Wendy Lee Gould, Family Law Attorney

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About Wendy

Wendy Lee Gould


Ø       BA 1972 Alma College Alma, Michigan,

                 Magna Cum Laude

Ø       Juris Doctor (JD) 1974  Loyola University of Chicago 

                Contributing Member of Loyola Law Journal


Ø       New York State Bar 1975   

Ø       Western District of NY US District Court 1975

Ø       US Supreme Court 1980

Experience and Awards


Ms. Gould opened her own law office in Bath in 1980. Prior to that she was the attorney for the Steuben County Department of Social Services from 1978 to 1983 and was associated with another attorney in private practice from 1975 to 1980.

In addition to representing adults in her private practice, she serves as an Attorney for children and received the Michael F. Dillon Law Guardian Award for the 7th Judicial District in 2000 for outstanding advocacy on behalf of children.

Ms. Gould served as an arbitrator for the 3rd and 4th Department Attorney Fee Arbitration Program from 1993 to 2001.

She is a Pro Bono Consultant to the Southern Tier Volunteer Lawyers Project from 1997 to present.

Professional Affiliations

Ø       New York State Bar Association

            7th District Delegate to the House of Delegates 2008-2012

            Member of the Family Law Section

            Member of the Dispute Resolution Section

             Former member of the Collaborative Law Committee of DR Section

Ø       Finger Lakes Collaborative Law Association

            Founding Member

            Current President

Ø       Collaborative Law Association of Rochester Area (CLARA)

            Founding Member

Ø       International Academy of Collaborative Professionals


Ø       Steuben County Bar Association

            Past President

Ø       Steuben County Women's Bar Group

            Founding Member

Ø       Bath Bar Association

           Current President

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