Joy LaMarca, Esq.

Vice President and Shareholder
Location: Buffalo Office

Email: [email protected] Joy LaMarca

Practice Areas:

  • Represent lenders and mortgage brokers in various types of conforming and non-conforming residential mortgage loan transactions including, but not limited to, purchases, refinances, construction, rehabilitation, FHA, 203K, VA, SONYMA and Reverse Mortgages.
  • Represent clients in residential and commercial purchase, sale and refinance transactions.
  • Perform title examination, preparation of title insurance, clearance and mark up and remittance. 
  • Examining counsel for 2 major title companies.
  • Short Sale Transactions including negotiations, approvals and closings.
  • Draft all documentation related to commercial and residential buy/sell transactions including private financing related to the subject transactions.
  • Represent clients in subdivisions and/or mergers of property and 1031 tax deferred exchanges. 
  • Form entities for clients relative to their real estate acquisition. 


State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
B.A. Social Science Interdisciplinary - Legal Studies, 1998
Graduated with distinction, Departmental Honors
Member of Golden Key National Honor Society

Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School
Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctor, September 2001
Deans List
Certificate of Merit Recipient
Admitted to bar, State of New York, Fourth Judicial Department, March 2003


  • Current re-elected Board Trustee for the Grand Island Central School District, (third term)
  • Member Woman's Council of Realtors Buffalo Niagara
  • Member of Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Lawyers of Distinction Recipient 2021
  • Current volunteer lecturer: topics include Real Estate Contract, Short Sale Transactions and Listing Agreement.