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Adam P. Rissew Esq.

Monroe County Assistant Public Defender
  • Criminal Law, Family Law
  • **Passed NYS Bar Exam in July 2007, Admitted Feb. 2008, New York
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Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Campaign Law
  • Environmental Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
**Passed NYS Bar Exam in July 2007, Admitted Feb. 2008
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New York
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Professional Experience
Assistant Public Defender
Monroe County Public Defender's Office
- Current
Criminal Defense Attorney in the Town Court Bureau
Assistant Public Defender
Jefferson County Public Defender's Office
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Family Law and Criminal Law
Campaign Attorney
Bellavia For Congress
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Student attorney/intern
UB Law Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
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Education
SUNY Buffalo Law School
J.D. (2007) | Law, with a Concentration in Environmental Law
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Honors: -CUM LAUDE, -Top 15% of class
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State University of New York - College at Brockport
B.S. | History, & Political Science Majors
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Honors: -SUMMA CUM LAUDE, -Ranked #1 in both graduating classes with highest GPA in both Majors: Political Science and History, -Political Science Departmental Scholar Award 2003 & 2004, -History Departmental Scholar Award 2004, -Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, -Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, -Alpha Chi National Honor Society
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Professional Associations
JCBA
member
- Current
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New York State Bar
member
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ABA
member
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NYSBA
member
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Contact & Map
Monroe County Public Defender's Office
10 N. Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Telephone: (585) 753-4289