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Two U&K Attorneys Named to 2023 Power 20 Family Law List

Congratulations to Leah Tarantino Cintineo and Jennifer A. Shoemaker for being selected to The Daily Record's Power 20 Family Law 2023 list. The Power 20 list showcases power players in the Western New York legal community who are recognized as leaders in their area of practice.

"The people on this list help clients navigate some of the most challenging times in their lives. They guide people through divorce, child custody and support, adoption, prenups and postnups, and more. The need for strong legal advocacy has been heightened over the past three years as COVID-19 has added even more stress and uncertainty to processes that were already full of both. These attorneys continued to serve their clients admirably while navigating new rules resulting from the pandemic," stated Ben Jacobs, Associate Publisher and Editor of The Daily Record.

Cintineo, Partner and Chair of the Family Law practice group, guides clients through divorce, post-divorce matters, negotiating pre-nuptial agreements, high conflict child custody litigation, and child support litigation. She serves on the Attorneys for Children panel for the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, and is certified as a collaborative divorce attorney. She is a member of the Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area (CLARA). In addition, Cintineo is President of the Board of Directors of the Society for the Protection and Care of Children and President of the Ontario County Bar Association. She is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association Family Law Section.

Shoemaker, Partner in the Family Law practice group, represents clients across the spectrum of family law issues, including divorce, custody, support actions, the negotiation of separation agreements, adoptions, and prenuptial agreements. She is certified as a mediator, a collaborative divorce attorney and is a member of CLARA. Shoemaker is a member of the New York State, Monroe County, and Wayne County Bar Associations. She serves as President of the Board of Directors of Camp Stella Maris and is a member of the ARC of Monroe Board of Directors.

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