Joseph D. Waldorf
Rochester, NY Attorney

Welcome to the Law Offices of Joseph D. Waldorf, a boutique law firm focused on unique trial and appellate litigation. As an experienced trial and appellate practitioner, Mr. Waldorf has handled high profile trial and appellate cases garnering national media attention. He has successfully persuaded appellate courts to stay sentences pending appeal, reduce prison sentences and also obtained a new hearing for a client serving life in prison. Mr. Waldorf is frequently sought out by fellow attorneys for legal guidance, and has been asked to comment and lecture at local continuing legal education events. Mr. Waldorf is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association and the Federalist Society.

Mr. Waldorf received his law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder, Colorado where he won best oral argument in a national moot court competition held at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, California. Mr. Waldorf also served as articles editor for the Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law where he worked closely with authors in editing and refining articles for publication dealing with the fast paced and ever-changing intersection of law and technology. In addition, Mr. Waldorf obtained his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Mr. Waldorf grew up in Binghamton, NY and moved to Rochester, NY where he served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney from 2005 to 2011. While there, Mr. Waldorf personally handled numerous violent felonies including murder, rape, and assault. Additionally, Mr. Waldorf developed a well-rounded set of litigation skills by handling over 45 appeals, arguing at all levels of courts in New York State, including the Court of Appeals. Mr. Waldorf is admitted to practice in all New York State courts, the Western District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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