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5.0/5.0

One of my friends advised me to contact 'The Law Office of James Riotto' to handle the traffic violation. Luckily, I did and they were very patient despite the delay in court procedures and professionals to the...

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Client 2020/03/25

5.0/5.0

Had a great experience with this attorney. He was very effecient, very knowledgeable and his staff is corteous and proffessional. I got the results Ib was seeking with this attorney.

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Client 2020/03/19

5.0/5.0

My husband and I had a great experience with Jim and his team. From the minute I called, he put us at ease. His staff is courteous and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him as he got us the results we were...

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Lisa Esposito 2020/03/18

5.0/5.0

Had a speeding ticket in marathon which officer and D.A. would not settle for less than 3 point offense. I could not afford this ticket as it would have halted my career as an automotive technician. Thank You....

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rana singh 2020/03/13

5.0/5.0

Have had a clean driving record and happened to get a speeding ticket when driving through the town of Marathon. The officcer and D.A. were not willing to settle for anything less than a 3 point ticket, which would...

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Rana Singh 2020/03/13

5.0/5.0

I have a good experience with this lawyer they going to help you and they fight for you . I have interviewed Many law office but no one give me an idea How they going to win the case But these people does and I win...

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Client 2020/02/22

5.0/5.0

I hired this firm for a legal matter. I was very happy with the outcome and the work that was done. All was handled extremely professional and easily for me. I would definitely recommend this firm.

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Lori C 2020/02/17

5.0/5.0

I had a great experience working with the office. I received a speeding ticket and everyone in the office helped me to not only understand the process but also to decrease the ticket to prevent points on my...

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D. J. 2020/02/16

5.0/5.0

This firm was able to get my 6 point speeding ticket down to a minor 0 point violation! The staff was always proffesional with me. Couldnt be happier I def recommend them!

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Elvis Marte 2020/02/12

5.0/5.0

The law office offered excellent service for my traffic ticket. The cost is at par with other lawyers but they are responsive to your needs. I requested my matter to be solved within a stipulated time and they...

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GAURAV CHAUHAN 2020/02/09

5.0/5.0

This is the best and only law firm I would recommend you to call! Our family has had a very difficult year. My daughter had been dealing with my recent health diagnose and had been extremely distracted in many...

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Elaine 2020/01/13

5.0/5.0

Mr Riotto's office represented my case in a distant county, they were professional, courteous, and delivered as promised.

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Gaby Razzouk 2020/01/12

5.0/5.0

Shawn and other members of the office helped me to get a huge reduction on my speeding ticket. I went from an 8 point violation down to a minor fine. They answered all my questions and were very responsive and...

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Rachel Nash 2020/01/06

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto is absolutely awesome! You won't regret hiring him as your attorney on traffic related matters. The first time I contacted his office, Destinee answered the phone with a warm attitude, showing care and...

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Fangyao Su 2019/12/24

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto is awesome! You won't regret hiring him as your attorney. I got a speeding ticket on I-86 near the Horsehead region. After a careful Google search, I found that James has the highest rating on...

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Fangyao S. 2019/12/24

5.0/5.0

Service was excellent - efficient, clear, timely and effective. Would not hesitate to recommend. -Albert C

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Client 2019/12/24

5.0/5.0

Very pleased. Very easy and painless. Staff if very helpful and kind. Definitely recommend him.

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Marco Zavala 2019/12/23

5.0/5.0

I was extremely pleased with Mr. Riotto, his office staff, and the results he achieved. I would highly recommend him.

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Joseph Campanelli 2019/12/11

5.0/5.0

Having never received a traffic/speeding ticket, and as a busy professional not having the time to spend going to court to contest it, I did a fair amount of searching for a firm that would have the background and...

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Client 2019/11/30

5.0/5.0

I was referred to the Riotto firm by an out-of-town attorney My traffic case was professionally handled with an OUTSTANDING result, much better than I expected. I'm very grateful to the team at The Law Office of...

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John Cook 2019/11/14

5.0/5.0

I have worked with Riotto Law Firm several times and I have been pleased with the results they have been able to secure for me. They are professional and pleasant to work with and have saved me a lot of money and...

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Mary Beth Ransom 2019/11/12

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto made me feel at ease from the start. He always had my best interests in mind and worked hard to drive the best possible outcome. His communication and professionalism were outstanding.

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Client 2019/11/07

5.0/5.0

I highly recommend this firm. Jim and his staff are extremely professional, and knowledgeable. Any question or concern I had, was addressed immediately. I was kept informed the entire process, and in a timely...

