Laurie Donofrio

A serious injury caused by another person’s negligence can happen to almost anyone at almost any time. Such injuries can be emotionally and physically devastating. Rochester personal injury lawyer Laurie Donofrio can help.

 She has substantial experience resolving the most complex personal injury claims, and if you’ve been injured because someone else was negligent, Attorney Laurie Donofrio is ready to go to work on your behalf.

Ms. Donofrio also practices collaborative family and matrimonial law. This approach to family law is a powerful tool for helping to resolve the complicated and emotional issues that frequently arise in a divorce proceeding.


Attorney Laurie Donofrio helps her legal clients creatively and effectively through the legal process, so that they may move forward positively and constructively with their lives.

She is a former partner with Davidson Fink LLP’s litigation department. Ms. Donofrio continues to focus on representing family law clients and personal injury victims, including auto accident victims and the victims of medical malpractice.


Prior to her focus on family law and plaintiffs’ personal injury, Attorney Laurie Donofrio worked on insurance defense matters, giving her an inside view into insurance companies and their legal strategies.

Ms. Donofrio’s legal experience additionally includes commercial law and educational law, focusing on the rights and needs of disabled students.

Ms. Donofrio is admitted to practice in New York’s state courts and in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Monroe County Bar Association, and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Laurie Donofrio is a member of the American Association for Justice, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys, and the Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area.


She serves on the Board of Directors of Huther Doyle, an addiction recovery and rehabilitation agency headquartered here in Rochester. She is a former member and past board president of the Society For The Care And Protection Of Children.

Ms. Donofrio is also a former chair and former co-chair of the St. Joseph School Advisory Committee, and she serves on the Saint Joseph’s University Parent Council.

Attorney Laurie Donofrio earned her B.A. (magna cum laude) and her M.S. (summa cum laude) at the University of Rochester.

She earned her J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where she received the Birzon Award in Clinical Legal Studies for Trial Advocacy.


Attorney Laurie Donofrio and the other professionals on the Kelly White Donofrio LLP legal team are pledged to finding the best possible solutions for our clients in family law, personal injury, and medical malpractice cases in the Rochester area and across western New York.

Most of the cases we handle can be settled outside of the courtroom, but the professionals at Kelly White Donofrio LLP will take your case to court if no out-of-court resolution can be achieved.

Call Kelly White Donofrio LLP at (585) 232-1415 today to find out more about how Attorney Laurie Donofrio and the others on our team can protect your rights and help you get the justice you deserve.