P. Adam Militello, Esq. focuses his practice on DWI defense and criminal charges. A lifetime member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a General Member of the National College for DUI Defense, Mr. Militello takes a global approach to defending his clients, and focuses on the results that are best for each individual. He graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where he received the Law Faculty Award for outstanding clinical work. Before entering private practice he began his career with internships at the Empire Justice Center, the Monroe County District Attorney's Office, and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.
Mr. Militello previously worked at a litigation-focused law firm, where he represented three companies on the 2009 Fortune top-10 list, a local school district and university, and a large regional bank. Mr. Militello's clients come from all walks of life and include CEO's, doctors, nurses, police officers, fire fighters, engineers, lawyers, and numerous other professions. Mr. Militello was a Special Assistant Conflict Defender for Genesee Valley Legal Aid in Livingston County for three years. He also served on the Executive Committee of the Livingston County Bar Association. He has guest lectured at Nazareth College and taught business law at Finger Lakes Community College.
Gabriella MacDonald, Esq. was born and raised in Monroe County. She is a graduate of the New York State University at Buffalo Law School, where she was presented with awards including a spot on the Public Service Honor Roll, and also the CALI award, which recognizes her outstanding achievements in trial advocacy. While attending law school, Ms. MacDonald also spent time as a teaching assistant, she was a member of the UB Law Mock Trial Team, and she was a member of the Erie County Woman’s Bar Association. She also volunteered to coach mock trial students at a local high school. Ms. MacDonald's practical experience includes internships with the New York State Attorney General's Office, the Children’s Legal Center, the Boston Public School District's Office of Legal Counsel, and both the pro se clinic at the Erie County Family Court Help Desk and the pro se clinic at the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. Ms. MacDonald took her first case to trial on the first day she was admitted to practice law, and she won. Her outstanding trial advocacy skills and practical approach to handling cases make her a valued member of the firm.
Emma Molodetz is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo. After working as a paralegal with the firm for over a year, she is now attending law school at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She continues to clerk at the office while she studies, and we look forward to adding her to our attorney roster when she is admitted to the Bar.