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Michael J. Ringrose

Managing Partner

Area of Practice

Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Estate Planning and Will Drafting

Business Services

Formation of Partnerships and LLCs

Mortgage Lending

Asset Purchase and Sale Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar, 1988

Professional Experience

An undergraduate degree in business administration speaks to Mike’s interest in the commercial aspects of the law. With that background, his practice over the years has included residential and commercial real estate. Additionally, many of Mike’s clients have had the need for legal counsel with regard to their business, whether it be forming new entities or assisting them to expand and grow their enterprise.

This has also led to advising his clients with regard to their estate planning and business succession needs.

Mike currently serves as a Court Examiner as appointed by the Appellate Division of the Fourth Judicial Department.


  • Ohio Northern University, BS in Business Administration, 1983
  • Claude W. Pettit College of Law, Ohio Northern University JD, 1986

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Monroe County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member

Personal Info/Hobbies/Interests

Originally from Rome, New York, Mike is a third generation attorney. His father served as the Surrogate Court Judge in Oneida County for twenty-five years. His grandfather was a Supreme Court Justice. Mike moved to the Rochester area in 1986 and has found it to be a great community in which to work and live with his family, Cindy and Ian.

He enjoys playing golf, boating on Canandaigua Lake and traveling to Europe.