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Eileen E. Buholtz

Litigation Attorney at Rochester, NY

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 44 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1980
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About Eileen

Learn Eileen’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    50%
    insurance defense; commercial; estate and trust

  2. Insurance
    25%

  3. Estate planning
    15%

  4. Trusts
    10%

Admissions to other courts: 

Western District of New York, 1980

Bankruptcy Ct., WDNY, 1980

Northern District of New York, 1996

Bankruptcy Ct., NDNY, 1996

Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 2002. 

 

Community/charitable/pro bono activities:

Lawyers for Learning, Monroe County Bar Assocation and Rochester City School no. 29, mentor to individual student: (2017 to present).  

Friends of Eastman Opera (support organization of the Eastman School of Music Opera Theatre):  board member 2005-2014, 2015-2024; chair: 2015-19; recording secretary 2007-12.  

Volunteer Legal Services Project (attorneys in private practice who agree to take cases for income-eligible clients)- panel counsel for matrimonial cases involving domestic abuse, 1982 to present; member Board of Directors 1986-2008; president 1991-92, current member of finance and personnel committees and Help Desk Volunteer at Hall of Justice and Rundel Library. 

National Ass'n of Women in Construction, Rochester Chapter, board member 2013-15, 2016-18, 2019-2021.

Community Legal Intake and Referral Project, later known as The Legal Connection) (global intake service for legal service providers in Monroe County): member Board of Directors 1991-2004. 

Foundation of the Monroe County Bar (charitable arm of the Monroe County Bar Ass'n): member Board of Trustees 1998-2004; member Grants Committee 2001-2004. 

Rochester Chamber Orchestra, board member 2016.

 

 

Location

Connors, Corcoran & Buholtz, PLLC
45 Exchange Blvd.
Rochester, NY, 14614

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Posted by anonymous | March 19, 2009
Lawsuit
Eastman Kodak has an award called the "Five Stars for Excellence" award for the best training program in any one year. If their was a similar award for lawyers I would nomonate Elleen Buholtz.
Posted by anonymous | March 12, 2009
Chief Technology Officer
Ms Buholtz represented me an a cost effective outstanding fashion and her legal advice was flawless.

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Connors, Corcoran & Buholtz, PLLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Member
  • Connors & Corcoran PLLC
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Managing Partner
  • Connors & Corcoran LLP
  • 2004 - 2009
  • Partner
  • Connors & Corcoran LLP
  • 1993 - 2009
  • Associate
  • Connors & Corcoran LLP
  • 1982 - 1993
  • Associate
  • Chamberlain D'Amanda Bauman Chatman & Oppenheimer
  • 1979 - 1982
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Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • J.D.
  • 1979
  • Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
  • Bachelor of music
  • 1973

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Bussey v. Elk's Lodge
  • $500,000 past damages; -0- future damages.
  • Dillon v. Aldi’s Inc. (New York), Supreme Court, Livingston County
  • Jury verdict in favor of my client.
  • Nugent v. Italian Fisherman, Inc.
  • Jury verdict in favor of my client.
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Associations

  • Defense Research Institute, SLG Philanthropic Committee
  • Liaison to Diversity Committee
  • 2019 - Present
  • Rochester City School #29
  • Volunteer, Lawyers for Learning
  • 2017 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Defense Association of New York, Board of Directors & CLE Committee
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, By-Laws Committee
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
  • Affiliate Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Diversity Committee
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Judiciary/Courts Comm.
  • Co-chair
  • 2008 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Life, Health and Disability Committee, Steering Comm.
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Friends of Eastman Opera, Eastman Sch. of Music
  • member, past chair
  • 2005 - Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Life, Health and Disability Committee
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Executive Committee
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association, President's Comm'n on Access to Justice
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Annual Meeting Steering Committee re State & Local Def Orgs
  • 2020 - 2022
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Emergency Task Force for Solo & Small Firm re COVID-19
  • 2020 - 2022
  • Nat'l Ass'n of Women in Construction, Rochester Chapter
  • Board Member
  • 2019 - 2021
  • Defense Research Institute, Solo and Small Firm Task Force
  • Chair
  • 2018 - 2019
  • New York State Bar Association, Task Force on Judicial Evaluations
  • Membership Committee Chairperson
  • 2018 - 2019
  • Defense Association of New York
  • Representative to Defense Research Institute
  • 2018 - 2021
  • Defense Research institute
  • Chair, 2018 Solo and Small Firm Initiative
  • 2018 - 2018
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Delegate to House of Delegates
  • 2017 - 2021
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Diversity Seminar and Expo, Vice Chair of Expo
  • 2017 - 2018
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Rochester Chapter
  • President
  • 2017 - 2022
  • Nat'l Ass'n of Women in Construction, Rochester Chapter
  • Board member
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Editor, Life Health Disability News
  • 2016 - 2019
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • 2015 - 2017
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Chair, Insur. Coverage Comm. of Torts, Ins., & Comp. Law Section
  • 2015 - 2019
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Rochester Chapter
  • Vice President
  • 2014 - 2017
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Chair, By-Laws Committe
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Nat'l Ass'n of Women in Construction, Rochester Chapter
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - 2015
  • New York State Bar Association, House of Delegates
  • Delegate
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Rochester Business Alliance
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2015
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Mentor
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys, Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Chair
  • 2006 - 2008
  • New York State Bar Association, House of Delegates
  • Delegate
  • 2005 - 2009
  • Rochester Inns of Court
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2007
  • New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Defense Research Institute, Ethics and Professionalism Committee
  • Steering Committee
  • 2004 - 2014
  • Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, CLE Committee
  • Chair
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys
  • President
  • 1999 - 2000
  • New York State Conference of Bar Leaders, Executive Committe
  • Member
  • 1998 - 2003
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Vice President
  • 1996 - 1998
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Treasurer
  • 1995 - 1996
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Secretary
  • 1994 - 1995
  • Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, Legislative Committee
  • Chair
  • 1993 - 1996
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee
  • Member
  • 1990 - 1993
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
  • 1987 - 1989
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Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Esperanto

