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AMY'S PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Donnellan & Knussman, PLLC, Malta, New York
Partner, January 2008 – Present

The Donnellan Law Firm, Saratoga Springs & Ballston Spa, New York
Associate Attorney, January 2003 – January 2008

The Donnellan Law Firm, Saratoga Springs, New York
Law Clerk, June 2001 – January 2003

Saratoga County Attorney for the Child Panel
Panel Member, 2003 - Present

Warren County Attorney for the Child Panel
Panel Member, 2003-2017

Town of Providence, Providence, New York
Town Attorney, 2018

New York State Attorney Grievance Committee, Third Department
Committee Member, April 2019 - Present

EDUCATION

Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
Juris Doctor, May 2002

  • Participant in the Family Violence Clinic representing victims of domestic violence in Family Court and matrimonial proceedings pursuant to a Student Practice Order.

State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, New York
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology, May 1999

  • Member of Alpha Sigma Tau

POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT

Political Organizations & Recognitions

  • Saratoga County Republican Committee
    • Treasurer 2017 - 2019
  • Town of Ballston Republican Committee, 2017 - Present
  • Saratoga County Women’s Republican Club, 2016 - Present
  • New York State 4th Judicial District Republican Delegate, 2019
  • New York State Republican Party “Rising Star” Recipient, 2018

Political Campaigns

  • Committee to Elect Dianne N. Freestone 4 Justice, Finance Chair, 2019
  • Committee to Elect New York State Assemblywoman Morgan Zegers, 2018
  • Committee to Re-Elect Saratoga County Clerk Craig Hayner, 2017
  • Committee to Re-Elect Town of Ballston Supervisor Tim Szczepaniak, 2017 & 2019
  • Committee to Re-Elect City of Saratoga Springs Supervisor Matthew Veitch, 2017
  • Committee to Re-Elect Town of Clifton Park Supervisor Jonathan Schopf, 2016

MEMBERSHIPS, CERTIFICATIONS, and DISTINCTIONS

  • New York State Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Saratoga County Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Adirondack Women’s Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District, 2008 - Present
    • Founding Member
    • Certification in Basic Mediation Training, 2000
    • 2012 Recipient of the Legal Project’s Brigid Nolan Memorial Award
    • Presented for dedication and pro-bono service of victims of domestic violence offered through the Legal Project

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Courses (Family Law related)
  • Child Custody and Stress Prevention Program
  • Northeast Parent and Child Society
  • State University of Albany Social Work students

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Governmental Organizations

  • Saratoga County Youth Advisory Bureau, 2017 - Present
  • Town of Ballston Microenterprise Grant Committee, 2017 - 2018

Charitable Organizations

  • Wellspring, Board of Directors, 2017 - Present
    • Executive Board - Secretary, 2019
    • Governance Chair, 2018
  • Beagle School, Board of Directors, June 2011 – June 2015

Educational Volunteerism

  • Shenendehowa Educational Foundation Board Member, 2018 - Present
    • Governance Chair, 2018 - 2019
  • Shenendehowa PTA, 2012 - Present
    • Chango Elementary, Ballston Lake
      • Events Chair, 2016 - 2017
      • School Picture Liaison, 2013 - 2019
    • Gowana Middle School, Clifton Park
      • Executive Board, Secretary, 2018 - 2019
    • Shenendehowa, Partnership Team, 2018 - Present
    • Gowana Middle School, Clifton Park
  • Shenendehowa, Safety Team, 2012 – 2019
    • Chango Elementary, Ballston Lake

To contact us by mail

The Committee to Elect Amy Knussman
658 Malta Avenue, Suite 201
Ballston Spa, New York 12020

To contact us by email

amy@amyforfamilycourt.com
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