Marco Caviglia Esq.

Marco Caviglia Esq.

Law Firm of Marco Caviglia
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Legal Malpractice...
  • New York
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Marco Caviglia divides his practice principally among three areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Law, and Matrimonial/Family Law. Mr. Caviglia has been a trial attorney for 37 years. He graduated from Colgate University in 1973 and from Albany Law School at Union University in 1980. He is admitted to the New York Bar and the Bar for the Federal Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. In Dutchess County, he has served as Chief Assistant Public Defender, Assistant District Attorney, and County Legislator, as well as Deputy Town Attorney for Poughkeepsie and Special Counsel to the Town of Wappinger Falls, and is currently a Board of Elections Commissioner. Mr. Caviglia is a Diplomate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in the teaching of trial advocacy skills to attorneys. He is one of the few attorneys in New York State that is 35-b Board Certified to try capital cases and has been lead counsel in four death penalty cases. Mr. Caviglia serves as Arbitrator on the Second Department Appellate Division. He is also a member of the Dutchess County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Board of Directors and an elected Fire Commissioner. He has been a lecturer to the bar for Continuing Legal Education accredited courses for the NYS Bar Association and the Dutchess County Bar Association in more both Personal Injury and Criminal Law. During his campaigns for County Judge in 2010 and Family Court Judge in 2012, he was rated as "Highly Qualified" by the Dutchess County Bar Association and "Highly Qualified" by the Governor's Bipartisan Screening Commission for the post sought. He was also personally endorsed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2011. Mr. Caviglia is or has been a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Dutchess County Bar Association, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New York State Defender's Association, NYS Women's Bar Association,and the Dutchess County Women's Bar Association.

Education
Albany Law School
J.D. (1981)
Colgate University
B.A. | Political Science/Economics
Professional Experience
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for other experience and details
Current
Chief Counsel
Law Firm of Marco Caviglia
- Current
Special Counsel
Town of Wappinger
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Deputy Town Attorney
Town of Poughkeepsie
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Partner
Caviglia & Kolb
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Senior Associate
Steinberg & Kolb
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Chief Assistant Public Defender
Dutchess County Public Defender's Office
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Associate
Meiselman, Farber, Stella & Eberz
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Assistant District Attorney
Dutchess County District Attorney's Office
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County Legislator
Dutchess County Legislator
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Free consultations for personal injury cases. Flat fees or hourly fees for retained services available depending upon case type.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • General Civil
Languages
  • Italian: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
329 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
USA
Telephone: (845) 471-0044
Fax: (845) 471-0041