Alfred Station, New York Criminal Lawyers

Timothy John Rosell
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Hornell, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(607) 324-7333 70 Main Street
Hornell, NY 14843
Criminal, Family, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attended the Hornell School District my entire life, nearby Alfred State and Alfred University and returned to Hornell after attending Thomas Cooley in Lansing, Michigan to practice law in my hometown. Reside here in Hornell with my wife and two children.
Alfred, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(607) 587-8188 35 Glen St
Alfred, NY 14802
Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
John I LaMancuso
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Olean, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(716) 708-4409 174 N Union St
Olean, NY 14760
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Mr. LaMancuso was born and raised in Western New York and practices in Lewis & Lewis' Jamestown, Olean, and Buffalo offices. He is committed to living and working in Western New York, and his aim is to ensure that the people of our community have a tenacious and effective advocate they can turn to when faced with a difficult legal issue.

Mr. LaMancuso focuses his practice on personal injury litigation, Workers' Compensation, and criminal defense.

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury - Car Accidents, Slip and Fall Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Ladder Accidents, Scaffold Accidents, Construction Site Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Boating Accidents, Defective Products,...
(716) 708-4409 413 N. Main Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 708-4409 37 Franklin St #800
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 708-4409 2065 River Rd
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Kevin Van Allen
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(888) 635-1923 10 University Drive
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
State University of New York - Buffalo
Are you searching for a criminal defense or personal injury lawyer in Livingston County and are wondering where you can turn to receive the help you need at this time? You can breathe more easily now, because you have come to the right place! Attorney Kevin Van Allen attended St. John Fisher College and the University of Buffalo School Law School. His longtime interest in law was directed towards practicing trial litigation where he gained invaluable experience working at a general practice law office. He is a member of several well-known organizations, not the least of which include the New...
Jeffrey Vincent Scherer
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Avon, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
P.O. Box 251
Avon, NY 14414
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
Ask any of my former clients and they will tell you that I will fight for the best outcome in your case. If you need an attorney in Western New York, the Law Offices of Jeffrey V. Scherer will provide you with fair and skillful representation. As a former assistant district attorney in both Livingston and Chemung Counties, I personally handled thousands of misdemeanor and felony matters, I have the experience to handle Criminal, DWI and other legal matters with service tailored to meet your needs. The firm also provides representation in other areas of law including Real Estate, Family...
(716) 316-3160 Buffalo, NY 14120
Jeannie D. Michalski Esq.
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Avon, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(585) 351-2500 5579 E Avon Lima Rd
P.O. Box 172
Avon, NY 14414
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
University of Dayton School of Law
Jeannie D. Michalski, Esq., is a private attorney with offices in Monroe and Livingston County, as well as the Conflict Defender of Livingston County, NY. Ms. Michalski graduated magna cum laude from Nazareth College and attended the University of Dayton School of Law. She was awarded a community service scholarship. She began her legal career by serving as a judicial clerk and interning at the Legal Aid Society of Rochester. Ms. Michalski has since practiced law in New York State for over ten years. Ms. Michalski served as an Assistant District Attorney in Monroe County for seven years,...
David A. Hoffmann
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(888) 635-1923 10 University Drive
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
State University of New York - Buffalo
David A. Hoffmann graduated from Canisius College before attending the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. While at UB Law, Dave was a member of the Trial Team which won the National Ethics Trial Competition at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. In addition to his private practice as an attorney, Dave served as an Assistant District Attorney in Niagara County for five years. His ability to understand the prosecutor's perspective is a huge asset in plea negotiations and trials. In 2012, Mr. Hoffmann was qualified in...
John C. Nelson
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Ellicottville, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(855) 364-2569 12 Monroe St
PO Box 595
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
In representing clients, I always take the approach to represent a client the way I would want to be represented in his or her situation. I always evaluate, research, investigate and zealously defend a case as the client requests as long as it complies with my ethical duties. Frequently, I compare the attorney-client relationship to that of a taxi cab driver-passenger relationship. The taxi can driver knows the fast roads, best routes and has the skills to get where the passenger needs to go. Like the passenger, the client decides what direction the case goes. I try to do everything...
Scott D. Woodruff
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Attorney
(585) 737-6725 P.O. Box 621
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
The Law Office of Scott D. Woodruff is committed to providing attentive, individualized, professional representation to the Western and Central New York Area, and in some cases, all across the state. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Woodruff handled thousands of cases, giving him the experience to provide you with the legal counsel needed to help you avoid or minimize the consequences of a criminal or vehicle and traffic charge. With his experience as a prosecutor, he is in a unique position to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the government's case against you, and make sure you make the right...
(585) 737-6725 P.O. Box 621
Geneseo, NY 14454
Raymond Paul Sciarrino
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Wayland, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(585) 728-2110 31 N. Main Street
Wayland, NY 14572
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Cornell Law School
Daniel R. Magill
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(585) 243-0313 31 Main Street
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Syracuse University College of Law
Daniel R. Magill, Esq. joined the firm in April 2012 and primarily focuses his legal practice on criminal matters. Dan has represented clients on various charges and has handled everything from misdemeanors to violent felonies. Dan has handled many DWI cases as well as both pre-trial and trial hearings and has represented clients from Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wyoming, Genesee and Wayne counties. Dan also assists Mr. Skivington with support in all civil matters including trial preparation, depositions, legal research and litigation support. Dan is a native of Scottsville and graduated from the...
10 Main Street
Scottsville, NY 14546
5 Commercial Street
Livonia, NY 14487
Steven Sessler
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(585) 243-1340 131 Main Street
P.O. Box 313
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal, Agricultural, Business and Estate Planning
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Confidential, Competent, Legal Representation
Peter Harrison Baker
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Hammondsport, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(607) 569-2181 51 Main Street
P.O. Box 398
Hammondsport, NY 14840
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Randolph Meyer
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(585) 243-1010 29 Main St.
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Northwestern U Sch Of Law
Susan Marie BetzJitomir J.D.
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Bath, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(607) 776-4200 50 Liberty Street
Bath, NY 14812
Criminal
Michael W Stivers
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Geneseo, NY Criminal Law Lawyer
(585) 447-9124 131 Main Street
Po Box 546
Geneseo, NY 14454
Criminal
Avon, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(585) 226-3311 5579 E Avon Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
Criminal and DWI
Painted Post, NY Criminal Law Lawyer
16 Dogwood Ln
Painted Post, NY 14870
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Environmental
Cuba, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(585) 209-4094 5659 West Shore Road
Cuba, NY 14727-9627
Criminal and Family
Penn Yan, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(315) 531-3233 415 Liberty St
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
Avon, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(716) 226-3311 5579 E Avon Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
Criminal and Real Estate
Michael Charles Cimasi
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Amherst, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(716) 560-1171 66 Park Circle
Amherst, NY 14226
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
My practice pattern at the Cimasi Law Office is focused on DWI, criminal defense, and traffic matters (e.g. speeding, mechanical violations, unlicensed operation, etc.) in courts across Western New York. I also represent clients on parole violations and landlord-tenant matters. I am a highly meticulous and diligent practitioner who seeks to provide dedicated service to each client, regardless how big or small the matter. I am always available by phone, and there is no fee for initial consultations.

