Attorneys at Ciminelli & Ciminelli provide a full range of comprehensive legal representation and counsel to individuals, families and family owned businesses in the Greater Rochester, New York community. Since 1983 our attorneys have successfully practiced law in the Greater Rochester, New York community, around the nation and internationally. Our attorneys are devoted to providing superior legal services and counsel to our clients with the utmost standards of professional responsibility and business ethics. Attorneys at Ciminelli & Ciminelli are uniquely practiced compared to attorneys at most law firms. Our attorneys not only bring extensive legal experience and success to the practice of law, each member of the professional staff has a depth and breadth of experience in service to government and in private industry.
United States Army
Chief, Civil Military Operations, Eighth United States Army (EUSA), Yongsan, ROK (IMA), Commanding Officer, 1061st Reinforcement Training Unit (RTU-IRR), Rochester, New York. Attached to United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS as Consulting Faculty for the Master of Military Art and Science Degree Program. 2005-07 assigned as Senior Team Leader, Inter-agency, Multinational Operations Analyst, Joint Center for Operational Analysis (JCOA), USJFCOM. Deployments to Afghanistan leading teams of subject matter experts to conduct operational analysis in support of SecDef, CJCS & COCOM guidance. Senior Mentor and Instructor at the NATO School Oberammergau, Germany. 30 years of service in the United States Army in positions of increased command and staff responsibility from Platoon Leader to Battalion Commander. Service in Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1990-91), Operation Joint Endeavor - Bosnia and Herzegovina (1996), Operation Noble Eagle, Pacific Command (2001) and Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan and Qatar (2005 to 2007).
Assistant District Attorney, Major Felony Bureau
Monroe County District Attorney Office
Responsible for the prosecution of major felony cases; oversight and conduct of multi-agency and interagency investigations and team prosecutions involving numerous violent felons and repeat offenders. As Genesee Section Liaison, provided direct coordination with the District Attorney’s Office, Rochester Police Department, City & County governments and community members to develop and implement initiatives to reduce crime and mitigate its effects on the community. As Instructor, Monroe County Regional Police Training Center, taught criminal law and procedure, search and seizure law, and the use of deadly force law.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces
Credit Cards Accepted
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
White Collar Crime
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death