Honors and Awards

  • Leader in the Law
  • NY Daily Record
  • 2019
  • Empire State Counsel 2017 (50+ hours of pro bono representation)
  • New York State Bar Ass'n
  • 2017
  • John J. Moore Publication Award
  • Defense Association of New York
  • 2017
  • Empire State Counsel 2016 (50+ hours of pro bono representation)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2016
  • Empire State Counsel 2013 (50+ hours of pro bono representation)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2013
  • John E. Leach Memorial Award, 2009 for service to the section
  • New York State Bar Association, Torts, Ins. & Comp. Law Section
  • 2009
  • Empire State Counsel 2009 (50+ hours of pro bono representation)
  • New York State Bar Ass'n
  • 2009
  • Hanna S. Cohn Pro Bono Award
  • Women's Bar Ass'n of the State of New York
  • 2008
  • Nathanial Award nominee
  • Daily Record
  • 2004
  • Crennel-Branch Award, for service to the organization
  • Greater Rochester Ass'n for Women Attorneys
  • 2004
  • President's Award
  • Monroe County Bar Ass'n
  • 2004
  • Pro Bono Award
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 1994
  • William E. McKnight Volunteer Service Award
  • Volunteer Legal Services Project of Rochester NY
  • 1994
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Publications

  • Post-Trial Practice and Procedures in New York, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Post-Judgment Interest
  • 2019
  • Preparing for and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Ethics in Civil Trial Practice
  • 2018
  • Preparing for and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Ethics in Civil Trial Practice
  • 2016
  • Insurance Law Practice, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Construing the Insurance Contract
  • 2016
  • Road to Independence: 101 Women's Journeys to Starting Their Own Law Firms, American Bar Ass'n
  • Chapter
  • 2011
  • Post-Trial Practice and Procedures in New York, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Post-Judgment Interest
  • 2009
  • Insurance Law Practice, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Construing the Insurance Contract
  • 2006
  • Commercial Lines: Coverage for the Construction Defect Claim, New York State Bar Ass'n
  • Professional Liability Insurance for the Engineer and Architect
  • 2006
  • NYSBA Torts, Ins. and Comp. Law Journal
  • Defense Counsel's Duties and Responsibilities to the Insurer and the Insured
  • 2000
  • NYSBA Torts, Ins. & Comp. Law Journal
  • Labor Law §§200, 240, 241 (Safe Place to Work)
  • 1995
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Speaking Engagements

