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Charlie L. Falgiatano, Esq.

charles@defranciscolaw.com
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Phone: 315-479-9000
Fax: 315-479-9300

6739 Myers Rd
East Syracuse, New York 13057

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A lifelong resident of the Syracuse area, Charles L. Falgiatano, graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a concentration in pre-law in 1994. Mr. Falgiatano was on the Nazareth College Men's Basketball team and a member of the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society. Following his undergraduate work, Mr. Falgiatano worked as a legislative aid to State Senator John A. DeFrancisco concentrating on state budget matters, economic development projects and constituent service. Mr. Falgiatano received his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University in 2001 and was a member of the Syracuse Law Review and Syracuse College of Law Moot Court Honor Society and graduated magna cum laude in the top 10% of his class. While in law school, Mr. Falgiatano was a law clerk at the firm of Harris Beach LLP.

He has successfully represented clients in medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile accidents and nursing home negligence. Mr. Falgiatano is admitted to practice in New York State and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association and New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and is currently serving as an at large board member. He is also a member of the Elmcrest Children’s Center board and is the junior varsity boy's basketball coach for the Jamesville-Dewitt school district.

He and his wife, Colleen, have three children, Anthony, Sarah and Vincent.

Education

J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, 2001

magna cum laude

  • Honors: Syracuse College of Law Moot Court Honor Society
  • Law Review: Syracuse Law Review, Member, 2000 - 2001

B.A., Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1991

  • Honors: Concentration in Pre-Law
  • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions New York, 2002
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships

Onondaga County Bar Association

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board Member
Member Since: 2008

Elmcrest Children's Center Board

American Association for Justice
Member Since: 2006

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards
  • Super Lawyers, 2012 - Present
Past Employment Positions
  • State Senator John A. DeFrancisco concentrating on state budget matters, economic development projects and constituent service, Legislative
  • New York State Senate, Aide, 1995 - 2001
  • Harris Beach LLC, Clerk, 2000 - 2001
Pro Bono Activities
  • Junior Varsity Basketball Coach, Jamesville-Dewitt School District
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
★★★★★