My first memory of personal injury law comes from my father, Ross Cellino, Jr. When I was young, he let me skip school to attend his closing argument on one of his biggest cases. I will never forget when my dad dropped to his knees to show the jury what his client’s life would be like without the use of the client’s legs – unable to walk around and bound to a life of assistance from others.
I will never forget the look in the jury’s eyes – it was clear they not only appreciated what life would be like for that client, but they also felt the genuine, empathic and caring way my father served his client. I will also never forget the satisfaction my dad had fighting for his client against an insurance company’s unfair offer – something that his father, Ross Cellino, Sr., who was sitting in the galley with me, had taught him. Over the years, I have absorbed both the personal and professional skills passed on to me from my father and grandfather and apply those in each case I represent.
Being able to convey the life-altering devastation of a client’s injury is vital to achieving the best result both inside and outside the courtroom. I take great pride in getting to know my clients on a personal level and making sure that negligent defendants are held accountable for the pain, trauma, and emotional distress they cause.
I have dedicated my legal career to representing those injured, and it is my privilege to carry on the legacy that my grandfather started back in 1958. I promise hard work, compassion, and zealous advocacy for each of my clients.
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association Western Region Affiliate, Treasurer
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Erie County Bar Association
- Charles S. Desmond Inn of Court
- B.A. – Boston University
- J.D. – SUNY Buffalo, School of Law
- New York
HONORS / AWARDS
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Super Lawyers Rising Star in Upstate New York (2018 – 2023)