  • Your House Counsel Webinar Series
  • Litigation for Claims Professionals 2023
  • 2023
  • 2023 Cyber Update: Cyber Claims and Acts of War.
  • Cyber Insurance Industry Response - LMA War and Cyber Operations Exclusions
  • 2023
  • Seminar
  • Avoiding Financial Fraud and Scams At Your Law Firm
  • 2022
  • Rescission of Life Ins. Policies and Hearsay Issues in Life and Disab. Cases.
  • Hearsay Issues in Life and Disability Cases
  • 2021
  • Workers Comp and Emplyment Law Across the US: a COVID-19 Update
  • New York
  • 2020
  • Webinar
  • Depositions: Tactics and Strategy Combined with COVID-19
  • 2020
  • 2020 Conference
  • Re-Opening and Re-Integrating the Workforce after COVID-19 Lockdowns
  • 2020
  • Laying the Foundation for Evidence
  • Moderator
  • 2019
  • Insurance Coverage Update
  • Great Coverage Analysis
  • 2019
  • Membership Meeting
  • The Construction Contract - Its Components and Permutations
  • 2018
  • Law School for Insurance Professionals
  • Dealing with Data Breach, Business Interruption, and Privacy Claims
  • 2018
  • Insurance Coverage Update
  • Seminar Co-Chair
  • 2018
  • Annual Convention
  • Fore! and Play Ball! Assumption of the Risk
  • 2018
  • Upstate Spring Meeting
  • Fore! Duty to Warn and other Golf-related Topics
  • 2017
  • Torts, Insurance & Comp. Law Section Annual Meeting
  • Federal and State Statutory and Regulatory Proposals to Address Cyber Liability
  • 2017
  • Presidents' Dinner
  • Ethics
  • 2017
  • Monthly Meeting
  • Social Media: Evidence and Ethics
  • 2017
  • Deposition Boot Camp
  • Attorney Commentator
  • 2017
  • Auto and Truck Claims, Accident, and Litigation
  • Evaluating Damages and Use of Biomechanical Experts
  • 2017
  • Advanced Insurance Coverage
  • Overall Seminar Chair and Buffalo Moderator
  • 2017
  • Voir Dire and Jury Selection
  • Social Media Use and Other Complex Jury Issues
  • 2016
  • Upstate Spring Meeting
  • Laying the Evidentiary Foundation for Getting Social Media into Evidence
  • 2016
  • Torts, Insurance & Comp. Law Section Meeting
  • Evidence and Social Media
  • 2016
  • Lead Exposure Litigation
  • Recent Trends in Lead Exposure Litigation
  • 2016
  • How to Get Your Social Media, Email, and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)
  • Social Media as Admissible Evidence
  • 2016
  • Advance Insurance Coverage Seminar
  • overall chair
  • 2016
  • Law School for Insurance Professionals
  • Cyber Liability, Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, and Ride Sharing
  • 2015
  • Applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure In New York
  • Answers, mandatory disclosure, electronic discovery, and subpoenas
  • 2015
  • Jury Selection
  • The Law of Jury Selection
  • 2014
  • Law School for Insurance Professionals
  • Moderator
  • 2013
  • Construction Litigation from A to Z
  • Insurance: Covered vs. Uncovered
  • 2013
  • Construction Litigation from A to Z
  • Ethical Considerations
  • 2013
  • Advance Insurance Coverage
  • Employment Practices and Social Media
  • 2013
  • Law School for Insurance Professionals
  • Moderator
  • 2012
  • Insurance Coverage 2011. What Every Practitioner Needs to Know
  • Ethical Obligations in Limited Circumstances with Limited Funds.
  • 2011
  • Advanced Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law
  • Legal Ethics in Insurance Practice.
  • 2011
  • 2011 Law School for Insurance Professionals
  • Addressing Fraud in First- and Third-party Claims, How to Identify, Investigate and Protect Yourself.
  • 2011
  • Women and the Law: Pathways to Leadership
  • The Progression of Women in the Profession
  • 2010
  • Keeping Current with Auto Litigation
  • Ethics
  • 2010
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance-defense Attorney, Carrier and Insured - Tripartite Relationship
  • 2010
  • 2010 Law School for Insurance Professionals
  • Coverage Issues under homeonwers' and commercial general liability policies
  • 2010
  • Law School for Claims Professionals
  • Subrogation, Liens, and Rights of Reimbursement
  • 2009
  • General Auto Liability
  • Serious Injury Threshold Update and Review
  • 2009
  • Additional Insured Coverage: Hot Topics and Critical Issues
  • Ethical Consideration in Handling Add'l Insd Claims
  • 2009
  • Trial Skills Workshop
  • Conferencing case with the judge; CX of opinion witnesses; objections
  • 2008
  • Law School for the Claims Professional
  • Common-law and Contractual Indemnification; Agreements exempting lessors from liability
  • 2008
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Common Ethical Issues and How to Respond
  • 2008
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Additional Insureds; Common ethical issues
  • 2008
  • Law School for the Claims Professional
  • Multiple Defts (Joint & Several Liability)
  • 2006
  • Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims: From Start to Finish
  • Insurance Coverage, Exclusions, Insurer's Duty to Defend/Indmnify, Triggers, Case Update
  • N/A
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Commercial real estate Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Eileen is an active member of the Rochester legal community and her input is highly valued. She is a great resource for knowledge as well as referral sources."
Insurance Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Eileen is a leader in the local legal community. She has a wealth of experience and is often called upon by other practitioners for advice. She is active in bar associations and other community groups, keeping on top of the latest legal issues and giving back to the legal community and Rochester in general. Her network is far reaching. If she does not know about a topic, she undoubtably knows who does. If you are considering an attorney for estate or insurance matters, look no further."
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