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Practice Areas


  1. Federal Crime: 65%
    37 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • David Charles Bruffett

    I endorse Robert Wells because he is the epitome of what an attorney should strive to become. Highly competent, respected in the legal community and with an unmatched desire to genuinely help his client. Rob actually cares about his clients; an increasingly rare, admirable quality.


    David Bruffett Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Bay Zeigler

    I have sat through a number of continuing legal education classes taught by Mr. Wells. I learned a lot from Mr. Wells during these presentations and am impressed with his public speaking skills. Without hesitation, I endorse this attorney.


    Jason Zeigler Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

120 E. Washington Street,
825 University Bldg.
Syracuse, NY, 13202


NYCurrently registered 197803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Presdents CommendationNew York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawers2012
President's CommendationNew York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors, Executive Com, Secretary, CLE Speaker2010 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Federal Court Bar Association for the Northern District of New YorkMember and Pro Se Advsor2009 - Present
International Associaiton of Collaborative ProfessionalsAdvisory Panel on Public Education2006 - Present
Central New York Collaborative Family Law ProfessionalsPastmember of Board of Directors, Past Secretary of CNYCFLP2006 - Present
New York State Defenders AssociationMember2001 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Atticus MagazineThe Undiscovered Power of Friendship in Advocacy2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A2011
Oklahoma City University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Syracuse UniversityAmerican StudiesN/A1974
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association - Annual MeetingCriminal Trial Practice for Young Lawyers2013
Federal Criminal Law UpdateIntroduction to Electronic Evidence Presentation in Trial2012
Fundamental of Criminal PracticeWriting and Arguing at Sentencing: The Lost and the Last Art of Justice2011
Federal Defender Criminal Defense Training ProgramFederal Sentencing Advocay2011
NYSACDL TrainerCross-Examination2008
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers TrainerDirect Examination2008