Colleen W. Heinrich

Colleen W. Heinrich



Colleen W. Heinrich is a member of Ferrara Fiorenza, PC’s management committee. She possesses more than 25 years of experience in education law, representing school districts and BOCES throughout New York State.

Ms. Heinrich works closely with Boards of Education and school administration to address issues including student and employment matters, school board operations, special education, real property, district financing and capital project concerns.

Ms. Heinrich regularly lectures and writes on school-related matters and provides training to clients on a broad range of topics.

Ms. Heinrich currently serves on the Board of Directors of Upstate JDRF. She previously served on the Board of the Westhill Educational Foundation, Legal Services of Central New York and is a past president of the Central New York Women’s Bar Association. She served on the Foundation Board of Vera House of Central New York and continues to provide volunteer services as an attorney on call for the Vera House Legal Clinic, serving victims of domestic violence.


New York State Bar

U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York


New York State Bar Association

Onondaga County Bar Association

Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York


Siena College, magna cum laude

Albany Law School