Monroe County Family Court

Supervising Judge

Hon. Stacey M. Romeo


Chief Clerk

Susan M. Leach


Deputy Chief Clerk

Mark Howell



Court Attorney-Referee

  • Nicole E. Bayly, Esq.
  • Darius K. Lind, Esq.
  • John I. Menard, Esq.
  • Casie L. Ponticello, Esq.

Support Magistrate

  • Kelly Bartus, Esq.
  • Maritza C. Buitrago, Esq.
  • Rashondra M. Martin, Esq.
  • Deborah K. Owlett, Esq.
  • Linda Lohner-Pilato, Esq.
  • Mary E. Teator, Esq.
  • Sara L. Valencia, Esq.

Location Information

Main Clerks Office
99 Exchange Blvd.
Hall of Justice
3rd Floor, Room 360
Rochester, NY 14614

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 585-371-3544
Fax: 585-371-3585
[email protected]

Domestic Violence Intervention Court
3rd Floor, Reception Window at Room 300B

Child Care available on site
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Info

Spanish Language Interpreters available on site

All other languages available with advance notice

More information available at 7th District Family Court, including:

Resolve Your Case Without Going to Court

The Court partners with The Center for Dispute Settlement, which offers mediation to resolve child custody and visitation issues. Please contact CDS for assistance with your case. Information about contacting CDS can be found in their brochure. Please contact CDS for assistance with your case.