Hon. Jeanne Vinal, Esq. has lived in the town of Amherst with her family for the past 20 years. She is married to Greg and the mother of 4 children – Elizabeth, Gregory, Jr., Frederic, and Sarah. Legislator Vinal was elected to serve as an Erie County Legislator in 2019. Previously, she served on the Erie County Charter Review Commission and has also been a Democratic Committee person in the Town of Amherst.
After graduating from Colgate, she attended the University at Buffalo law school. In the mid-1990’s, she and her husband opened their own practice dedicated to civil litigation and arbitration. Legislator Vinal is a partner in the firm, Vinal & Vinal, located on Delaware Avenue in the City of Buffalo.
Legislator Vinal believes that removing barriers public transportation is vital to increasing job prospects and decreasing the unemployment rate in Western New York. Jeanne believes in the importance of workforce training at SUNY Erie, formerly ECC, and also making government more fair to every Western New Yorker.