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Jennifer J. Corcoran, Esq.

EDUCATION:

  • JD Albany Law School
  • BA Wells College (Cum Laude)

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • New York
  • United States District Court
  • Northern District of New York

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Family and Matrimonial Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Private Sector Employment Law

COURT ADMISSIONS:

  • New York

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • Albany NY

Jennifer J. Corcoran, Esq.

Partner

As a Partner and Consult Attorney at Tully Rinckey PLLC, Jennifer performs initial consultations for a wide range of legal matters, including those relating to family and matrimonial law, trusts and estates, civil litigation, real estate law, bankruptcy, business law and private sector employment law.

When performing consultations, Jennifer pulls from over 17 years of legal experience to assess potential and existing clients’ unique situations and provide guidance on how to move forward. At Tully Rinckey PLLC, she has concentrated her practice on family and matrimonial law, elder law, estate planning, and real estate law. She has also handled bankruptcy, business law and private sector employment law matters.

Jennifer is the former deputy chief clerk of the Albany County Surrogate’s Court. She is a frequent speaker at various bar association conferences and seminars on topics such as Article 81 guardianships, estate and trust administration, Medicaid planning, and advance directives. She has conducted training sessions required by the Office of Court Administration for Guardians, Court Evaluators and Court Appointed Counsel through the Albany County Bar Association. Jennifer is a member of the New York State Bar Association (Elder Law, Family Law and Trusts and Estates Sections), Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association and Schenectady County Bar Association.

Jennifer provides pro bono legal services through the Legal Project and the Pro Se Divorce Clinic in Schenectady. She was recognized as Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association for providing in excess of 50 hours of pro bono legal services in a year.

Jennifer is currently a member of the board of the local American Heart Association. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York for 12 years, and she also serves as a “Wish Granter.” She also served as a member of the Corporate Documents Committee for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America.

Jennifer received her juris doctorate from Albany Law School. She graduated cum laude from Wells College with a bachelor’s degree in American political and historical studies and a minor in music.

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