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Elizabeth Messina 2019/11/04

5.0/5.0

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Kristin Hurley 2019/10/27

5.0/5.0

Jim was terrific. After be detained at the border, I needed a lawyer who understood policy and procedure and he was the one. He made all calls and found out the details of why it happened. He had the issue...

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Client 2019/10/21

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto was professional, responsive and personable. He worked diligently and aggressively on my case that resulted in a very favorable outcome. I would highly recommend his services to anyone who wants first...

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John Bartholomew 2019/10/20

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto was professional, responsive and personable. He worked diligently and aggressively on my case that resulted in a very favorable outcome. I would highly recommend his services to anyone who wants first...

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Client 2019/10/20

5.0/5.0

Excellent firm. Jim returns calls personally and promptly when needed. Fees are fair and straight forward. Very responsive and helpful and explains everything in plain English.

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Mathew Hazan 2019/10/17

5.0/5.0

My experience with the Law Office of Mr Riotto could not have been better. His paralegals and other support people were always professional and responsive. They kept me well informed and I could not be happier...

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Robert Gibson 2019/10/16

5.0/5.0

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Brock Freer 2019/09/24

5.0/5.0

All of the staff were very responsive and helpful from start to finish.

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Client 2019/09/16

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto and his team are excellent to work with. They were responsive to my questions, professional, knowledgeable and efficient. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

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Bobby Gill 2019/08/29

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto and his team are excellent to work with. They were responsive to my questions, professional, knowledgeable and efficient. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

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Client 2019/08/29

5.0/5.0

Attentive to all aspects of my case & any (many) hurdles encountered. Very thorough in exploring all avenues to achieve the best results in what was a difficult case. My results were better than what was expected &...

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Gary Nye 2019/08/26

5.0/5.0

I would highly recommend The Law Office of James L. Riotto. He worked on a case for a family member. He will pursue every avenue he can to try and give you the best outcome. He keeps you very informed.. Mr....

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Linda LaFountain 2019/08/26

5.0/5.0

I would highly recommend The Law Office of James L. Riotto. He worked on a case for a family member. He will pursue every avenue he can to try and give you the best outcome. He keeps you very informed.. Mr....

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Client 2019/08/26

5.0/5.0

I would highly recommend The Law Office of James L. Riotto. He worked on a case for a family member. He will pursue every avenue he can to try and give you the best outcome. He keeps you very informed.. Mr....

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Client 2019/08/26

5.0/5.0

Great lawyers to deal with traffic tickets. They were able to get my ticket reduce by a lot.

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Enmanuel Hernandez 2019/08/10

5.0/5.0

I am happy to choose Riotto law firm for a legal affair. Not only the staff are professional but courteous and patient. Their pricing is also reasonable.

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Faraz Farhidi 2019/08/07

5.0/5.0

Great law office to work with. Everyone was wonderful. Just a few simple emails and phone calls and my ticket was reduced without me having to go to court. Made the whole situation so easy. Would definitely use...

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zoe heald 2019/07/06

5.0/5.0

Great law office to work with. Everyone was wonderful. Just a few simple emails and phone calls and my ticket was reduced without me having to go to court. Made the whole situation so easy. Would definitely use...

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Client 2019/07/06

5.0/5.0

The best decision I made was consulting Mr. Riotto and his staff for a traffic violation. They handled my case extremely well and I recommend to anybody in a similar situation. Thank you James Riotto and team!

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Jason Weiss 2019/06/10

5.0/5.0

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D D 2019/06/01

5.0/5.0

I got a great service on my traffic ticket. I'm really glad that I worked with James Riotto Office.

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Mohammed Aljaser 2019/05/14

5.0/5.0

They were great about everything from start to finish. I would highly recommend this team for all traffic court matters.

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Wayne Lee 2019/05/13

5.0/5.0

Your office was outstanding. Your staff walked me thru the entire process, answered all my questions in a very timely manner and everything turned out exactly as was expected. I was very pleased with, first...

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Timothy Lennon 2019/05/10

5.0/5.0

Quick, efficient service.

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Edith Lopez 2019/05/10

5.0/5.0

Every case is unique. Every case has its facts and every case has its strategy. James L. Riotto knows this and uses it to your benefit. This is why James L. Riotto has my recommendation. James L. Riotto...

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Jonathan Rosenfeld 2019/05/08

5.0/5.0

I recently found myself facing felony charges. Mr. Riotto was a lifesaver. I had no idea how to navigate the legal system, and he held my hand and guided me every step of the way. Mr. Riotto and his team kept me...

