Family Court Phone Directory

 

Chambers Directory

Law Clerks research and analyze legal questions and issues and make recommendations to their respective judges. They confer with lawyers and litigants on unusual or complex proceedings to clarify issues or settle cases.

 

 

Hon. Thomas DiMillo
Part 1

Secretary 

Jennifer Jones

716-845-9490

Law Clerk

Christopher Brechtel

716-845-9489

Fax

 

716-845-5169

   

Judge Sharon M. LoVallo
Part 2

Secretary

Marcy Kirkwood

716-845-7453

Law Clerk

Thomas Smith

716-845-7474

Fax

 

716-845-7560

   

Hon. Kelly Brinkworth
Part 3

Secretary

Angelica Hoak

716-845-7487

Law Clerk

Christopher Hughes

716-845-7488

Fax

 

716-845-7554

   

Hon. Shannon Filbert
Part 4

Secretary

Gina Siragusa

716-845-7481

Law Clerk

Eric Ziobro

716-845-7482

Fax

 

716-845-7558

   

Hon. Lenora Foote-Beavers
Part 5

Secretary

Patricia Hanavan

716-845-9435

Law Clerk

Christopher Brechtel

716-515-4801

Fax

 

716-845-5155

   

Hon. Brenda M. Freedman
Part 6

Secretary

Aleasa Foust

716-845-7475

Law Clerk

Nicole Joseph Balsom
Jamie Leberer

716-845-7476

Fax

 

716-845-7561

   

Hon. Deanne M. Tripi
Part 7

Secretary

Lisa Rutkowski

716-845-7496

Law Clerk

Kim Babat

716-845-7497

Fax

 

716-845-7556

   

Hon. Mary G. Carney
Part 8

Secretary

Monique Pridgen

716-845-7493

Law Clerk

Michelle Schwach

716-845-7494

Fax

 

716-845-7555

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Chief Clerk's Office

The Chief Clerk and Deputy Chief Clerk serve in a confidential capacity and are responsible for managing court operations related to case processing, budget and payroll preparation, deployment and management of non-judicial personnel, coordination with non-court agencies, and related duties.

Chief Clerk
Kelly Buckley
(716) 845-7444

Deputy Chief Clerk
Leanna Grasso
(716) 845-7444

Fax: (716) 845-7546

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Court Parts: Courtrooms at One Niagara Plaza

Parts 1 through 4 - 7th floor
Parts 5 through 8 - 6th floor
Parts 9 through 14 - 5th floor
Parts 15 through 20 - 3rd floor

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Court Attorney Referees

Phone: (716) 845-7450
Fax: (716) 845-7547

Donna M. Castiglione
Margaret Logan
Kathleen A. Crowley

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Support Magistrates

Support Magistrates have decision making power over all matters filed in Family Court that involve non-contested paternity; child support and child support-related issues such as medical insurance, childcare expenses; spousal support; enforcement or violation of these matters; and modification of these matters. The decisions of Support Magistrates are made in judicial setting with full right to object.

Phone: (716) 845-7465
Fax: (716) 845-7551

Neil J. Bernholz
Julie A. Dee
John S. Wiencek
Delroy Pinnock

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Other Family Court Related Phone Information

Family Court Information - (716) 845-7400
Petition Processing - (716) 845-7420
Record Room - (716) 845-7401
Family Treatment Court - (716) 845-2741
Youth Part Intake - (716) 845-2735

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