I also teach courses in sociology and legal studies to undergraduates at the University at Buffalo ("UB") and Buffalo State College....
Barry Nelson Covert
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Buffalo, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(716) 849-1333 42 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Criminal, Appeals, DWI and White Collar Crime
State University of New York - Buffalo
Barry Covert focuses his practice New York State and federal criminal trials and appeals; constitutional law, including First Amendment, Second Amendment, and civil rights actions; Qui Tam Act, also known as the False Claims Act; defending against allegations of scientific misconduct, scientific fraud, research misconduct, research fraud, plagiarism, and fabrication of evidence; defense of professional licensing, including for attorneys, doctors, and nurses. Mr. Covert has represented numerous professional clients relating to licensing issues and defended a prominent research scientist against allegations of scientific fraud and misconduct involving several federally funded research projects involving the Office of Research Integrity (ORI)....
Alexander Korotkin
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Rochester, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(585) 419-5714 70 Linden Oaks, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14625
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DWI
I have been practicing law in Rochester, New York, and nearby towns for the past 13 years. I concentrate my practice in matrimonial and family law. I counsel my clients on divorce, separation, custody, relocation, child support, adoption, premarital and postmarital agreements. More specifically, I assist my clients with such matters as: * Adoption * Alimony/Maintenance * Annulments * Child Abuse * Child Custody * Child Support * Child Support Enforcement * Dependency Proceedings * Divorce * Domestic Partnerships * Domestic Violence Orders * Family Court Proceedings * Family Law * Fertility and Surrogacy * Foreign Adoption * Foster Care * Grandparent Custody & Visitation Rights * Grandparent Rights * Guardianship * Name Change * Parental Rights * Paternity * Postnuptial Agreements *...
Carl Scott Spector
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Buffalo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(716) 631-9999 70 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
I'm Carl Spector and I have been providing my client's with effective defense in criminal law cases since 1986. I worked as an Assistant District Attorney for six years in Bronx County, New York. While working there I learned all about how the prosecutors office and the police work within the criminal justice system. I attended State University of New York at Buffalo where I received my B.A. degree. I then went to Nova Southeastern University in Florida where I received my law degree (J.D.). I am currently admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey and am...
(800) 879-6410 30 Wall Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Emanuel N. Mouganis
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Brockport, NY Criminal Law Lawyer
(585) 637-2123 62 Main Street
Brockport, NY 14420
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Emanuel N. Mouganis is the principal attorney of his firm and was born and raised in Brockport, New York and has a strong reputation for providing quality legal services in Western New York. Emanuel N. Mouganis holds a Juris Doctor and has also received an advanced Masters of Law degree from SUNY Buffalo Law School. While in both law and graduate law school, Emanuel N. Mouganis was elected to the Student Bar Association. Prior to forming his own firm, Emanuel N. Mouganis was nominated for a Judicial Clerkship in Circuit Court. Emanuel N. Mouganis has also served as a...
Matthew Borowski Esq
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Buffalo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(716) 330-1503 295 Main St,
Suite 1060
Buffalo, NY 14203
Criminal, Appeals and Immigration
Drexel University
The first-generation son of immigrants, Matthew Borowski is a knowledgeable and compassionate lawyer. He has been featured on news media outlets including CNN, NBC, ABC, and The Buffalo News for his asylum and refugee work. Matthew is licensed in both the U.S. and Canada. He is well-versed in immigration matters including deportation defense, family and business immigration including NAFTA/TN visas and rehabilitation/waivers, federal criminal defense, and post-conviction relief. He appears before Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, USCIS, New York state courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Borowski Law is located in downtown Buffalo,...
P. Adam Militello Esq.
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Rochester, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(585) 485-0025 2480 Browncroft Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14625
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
State University of New York - Buffalo
P. Adam Militello, Esq., graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where he received the Law Faculty Award for outstanding clinical work.

