William N. Young Jr.

William N. Young Jr.

Albany, New York

Bill Young was born and raised in the Town of Colonie, Albany County.  He is a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy (a military high school for boys)1964; He graduated from Fordham University in 1968 with a B.S. in Psychology; Member of  the U.S. Army Reserve from 1968-1974; Graduate of Albany Law School 1972 (member of Albany Law Review); Married Joan Spath in 1969; Father of Rebeka Bueno; President of Rehabilitation Support Services Inc.; Chairman of Guilderland Industrial Development Agency; Past President of Western Turnpike Kiwanis and Past President of Albany Country Club.

Bill focuses his practice on the representation of fire districts throughout the capital district area and beyond and is the former General Counsel to the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. 

He resides in Voorheesville with his wife Joan.


Areas of Practice

  • Representation of Fire Districts
  • Real Estate
  • Wills and Probate

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1973


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1972
    • Law Review: Member, Notes Editor, 1970 - 1972
  • Fordham University, New York, New York
    • B.S. - 1968
    • Major: Psychology

Representative Clients

  • Association of Fire Districts State of New York
  • Rehabilitation Support Services
  • Westmere Fire District
  • Boght Community Fire District


  • Training New York State Fire Commissioners, Association of Fire Districts, 2006 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association, 1973 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Richard C. Johnson, Association, 1972 - 1976
  • Fenton & Young, Partner, 1976 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member and Current Chairman of Guilderland Industrial Agency, 1986 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Lobbyist for Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, Inc.