Skip to main content

About me

I have been practicing since 1978 and currently concentrate my practice in Family Court (no divorce or support matters) and criminal defense. I have tried numerous felony and misdemeanor cases to jury verdicts, including homicide, rape, arson, and child molestation cases. These include several prosecution trials, as I have been assigned as a Special District Attorney over 50 times in 3 counties. I am also an active children's Attorney representing children in Family Court, and take assigned criminal and family cases from the courts. A significant number of my retained cases are referred to me by other attorneys. 


Practice areas


  1. Family: 55%
    38 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    38 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Residential Real Estate: 3%
    38 years, 500 cases
  4. Wills: 2%
    38 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($200/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

No endorsements

Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

Contact info

8-12 Dietz St Ste 204
Oneonta, NY, 13820-1865


NYCurrently registered 197807/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chief Asssistant Public DefenderOtsego County Public Defender1984 - 1991
Assistant Public DefenderOtsego County Public Defender1978 - 1980
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Hartwick CollegePolitical Science (minor in English)BA - Bachelor of Arts1974