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About Cyndy Rochford

Cyndy Rochford, Rochford Law & Mediation
Cyndy Rochford is a family and matrimonial law attorney specializing in family and divorce mediation, elder mediation, and trusts and estates. Cyndy’s practice centers around assisting clients through difficult life transitions without resorting to litigation. She is trained and certified in divorce, divorce mediation, family and elder care mediation, and is trained as a collaborative lawyer for matrimonial actions.

Cyndy’s trust and estate practice concentrates on future planning for individuals and families. Whether it is a change in marital status, the birth of a child, the acquisition of additional assets, or planning for later years, her focus is to assist clients to ensure both their current and future estate goals are met.

In addition to her family and matrimonial law and mediation practice, Cyndy is the Assigned Counsel Coordinator for Yates County. She manages the assigned counsel program and its attorney panel, and has the responsibility of assigning counsel to qualifying defense clients and ensuring these clients receive quality representation.

Cyndy received her B.S. from Cornell University and her J.D. from George Washington School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New York State. Cyndy is a member of the NYS Bar Association, as well as its family and trusts and estate sections, Monroe County Bar Association (including the family law and trusts and estates sections), Yates County Bar Association, NYS Council of Divorce Mediators, Collaborative Law Association of Rochester, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Rochester Association of Family Mediators, and the Greater Rochester Association for Partnership of the Elderly.

Additional Credentials and Training

  • Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University
  • Training in Divorce and Family Mediation from the Center for Resolution and Justice in Buffalo, New York, and The Mediation Center, Inc. in Rochester, New York.
  • Elder mediation training at Elder Decisions in Boston, MA, and the Mediation Training Group, Inc. in Orlando, FL

Cyndy is an active member of:

  • Monroe County Bar Association and its Family Law Section
  • The New York State Bar Association
  • The Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area
  • Rochester Association of Family Mediators
  • New York State Council of Divorce Mediation
  • G.R.A.P.E. – Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly
  • CLC Employee Assistance Program

Cyndy is also part of the University of Rochester (E.A.P.) Employee Assistance Program.