Kellen P. Coppola joined the firm as an associate in August of 2014. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 where he received his B.A. in Italian Studies. He received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law-Camden in May of 2014. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in January of 2015.
While in law school, Mr. Coppola was an active member of the pro bono mediation project, which partnered with the New Jersey Superior Court in Camden, New Jersey. As a member of the mediation project, Mr. Coppola received training as a mediator and resolved several landlord-tenant and small claims disputes. Mr. Coppola also participated in the Rutgers Civil Practice Clinic where he represented indigent clients in social security disability, divorce, and guardianship matters. While in law school, Mr. Coppola also spent a summer as a judicial intern with Hon. Douglas E. Arpert, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey.
Away from the practice of law, Mr. Coppola spent four years as a rower with the Men’s Lightweight Rowing team for the University of Pennsylvania, training at historic Boathouse Row in Philadelphia, Pa. He was also a former rower at Buffalo’s West Side Rowing Club, and a former coach at both West Side and the Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association.