After serving as a prosecutor in the Monroe County District Attorney's Office for... more
After serving as a prosecutor in the Monroe County District Attorney's Office for nearly 17 years, including 4 years as head of the DWI Bureau, in 2010, I went into private practice. In addition to earning Avvo's locally rare "Superb" DWI trial attorney designation, for over 10 consecutive years, I have been rated "BV Distinguished" by Martindale-Hubbell, the legal profession's leading peer re... view profile
I have handled approximately a thousand DWI cases during my 18 year career. I have... more
I have handled approximately a thousand DWI cases during my 18 year career. I have conducted hundreds of trials in Courts throughout upstate New York. I am proud of my success representing and helping people through difficult times.
I was born and raised in Rochester New York and am familar with everyone in the... more
I was born and raised in Rochester New York and am familar with everyone in the legal community. I was a Assistant District Attorney for 5 years before becoming a Defense Attorney. I am compassionate about helping people and am knowledgable of the variety of defense for criminal matters.
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.