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Peter J. Scagnelli

Accident & Injury, Criminal, Estate

http://www.scagnellilawfirm.com

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The Scagnelli Law Firm, PC is currently comprised of Peter J. Scagnelli, Esquire, owner, and Diane M. Moran, office manager/secretary. Peter has been providing quality legal services to the public for over 31 years.

Peter was born in Bronx, New York. He graduated from Salesian High School with a Regent's Diploma, and from the State University in New York at Albany with a degree in Political Science. Peter earned a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice and then obtained a JD Degree (law degree) from Western New England University, (then known as Western New England College School of Law). Peter has been an attorney admitted to practice since January 1989. In addition to admission to the New York State Bar, Peter is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also admitted to practice in all U.S. District Courts located in New York and Massachusetts. Peter has appeared In a variety of courts ranging from municipal/Town Courts up to the New York State of Appeals, New York's highest court.
Please describe a case in the last year or two where you made a big difference.

I represented a patient in a psychiatric hospital that was brutally assaulted by another patient who was known to be assaultive. The hospital paid my client $300,000.00 in damages.

How did you build a successful practice?

Hard work, effective communication with clients, meeting or exceeding the client's expectation.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?

Attention to the client's needs and empathy.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?

It helps to educate the client and the client's expectations.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?

Case analysis, strategy and realistic result.

What information do you need in a free phone consultation?

A good accurate and precise history of the case .

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?

I provide individual attention to the client's case. I do not delegate the responsibility of the case to others.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?

Obtaining a good, fair and satisfying result for the client.

What are your other interests in addition to law?

My family, baseball, music and literature.

Are you involved in your community?

Yes. I am a former volunteer for the Homeless Action Committee, a board member of The Italian American Bar Association and a part time Town Justice in my town.

Position Organization Location Duration
OwnerThe Scagnelli Law Firm, PCAlbany, NYPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Western New England University School of LawJ.D. Law School1988  
Western New England College School of LawJ.D.LawMay, 1988
State University of New YorkMastersCriminal Justice1982
State University of New YorkBachelorsPolitical Science & History1981
State / Court Date
New York1989
Massachusetts1988
  • Italian-American Bar Association | Board Member | 2004 - Present
    Italian-American Bar Association | President | 2007 - 2008
  • Volunteer Service Award | Albany Homeless Action Committee | 2007
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(1989) Licensed as Attorney in New York. Verified with New York State Unified Court System.December 09, 2020
(1988) Licensed as Attorney in Massachusetts. Verified with The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.December 09, 2020

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Fee: With the exception of personal injury cases, The Scagnelli Law Firm, PC, bills on an hourly basis and provides its clients written agreements concerning the employment of our services, as is required by the rules that govern attorneys. Retainer Agreements are written in plain English. We provide our clients with itemized bills every 30 to 60 days so that they are easily able to track the time and charges on their accounts.

Service Type: Private

Language: English

Update Date: 2020-08-14

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