Jennifer J. Corcoran, Esq. is a partner with Tully Rinckey, PLLC and concentrates her practice in the areas of family and matrimonial law, elder law, and trusts and estates.
Jennifer also handles real estate and bankruptcy law for the firm. She is the former Deputy Chief Clerk of the Albany County Surrogate’s Court.
Jennifer 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 has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York since 1999, and also serves as a Wishgranter. She currently serves as Secretary of the Board, and has previously served as President and Vice President. 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 of Arts in American Political and Historical Studies and a minor in music.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Presidential Leadership Award||Wells College||1993|
|Empire State Counsel||New York State Bar Association||N/A|
|Partner||Tully Rinckey, PLLC||2010 - Present|
|Of Counsel||Balzer & Leary PLLC||2007 - 2010|
|Of Counsel||The Gordon, Siegel Law Firm||2006 - 2007|
|Member||O'Connell and Awonowitz||2005 - 2006|
|Associate||O'Connell and Awonowitz||1999 - 2005|
|Deputy Chief Clerk||Albany County Surrogate Court||1997 - 1999|
|Associate||MacKrell, Rowlands, Premo and Pierro, PC||1997 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Heart Association||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York||Trustee||1999 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council of Northeast New York||Member||N/A|
|Capital District Women's Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Albany County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Senior Spotlight||Numerous Monthly Columns||2017|
|CBS6 Ask The Attorney||Unique Summer Wedding Season Underway||2011|
|Tully Rinckey PLLC Matrimonial & Family Law Newsletter||A Double Decker “Sandwich” – Single Parenting while Caring for Aging Parents||2011|
|Tully Rinckey PLLC Matrimonial & Family Law Newsletter||FINANCE 101: Allocation of College Expenses in a Divorced/Separated Family||2011|
|Tully Rinckey PLLC Matrimonial & Family Law Newsletter||Article 81 Guardianship||2010|
|Albany Law School||J.D.||1996|
|Seminar||Estate and Financial Planning||2017|
|CLE||Article 81 Guardianships||2017|
|Newscast||Rise in Divorce Because of Facebook||2011|
|CLE Course||What Family Court Judges Want You To Know||2011|
|CLE||Article 81 guardianships and the new surrogate decision making law||2011|
|Ask the Lawyer||Divorce, annulments and financial turmoil during breakups||2011|
|Ask the Lawyer||Family & Matrimonial Law||2011|
|Guardianships for Disabled Adults Under Article 81||Family Law||2010|