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Kanika Johar

Associate Attorney
  • Profile

Kanika is an associate attorney in the firm’s matrimonial and family law practice. Ms. Johar’s practice focuses on the litigation, as well as negotiation, of separation, divorce, custody, child support, and spousal support. She also counsels clients on prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and settlement agreements.

Ms. Johar's experience with our firm includes the following matters:

  • Custody
  • Child support
  • Divorce litigation
  • Uncontested divorce
  • Domestic violence issues
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Equitable distribution and asset valuation
  • Same-sex marriage

Admitted to Practice

  • All State Courts in New York


  • Albany Law School, J.D.
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S. (Major: Biology)


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Capital District Women’s Bar Association

Practice Experience

  • 2018 – Present: Associate Attorney, O’Brien & Wood, PLLC
  • 2018 – Present: Bar Success Instructor, Albany Law School
  • 2014 – 2017: New York Court of Appeals
    • 2015 -2017: Senior Counsel, Board of Law Examiners
    • 2015: Confidential Law Clerk
    • 2014-2015: Senior Court Attorney