Lara J. Genovesi is a life-long resident of Brooklyn, New York. She attended Bishop Kearney High School where she graduated in 1989. Throughout high school she had extensive volunteer involvement with the senior citizen community and tutoring children.
She graduated Siena College in June 1993 with honors. During that time she continued her volunteer work with senior citizens and Campus Ministries. Thereafter, she received her Juris Doctor degree in 1996 from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Lara worked as an attorney in private practice with her family’s law firm and then as an attorney for a judge. In November 2014, Lara was elected a New York State Supreme Court Justice.