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Robert Michael Vella

Robert Michael Vella

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense

About Me

Experienced and aggressive litigation attorney who strives to provide high quality, honest, professional representation to individuals and small businesses.  I have dedicated my practice to the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law in addition to Criminal Defense.  As a former Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County and respected trial attorney, I have provided clients with caring and expert representation for over 20 years.  Additionally, I am a professor of law at St. John's University and also serve as a Village Trustee within Nassau County.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Divorce & Separation: 75%
    24 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    26 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jeffrey B. Fox

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred Mr. Vella as a matrimonial lawyer to numerous clients. Mr. Vella is well known in the Nassau County Courts and I will continue to refer him to clients seeking assistance with matrimonial matters.


    Jeffrey Fox Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Alita P. McKinnon

    I endorse this lawyer. He is honest, fair, and a highly skilled litigator.


    Alita McKinnon Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

114 Old Country Rd Ste 680
Mineola, NY, 11501-4410


NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorSt. John's University2009 - 2012
Managing PartnerPillari & Vella, LLP.1991 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyNassau County District Attorney's Office1989 - 1991

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989