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About Jon

Jonathan E. Hansen is Counsel at Carter Conboy.  He represents individuals, businesses, and the professions in matters involving appellate law, personal and premise liability, construction and labor law, environmental law, professional liability, and funeral law. Jon’s practice includes all aspects of litigation before state, federal and appellate courts throughout the State of New York, as well as before administrative agencies and in mediation and arbitration matters.

Why Jon

Jon is a focused and highly productive attorney who approaches his cases with clear goals, an organized game plan, and a vision for long-term success. He draws on decades of involvement in the performing arts, to combine his logical and organized practices with creative and innovative concepts. Jon is mindful of what is most important to his clients, both personally and from a business perspective, and works with you to develop strategic plans that deliver focused, thorough, and valuable results.



  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany Law Review, past senior editor


  • SuperLawyers®, “SuperLawyers Rising Star” (2015-present)
  • Albany Law School, Justinian Society


  • J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, magna cum laude (2007)
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany, Music Theory, magna cum laude (2000)


  • State of New York (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Advocacy & Involvement

Community & Civic

  • Albany Pro Musica, Board of Directors, Executive Committee (Secretary), Education Committee (Chair)



  • Speaker: “An Introduction to New York State’s Funeral Law”, Carter Conboy Continuing Legal Education (2015)
  • Speaker: “To Be or Not to Be Disclosed – Common Discovery Disputes in Personal Injury Cases”, Carter Conboy Continuing Legal Education (2014)
  • Speaker: “Riparian Rights”, Carter Conboy Continuing Legal Education (2013)
  • Speaker: “An Analysis of a Successful Appeal”, Carter Conboy Continuing Legal Education (2012)


  • Author: “An Overview of the Proposed Reform to New York Labor Law”, Carter Conboy Construction Law Blog (2015)
  • Author: “Sports-Related Injury Litigation Becoming More of a Jump Ball in New York”, Sports Litigation Alert, Volume 10, Issue 8 (May 3, 2013)