The Law Firm of Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C.

The Law Firm of Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C. (Staten Island, New York)

The Law Firm of Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C.

Law Firm in Staten Island, NY
Let our experience get the results you deserve. The firm was founded in 1954 and is now one of Staten Island's largest and longest established law firms. Call 718-442-0900.
929-376-5500 929-376-5500
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Peer Rating 4.7 of 5

About This Firm

About This Firm
The Law Firm of Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato was founded in 1954 and is now one of Staten Island's largest and longest established law firms. Initially formed by Thomas J. Russo, many of the firm's partners have become elected officials and judges. Current partner, Robert J. Scamardella, who specializes in elder law and estate administration and litigation, joined the firm in 1984. Partner John D'Amato, who handled civil and criminal litigation, including toxic and mass torts, died in 2007. Thomas J. Russo retired in 1999 and on January 1, 2002 former U.S. Congressman and Staten Island Borough President Guy V. Molinari joined the firm. Michael V. Gervasi, who specializes in accident cases and all business related lawsuits joined the firm in 2002. James H. Thomson, who handles all real estate closings, leases and commercial transactions, joined the firm in 2006. Leslie B. Kasegrande, formerly in-house counsel at the New York Stock Exchange, practices estate planning and administration. She joined the firm in 2009. Linda Victorio, an associate with the firm since 2008, handles accident cases and general litigation.

In addition to its six attorneys, the firm employs a support staff of eight assistants. They include three secretaries, three paralegals, an investigator and a bookkeeper. These eight assistants have a combined 101 years with the organization.

The Firm owns its own 4,200 sq. foot handicap accessible building at 1010 Forest Avenue where it has been located since its inception. Behind the building is a firm owned parking lot with ample parking for all staff and clients. The firm utilizes the latest computerized legal research technology.

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Lawsuits
  • Will Contests & Estate Litigation
  • Business Disputes & Dissolutions
  • Insurance Coverage Lawsuits
  • Real Estate Lawsuits
  • Real Estate
  • Home Closings and Refinances
  • Commercial Closings and Refinances
  • Residential and Commercial Leases
  • Accidents / Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents/Truck Accidents
  • Trip/Slip/Falls
  • Construction Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Business Matters
  • Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Not-for-Profit Formations
  • Business Sales and Purchases
  • Contracts
  • Wills Trusts and Estates
  • Will Probate and Estate Administration
  • Will Drafting and Tax Planning
  • Nursing Home and Long Term Care Planning/Asset Protection
  • Guardianships

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Peer Rating

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4.7 out of 5.0
  • Lawyers rated at this firm meet very high criteria of general ethical standards

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Firm Details

Firm Details
Year Established
1954
Firm Size
6
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Contact Information

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Firm Address
The Law Firm of Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C.
1010 Forest Avenue,
Staten Island, NY 10310
U.S.A.
Phone 1
929-376-5500
Phone 2
718-442-0900
Fax
718-816-8037
Office Information
Office Information
The Law Firm of Russo, Scamardella & D'Amato, P.C.
1010 Forest Avenue,
Staten Island, NY 10310