Rochester, New York Lawyers

Nicholas James Shemik
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New York Lawyer

I practice in all areas of personal injury at The Dietrich Law Firm, fighting for the rights of those that were wrongly and seriously injured by someone else’s negligence. I welcome the opportunity to advocate for your... Read More »
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Tom Anelli
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New York Attorney with 22 years experience

Tom Anelli is the Senior Partner at Tom Anelli & Associates, a practice focused solely on defending DWI charges. For almost 20 years, Tom has invested all his time learning and practicing the best methods to defend... Read More »
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Julie Vaughn Mersereau
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 34 years experience

JULIE V. MERSEREAU, ESQ. focuses her practice on Collaborative Family Law and Divorce Mediation. MEDIATION provides assistance to couples as they negotiate towards the resolution of divorce, separation, reconciliation,... Read More »
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Brian Russell Wood
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New York Attorney

Brian Wood is a personal injury attorney who is determined to obtain the maximum recovery for the injuries sustained by his clients and their loved ones as a result of the negligence of others. His diverse legal... Read More »
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Thomas Perry Setser
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 20 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Military and Securities
Mississippi College School of Law
Thomas P. Setser, a Senior Associate in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, possesses extensive courtroom experience in all matters of litigation, having served the last 19 years as a military defense counsel, civilian counsel and Assistant District Attorney.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey, Thomas began his legal career as U. S. Navy Judge Advocate, where he served on active duty as a military defense counsel, legal assistance attorney, discipline officer and brig officer. Upon leaving active duty, he opened his own legal practice as a solo practitioner and continued his military service as a Navy Reservist. After a one-year...
Jeffrey Johnstone
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Rochester, NY Attorney
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Cornell University
Jeffrey M. Johnstone is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice is concentrated in estate planning, trusts, estate administration, corporations and business, not-for-profit entities, and federal and New York tax.

He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida, in addition to the U.S. Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey, Jeffrey was an equity Partner with Harris, Chesworth, O’Brien, Johnstone & Welch, LLP.

Upon graduating from law school, Jeffrey became associated with the Rochester, New York, firm...
Eugene Welch
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 48 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Eugene Welch is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice encompasses federal and state litigation and governmental issues. After being specially invited to do so by all of the Federal Judges in the Western District of New York, Gene is a Certified Federal Court Mediator available to mediate your litigation. Gene’s experience as a Federal Prosecutor, trial instructor for Justice Department attorneys and his experience in the New York State Attorney General’s Office give him unique qualifications to assist clients to make sure they are in compliance with both New York State and Federal laws and...
John Todd Refermat
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 22 years experience
(585) 324-5762 P.O. Box 22878
Rochester, NY 14692-2878
Free ConsultationEmployment
John Refermat is an experienced, AV rated trial lawyer whose practice includes complex civil and commercial litigation, real property tax certiorari/condemnation/eminent domain, zoning and municipal/land use litigation, environmental matters, securities arbitration and construction litigation. An experienced appellate advocate, John has successfully prepared and argued appeals before various departments of the New York State Appellate Division and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. John’s commercial litigation practice includes a wide variety of shareholder/partner/limited liability entity disputes, contested dissolutions, trademark, licensing, unfair competition, warranty and Uniform Commercial Code issues, and restrictive covenants/non-compete/solicitation agreements; he also has experience...
Greta Katrin Kolcon
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 24 years experience
(585) 987-2800 700 Crossroads Building
2 State Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Environmental
Stetson University College of Law
Practical, pragmatic advice and representation offered to clients to resolve real world complex problems.
Thoughtful dispute resolution and mediation services offered to litigants and their counsel.
Cost-effective strategies.
Depth of experience.
Individual focus.

