Ms. Alvin C. Vanessa Ogar, Esq. | Of Counsel

Ms. Alvin C. Vanessa Ogar is a former Principal Court Attorney in Kings County, Supreme Court. Prior to her service in New York State court system, Ogar was a solo practitioner in upstate New York and New York City, Of Counsel to Alter & Barbaro, Esqs., Pro Bono Counsel to Making the Impossible Possible, Inc., and General Counsel for Five Star Contracting Company, Inc.

Education: In 2006, Ogar received her Bachelors of Science in Political Science with a minor in Business Economics from Trinity University in Washington, D.C.  She earned her Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School in 2009 with a concentration in health law and as a member of Albany Law School Science and Technology Journal.  After graduating from law school, Ogar was selected to be a Legislative Fellow in New York State Senate.  During her fellowship in the Senate, Ogar went on to complete her Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in Civil Litigation, cum laude, at Albany Law School in 2010.

Ogar is admitted to practice law in New York, United States District Court for the Northern District of New York State, United States District Court for the Western District of New York State, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York State, United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, and United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.  She is also a licensed real estate broker and member of New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Brooklyn Bar Association, Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, and Thomas Jefferson Political Club.

Practice Areas:

  • Matrimonial Law
  • Trust & Estates Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • MHL Article 81 Guardianship
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Immigration Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Law