JENIFER M. WHARTON, ESQ.
Jenifer M. Wharton is of counsel to our family law, custody, matrimonial and divorce law firm and was born in Schenectady, New York. Ms. Wharton graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a B.A. degree in 1991 and from Albany Law School with a Juris Doctor degree in 1994. Ms. Wharton is admitted to the New York Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. Ms. Wharton is a member of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section. She served as Vice-President of the Schenectady County Bar Association from 2011 until 2013. In 2013, she was elected President of the Schenectady County Bar Association, and served as President of the bar association from 2013 until 2015. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Schenectady County Bar Association. Ms. Wharton has lectured on matrimonial, family and divorce law for continuing legal education programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section and also the Schenectady County Bar Association. She has been an attorney adviser for the Schenectady County Bar Association mock trial program, has been a judge for the Albany Law School family law moot court competition and taught trial techniques for mock trial participants. Ms. Wharton has also lectured to judges on matrimonial law at the New York State Judicial Institute. Ms. Wharton previously served on the Board of Directors of Family and Child Services of Schenectady, Inc. Since 2013, Ms. Wharton has served on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York. In the Fall of 2014, Ms. Wharton was appointed to the Character and Fitness Committee for the Appellate Division, Third Department, and continues to serve on that committee. In 2016, the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Third Department appointed her as Chair of the Character and Fitness Committee for the 4th Judicial District. Ms. Wharton is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is also a member of the Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District. In addition to handling all divorce, matrimonial and family law cases, and in addition to trial work, Ms. Wharton is also trained in handling Collaborative Divorce cases.
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