The art of representing people.
Michael Allan Rosenhouse
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 44 years experience
(585) 232-8500 75 Clinton Ave. S.
510 Clinton Sq.
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationAppeals, Business and Employment
University of Chicago
Michael A. Rosenhouse concentrates his Rochester, NY, based practice in appeals and complex trial court motions, and includes experience both with and against prominent New York City and Chicago lawyers. He has received the highest rating from the oldest and most reputable peer-review institution in the profession. His successful appellate practice is supported by years of experience in complex civil litigation. He is the author of several books and articles on a wide variety of legal subjects and has lectured for national and local, specialized and general, legal educational organizations.
Alexander Korotkin
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 24 years experience
(585) 419-5714 70 Linden Oaks, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14625
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
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 *...
Donald Osborn Chesworth
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 47 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks #110
Rochester, NY 14625
Business
Yale Law School
Donald O. Chesworth, a Partner in the Rochester office of Tully Rinckey PLLC, focuses his practice on governmental compliance, business law, municipal liability, commercial law, employment law and management issues.

Donald was admitted to the bar in Connecticut in 1966 and in New York in 1972. He is no longer active in the Connecticut bar. He is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Donald graduated from Graceland College, magnum cum laude in 1963 and from Yale Law School with a Juris...
P. Adam Militello Esq.
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Rochester, NY 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,...
Justin Michael Cordello
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 16 years experience
(585) 857-9684 95 Allens Creek, Bldg. 2, Suite 215
Rochester, NY 14618
Employment, Immigration and Personal Injury
New York Law School
I founded Cordello Law PLLC to focus entirely on labor and employment litigation on behalf of employees throughout the Rochester, New York area. Since that time, my law firm has been instrumental in obtaining significant financial recoveries for clients through the litigation and negotiation of employment disputes. While a firm’s success is generally measured from a financial standpoint, I am proud of the fact that my cases have also led to changes in illegal and abusive employment practices.
Joseph E. (Jed) Dietrich III
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New York Attorney with 23 years experience

Jed Dietrich Esq. has settled 31 cases for 1 Million Dollars or more since 1999. Jed Dietrich Esq. has personally obtained over 150 Million Dollars for the injured since 2007. Jed Dietrich Esq. has been named a New... Read More »
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Peter J. Pullano
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 32 years experience

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... Read More »
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Robert King
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Rochester, NY Lawyer
(585) 286-5124 19 West Main Street
Suite 250
Rochester, NY 14614
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Syracuse University College of Law
Attorney Robert King is an experienced and highly accomplished Rochester criminal defense & personal injury lawyer who has tried hundreds of cases. He founded King Law with the goal of protecting the rights and freedoms of clients during their time of need. Mr. King has provided effective representation for countless clients facing all types of criminal charges or who have been injured by a negligent party in New York. As a former prosecutor, Attorney King has experience on both sides of the courtroom and is a veteran of many trials.

Robert King was featured in the 2016 and 2017 Super Lawyers...
George H Gray
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 42 years experience
(585) 218-8620 625 Panorama Trail
Suite1240
Rochester, NY 14625
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Albany Law School
George Gray is a partner in the law firm of Gray & Feldman LLP, where his practice concentrates in the areas of special needs planning, estate planning and administration, business and tax law. He is a member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations and is active in the Tax and Trust and Estates Sections of these associations. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Monroe County Estate Planning Council and is active on its Program Committee. SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING: Through his long association with the...
Christine F Redfield Welch
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 27 years experience
(585) 899-1404 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
As a Senior Associate at Tully Rinckey, PLLC, Christine is part of the Family and Matrimonial Law group, where she focuses on divorce and child custody cases. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in family and matrimonial matters, working as both a private practitioner and public defender. She is also a member of the Tully Rinckey Trust and Estates group, representing persons with a wide variety of estate planning and directives.

