About Joseph M. Ahearn

Joe Ahearn has served as a top prosecutor in the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office for over 10 years, the last three as the First Assistant. As the Bureau Chief of the Major Crimes Unit, he has won numerous trial convictions for brutal murders and street gang violence. Joe has extensive litigation experience, having conducted dozens of jury trials and pre-trial suppression hearings, as well as hundreds of grand jury investigations. Joe thoroughly understands how the judicial system works.

Joe is a 1991 graduate of the State University of New York at Albany where he majored in Criminal Justice.  Joe graduated from Albany Law School in 1995 and has been admitted to the New York State Bar since January 1996.  He is married and lives in Brunswick, NY with his wife Kelly.

Based in Troy, New York, the firm represents clients throughout the Upstate New York area.