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Frank C. Panetta, Esq.

EDUCATION:

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor – May, 1998

QUEENS COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Pre-Law, Minors: Psychology and English – February, 1994

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Honors: Deans list each and every semester of enrollment. GPA- 3.86 – January, 1987 to June, 1988

WORK EXPERIENCE:

MASSIMO & PANETTA, P.C. – PARTNER
Managing Partner – Of Counsel to Consultant to Margiotta & Ricigliano – Practicing in Federal and State Courts, Civil and Criminal matters. – Est. July 2000

TRIALS TO VERDICT: Criminal, Personal Injury/Med Mal., Family Court JDs & Abuse

LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT J. BRUNETTI – ASSOCIATE
Criminal Trial Practice/Personal Injury / Matrimonial – June 1999 to July 2000

C. ROBINSON & ASSOCIATES, P.C. – ASSOCIATE
Outside Counsel for the Village of Hempstead. General Municipal Practice. Represented the Village against any and all claims – July 1998 to April 1999

NASSAU COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – EXTERNSHIP
Litigation Bureau – Practicing under an Order* of the Appellate Division. Appeared and defended the County in U.S.C.’1983 actions, CPLR Art. 78 Proceedings, EBTs , 50-h hearings and Motion practice. – January, 1996 to December 1997

SANDERS, SANDERS, BLOCK & WOYCIK – LEGAL INTERN
Intakes, Pleadings, Discovery & Inspection. Medical Records & Trial Preparation – September, 1997 to March, 1998

TOMAO & MARANGAS – SUMMER ASSOCIATE
Prepared pleadings, Motions, Discovery, Attended preliminary and certification conferences, Prepared reports for claims examiners as outside counsel to insurance companies. Appeared on behalf of insured. – June, 1997 to September, 1997

NASSAU SUPREME COURT – LEGAL INTERN
Justice Joseph DeMaro Part 24. Reviewed motions, researched the law therein, briefed and discussed cases and law with Law Secretary and Judge and drafted orders before being finalized. (Writing intensive.) – September, 1996 to January, 1997

LEAVITT, KERSON & LEFFLER, P.C – INTERNSHIP
Investigation, Client Intakes, Research, Discovery and Document Review. – Aug.,1992 to May, 1993
Filing papers – Sept.1993 to June, 1994

HOFSTRA SCHOOL OF LAW – RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Founding father of Hofstra School of Law’s Web Pages – September, 1994 to June 1998

UNEMPLOYMENT ACTION CENTER – STUDENT ADVOCATE
Clinic Experience. Represented claimants in Unemployment Insurance proceedings before ALJs. – January, 1995 to May, 1998

NEW YORK DEPT. OF STATE-ASSISTANT OMBUDSMAN
Investigated Complaints about State Agencies and reported directly to the Sec. of State, Gail Schaffer and Governor Cuomo on a biweekly basis. – January, 1993 to June, 1993