Wyoming County, New York Criminal Lawyers

Michael Meredith Mohun
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Wyoming County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(585) 937-8987 344 Kern Road
Cowlesville, NY 14037
Criminal and DWI
State University of New York - Buffalo
My practice is limited to the defense of those charged with crimes. I practice in State Courts,throughout Western New York
Raymond Paul Sciarrino
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Wyoming County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(585) 237-6146 2 Borden Ave.
Perry, NY 14530
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Cornell Law School
Steven Michael Cohen
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(716) 636-7600 43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
From New York City originally and now residing and practicing law in Buffalo, New York, Mr. Cohen has been successfully trying civil and criminal cases, including numerous civil rights and constitutional law cases, for over 25 years. In addition to corporate clients and individual litigation clients, he regularly represents local, state and federal law enforcement officers from numerous agencies, defending them in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings. Admitted to practice in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, he has been admitted pro hac vice to conduct trials in many other states. Mr. Cohen is frequently brought in as...
MIchael Benz
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(716) 636-7600 43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Drexel University School of Law
Michael T. Benz is an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation department; handling personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense cases. His motto and practice is to prepare every case as though it will be a jury trial; and he is confident that his trial preparation is the key to getting the best result for his clients.

Mr. Benz brings vast trial experience with him to HoganWillig, having tried hundreds of cases as an Assistant Defender at the nationally recognized Defender Association of Philadelphia, before starting his own private criminal defense practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a native “Buffalonian” he...
William A. Lorenz Jr.
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(716) 636-7600 43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
Criminal, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
William A. Lorenz, Jr., joined HoganWillig as an Associate Attorney in the fall of 2013. He currently focuses his practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, and Real Estate Law.

Mr. Lorenz brings a variety of legal experience with him to HoganWillig, having worked in the areas of civil litigation, criminal practice, family law, intellectual property law, landlord-tenant law, and real estate law. Since admission to the New York State Bar, Mr. Lorenz has appeared in courts in both Erie and Niagara County on various matters, including evictions and civil litigation. Recently, he lobbied in Albany for the Child...
Kevin Scott Mahoney
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(716) 636-7600 43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Kevin Mahoney received his B.A., Ed.M and J.D. all from the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a member of HoganWillig's Family and Criminal Law Departments, Mr. Mahoney regularly assists individuals who are in a very difficult time of their lives. He believes it is his task to calmly offer skilled advice and perspective during what is often a difficult or emotionally charged situation.

