• New York
  • US Court of Military Appeals

Representative Experience


  • Barclay Damon LLP, Partner
  • Menter, Rudin & Trivelpiece, P.C, Shareholder
  • Conboy, McKay, Bachman & Kendall, LLP, Partner
  • Office of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General, Captain
  • Albany Law School, JD, Cum Laude
  • St. Lawrence University, BA, ​Cum Laude

Selected Community Activities

Prior Experience

Attorney at Law

  • River Hospital, Board of Directors, Chair
  • Alexandria Township Historical Society, Former Director
  • Northern New York Community Foundation, Former President
  • Represented a St. Lawrence River municipality and local development corporation in the acquisition and environmental remediation of a heavily contaminated industrial site located on the shore of the St. Lawrence River, permitting the parcel to be conveyed to a commercial developer and resulting in the construction of a high-end hotel. The project also included the creation of a public river walk and municipally owned marina on the site.
  • Represented a local IDA in the implementation of a community development agreement to facilitate the construction and rehabilitation of military housing units located in Fort Drum.
  • Represented various municipalities and solar development projects.

Joseph W. Russell, P.C.

Admitted to Practice