Mackenzie E. Kesterke earned her Juris Doctor in 2016 from Albany Law School. She is a 2013 cum laude graduate of the State University of New York, College at Brockport, where she earned a dual degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
During law school, Mackenzie was a member of the international law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, a member of Albany Law School’s Legacy Committee, and the recipient of the Founder’s Scholarship for Academia. She was a competitor in the Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials moot court competition and was also a Teacher’s Assistant in a legal capacity at Albany Medical School.
Prior to joining Maguire Cardona, P.C., Mackenzie was of counsel for the New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, Council 82, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, where she began her career as an intern during law school. She also completed internships at the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and with the Honorable Spencer Ludington at the Oswego County Surrogate’s Court.
Mackenzie is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. She is also a member of the New York Bar Association and the Albany County Bar Association.