Lawrence J. Schwind
Partner and Chair of the Family Law Practice Group
Resident Partner of the Greece Office
Divorce and Family Law; Wills and Estates; Real Estate; Municipal Law; and General Legal Services
Larry maintains a general legal practice, providing professional services and counsel on a wide variety of legal matters. He is the firm’s primary attorney for all domestic and family law matters, including divorce and separation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, paternity, custody, visitation and child support matters, PINS petitions, guardianships and adoptions. Larry also represents clients in residential real estate transactions, business and contractual matters, estate and estate planning matters (including the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and similar life-planning documents) and maintains an active Municipal Law practice as attorney for the Village of Hilton.
Larry is the resident partner responsible for the operation of the firm’s Greece and Hilton satellite offices, is a former member of the firm's Management Committee and a former Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, and actively participates in many administrative and operational committees of the firm.
State University of New York at Buffalo Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence (J.D., 1982)
Dartmouth College (A.B. cum laude, 1979)
New York State Bar (1983)
United States District Court, Western District of New York (1983)
Larry has received a BV Distinguished Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as among the top 5% of Upstate New York Lawyers, by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the top 100 Family lawyers in New York State, by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for excellence in client satisfaction and by the Lawyers of Distinction as among the top 10% of family and divorce lawyers in the country.
Larry is a member of both the Monroe County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.
Larry resides in Penfield, New York. He enjoys recreational boating on Irondequoit Bay and supporting his hometown Buffalo Bills and Sabres.