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Paul Keely Costello

Practice areas:

Litigation, Tax, Personal Injury, Immigration

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About Me

At a Glance:

P. Keely Costello is of counsel to Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP where he is a member of the Litigation Department. He concentrates his practice in residential and commercial tax assessment, worker’s compensation, social security disability, personal injury and criminal practice.


In the area of tax assessment, Mr. Costello has represented clients in the petition, negotiation and trial of reductions in commercial and residential tax assessment in towns and villages throughout New York State as well as properties in the cities of Syracuse and Rochester. The commercial properties have ranged from office buildings, strip malls, and large apartment complexes to two-family dwellings.


Mr. Costello received his J.D. degree from Cornell University Law School and his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Trinity College, elected to Phi Beta Kappa.


Bar Admissions:

Mr. Costello is admitted to practice in the State of New York.


Professional Affiliations:

Mr. Costello is a member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations.



In addition to his practice at Woods, Oviatt, Mr. Costello is a retired Captain in the United States Naval Reserve and a former Irondequoit Town Justice.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Immigration: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Tax: 25%
  4. Litigation: 25%

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Contact Info

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

2 State Street
700 Crossroads Building
Rochester, NY, 14614-1313



NYCurrently registered 197203/13/2015

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Monroe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Trinity CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A