Tiffany R. Perry
Tiffany Perry was appointed Court Attorney Referee by the Administrative Judge, Paula L. Feroleto and the Supervising Judge of Family Court, Michael F. Griffith in November, 2016. She presides over Custody, Visitation and Family Offense and Permanency hearings. Previously, she was the Confidential Law Clerk for Family Court Judge Lisa Bloch Rodwin where, among other duties, she presided over pretrial conferences and negotiated settlements between attorneys and litigants in child abuse and neglect, custody, and domestic violence proceedings. From January 2011 until June 2015, she was an attorney with the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, representing several thousand indigent criminal defendants charged with both misdemeanors and felonies. Ms. Perry also was an Assistant Erie County Attorney from 2006 through 2010, prosecuting juveniles charged in Erie County Family Court.
Tiffany graduated from the University at Buffalo Law School with her juris doctor in 2000. Her undergraduate degree in History came from Canisius College in 1997, where she was on the Dean’s List. She was a 1993 graduate of Bennett High School in Buffalo.
Ms. Perry is a member of the Family Court Practice and Procedure Committee of the Erie County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Western New York, the Women Lawyers of Western New York, past Vice President of the Minority Bar Association of Western New York, and is on the Board of Directors of the SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association.
A life-long Buffalo resident, Tiffany Perry is also active in her church, where she is the Chairperson on the Trustee Board for God’s Way of Life Interdenominational Church.