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About me

I am a criminal defense attorney. I believe that my clients are presumed innocent until the government overcomes that burden beyond a reasonable doubt. I believe the system of criminal justice must be forced to recognize the rights of criminal defendants and their obligations to due process for that system to have any integrity.  I believe it is essential to treat my clients with respect and dignity and protect them from the abuse of power. This is all I ever wanted to be and all I ever will be.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    31 years, 5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Lawrence. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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  • Donald George Rehkopf

    I've known Mr. Kasperek for 20+ years as a lawyer. He stands up for and stands by his clients - period. A great courtroom advocate that is not intimidated. I strongly would recommend him as a Defense Counsel.

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Contact info

16 W Main St Ste 243
Rochester, NY, 14614-1601

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198503/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Village JusticeVillage of Honeoye Falls2010 - Present
PartnerEaston Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP2008 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorMonroe Community College2008 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Lawrence L. Kasperek1999 - 2008
Trial attorneyMonroe County Public Defender1985 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Magistrates AssociationMember2010 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of New YorkMember2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
New York State Defenders AssociationMember2004 - Present
ACLUMember2002 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitMember2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of New YorkMember1985 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
State University of New York, College at FredoniaPoliticial Science & PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Defending Child Enticcement Cases: How not to Catch a PredatorChild Pornography2009
Practical Skills in Criminal JusticeEvidence in Criminal Cases2000