Kimberly Hunt Lee

Kimberly Hunt Lee

Poughkeepsie, New York

Litigation/Insurance Defense:
Representing businesses, individuals and municipalities who are being sued for personal injury or property damage resulting from automobile, premises liability or other types of accidents. Ms. Lee has experience in conducting all phases of the personal injury case and has tried multiple cases to verdict. 

Personal Injury Plaintiff:
Representing clients who have sustained serious injuries due to premises liability, automobile or other types of accidents in all phases of  litigation from pleadings to depositions through trial.

Prosecuting and defending lawsuits commenced by insurance carriers to recover property damage payments as a result of fire, flood, oil spills and other accidents.

Appellate Practice:
Representing clients through the civil appeals process, including the preparation of briefs and oral argument before the Appellate Divisions throughout New York.

Liquor Licenses:
Representing restaurants, hotels, catering facilities and bars in dealing with the New York State Liquor Authority, including preparing applications for liquor licenses and attending hearings on violations.


Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Mid-Hudson Women’s Bar Association
D.R.I. of N.E.N.Y.
DRI – Defense Research Institute

Member of the Board of Directors for the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Member of the Ambassadors Club of Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Past Community Involvement:
Forty Under 40 Committee (Chair 2011-2013)
Community Foundation Garden Party (Chair 2011, Committee Member 2010, 2012)
Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award (Committee Member 2010-2012)
Family Fest, a production of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
Lobster Bake, a production of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
United Way of Dutchess County Annual Campaign
American Heart Association Heart Walk
Abilities First Golf Committee
Golf Committee, Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
Former Member of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Dutchess County
Member of the Board of Directors of Hospice, Inc.

Kimberly lives in Poughkeepsie with her husband, Brian and their son, Carter. When she is not working, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis and cooking.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation/Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Subrogation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Liquor Licenses

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2000


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1999
  • Siena College
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Honors: Academic Honor Roll

Honors and Awards

  • Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce: Forty Under 40 Shaker Award, 2008
  • Family Services Spirit of the Future Award, 2011
  • Super Lawyers-2013, 2014 and 2015 Upstate New York Rising Star