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Geffrey Gismondi

Geffrey Gismondi

Areas of Concentration

Civil Litigation
Vehicle & Traffic Law
Agricultural Law

Professional Experience

Mr. Gismondi represents plaintiffs and defendants in the diverse area of civil litigation in cases ranging from complex commercial litigation to contract matters.  He also serves as a legal advocate for a wide range of clients in administrative proceedings and devotes a substantial amount of his time to appellate practice.

He received a B.A. in Political Science from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.

Mr. Gismondi served on the Board of Editors of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review and received the Dawn C. Beachnau Law Review Award in recognition for his service as Articles Editor.  He also held an externship position with Judge Richard F. Suhrheinrich in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  After graduating from law school, Mr. Gismondi co-authored a law review article in the area of constitutional law with Professors William Wagner and John S. Kane, entitled Physician-Assisted Killing Laws, Constitutional Authority, and the Conscience of a Nation: Two Worldviews, 24 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 123 (2007).  

Education

JD, 2007, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude
B.A., Xavier University

Admissions to Practice

New York State, 2008
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Professional Associations & Memberships

Bar Association of Erie County, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Women's Bar Association of the State of New York - Western New York Chapter, Member
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

Publications:

Physician-Assisted Killing Laws, Constitutional Authority, and the Conscience of a Nation: Two Worldviews, 24 T.M. COOLEY L. REV. 123 (2007).

Speaking Engagements:

Drinking and Driving Laws, Western New York High Schools
Constitutional Law, Western New York High Schools
Criminal Law, Western New York High Schools

Certifications

Certified under Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge to receive appointments as:

  • Guardian
  • Court Evaluator
  • Attorney for Alleged Incapacitated Person
  • Counsel to Receiver
  • Counsel to Guardian
  • Accountant
  • Auctioneer
  • Appraiser
  • Property Manager
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Referee 

Awards

SuperLawyers - Upstate New York Edition Rising Stars, 2013, 2014 - General Lit

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