585-943-5601 36 West Main St, Suite 400, Rochester, NY SV@VallerianiLaw.com
(Servicing clients in the counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Erie, Niagara, Seneca, Onondaga, Cayuga, Wayne, Yates and all other surrounding counties in Western and Central New York)
Sam L. Valleriani is a criminal defense and DWI and DWAI lawyer with vast experience in the criminal justice system and DWI cases. Mr. Vallerani has successfully handled thousands of cases in the criminal courts of New York State, representing individuals with charges ranging from minor traffic infractions, to DWI and DWAI, parole violations, and violent felony offenses.
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Mr. Valleriani is an aggressive DWI and trial lawyer who in his career has obtained not-guilty verdicts for his clients in the vast majority of cases that he has taken to trial, to include various DWI trials.
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Mr. Valleriani graduated with academic honors from SUNY Brockport, where he majored in philosophy and minored in political science. After graduating from SUNY Brockport, Mr. Valleriani went on to teach law and government at the high school level and received the 2004 USA Today Experience Today Top Teacher of the Year Award.
Following his success as a high school law and government teacher, Mr. Valleriani attended the University at Buffalo Law School, where he also graduated with academic honors and received the James M. Keifer Trial Excellence Award. Mr. Valleriani has since lectured and taught in the University at Buffalo Law School's Trial Advocacy program.
In addition to Mr. Vallerianiís law practice, Mr. Valleriani is also active in public education. He is a founding Board member of the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men, the first all-male public school in this region's history. He is also a Judge of the Justice Court of the Town of Gates.
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Regarding alcohol-related driving offenses, it is important to know that DWI is a crime, driving while ability impaired by alcohol (DWAI) is not. Consequently, there are very important differences in being convicted or found guilty of DWI as opposed to DWAI.
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