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James Patrick Punch

  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate ...
  • New York
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Univ Of Dayton
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University of Dayton School of Law
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State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. (1977) | Political Science and Russian language
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Professional Experience
County, Family, Surrogate and Acting Supreme Court Judge
Orleans County Judge
Handled all civil litigation, criminal and family cases. Responsible for all probate matters and will contests. Started Drug Court and Domestic Violence Court. Youngest and longest serving County/State level judge in county history.
Elected District Attorney
Orleans County District Attorney
Head prosecutor in Orleans County. 98% felony conviction rate. Youngest District Attorney in New York State. Elected in 1985; re-elected in 1990.
Private attorney
James Punch, private practice
General practice in Medina , NY. Will and estates, criminal defense, family law, civil litigation and probate cases.
Outstanding Alumnus
Medina High School Alumni Organization
Recognized for excellence in profession of law and contributions to the community.
Citizen of the Year
Boy Scouts of America
Recognized for contributions to Scouting and the community.
Difference Maker Award
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Recognized for excellence in the prosecution of D.W.I. cases in Orleans County
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 1714161
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 1714161
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Federal Court
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reasonable Fees and Professional, Friendly Service
Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Elder Law
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Contact & Map
James Punch
534 Main Street, Suite 15
P. O. Box 695
Medina, NY 14103
Telephone: (585) 774-1025
Cell: (585) 332-6398
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Call for appointment. Video conferencing available. Office building has an elevator and office is handicap accessible.