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Arthur R. Frost

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Art graduated from Thomas More College in Merrimack, NH in 1991 with a B.A. in Philosophy, and graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, WA in 1995. He was admitted to practice in all New York State Courts and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York in 1996. He was admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Vermont in 1998. He was admitted to practice before the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 2010. He has argued in New York's Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York State.

Art's practice focuses primarily on Criminal Defense and Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice. He has practiced in Courts from Lake George to Poughkeepsie, and as far west as Utica. He has also practiced in federal court in New York and Vermont. He has handled all types of criminal cases, from murder to jaywalking, and everything in between. He has also handled a variety of injury cases, from automobile collisions to dog bites to slip-and-fall to medical malpractice. In addition to being a partner in Frost & Kavanaugh, Art is an Assistant Public Defender for Rensselaer County.

Art has been ranked “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest level of professional excellence), which is an anonymous ranking by other attorneys in the Capital District. Art has been ranked a perfect 10.0 by clients and fellow attorneys on Avvo. Art has also been named by The National Trial Lawyers as a member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers since 2014. Art attended In Defense of the Damned at the prestigious Trial Lawyer's College operated by famed trial attorney Gerry Spence. Art is currently enrolled in the College's Seven Steps program, and expects to graduate in 2019. Art is a member of several professional associations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the New York State Defender's Association, New York State Bar Association, and the Rensselaer County Bar Association.

Art is a lifelong resident of Rensselaer County, and he and his wife and kids currently reside in Poestenkill. He is active in his church and area youth sports, coaching baseball and soccer.

Have you been injured in a car crash, or hurt on a construction site? Were you accused of a crime and you don't know what to do? Come see Art - he'll answer all of your questions.

Recent Blog Posts


  • My case wasn’t the biggest case at Frost & Kavanaugh, but it was the biggest case to me.

    I have a TBI and physical disabilities. F&K's office is easily accessible. I met Art Frost years ago when I needed a will to protect my estate. I went back to him when revisions were necessary. When I found myself being taken advantage of and needing help to go to court, he was there. I could...
  • Art came to see me in the hospital

    I was nearly killed on a construction site. Art came to visit me in the hospital and handled my case perfectly, getting me all the compensation I was entitled to. He even sat with me afterward, to meet with a financial advisor, so my financial needs would be protected in the future. He's not just...
  • The only lawyers I'd trust

    When I was seriously injured on a construction site, I needed excellent legal advice. I contacted Art, and he handled my case perfectly, getting me the full compensation I was entitled to. The attorneys at F&K are the best there is! I would recommend them to anyone who is injured.
  • Not Guilty!

    When I got charged for a serious matter that I didn't do, I turned to Art to protect me. He did a fantastic job, took my case to trial, and got me a full Not Guilty on all charges. I would recommend him to anyone who gets accused of a crime! Not Guilty!
  • I'm glad I trusted F&K

    When I was hit by a car, I turned to Art for help. He got me top dollar for my injury, all without having to go to court. I'd recommend Art to everyone.
  • You can rely on Art - he's a man of his word

    I was young and made a foolish mistake. Then I was in trouble. I did not know what to do. The court appointed a Public Defender, Art Frost. I was worried about how he - a very young, new lawyer that wasn't even getting any money from me - would handle my case. The minute he shook my hand I knew h...
  • Art forced the Insurance Company to pay!

    The insurance company wouldn't compensate me fairly for the injury their insured caused me, so Art got my case ready for trial. When the company found out he would take them to trial, they settled quickly. I'd recommend Art to anyone!
  • Best criminal defense lawyers ever

    When my son got in trouble, I turned to Art for help. His attentiveness and compassion were amazing. I can't thank him enough for helping my son. I recommend him to anyone who has been arrested.

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