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Count on us when you need an experienced attorney that is committed to providing professional service with individual attention to each client for a more personalized relationship. Our goal is to consistently deliver first rate legal services.

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  • Provide professional representation to our clients
  • Conduct our business and ourselves with integrity & honesty
  • Guarantee prompt response and attention to detail

John D. Marchioni, Esq.

Obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1991 from St. John Fisher College. After graduation, he was employed as an abstractor and title examiner with a local abstracting and title company. Mr. Marchioni was later promoted to the position of Senior Account Representative ensuring customer satisfaction and developing new business. Mr. Marchioni started law school in 1995 completed his studies, graduating early in December, 1997. After law school, he accepted a position as a real estate attorney with Underberg & Kessler, LLP. Mr. Marchioni was then employed by the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office where he achieved the position as a Felony Assistant District Attorney. Mr. Marchioni resigned from the District Attorney’s Office to pursue his passion of Real Estate Law with the formation of Marchioni & Associates Law Firm in the year 2005.

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Charles “C.J.” Gremke, Esq.

Charles “C.J.” Gremke, Esq.

Mr. Gremke graduated from Albany Law School in 2012 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2013. Mr. Gremke practices in areas of Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Landlord Tenant Law. He is also highly involved with the Monroe County Volunteer Legal Services Project in areas of Family Law and Micro finance Entrepreneurship. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Gremke was employed in the energy industry. Mr. Gremke joined Marchioni & Associates as an associate in 2014. He is a 2006 graduate of Cornell University and a 2002 graduate of Aquinas Institute.

Catie McKay, Esq.

Ms. McKay joined Marchioni & Associates in August 2018 upon graduation from Duquesne University School of Law in May of 2018. Ms. McKay began her role as an associate attorney in January 2019 after being admitted to the New York State Bar.

While in law school Ms. McKay served as a writer and as Editor-in-Chief for the Duquesne Business Law Journal. She also interned for a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice and volunteered as a student attorney for Duquesne’s Unemployment Compensation Clinic. Ms. McKay spent her last two years of law school at a civil litigation firm where she worked primarily on insurance defense claims.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. McKay received her bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne College in finance with a minor in legal studies. She was also a four year student athlete on the women’s lacrosse team.

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Meaghan McGinnis

Meaghan L. McGinnis, Esq.

Ms. McGinnis joined Marchioni & Associates as an associate in December 2019, bringing her background in residential real estate, estate planning, civil litigation, landlord tenant law, and municipal law.  She is also a former town and village prosecutor.

Ms. McGinnis is a graduate of Syracuse University, magna cum laude, and The Pennsylvania State, Dickinson School of Law, where she served as an Articles Editor of the Penn State Law Review and was selected for publication.  She was admitted to the New York State Bar in January 2018.

While in law school, Ms. McGinnis had the opportunity to intern in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation and the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review.  She also interned in Rochester with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York.  After law school, Ms. McGinnis returned to New York to be closer to her family and is excited to grow her practice in Rochester.

Ashley R. Richardson, Esq.

Ms. Richardson is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo State College in 2010 with a Bachelor’s in History. She then attended and graduated from Florida A&M University College of Law in 2014 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2015.

Ms. Richardson practices in the areas of Real Estate, Criminal Defense, and Vehicle & Traffic law. She is also very active in the areas of animal welfare and animal law. Ms. Richardson originally joined Marchioni & Associates in 2015 as an associate attorney.

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Chris Patterson

Office Manager

Ms. Patterson attended Bryant and Stratton and has 19 years of experience in the real estate industry. Ms. Patterson started her career at an abstract and title company in the year 1998 working on residential real estate. At that time, she was responsible for preparing title, title clearance, scheduling closings and preparing closing documents as well as post-closing issues. In 1999, she took a position at a local law firm as a real estate paralegal. Ms. Patterson joined Marchioni & Associates in 2005 and is currently employed as a real estate paralegal handling purchase closings and lender real estate clients.

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Holly Blaszak

Operations Manager

Ms. Blaszak attended St. John Fisher College and has furthered her education with the Real Estate Board of Realtors. Ms. Blaszak began her career in the real estate industry in 1985. She was previously employed by various local law firms, title companies and mortgage lending institutions. During her career, Ms. Blaszak has handled all aspects of commercial and residential real estate matters, including title examination, for New York State properties and has done extensive work with real estate closing coordinating for properties located throughout all of the United States. Ms. Blaszak joined Marchioni & Associates in 2007 and is currently employed as a real estate paralegal handling title, purchase and sale closings and lender real estate clients for residential and commercial properties and is the Operations Manager.

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Jennifer Wattie

Real Estate Paralegal 

Ms. Wattie attended Monroe Community College for continued education in the area of Special Education and Sign Language. Ms. Wattie began her career in the real estate industry in 1997. She was previously employed by various local law firms and a local title company. During her career, Ms. Wattie has concentrated efforts in the areas of mortgage lending extended services for real estate purchases, refinance and reverse mortgage closings across the nation. Ms. Wattie joined Marchioni & Associates in 2009 after most recently overseeing an Escrow and Appraisal company and is currently employed as a real estate paralegal handling purchase and sale closings and lender real estate clients for residential properties.

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Christie Graham

Real Estate Paralegal 

Ms. Graham obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies in 1996. Ms. Graham began her career in the real estate industry in 1996. She started her career at a local law firm in the year 1996 working on residential real estate closings. In 2006 Ms. Graham joined Marchioni & Associates and is currently employed as a real estate paralegal handling purchase and sale closings and lender real estate clients.

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Sandy Gligic

Real Estate Paralegal 

Ms. Gligic obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies in 1997. She began her career in the real estate industry in 1995 and started her career at a local title company. Ms. Gligic has been employed at various local Law Firms handling real estate, wills and estate matters in the Rochester area. In 2014 Ms. Gligic joined Marchioni & Associates and is currently employed as a real estate paralegal handling purchase and sale closings.

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Melissa LaRue

Real Estate Paralegal

Ms. LaRue obtained her paralegal degree in 2004 from Bryant & Stratton and has been a paralegal since that time specializing in real estate and estates. Ms. LaRue joined Marchioni & Associates in 2019 as a real estate paralegal handling purchase and sale closings. When not at work, Ms. LaRue enjoys doing missionary work. Over the past twenty years she has gone on missionary trips to Ireland, London, Malawi and to cities around the US. 

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Katie Merrick

Banking Paralegal

Ms. Merrick received her associates degree in 2005 from Finger Lakes Community College. Ms. Merrick has several years of real estate experience with various local firms. She joined Marchioni & Associates in 2019 in the banking department. In her spare time she enjoys camping with her family. 

You will not only be satisfied, you will be delighted

We represent numerous banks and federal credit unions in the closing of their mortgage loans and therefore have more control over the process, effecting a quicker and more efficient close. Most attorneys cannot offer this ability and service to you.

We work hard to develop successful business relationships and will continue to strive to keep your trust and confidence in our services. We will make your real estate closings as trouble free as possible.