Selected Memberships & Affiliations

Bar Associations


  • Association of Towns of the State of New York
  • New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials

Joseph W. Russell, P.C.

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association


Attorney at Law

A municipal attorney with over 35 years of legal experience, Joe primarily concentrates his practice on representing numerous municipalities throughout Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, and Oswego Counties. He regularly counsels local government officials on a variety of issues that impact municipal entities on a daily basis and he serves as local and bond counsel to local governments engaged in significant infrastructure projects.

Joe also serves as general counsel to corporate clients in matters ranging from business-entity guidance and incorporation to succession planning. He advises and represents financial institutions in residential and commercial transactions and counsels clients on matters involving asset purchase and sales of retail businesses and commercial properties. He additionally advises and represents NYS economic development entities, including industrial development agencies (IDAs) and several local development corporations.Type your paragraph here.