Before entering private practice he began his career with internships at the Empire Justice Center, the Monroe County District Attorney's Office, and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. Mr. Militello previously worked at a litigation-focused law firm, where he represented three companies on the 2009 Fortune top-10 list, a local school district and university, a large regional bank, and numerous individuals including physicians, artists,...
Paul Cambria Jr
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Buffalo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(716) 849-1333 42 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Criminal, Appeals, DWI and White Collar Crime
The University of Toledo College of Law
Paul J. Cambria, Jr. is recognized as one of the nation's preeminent attorneys. He focuses his practice in the areas of criminal trials, criminal appeals, constitutional law, First Amendment law, zoning and land use, antitrust, and professional licensing defense. Mr. Cambria has built a strong reputation for successfully representing individuals and businesses in complex, high-profile cases at all levels of the courts, including state, federal, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Cambria's practice is nationwide, and he divides his time between the firm's offices in Buffalo and Los Angeles. He has represented many prominent individuals, including the...
Michael Anthony Rossi
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Buffalo, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(716) 854-5555 68 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
State University of New York - Buffalo
A tough, aggressive trial lawyer, Michael Anthony Rossi began practicing in New York in 1981 and went on to form The Rossi Law Firm. The Rossi Law firm is a “results oriented” criminal and civil litigation firm with offices in Downtown Buffalo, representing clients throughout NY State.

In his 37 years of practice, Michael has focused his expertise in the areas of serious personal injury claims, complex divorce and custody matters, and criminal and DWI defense. As senior trial counsel of the firm, Michael is a fierce advocate for his clients because he knows how important results are. He has demonstrated...
George Hildebrandt
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Syracuse, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(800) 672-3523 304 S. Franklin Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and White Collar Crime
Syracuse University College of Law
For over 30 years, George Hildebrandt has represented clients in federal and state courts in drug conspiracy and smuggling, murder, white collar, firearm and other serious cases, achieving many acquittals, dismissals and reductions to lesser charges. George has built his reputation on his hard work, preparation, substantial trial experience and knowledge of the law.
Harry N Konst
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Lancaster, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(716) 601-1000 5511 Broadway Street
Lancaster, New York USA
Lancaster, NY 14086
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Immigration
Founded in Upstate New York, Konst Law serves clients in from Manhattan to Los Angeles, California, as well as international clients seeking to invest in businesses in the United States. The firm provides corporate, real estate, and business legal services, as well as investment immigration assistance. The experienced lawyers at Konst Law have successfully counseled a wide variety of clients in matters ranging from starting a company to attaining immigration goals.
Thomas Douglas Trbovich
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Williamsville, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(716) 222-2222 1967 Wehrle Drive
Suite 1
Williamsville, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
Thomas Trbovich has a history of recognition for outstanding legal service dating back to when he served as an assistant district attorney. His office receives many referrals from satisfied clients and other attorneys. Criminal defense attorneys have asked Mr. Trbovich’s firm to take over complicated criminal cases that they were uncomfortable handling. In fact, Mr. Trbovich has been the “must have attorney” other attorneys have trusted to handle their own personal matters.