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Client 2019/04/30

5.0/5.0

James and his team were fantastic to work with. I could not be any happier with their knowledge, dedication and communication with me. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for legal assistance.

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Mark Steger 2019/04/22

5.0/5.0

I had a very positive experience with Mr. Riotto and his staff. They were all professional and eager to help. Will definitely use him again and recommend that you use him too. Thank you so much.

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c bayron 2019/04/21

5.0/5.0

I had a 6 point speeding violation for going 60 in a 35 and the office got it reduced to a parking ticket and 0 points ! They were so communicative and I didn’t even have to appear in court . I highly recommend...

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T M 2019/04/19

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto's office did a fantastic job. They were clear and up front about what they would do to help us and followed through on everything. They were always helpful when we had questions and they reached out...

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Thomas Fisher 2019/02/20

5.0/5.0

I could not have picked a better law firm. Lindsey Pieper is incredibly personable and smart as a whip. Her and Mr. Riotto helped me out immensely when facing a DWI in Ontario County. I would highly recommend them...

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Michelle Dickson 2019/02/11

5.0/5.0

I got a traffic ticket 1110A. Did'n stop before weight station in Delaware county, NY. James L. Riotto changed to a non-moving violation. Want to say thanks on behalf of me and my family.

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Client 2019/02/03

5.0/5.0

Very dedicated and committed staff and attorney who can handle all traffic violations misdemeanors, and felonies! The results they get for their clients are outstanding and I always recommend them to family and...

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Constantina Zacharakis 2019/01/29

5.0/5.0

Very good , professional staff !

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Dany Farran 2019/01/25

5.0/5.0

The office made the process easy and living out of the area that was especially important. I would recommend this team because of my positive experience

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Ellen Wildman 2019/01/19

5.0/5.0

I hired The Law Office of James Riotto a few months ago to help with a traffic ticket in Ontario County, NY. Jim was great to work with as was the rest of his staff. He got a huge points reduction for me and I...

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Patrick Colburn 2019/01/16

5.0/5.0

I recieved a 85 in a 55 in upstate new york and had just got my license back, but with the help of this law firm i’m glad to say that they worked a deal out with the court. The ticket was dismissed and all I had...

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Client 2019/01/08

5.0/5.0

I was issued a 6 point traffic violation in Halfmoon, NY. I called Mr. Riotto's office for help with fighting the ticket. The office agreed to help me with my case, and got the matter reduced to a 0 point...

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Joe Perry 2019/01/05

5.0/5.0

Highly recommend they are very responsive was always able to get in touch with them James always called to update me on my case and Lindsey was very professional and always explained everything to me in the court...

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Christopher Burleson 2019/01/05

5.0/5.0

James and his staff are very courteous and professional. He stayed in constant communication and kept me aware of every step in my court process. Yes, I had a very FAVORABLE outcome. He is very open and honest...

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Ted H. Walker, Sr. 2018/12/21

5.0/5.0

As a trucking company, we have hired James Riotto's law office many times, They delivered great service and great results every time. They communicated every update very well and on time. I would highly recommend...

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Navneet Dhindsa 2018/12/10

5.0/5.0

As a trucking company, we have hired James Riotto's law office many times, They delivered great service and great results every time. They communicated every update very well and on time. I would highly recommend...

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Client 2018/12/10

5.0/5.0

For my traffic ticket I got in New York, they were the first I could truly trust. Especially for me, being from Canada, they knew exactly what they were dealing with right from the first call. They always answered...

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Client 2018/12/02

5.0/5.0

The quality and promptness of correspondence was good and I was very happy with the outcome of my legal issue. I would recommend!

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Joshua Roach 2018/11/22

5.0/5.0

From the initial request online to the last email when my case was closed every question was answered in a timely fashion. I didn’t wait until the last minute so they were able to do their due diligence in my...

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Ashley Powell 2018/11/07

5.0/5.0

They are the best. I am the cab driver in nyc I was driving from NYC to Niagara Falls with my family, near to the Tioga county the state trooper pulled us over because the plates lamp was not working, but when he...

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Amber Rizwan 2018/11/07

5.0/5.0

Very professional people. Traffic ticket dismissed. Thanks to James Riotto law firm. I am very pleased with these people. Keep up the good work guys. I don't have any complaints whatsoever.

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Adam Osman 2018/10/22

5.0/5.0

I had gotten a speeding ticket about 200 miles from home. Mr Riotta was able to get an 8 point ticket down to a parking infraction. I never had to show up to a court date, just signed and emailed a few documents...

