LaMarr J. Jackson was admitted to the bar in Connecticut in 1994 and in New York in 1999. She is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York.
Ms. Jackson graduated from Central State University with a degree in Business Administration. In addition, Ms. Jackson earned an M.S. in Education from State University of New York at Brockport and a Graduate Certificate in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University. She obtained a Juris Doctor from University at Buffalo School of Law in 1992. Ms. Jackson is a member of the New York Bar Association, the Monroe County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Rochester Black Bar Association.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Ms. Jackson was an Assistant Professor at St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York. Upon her appointment she was the first African American person to be on a tenure track at the college. She has taught law for over 15 years at area colleges on both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Ms. Jackson has served on the Adjunct Faculty at the State University of New York at Brockport, Cornell University School of Industrial Labor Relations and Rochester Institute of Technology. In addition, she holds a permanent New York State teacher license and is a former teacher in the Rochester City School District. She is the former Town Attorney and Special Prosecutor for the Town of Riga, Monroe County.
Ms. Jackson's law practice is concentrated in the areas of criminal, civil and family law. She is a member of the New York Industrial Board of Appeals and conducts hearings across the state on wage and labor law. In addition she is a Hearing Examiner for the City of Rochester, and an arbitrator for the Rochester City Small Claims Court.