Testimony on Kingsmen Clubhouse

March 6, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Testimony on Kingsmen Clubhouse

I was quoted in a Buffalo News article regarding the Kingsmen. For the full story, click here.

Maziarz Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor

March 6, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Maziarz Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor

Former New York State Senator George Maziarz pled guilty to the misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing. I spoke to WIVB about the charge and the penalties Maziarz will face. See more by clicking the picture above and click here to read the full story.

Cheektowaga Town Councilman Arrested

February 27, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Cheektowaga Town Councilman Arrested

I spoke to WIVB about the charges against Cheektowaga Town Councilman Jim Rogowski. Read the full story here.

Buffalo News Editorial on Speedy Trials

February 26, 2018  |  CONSTITUTIONAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Buffalo News Editorial on Speedy Trials

On February 24, the Buffalo News published an editorial on what constitutes a "speedy" trial, as laid out in the 6th Amendment of the United States Constitution. I represent Daniel Rodriguez, a defendant in one of the trials mentioned in the editorial. Click here to read the full article on the Buffalo News website.

Kingsmen Murder Trial Underway

February 23, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Kingsmen Murder Trial Underway

The Buffalo News reported on the murder trial of three members of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club, for whom I am a member of the defense team. Click here to read the Buffalo News article.

Murder Charges Dismissed for Lack of Speedy Trial

February 20, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Murder Charges Dismissed for Lack of Speedy Trial

U.S. District Court Judge William Skretny has dismissed murder charges against three men because of how long it took the case to go to trial. I represent one of the men and spoke to WIVB about what the next steps could be. Click the picture above for more and click here for the full story.

Buffalo Narcotics Detective Charged with DWI

February 12, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, DWI, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Buffalo Narcotics Detective Charged with DWI

A Buffalo narcotics detective was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Monday, February 5. According to WIVB, BPD Detective Mark Locicero was operating his unmarked city vehicle in the parking lot of the Wegmans on Transit Road in Cheektowaga. I spoke to WIVB about the charge and what potential penalties could be. Click the picture above for more and click here for the full story.

Third-Degree Rape Charges Against Al Dirschberger

January 25, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Third-Degree Rape Charges Against Al Dirschberger

Al Dirschberger, the former Erie County Commissioner of Social Services, was charged by a grand jury with third-degree rape and criminal sex acts. I spoke to WIVB about what charges in the third degree entail and what the penalties could be. Click the picture above for more and click here for the full story.

Jury Being Selected for Former Cuomo Aide

January 23, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, ETHICS, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Jury Being Selected for Former Cuomo Aide

The jury is being selected in the corruption trial of one of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aides. Joseph Percoco pleaded “not guilty” to federal bid-rigging and bribery charges and is standing trial in New York City on federal charges that he used his close relationship with Governor Cuomo to collect $300 thousand in bribe money. I spoke to WIVB about the case. Click the picture above for more and click here for the full story.

Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

January 22, 2018  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

I wrote a guest column that appeared in the January 15 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Legal ramifications of hunting accidents,” I explain the various civil and criminal consequences that can result from injuring another person while hunting. Learn more by clicking here.