Mr. Trbovich has tried as well as negotiated thousands of criminal cases. He is an experienced attorney dealing with traffic tickets and criminal defense, as well as arguing DWI...
Timothy Brooks
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Williamsville, NY Criminal Law Attorney
(716) 222-2222 1967 Wehrle Drive
Suite 1
Williamsville, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
Timothy displays strong support for his clients while investing all his time and energy in obtaining a resolution that his clients can live with.

From 1994-2015 Timothy was a highly decorated police officer in the Town of Hamburg Police Department, leading his department in DWI arrests from 1998-99, receiving the Police Officer of the Year award in 2001, and being recognized with numerous other awards, accolades, and achievements.
Lawrence A. Newman
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Ithaca, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(607) 229-5184 401 East State Street, Suite 400
Ithaca, NY 14850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Nova Southeastern University
Hi my name is Larry Newman. Originally, I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. My father was a NYS corrections officer, and my mother a waitress. I have degrees in Human Biology, and Doctorates in Law and Chiropractic. I practiced as a Chiropractic Physician for ten years. Newman and Cyr is a small boutique law firm 100% dedicated to the defense of DWI charges in New York. I am licensed in NY, PA, FL, and NJ. We offer complete representation of DWI charges within Tompkins County, Schuyler County, Seneca County, Chemung County, Tioga...
Michael Timothy Dwan
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Depew, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(716) 870-4030 5136 Transit Road
Suite 100
Depew, NY 14043
Criminal, DWI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
Michael T. Dwan is the senior partner at the Law Offices of Dwan & Counter. Mr. Dwan oversees Real Estate, Estate Planning and Criminal Defense departments at Dwan & Counter. Mr. Dwan is one of the top trial lawyers in Erie County.

Mr. Dwan is the son of longtime Judge and trial attorney Timothy J. Dwan.

Mr. Dwan received his undergraduate degree from Niagara University, and received his J.D. from the University of Buffalo Law School. He has also served as an adjunct criminal justice professor at Erie Community College and is frequently asked to be a guest lecturer at...
(716) 870-4030 115 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
Robert Friedman
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Batavia, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(800) 729-4571 113 Main Street
Suite 3
Batavia, NY 14020
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Hamline University
My Law Firm Partner and I have been working with Buffalo and WNY residents for almost four decades. So we're not surprised when clients tell us that we've helped a member of their family or neighbor in the past. We have offices in: Buffalo NY Rochester NY Akron NY Williamsville NY Batavia NY West Seneca NY Niagara Falls NY And our expertise is wide - just take a look at our practice areas and how we can help you. BUFFALO AREA PERSONAL INJURY & ACCIDENTS * Highway Accident: * Industrial Accident: * Jet Ski Accident:...
(800) 729-4571 70 Linden Oaks
3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14625
(800) 729-4571 70 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
(800) 729-4571 7510 Porter Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
(800) 729-4571 8207 Main Street
Suite 13
Williamsville, NY 14221
(800) 729-4571 3686 Seneca Street
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 542-5444 74 Main Street
Akron, NY 14001
Dennis Charles Gaughan
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Hamburg, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(716) 648-8000 6161 South Park Ave
Hamburg, NY 14075
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Bankruptcy and DWI
New York Law School
We chose to remain a small law office to provide personal, dedicated and aggressive service to our clients. My office costs a few dollars more but excellent service takes time and strategy. Offsetting our higher fees we have payment plans. We have seven lawyers working together to get the best solutions. As a small firm we call upon all areas of the law to form a comprehensive strategy and plan. As in a game making the right move determines the outcome of the case. A divorce case is often helped by a bankruptcy or our tax law knowledge. We create...
Donald George Rehkopf
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Rochester, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(585) 434-0232 31 East Main Street
2nd Floor
Rochester, NY 14614
Criminal, Appeals and Military
Capital University Law School
I concentrate in complex, serious military criminal defense and appellate matters as well as State criminal defense and appeals. I also handle military post-conviction matters; administrative separations or discharges; Article 15 (Captain's Mast) defense; and Officer misconduct matters. Additionally, I handle security clearance issues for both military and civilians.
Michael C Cyr
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Ithaca, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(607) 229-5184 The Gateway Center
401 E. State. St., Ste. 400
Ithaca, NY 14850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Suffolk University Law School
Hello! I'm Mike Cyr, an Ithaca DWI Lawyer at NEWMAN & CYR. We are a law firm based in Ithaca, NY and our practice focuses on DWI defense, criminal defense, and traffic-related matters. I hope you enjoy my blog and videos --you can always ask me a question. I represent people throughout the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY. I also represent college students at Ithaca College, Cornell University, and SUNY Binghamton with regularity. My personal defense philosophy is "past, present, and future" --i.e. minimize the charges, fight the case, and protect the future. ...
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