Civil Litigation; Estate Planning; Estate Administration; Real Estate
Bob is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice encompasses personal injury litigation as well as estate litigation. He represents clients in matters such as workplace accidents, product liability and wrongful death. Bob has experience in both State and Federal courts.
Estate Planning & Estate Administration
Bob represents clients in preparing an appropriate estate plan. His practice delves into a multitude of trust and estate matters including wills, powers of attorney, health care proxies, administering trusts and estates and restructuring and coordinating assets. Bob also aids clients in matters regarding elder law issues.
Bob has extensive experience in representing clients in the purchase, sale and leasing of residential real estate, including interacting with realtors, attorneys and lending institutions on behalf of his clients.
Following his service as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bob entered into the practice of law in Rochester in 1970. Before joining Lacy Katzen, he was the senior partner in the firm Burke, Albright, Harter & Reddy, LLP.
Professional and Community Affiliations
Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1966-1970
Member of the Catholic Charities of Diocese of Rochester from 1981-1985
Chair of the Board of Directors of the Catholic Charities of Diocese of Rochester from 1983-1984
Ordained as a Deacon in the Catholic Church 1999
Board Member of the Bethany House, Matt Talbot Ministries, and Iranaeus Ministries
Board of Directors for the St. Thomas More Lawyers’ Guild
- Fordham College (A.B., 1963)
- Fordham University (L.L.B., 1966)
- St. Bernard’s Institute (M.A., Theology, 1999)
- New York State Bar (1967)
- Federal Court Western District, New York Federal Court Northern District, New York 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Bob lives in Penfield with his wife Kathryn. They continue to enjoy visits with their children and grandchildren, those nearby and those in Chicago, Nashville, and near Raleigh, North Carolina. He enjoys volunteering his time and talent, especially for those in need.