In the area of family law, Mr. Mahoney and his colleagues assist individuals with family court proceedings which most commonly involve custody/visitation and/or paternity and support proceedings. They also assist individuals in all aspects of...
Harry N Konst
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(716) 601-1000 5511 Broadway Street
Lancaster, NY 14086
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Konst Law provides real estate, divorce, personal injury, corporate and business legal services.
Michael Ranzenhofer
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Genesee County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(585) 343-0746 113 Main Street
Batavia, NY 14021
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
State University of New York - Buffalo
My name is Mike Ranzenhofer. I assist residents of the Buffalo and WNY area with their legal needs in three specific practice areas. They are: * Injury Law * Divorce and Family Law * DWI and other Crimes I am one of the managing partners of Friedman & Ranzenhofer. Our firm has been helping Buffalo and WNY area folks since the late 1950's so it's likely we've helped a family member or friend in the past. In fact, we're told numerous times weekly just that. Area residents come to us for help for...
Mr. Michael W. Cole
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(716) 937-9150 13349 Broadway Street
Alden, NY 14004
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DWI and Estate Planning
SUNY Buffalo Law School
David Pajak
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(716) 630-0400 13179 Broadway
Suite 2
Alden, NY 14004
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Personal Injury and Products Liability
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Eric David Friedhaber
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(716) 542-5413 12364 Main Rd
Rte. 5
Akron, NY 14001
Criminal, DWI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(716) 652-3151 2340 Bowen Rd
Elma Center, NY 14059
Criminal, DWI, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Michael Charles Cimasi
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 5 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....
P. Adam Militello Esq.
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Monroe County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 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,...
Matthew Borowski Esq
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Erie County, 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,...
Alexander Korotkin
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Monroe County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 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 *...
Corey John Hogan
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(716) 636-7600 43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
Criminal, Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
I founded Corey J. Hogan and Associates in 1975 in Lockport, New York. In 1990, I moved the firm's headquarters to Amherst, New York while maintaining an office in Lockport. In 1998, HoganWillig was established through a merger of The Law Office of Ronald Willig, founded in 1966, and Corey J. Hogan and Associates. I have been in practice for over 35 years since admission to the New York State Bar in 1975. Every year since 2007, I was voted an Upstate New York "Super Lawyer", reflecting the esteem and confidence of the local legal community. As one of...
Carl Scott Spector
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 32 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...
Zachary T. Ruetz
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Monroe County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Criminal and Employment
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
As an Associate at Tully Rinckey PLLC, Zachary handles both federal labor and employment plaintiff’s cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Merit Systems Protection Board – in which he defends the rights of federal employees against a range of abuses, including discrimination and retaliation claims, as well as wrongful personnel actions – as well as defending against criminal charges in all town and county courts surrounding the Rochester Office and federal charges within the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. Zachary has enjoyed great success in aggressively and effectively representing federal employees and...
Jeffrey Vincent Scherer
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Livingston County, 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...
Dominic Saraceno
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(716) 626-7007 534 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
Georgia State University College of Law
Mr. Saraceno has handled many of the most high profile cases in Western New York over the last two decades, winning homicide trials, rape trials, kidnapping trials, assault trials, larceny trials and DWI/DUI trials. Mr. Saraceno has often appeared on national news networks like CNN, Fox News and the NBC Nightly News. Additionally, Mr. Saraceno has been featured on local television networks, the Buffalo News, and the Niagara Gazette defending his clients in high profile criminal defense cases.

Whether you are charged with a DWI/DUI or a violent felony matter, Mr. Saraceno's aggressive defense strategies will ensure you...
Michael Timothy Dwan
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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...
Kevin Van Allen
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Livingston County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 21 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...
Dennis Charles Gaughan
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Erie County, 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...
Mr. Frank M Bogulski Esq.
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(716) 649-0090 265 Union St
Ste 203
Hamburg, NY 14075
Criminal, Business, DWI and White Collar Crime
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Frank M Bogulski was born and raised in Hamburg, NY along the lakeshore where he enjoyed water sports and played ice hockey. He graduated from Frontier High School and received a United States Army ROTC scholarship to attend Cornell University. While at Cornell, Frank studied economics and business and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. He was active in the Army ROTC program and completed the United States Army Advance Camp at Fort Brag, NC. Following his educational career at Cornell, he was commissioned as a United States Army officer and served in the military...
Michael Seibert
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(716) 222-2222 1967 Wehrle Drive
Suite 1
Amherst, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
A valuable DWI and criminal defense attorney with Trbovich Law Firm. Michael has a reputation for being a dedicated and passionate trial attorney. He now dedicates his considerable talents and legal experience to defending against drunk driving charges, and his work has been recognized on local Channel 4 News and wivb.com.

Mr. Seibert is a member of the National College for DUI Defense. He has worked as a Law Clerk for Law Office of Frank L Bybel, Private Practice in Family and Criminal Law, and the Law Office of Dennis C Gaughan.

