News & Events
February 20, 2013: The firm successfully cross-moves for summary judgment dismissing Complaint brought by owners of property in The Village of Lansing alleging property damage caused by New York State Gas and Electric. Read More
February 1, 2013: Firm obtains reversal of a conviction and dismissal of the indictment in a felony case. In People v. Cady, the Appellate Division ruled that the police had overstepped their bounds when they chased and tackled Mr. Cady without reasonable suspicion... Read More
November 20, 2012 Associate James Hobbs successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Ought Claims and Blame in a Deterministic World." James has now completed the requirements for a Ph.D. in philosophy from Cornell University, and the degree will be officially awarded on January 28, 2013."
September 11, 2012 Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named several attorneys of The Wolford Law Firm LLP as Best Lawyers for 2013. Michael R. Wolford, who has been listed in each of the past fifteen (15) years, was listed as the "Rochester, NY Best Lawyers Litigation - Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Environmental, Labor & Employment, Municipal, and Plaintiffs Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year" for 2013, Elizabeth A. Wolford, as the "Rochester, NY Best Lawyers Litigation - Commercial and Labor and Employment, and James S. Wolford, as the "Rochester, NY Best Lawyers Litigation - Commercial, White-Collar Criminal Defense and Environmental Lawyer of the Year' for 2013. Read More
June 21, 2012 The firm successfully moves for summary judgment in a CPLR Article 78 proceeding brought by a real estate developer challenging a zoning amendment adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Geneva.
Elizabeth Wolford receives the President's Award from the Monroe County Bar Association, recognizing her work... Read More
May 26, 2012 James Hobbs completes the Segahunda Trail Marathon, a 26.2 mile race along the Finger Lakes Trail in Letchworth State Park. Read More
May 16, 2012 The firm obtains dismissal of a Petition pursuant to RPTL article 7 and CPLR article 78 challenging the Town of Geneva's denial of a real property tax exemption.
Elizabeth A. Wolford presents at a Continuing Legal Education seminar sponsored by the Monroe County Bar Association on Covenants-Not-to-Compete. Read More
May 15, 2012 Elizabeth A. Wolford is recognized by the New York State Bar Association as qualifying for the 2011 Empire State Counsel Program for her pro bono services through the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County... Read More
March 29, 2012 The firm successfully defends lower court’s dismissal of counterclaims on statute of limitations grounds before the New York Court of Appeals. Read More
February 10, 2012 The Wolford Law Firm LLP presents a Continuing Legal Education Program concerning ethics at the First Federal Plaza Conference Center in Rochester, New York,... Read More
December 2, 2011 The Wolford Law Firm LLP presents a Continuing Legal Education Program entitled "Ethical Principles for the Practicing Attorney" held at... Read More
November 17, 2011 The firm achieves a landmark victory on premises liability from New York's highest Court.
October 10, 2011 James Hobbs joins the firm as an Associate Attorney. Read Press Release
October 4, 2011 Michael R. Wolford named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Rochester-NY Litigation - Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year. Read Press Release
September 19, 2011 Elizabeth Wolford named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America. Read Press Release
September 3, 2011 Elizabeth A. Wolford, James S. Wolford and Michael R. Wolford selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Read Press Release
August 8, 2011 Lea Nacca joins the firm as an associate, after completing her clerkship... Read More
June 22, 2011 Elizabeth Wolford commences serving second term as President of the Foundation of the Monroe County Bar... Read More
April 1, 2011 The Wolford Law Firm serves as a sponsor to "Jazz for Justice".. Read More
March 14, 2011 Elizabeth A. Wolford and James S. Wolford commence a jury trial in Canandaigua, New York, representing the Town of Geneva in a lawsuit again the City of Geneva related to sewer rates. Read More
February 17, 2011 Michael R. Wolford is recognized by the New York State Bar Association... Read More
January 13, 2011 The Wolford Law Firm presents a continuing education program regarding the amendments to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure... Read More
January 2011 Sarah Snyder Merkel becomes a partner of the firm.... Read More