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Rochester NY Attorney Jacob Ark Top Defense

Experienced Attorneys in Rochester, NY

Specializing in criminal defense, civil litigation, small business development, corporate law, landlord tenant law, and family law.


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Jacob Ark, Esq.

Jacob Ark Esq. Defense Attorney, Rochester, Criminal

Attorney Jacob Ark, Esq. and his team at J. Ark Law are experienced lawyers specializing in criminal defense, civil litigation, small business development and management, matrimony and family law, real estate law, estates and trusts, and collections law. 

To continue the 100 year old Ark family tradition of providing exceptional legal services to individuals and businesses in Rochester and Western New York, Attorney Jacob R. Ark (Jake) established the private law practice J. Ark Law. Leading up to this, Jake served as a Special Assistant Monroe County District Attorney where he successfully prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases (including homicides), as well as vehicle cases. The attorneys at J. Ark Law can provide clients with 60 current years of experience in resolving some of the most complex legal matters that our community has faced in recent times.

The attorneys at J. Ark Law know the importance of your case to you. We provide the experience, expertise & support you can trust.


Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

If you are facing criminal charges, it's important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. J. Ark Law can help protect your rights and ensure that you are treated fairly throughout the legal process. Whether you're facing charges for a misdemeanor or a felony, a skilled criminal defense attorney can help you build a strong defense and fight for the best possible outcome.

Civil Litigation

Civil litigation can encompass a wide range of legal issues, including contract disputes, personal injury claims, employment disputes, and more. If you are involved in a civil dispute, J. Ark Law can help you navigate the legal process and work towards a resolution that is in your best interests. This may involve negotiating a settlement outside of court or representing you in court if a trial is necessary. 

Small Business

Starting and managing a small business can be challenging, but J. Ark Law can help you navigate the legal issues that arise along the way. He can assist with business development and formation, contract drafting and negotiation, employment law, intellectual property, and other legal issues related to running a small business.

Family Law

Family law encompasses a broad range of legal issues that affect families, including divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, and domestic violence. J. Ark Law can help you navigate these complex issues and work towards a resolution that is in the best interests of you and your family and provide the guidance and support you need.

Real Estate

Whether you are buying, selling, or leasing property, real estate law can be complex and confusing. J. Ark Law can help you navigate the legal issues related to real estate transactions, including contract negotiation, due diligence, and title issues. He can also assist with real estate litigation, such as disputes over property boundaries or zoning regulations.

Estates & Trusts

Estate planning is important to ensure your assets are distributed according to your wishes after you pass away. J. Ark Law can help you create a comprehensive estate plan that includes a will, trust, and other legal documents to protect your assets and ensure your loved ones are taken care of. He can also assist with the administration of a trust or probate estate after a loved one has passed away.

Defense Attorney, Criminal Lawyer, Jacob Ark

Jacob Ark, Esq.


1507 Monroe Avenue

Rochester, NY 14618​

Tel:  (585) 537-5432

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