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Heather Gabrielle Kress, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1978, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1978. Scholar St. Thomas Aquinas Society, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, 1963.


Kress, Heather Gabrielle was born on October 22, 1944 in Port-of-Spain, West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago. Came to the United States, 1963. Daughter of Gabriel Bernardo and Violet Ayesha (Lalla) Rodrigues.


Bachelor in French, Spanish cum laude, Holy Family College, 1967. Master of Arts Philosophy summa cum laude, University Dayton, 1969. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1977.


Instructor philosophy, U. Dayton, Ohio., 1967-1969;legal personnel coordinator, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York City, 1969-1971;finance analyst, Traveler's Insurance Company, Garden City, New York, 1971-1974;intern, City Council, Washington, 1975-1976;clerk, Washington Sqaure Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, 1976-1977;staff attorney, Federal Reserve Bank, New York, 1977-1979;assistant general counsel, Cork Institute of Technology Finance Corporation, New York City, 1979-1980;associate counsel, Irving Bank Corporation, New York City, 1980-1983;associate counsel, Irving Trust Company. New York City, 1983-1986;with, Buckley Kremer O'Reilly Pieper Hoban & Marsh, Mineola, New York, 1986;banking attorney, Certilman Haft Balin Buckley Kremer & Hyman, New York City, 1986-1988;banking attorney, Rivkin, Radler & Kremer, Uniondale, New York, since 1986. Lecturer in field.


Member environmental committee Oldfield Middle School, Greenlawn, New York, 1992. Member counsel vestry St. John's Church, Huntington, New York, since 1992. Member The Townof Hempstead Minority & Women Revolving Loan Committee, since 1993.

Member of New York State Bar assosiation, New York County Lawyers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, arts, reading, skiing, walking.


Married Kenneth I. Kress, March 8, 1968. 1 child, Kimberly Stacy.