Before joining Tully Rinckey, Christine spent 10 years as a Court Attorney and Referee to the Hon. Patricia Gallaher, acting state Supreme Court Justice and Family Court Judge...
Ken Smith
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 17 years experience
(585) 434-0799 300 State Street, Suite 502
Rochester, NY 14614
Free ConsultationEnergy, Environmental, Municipal and Real Estate
Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School
Ken concentrates his practice in the area of environmental, land use, energy and agricultural law as a member of The Zoghlin Group. He represents clients in litigation involving regulatory violations, property damage, toxic torts and contaminated property. He also assists clients in navigating a number of federal, state and local environmental and land use regulations, including the CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), NEPA, SEQR programs as well as brownfield redevelopment, local zoning and agricultural issues involving the USDA's NRCS and FSA. Ken also represents municipal, private and public interest group clients in...
Julie Vaughn Mersereau
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 34 years experience
(585) 377-5487 95 Allens Creek Rd, Bldg 2 Ste 123
Rochester, NY 14618
Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
JULIE V. MERSEREAU, ESQ. focuses her practice on Collaborative Family Law and Divorce Mediation. MEDIATION provides assistance to couples as they negotiate towards the resolution of divorce, separation, reconciliation, parenting and other family issues. Mediation is a cooperative settlement process entered into voluntarily. The mediator acts as a neutral professional who helps the participants make practical, informed decisions to resolve their differences. This process encourages the participants to reach a voluntary agreement that is mutually satisfactory. The goal is to accomplish a “win – win” outcome wherein both parties have their needs and goals addressed and are “okay”...
Peter J. Pullano
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 32 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Appeals and Criminal
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...
Jeff D. DeFrancisco Esq.
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(585) 653-7343 510 Clinton Square #510
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationRochester, NY Attorney with 19 years experience
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Syracuse University College of Law
Mr. DeFrancisco has achieved some of the top verdicts in Upstate, New York with 2 verdicts approximately $10,000,000 each. Mr. DeFrancisco has extensive experience handling large injury cases which you can see on his website. Described by his clients as an attorney of the “highest quality” who goes “above and beyond” for those he represents, Jeff DeFrancisco, Esq. has made a career out of providing the very best service for his clients throughout Upstate New York.

Mr. DeFrancisco has extensive experience in handling all different types of personal injury matters including medical malpractice, construction accidents, motor vehicle...
William Mattar
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 30 years experience
(585) 444-4444 16 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Syracuse University College of Law
William Mattar, P.C. is a personal injury law firm with a focus on motor vehicle accidents. The firm has represented thousands of injured clients throughout New York State, serving in the Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany regions since 1990.
J. Nelson Thomas
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 25 years experience
(525) 272-0540 693 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
I am one of the founding partners of Thomas & Solomon LLP. Ihave more than a decade's experience in employment law litigation and counsel. I litigate a range of matters from complex employment class action lawsuits to litigation involving all types of individual workplace disputes, ranging from claims of illegal termination and harassment, to actions to recover unpaid benefits.
I am also a certified Federal Court mediator with WDNY, with over 25 certified hours of training and role-play. Completed at least one observation and two meditations under the supervision of the WDNY program director. Maintains a minimum of 6...
James David Hartt
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 17 years experience
(585) 490-7100 70 Linden Oaks
Third Floor
Rochester, NY 14625
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal, Education and Employment
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney James D. Hartt represents victims of employment discrimination statewide. He has significant experience representing clients in the NYS Division of Human Rights, EEOC and in State and Federal Courts. Call Attorney James D. Hartt today to set up your free initial telephone consultation.
With Offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and a Satellite Office in Manhattan, Attorney James D. Hartt is proud to offer his legal expertise to New Yorkers statewide.

James practices in several other areas of law, including but not limited to: criminal defense, professional licensure defense, civil litigation, education law, and others!
Emanuel N. Mouganis
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New York Lawyer

Attorney Emanuel Mouganis has the accolades you and your family can trust, including being ranked by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of New York. He is also ranked by the... Read More »
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Jeff D. DeFrancisco Esq.
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 19 years experience

Mr. DeFrancisco has achieved some of the top verdicts in Upstate, New York with 2 verdicts approximately $10,000,000 each. Mr. DeFrancisco has extensive experience handling large injury cases which you can see on his... Read More »
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James L. Riotto
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ROCHESTER, NY Lawyer with 8 years experience
(585) 546-4001 30 West Broad Street
Suite 306
ROCHESTER, NY 14614
Criminal and DWI
Albany Law School
Attorney James L. Riotto has an impressive law enforcement background combined with substantial criminal defense experience. His extensive experience as a state trooper, within law enforcement, and in criminal prosecution provides a unique perspective that sets him apart from other Rochester criminal defense attorneys. Clients get the benefit of an attorney with a clear understanding of both sides of their legal issues.
Lawrence Krieger
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 28 years experience
(585) 773-1991 75 South Clinton Avenue
Clinton Square, Suite 510
Rochester, NY 14604
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Boston University
Highly Reviewed Family Court and Divorce Attorney.