Mr. Seibert served in the United States Army...
Thomas Douglas Trbovich
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Erie County, 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...
David Centeno
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(866) 830-2064 300 International Drive, Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal and Divorce
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
My name is David Centeno and I was born and raised in New York City. Today, I'm proud to serve as a divorce and family lawyer throughout New York State for people like you. I use my experience to help you get through your NY uncontested divorce, which can be a very stressful time. I'm not just a NY divorce lawyer, I'm a NY family man. As a husband and father, I know and appreciate the value of family. I understand what you have at stake and will work hard to protect you and your family through...
David A. Hoffmann
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Livingston County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 10 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...
Timothy Brooks
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Erie County, 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.
Jeannie D. Michalski Esq.
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Livingston County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 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,...
Barry Nelson Covert
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 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)....
Andrew S. Tabashneck
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(716) 526-7405 5784 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce and Family
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Free Consultations 24/7. Affordable Payment Plans. Divorce and Criminal Lawyer in Buffalo NY. Call Andrew Tabashneck Esq direct at (716) 526-7405.
Peter J. Pullano
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Monroe County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Criminal and Appeals
Albany Law School and SUNY Buffalo Law School
Peter is the Managing Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester Office, where he practices criminal defense.

With over 30 years of criminal defense experience, Peter has handled thousands of criminal cases, including violations, misdemeanors, felonies and appeals. He has primarily represented defendants in felony cases in both state and federal courts. Peter is certified as “learned counsel” in federal court capital cases. Prior to New York State’s abolishment of capital punishment, he was likewise certified to handle death penalty cases in state courts.

On multiple occasions, Peter has won acquittals or verdicts to lesser charges for clients charged with murder. Additionally, he...
Gabriella MacDonald
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Monroe County, NY Criminal Law Attorney
(585) 204-7330 2480 Browncroft Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14625
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Gabriella MacDonald, Esq. was born and raised in Monroe County. She is a graduate of the New York State University at Buffalo Law School, where she was presented with awards including a spot on the Public Service Honor Roll, and also the CALI award, which recognizes her outstanding achievements in trial advocacy.

While attending law school, Ms. MacDonald also spent time as a teaching assistant, she was a member of the UB Law Mock Trial Team, and she was a member of the Erie County Woman’s Bar Association. She also volunteered to coach mock trial students at a local...
Michael Kuzma
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(716) 822-7645 1893 Clinton Street
Buffalo, NY 14206
Free ConsultationCriminal and Traffic Tickets
University Buffalo Law
Michael Kuzma is a solo practitioner in Buffalo. He has long viewed the law as being a tool to bring about social, political and economic change. For over three decades, Mike has fought to make government more open and accountable through use of the federal and state Freedom of Information (FOI) laws. He has litigated a number of FOI cases against agencies such as the CIA, FBI and New York State Department of Correctional and Community Supervision (DOCCS). Mike has represented Native American activist and political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, Jalil Muntaqim, Occupy Buffalo and Leslie James...
Parker MacKay
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Erie County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(716) 803-8166 3110 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DWI
State University of New York - Buffalo
Born and raised in the Buffalo area, Mr. MacKay is a graduate of Canisius High School. Following high school, he attended S.U.N.Y. Buffalo, graduating cum laude and “With High Distinction” in the psychology department. Attending law school after taking several years off, Mr. MacKay graduated magna cum laude early on an accelerated track from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo Law School. While there, he participated in several moot court competitions, including representing the school in a national criminal law moot court competition. In addition, Mr. MacKay interned with the Hon. Timothy J. Drury of the New York State Supreme Court and...
John C. Nelson
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Cattaraugus County, NY Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 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...
William Jeffrey Shramek
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Monroe County, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(585) 752-7523 250 Mill Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy and DWI
Cleveland State University
I am a criminal defense, DWI, and traffic law attorney with offices in the historic High Falls area of Rochester, New York. My practice is primarily in Monroe County, but I also handle cases in the surrounding counties of Livingston, Genesee, Wayne, Ontario and others. My traffic law practice takes me to Stafford, NY and Tyre, NY. I defend individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor crimes and less serious violations. These crimes include: Assault DWI Aggravated DWI DWAI (violation) Driving under the influence of drugs Grand Larceny Petit Larceny Armed robbery Possession of controlled substances (drugs) Narcotics sale Criminal trespass Criminal possession of stolen property Criminal possession of a weapon Driving...
Donald George Rehkopf
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Monroe County, 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.
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Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

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Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

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