Kostas D. Leris earned his undergraduate degree from Boston College in 2008, and his J.D. from Albany Law School in 2013. Kostas began his legal career with a Kingston, New York law firm where he handled cases in both State and Federal courts. Kostas joined Napierski, VanDenburgh, Napierski & O’Connor in December of 2016, where he practices primarily in the field of civil litigation. Kostas handles matters involving professional malpractice, municipal and civil rights defense, personal injury, motor vehicle, products liability, construction law actions, premises liability, and general liability. In addition to his insurance defense and personal injury practice, Kostas also practices in the area of Criminal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law.

Kostas is admitted in New York and Massachusetts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association, the Capital District Trial Lawyers’ Association, and the Ulster County Bar Association.