Russell W. Dombrow
499 S. Warren Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
As a solo practitioner, Russell focuses his practice on being a Personal Family Lawyer, providing Family Wealth Planning advice, as well as Domestic Relations (Custody & Support), & Foreclosure Defense matters.
Before opening his own practice, Russell represented primarily low-income clients (tenants) in nonpayment or holdover summary proceedings at JACNY. He also handled Social Security disability applications, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7), Consumer, and public benefits matters. Russell worked with clients on a limited basis in Spanish. Before JACNY, Russell developed legal experience in the civil litigation, land use, and estate planning practice areas.
He has also been very active in the ABA Section of International Law in various positions of progressively increasing responsibility. Russell was recognized as the Section’s Outstanding Volunteer in 2010, for the Best Teleconference in 2009, and for Outstanding Outreach Efforts in 2008. Only 16 months out of law school, he was appointed Co-Chair of the Section’s 2009 Fall Meeting, which was the 3d highest attended Fall Meeting in Section history. Russell’s most recent Section projects include chairing the Section’s International Practice Boot Camp at the 2011 Spring and Fall Meetings, and co-editing the ABA Guide to International Bar Admissions.
Russell also handles legal matters related to: Arbitration; Bankruptcy (Debtor, Creditor; Chapters 7, 11, 13, 15); Commercial Litigation; Customs Law; Election Law; International Arbitration (Commercial (ICC), Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), Investor-State (NAFTA Chapter 11, ICSID)); International Litigation; International Trade; Regulatory; Social Security Disability (SSD & SSI).
7 years since Russell W. Dombrow was first licensed to practice law.
|State||License Status||Year Acquired|
|McGill University Faculty of Law||Arbitration||Certificate||2006|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||Management Information Systems||MS - Master of Science||2003|
|Attorney-Owner - Dombrow Law Firm||2012 - Present|
|Staff Attorney - Legal Services of Central New York||2011 - 2012|
|Staff Attorney - Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York||2010 - 2011|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association, Upstate NY Chapter||Member||2014 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Bar Association, International Law Section, International Private Client Committee||Member||2014 - Present|
|Award Name||Granting Organization||Date|
|Outstanding Volunteer Award||American Bar Association, International Law Section||2010|
|Best Teleconference Award||American Bar Association, International Law Section||2009|
|Outstanding Outreach Efforts Award||American Bar Association, International Law Section||2008|