About Mark Chauvin Bezinque, Esq.

Mark Chauvin Bezinque is a collaborative divorce attorney who focuses on separation, divorce, child custody, spousal and child support, prenuptial agreements, wills, real estate closings, and other matters affecting families. Mark Chauvin Bezinque, Esq. has a comprehensive family law practice where he focuses on separation, divorce, child custody, spousal and child support, wills, real estate and other matters affecting families.

Mr. Bezinque's goal is to assist clients to regain control of their lives by exploring solutions and taking actions to achieve their needs.

Collaborative Law

Collaborative Law is a large part of his practice. The process offers couples a humane and needs-based approach to ending a relationship that reduces the emotional and financial costs related to divorce process.

Mr. Bezinque assists his clients in the transition out of their marriages and into their new lives by helping them make lasting decisions. With his help, his clients focus and organize their most important needs and make sound choices related to their families, financial security, individual privacy and personal dignity.

Mr. Bezinque was the first to introduce Collaborative Law to the Rochester community and has since facilitated conferences and workshops on the topic.
“Mark seemed sincerely interested in doing what was best for everybody involved, especially the children. He wasn’t out to humiliate my husband. He was also more affordable than most of the other attorneys I consulted with.

“Mark listened to me. When I was confused, he was able to help me get my thoughts organized and to focus on what was important. He always considered what was best for my kids. I have recommended Mark to others.”
—Collaborative Divorce Client

Litigation Practice

Mr. Bezinque recognizes that not all couples are able to resolve their differences collaboratively, and as a result he continues his litigation practice. When appearing before judges, magistrates and referees, Mr. Bezinque is a zealous advocate for his clients, navigating through the legal system to achieve results as quickly and efficiently as possible.

He is an experienced practitioner before the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Family Court, Surrogate's Court, the Support Magistrates in Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, Wayne and Ontario counties.

Community Activities

Mr. Bezinque participates in a variety of community activities:
  • He is a frequent speaker on Collaborative Law to professionals and the public and is a founding member and executive officer of the Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area, Inc.
  • He is certified as a Attorney for the Child (formerly referred to as "Law Guardian") in the Supreme and Family Courts by the Appellate Division. Functioning as an attorney for the child expands his understanding of family disputes and the impact of divorce and separation on the family system.
  • Mr. Bezinque is an educator for participants of the A.C.T. For the Children Program - Assisting Children Through Transition. The Supreme and Family Courts of Monroe County and the Children's Institute, Inc. provide programming designed to assist parents in divorce, custody or visitation disputes understand the impact of the divorce or dispute upon the children. He presents information on the law of custody, visitation and child support.
  • Mr. Bezinque is legal counsel to the Rochester Bicycling Club.


Mr. Bezinque is a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for the Buffalo Law Review. He has worked as an Appellate Court Attorney for the Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department in Rochester, NY, where he worked closely with Appellate Division Judges as legal counsel as they decided appeals.
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Mark Chauvin Bezinque, Esq. is a Collaborative Law divorce attorney who focuses on separation, divorce, child custody, spousal and child support, prenuptial agreements, wills, real estate closings and other matters affecting families. As a Collaborative Law divorce lawyer, he helps clients simplify the confusion of the divorce process and enables them to prioritize their needs and those of their children. He serves the greater Rochester NY region.