Khari Peter Prescod has been admitted to practice law in the State of New York since 2000. A graduate of State University of New York at Albany, with a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Mr. Prescod began his legal career at the Bronx County District Attorney's office handling numerous misdemeanor and felony cases at both the trial and appellate level. After his prosecuting days concluded, Mr. Prescod worked as legislative counsel for the former Chairman of the Children's and Family Committee in the New York State Assembly and gained substantial legislative experience within the field of family law.
As a result of his time assisting in the drafting of legislation concerning family law, Mr. Prescod used that experience to build a successful family law practice which includes divorce, custody, visitation, child abuse, and child support cases.
In addition, Mr. Prescod has substantial experience in real estate areas. He has represented many buyers and sellers purchasing single and multifamily units as well as assisting landlords from writing lease agreements t eviction proceedings, to helping tenants by advocating tenants' rights against unlawful discriminatory practices.
Additionally, through his education from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, and through his internship with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. Prescod has represented many start up for profit and non for profit businesses from formation to drafting contractual agreements and applying for business related trademarks.
Mr. Prescod is a member of the City Bar Association of New York, the Brooklyn Bar Association, and the Queens County Bar Association.