I also brought the first lawsuit seeking to take down the City of Rochester's red light cameras system as an unconstitutional "cash grab". See: Lawrence Krieger vs. City Of Rochester. I am not afraid to take on City Hall or any opponent in court. I put that same passion and experience into fighting for my clients' legal rights in court.

I earned my Juris Doctorate degree from Boston University - School of Law (consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report).

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Gabriella MacDonald
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Rochester, NY 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...
Carolyn Chase
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 17 years experience
(585) 662-8836 2480 Browncroft Boulevard, Suite 126
Rochester, NY 14625
Divorce and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
Since 2002, Carolyn L. Chase, Esq.’s practice focus has been on Family and Matrimonial Law. Her extensive advocacy for children, her experience handling domestic violence issues, paternity, adoption, neglect and abuse, and her familiarity with the courts in Monroe and the surrounding counties are just a few of the reasons why clients seek her out.
Jennifer Fazio
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 24 years experience
(585) 486-4800 20 Wildbriar Road
Suite D
Rochester, NY 14623
Divorce and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
Ms. Fazio is a partner with the law firm of Dentino, Cammarata & Fazio, LLP and is well respected in the legal community for her skills in the areas of matrimonial and family law. For nearly twenty-five years, she has assisted clients through the difficult transition of divorce, separation and other sensitive family law matters. Ms. Fazio offers compassionate yet effective legal services on the issues of premarital and post marital agreements, separation, divorce, support of children and spouses, division of marital assets and debts, custody and visitation, same sex marriage issues and dissolution of civil unions.

Although...
Joseph Callahan
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(585) 698-1200 510 Clinton Square
# 5163
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationRochester, NY Lawyer with 33 years experience
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Syracuse University College of Law
Joe Callahan began his career as a CPA with Deloitte in Manhattan and left there to work as a tax attorney. He's been with the law firm of Mackay, Caswell & Callahan since 1992 and is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut, together with the U.S. District Court and U.S. Tax Court.

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P.C handles various IRS and New York State tax controversies including IRS Audit Strategies and Defenses, Enforced Tax Collection (Notices of Levy & Notices of Lien), Offers in Compromise, Innocent & Injured Spouse Relief, Responsible Person Assessment Defense, Tax Court, IRS...
Kirsten W. Lamb
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 14 years experience
(585) 653-8710 171 Rutgers St.
Rochester, NY 14607
Estate Planning and Real Estate
State University of New York - Buffalo
Zachary T. Ruetz
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Rochester, NY 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...
Robert Friedman
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 729-4571 70 Linden Oaks
3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14625
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:...
Patrick J. Solomon
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 23 years experience
(877) 272-4066 693 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Employment
Cornell Law School
I am a founding partner of Thomas & Solomon LLP. Where I practice solely in employment law, first at a large firm advising employers, and then, since 2000, as partner at Thomas & Solomon LLP representing employees. Currently, I concentrate my practice on national wage and hour, class and collective action litigation. I have represented hundreds of thousands of employees, and recovered back wages resulting in tens of millions of dollars for those clients. I have been selected to be a mediator for the United States District Court for the Western District of New York and regularly mediates federal...
Adam H. Rosenblum
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New York Lawyer with 14 years experience

Rosenblum Law is the largest and highest customer-rated traffic violations law firm in both NY & NJ. Experienced and skilled criminal defense and traffic violations attorneys, the Firm has a reputation for... Read More »
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Karen Menter Lowe Esq.
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New York Attorney with 10 years experience

