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"If you love your job, you'll never work a day in your life!" I love being a lawyer. My job allows me to help you through your most difficult times. It allows me to have a positive impact in your life. But I don't work, because I love being a lawyer. At my firm, we firmly believe that we have reinvented the practice because WE all Love what we do. We are a different law firm, and we want to become your family attorneys for generations to come.


Anthony P. Ruffini, the founding member of Ruffini and Associates, P.C. promises that he will be personally involved in your case from the very moment you walk into our firm's doors.  We promise to provide you sound, cost effective, and goal oriented legal advice.  From Criminal Law to Personal Injury, Matrimonial to Estate Planning, our attorneys are experts in their fields and promise to hold your hand and walk you through the legal crisis you are going through.  Visit us on the web at or call today at 718-227-3003 to see if our firm can help you.


Languages spoken: Italian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 40%
    13 years, 200 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    13 years, 50 cases
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    13 years, 25 cases
  4. Family: 10%
    13 years, 25 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Matthew Lenza

    Anthony is a very smart attorney who covers a wide variety of legal matters.


    Matthew Lenza Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kevin B. Zazzera

    I endorse this lawyer. Anthony is a very good attorney and has an excellent reputation in the local legal community.


    Kevin Zazzera Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Ruffini and Associates, P.C.

4308 Richmond Avenue

Staten Island, NY, 10312-6239

4308 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY, 103120000



NYCurrently registered 200303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Military Outstaning Volunteer Service MedalUSCG2009
Meritorious Unit Com, with "O" for Miracle on HudsonUSCG2009
CDR McGarvey Leadership AwardU.S.Coast Guard Officer Candidate School2007
National Defense MedalUnited States Coast Guard2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding and Managing PartnerRuffini and Associates, P.C.2008 - Present
Reserve OfficerUnited States Coast Guard2007 - Present
Law Clerk to Supreme Court JusticeSupreme Court of the State of New York2005 - 2007
Federal Law Enforcement OfficerUnited States Custom's Service1999 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
USCG NY Officer's AssocationMember2008 - Present
Reserve Officer's AssocationLife Member2008 - Present
Staten Island Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Staten Island Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Friends of Clay Pit PondBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Staten Island Project Homefront, Inc.Chief Financial Officer2006 - Present
Richmond County Bar AssociationDirector2003 - Present
AMICO, Inc.Director2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Domestic Violence - Two Counties - Universal Settlement - NO JAIL5 day split, probation
Second DWI in 5 years - Felony - No Jail - No Probation Very good outcome...
Gun Possession - CPW reduced to ViolationBKLYN Gun Charge Plea to Violation
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Publication nameTitleDate
NYLS Journal of International and Comparative Law"Is that your final answer? U.S. Customs and the Finality Requirement"2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
Saint John's UniversityN/AB.S. cum laude1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sea Partners/AAWMaritime Mobility versus Environmental Concerns of Pollution2008