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About me

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.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Italian, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%



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    Frank is an excellent advocate for his clients.


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    Frank has been a friend for many years. He has experience representing clients in many areas. He treats all people with the respect they deserve and has been a very successful advocate.


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Contact info

The Law Office of Frank Ciardi

1 E Main Street
Suite 711
Rochester, NY, 14614-1880


NYCurrently registered 200407/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honor SocietyNational Political Science Honor Society1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Prosecuting AttorneyMonroe County District Attorney2005 - 2010
AssociateElliott Stern and Calabrese2003 - 2006
Summer Law Clerk7th Judical District Supreme Court Monroe County2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Monroe County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
United states District Court for the Western District of New YorkMember2004 - Present
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New YorkMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DWINot Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at BuffaloLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Niagara UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000