SUNY Buffalo Law SchoolNew York
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Marc Stephen Brown
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 24 years experience
(585) 287-5275 3380 Monroe Avenue, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14618
Construction, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
Michigan State University College of Law
Mr. Marc S. Brown has been practicing law for more than 20 years, focusing primarily on construction law, commercial litigation, and personal injury matters. He frequently represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and bonding companies, and has extensive experience handling construction contracts, lien law, trust fund, construction defects, and surety claims. Mr. Brown has also defended architects and engineers in professional liability disputes relating to the negligent design of buildings and structures. Mr. Brown’s extensive commercial experience includes not only construction matters, but all manner of contract disputes, including those involving real property and agriculture. Mr. Brown has represented landowners, growers,...
Brian Shiffrin
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Rochester, NY Lawyer with 41 years experience
(585) 423-8290 Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP
16 W. Main Street, Suite 243
Rochester, NY 14614
Appeals and Criminal
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Brian Shiffrin is a partner at Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP, a law firm dedicated to criminal defense. Brian specializes in post-conviction representation. He has argued appeals in numerous courts, including the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Additionally, he has been counsel representing clients at trials, including murder trials. Brian is Past President of the Rochester Chapter of American Inns of Court and a former Trustee of the Monroe County Bar Association. He has twice served as Chair of the Criminal Justice Section of the Monroe County Bar Association. Brian is the co-author of...
Sarah E. Cressman
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 272-4066 693 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Employment
University at Buffalo Law School
Ms. Cressman is experienced in representing and advising employees regarding workplace issues, such a wage and hour matters, workplace harassment, wrongful termination, EEOC proceedings, employee benefits and contract matters. Ms. Cressman is also an experienced litigator, representing employees in state and federal court, including extensive experience litigating class actions.
Vincent Criscuolo
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 35 years experience
(585) 232-3240 130 WEST MAIN STREET, Suite 220
Rochester, NY 14614
Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Syracuse University College of Law
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William Jeffrey Shramek
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 27 years experience
(585) 752-7523 250 Mill Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal 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...
Peter Rodgers
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 42 years experience
(585) 324-5707 130 East Main Street
Second Floor
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
State University of New York - Buffalo
Peter Rodgers represents individuals in trials involving personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, wrongful death and business disputes. He is a frequent lecturer on trial practice for the New York State and local bar associations. He has authored articles on trial practice. His work in medical malpractice has involved cardiac, neurologic, obstetrical, orthopedic, vascular and infectious disease lawsuits including the failure to diagnose cancer, heart disease and infectious disease. Peter has represented patients who are victims of surgical error and emergency room neglect. He also has represented those injured or killed in auto, premises and workplace accidents.
Thomas J. Cusker
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 54 years experience
(585) 338-3880 2121 North Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14617
Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Albany Law School
My practice is concentrated in the areas of residential real estate, Medicaid planning, wills and trusts, estate planning, probate and estate administration. Whether you are thinking of buying a new home, selling your existing home, planning for your future or dealing with the passing of a loved one, my 43+ years of experience in those matters will help you accomplish your goals as effectively and stress-free as possible. I can guarantee that I will personally deal with your concerns and you won't be shuffled off to a paralegal or young associate. If it's important to you, it's important to me. EXPERIENCE COUNTS!
Donald George Rehkopf
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 44 years experience
(585) 434-0232 31 East Main Street
2nd Floor
Rochester, NY 14614
Appeals, Criminal 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.
Letty Laskowski
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 9 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Syracuse University College of Law
Letty Laskowski, a Senior Associate in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, focuses her practice on civil litigation in state and federal courts, including municipal liability defense and personal injury.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Letty was associated with Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch, LLP since 2015. She previously was affiliated with Harris, Chesworth, O’Brien, Johnstone & Welch, LLP (2011-2015); Special Counsel, Inc., (2010-2011); and Thomas & Solomon, LLP (2010).

While in law school, Letty participated in the Community Development Law Clinic, assisting clients with the organizational and regulatory needs of both for-profit LLCs and not-for-profit corporations. She is currently a member...
Jacqueline Marie Thomas
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Rochester, NY Attorney with 27 years experience
(585) 324-5717 130 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Union University 's Albany Law
Ms. Thomas is a partner at Lacy Katzen LLP in the firm's litigation group. She is chair of the firm’s personal injury litigation department and has been a trial attorney for over 25 years. Her practice is focused in civil litigation including personal injury, medical malpractice, hospital malpractice, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, construction site accidents, dog bites, commercial and estate litigation. Ms. Thomas is knowledgeable in the area of insurance coverage litigation and represents insurance policy holders in coverage dispute litigation against their insurance companies. She has also represented...
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