and Saratoga Springs, the firm provides a broad range of legal services to businesses and individuals throughout the State.