Keli Iles-Hernandez

Keli Iles-Hernandez

HoganWillig, PLLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Juvenile Law
  • New York
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Keli Iles-Hernandez is an attorney with HoganWillig’s Matrimonial & Family Law Department. She handles adoptions, divorce, custody, child support, child abuse and other related proceedings; with experience representing families with diverse family dynamics and LGBTQ legal matters. Ms. Iles-Hernandez also currently serves on the Attorneys for Children Panel (4th Judicial Department) representing children in child abuse, neglect and custody issues.

Keli Iles-Hernandez brings a vast variety of life experience with her to HoganWillig, having served in the U.S. Army for 4 years as an active-duty Medic and then as a Special Education teacher. Ms. Iles-Hernandez has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & a Master’s degree in Education prior to her Juris Doctorate with a Family law concentration.

Ms. Iles- Hernandez has been an active member of the Volunteer Lawyers Project and Assigned Counsel Panel for the Erie County Bar Association, assisting with divorce, asylum and family court matters. Her desire to help children and families in need has earned her “The Woman Lawyers of Western New York 2016 Award” – For outstanding achievement in the areas of children’s rights & Family Violence.

Ms. Iles-Hernandez is admitted to practice law in New York, and is a member of the Erie County Bar Association.

SUNY Buffalo Law School
J.D. (2016) | Family Law Concentration
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Professional Experience
HoganWillig, PLLC
- Current
Hoppe & Associates
Articles & Publications
The Ties That Bind: Attachment Theory and Child Welfare—Considering The Benefits of Maintaining Biological Connections for Children in Foster Care.
Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Alimony Calculations after 2017 Tax Reform Act, CLE, Amherst, NY
HoganWillig, PLLC
Special Education Teaching Certification
New York State
“The Woman Lawyers of Western New York 2016 Award” – For outstanding achievement in the areas of children’s rights & Family Violence.
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York # 5528336
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Erie County Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Same Sex Family Law
  • LGBTQ Legal Matters
  • Adoptions
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
HoganWillig Blog
Contact & Map
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155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Toll-Free: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC
2410 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Lancaster
43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
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HoganWillig, PLLC- Lockport
770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
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HoganWillig, PLLC- Ellicottville
6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
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