Attorney Profiles

Legal Representation for Injury Victims Across Upstate New York Including the Syracuse and Rochester Areas

At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, our lawyers devote 100 percent of their practice to personal injury. Our firm is built on results. With more than 30 years of experience, our attorneys boast a wealth of distinguished qualifications.

The following is just a sampling of founding attorney Jeff D. DeFrancisco's professional accomplishments:

  • Designated as Top 1% Trial Counsel — Medical Malpractice
  • Member Best Attorneys of America
  • Member of Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums
  • Published several personal injury awards in Top New York Verdicts
  • Member New York Super Lawyers
  • Rated 10/10 (the highest rating) by Avvo
  • Selected as the 2012 Clients' Choice in Personal Injury by Avvo

Attorney Charles L. Falgiatano earned his law degree from Syracuse University, where he graduated magna cum laude in the top 10 percent of his class. While in law school, Mr. Falgiatano was a member of the Syracuse Law Review and the Syracuse University College of Law Moot Court Honor Society. Attorney Falgiatano is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and was selected for inclusion in 2012 New York Super Lawyers.

Associate attorney Jean Marie Westlake earned her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, where she was a member of the Tournament of Champions and National Trial Teams. Ms. Westlake is well-versed in trial techniques and insurance industry practices. She serves as an instructor and adviser for several local trial team programs.

To learn more about the qualifications of our team of attorneys, follow the links below:

East Syracuse, NY

Phone: 315-479-9000
Fax: 315-479-9300

East Syracuse, NY

Phone: 315-479-9000
Fax: 315-479-9300

East Syracuse, NY

Phone: 315-479-9000
Fax: 315-479-9300

 

To schedule a free consultation, please call our Syracuse office at 315-479-9000 or contact us online.

 
Client Reviews
"I highly recommend DeFrancisco & Falgiatano - Charlie represented me for a medical malpractice case. He is the best of the best. He is friendly and I am very happy with the representation he provided."
★★★★★
"I cannot express in words what an awesome job Charlie Falgiatano and Jean Marie Westlake did in representing my family in my mother's case at trial. There can never be enough thank-yous." D.L., Cortland, NY
★★★★★
"I suffered a serious injury as a result of medical malpractice. My husband and I retained Jeff DeFrancisco to assist us in this case. We were extremely happy with his representation and highly recommend him." Kelley R., Syracuse, NY
★★★★★
Since the insurance company was unwilling to settle the matter my case ultimately went to trial. At trial Jeff DeFrancisco did an absolutely amazing job by obtaining a very favorable result for me." T.H., Oneida, NY
★★★★★
"We were very impressed with how Jeff DeFrancisco represented us at trial and we were extremely happy when the jury found in our favor." D.M., Auburn, NY
★★★★★