Kenya S. Hargrove
Kenya S. Hargrove graduated Cum Laude from Spelman College earning a B.A. in Political Science in 1994. She continued her studies at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, earning a Juris Doctor degree in 1998. While at Touro, Kenya received a CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Methods and served as the Research Editor of the Journal of the Suffolk Academy of Law and as Vice President of the Minority Students Bar Association.
Following her graduation from law school, Kenya began her legal career at a small general practice firm focusing predominantly on the prosecution of vehicular negligence cases and real estate. In 1999, Kenya transitioned her practice to litigation of high exposure personal injury claims when joining the firm. She has since focused on the defense of cases involving nursing home liability, medical malpractice, premise liability, construction accidents, lead exposure, vehicular negligence and other negligence claims, from their inception to trial. She has also successfully argued cases at the appellate level in the First and Second Departments.
Kenya is admitted to practice in New York State as well as the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association. She is a member and past Director of the Women’s Bar Association of Nassau County.
Kenya is also involved with charitable organizations including The Links, Incorporated and The Little Angel Fund. Kenya resides in Suffolk County, New York with her husband and two children.
- Spelman College, B.A., 1994
- Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., 1998