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James L. Riotto

James L. Riotto

Dedicated to Protecting the Rights of Individuals
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • New York
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Biography

Attorney James L. Riotto has an impressive law enforcement background combined with substantial criminal defense experience. His extensive experience as a state trooper, within law enforcement, and in criminal prosecution provides a unique perspective that sets him apart from other Rochester criminal defense attorneys. Clients get the benefit of an attorney with a clear understanding of both sides of their legal issues.

Education
Albany Law School
J.D.
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State University of New York - College at Cortland
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of James L. Riotto
Current
Trooper
New York State Police
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Enforced New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law Conducted Criminal Investigations Certified New York State Instructor
Police Officer
State of New York University Police
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Enforced New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law Conducted Criminal Investigations
Correction Officer
Federal Bureau of Prisons and NYS Department of Corrections
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Supervised and transported inmates.
Publications
Articles & Publications
DWI coordinator in Upstate New York faces DWI charges
Riotto Law Blog
Speaking Engagements
Careers in the Legal Field, Hot Careers Lunch and Learn
CLE Field Sobriety Testing, Client Centered Representation
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Monroe County Public Defender's Office
Certifications
Certified Instructor
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
New York State Certified Instructor
New York State Police
Awards
2023 AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubble
Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
Rising Star
Superlawyers
2020 AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubble
2019 AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubble
Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards
Rising Star
Superlawyers
2018 AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubble
Superlawyers Rising Star
Thompson Reuters
Rising Star
Superlawyers
2023 AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubble
Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards
Professional Associations
Monroe County Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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2nd Circuit
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Federal Court - Western and Northern Districts of New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Riotto Law Blog
Blog
Riotto Law Blog
Contact & Map
The Law Office of James L. Riotto
Rochester Office
30 West Broad Street
Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14614
Telephone: (585) 546-4001
The Law Office of James L. Riotto
Albany Office
120 Broadway
Albany, NY 12204
Telephone: (518) 205-9229