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Jason A 2018/10/22

5.0/5.0

James and his team were very responsive during the course of my traffic ticket, and got it down to a no points parking ticket. Recommended.

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Colin Mahoney 2018/10/14

5.0/5.0

AWESOME - simple easy all through email - great follow up couldn't be happier - thanks so much

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Andrew Tarbox 2018/08/28

5.0/5.0

I can't say enough - super easy to work with - great value - very responsive - super HAPPY - job well done

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Client 2018/08/28

5.0/5.0

Excellent service.

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Client 2018/07/18

5.0/5.0

I hired James for a few different traffic matters due to his ability to act with urgency, professionalism, and most importantly get the job done. My last traffic incident was a 5 point violation and spanned for...

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John Panzino 2018/07/06

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto was attentive to all of my concerns and provided me with an optimal outcome with my case.

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Christina DeGeorge 2018/06/27

5.0/5.0

Mr. Riotto was able to get a minor speeding ticket successfully pled down to a Jaywalking violation, keeping the ticket from hitting my insurance or assigning any points. This was a welcome conclusion to a drawn...

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Client 2018/06/23

5.0/5.0

Best lawyer best staff they do it professional they solve my issue I had a speeding ticket and reduce it to parking ticket and I’m grateful And thankful for save time going to court and headache I extremely...

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Maher Qahtan 2018/06/20

5.0/5.0

Best lawyer so far I will extremely recommended

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Client 2018/06/19

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2018/06/04

5.0/5.0

Great service and delivered as promised. Got rid of the points on my traffic ticket. Their fee was among the best offered.

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Dhawal Sinha 2018/05/22

5.0/5.0

I received a traffic ticket while working out of town. I contacted Mr. Riotto's office to represent me so I wouldn't have to take time off to travel back to court. The process was very easy. Everyone I worked with...

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Karen Barrett 2018/04/18

5.0/5.0

Both of my cases were handled professionaly, and resulted in a very favourable outcome. Thank you.

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Mark Adler 2018/04/13

5.0/5.0

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Victoria Portalatin 2018/04/06

5.0/5.0

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Y Marie Breese 2018/04/01

5.0/5.0

While driving up to meet friends for thanksgiving from Toronto to NY, received a speeding ticket on NY state highway, made calls to few law offices and explained my situation to represent but none gave me the...

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Murali Nair 2018/03/18

5.0/5.0

I got a ticket on my way back home to NYC from Toronto. I got a ticket in a county upstate and contacted James's office. His secretaries are on top of everything and I kept in constant communication with them via...

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Omar Sharif 2018/03/09

5.0/5.0

I hired Mr. James L. Riotto for my speeding ticket defense case. Mr. Riotto exemplified the qualities of an attorney I expected and handled my case in the most professional manner. and my ticket was dismissed. I...

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Mario Villaverde 2018/02/21

5.0/5.0

I hired Mr James L. Riotto for my speeding ticket defense case. Mr. Riotto exemplified the qualities of an attorney I expected and handled my case in the most professional manner. and my ticket was dismissed. I...

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Client 2018/02/21

5.0/5.0

Mr. James Riotto is very honest professional . He and his team really cares about clients and they always treats them with respect. I am extremely satisfied and would recommend to anyone who is in need of legal ...

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Russiko Jorjoliani 2018/02/15

5.0/5.0

We are absolutely grateful to Mr.Riotto and his team!!!! They did wonderful job with our case of traffic citation, and we are very satisfied of the outcome. I would recomend to anyone Mr. Riotto who needs help in...

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Jor jol 2018/02/15

5.0/5.0

The best yet. I reached out to a number of law offices before making a decision. Once I contacted The Law Office of James L. Rioto I knew it was the right choice for me for. The representatives who reach out to me...

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Princess Leibet 2018/02/07

5.0/5.0

Absolutely would recommend to anyone with any speeding ticket.

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Anas Sajjad 2018/02/05

5.0/5.0

I retained Mr. Riotto back in March 2017, and it was the best decisions I could have possibly made. The previous positives reviews were very accurate. He is very professional, informative and honest. He always...

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Leandro Jourdain 2018/01/28

5.0/5.0

I retained Mr. Riotto back in March 2017, and it was the best decisions I could have possibly made. The previous positives reviews were very accurate. He is very professional, informative and honest. He always...

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Client 2018/01/28

5.0/5.0

Helped one of our employees with a traffic ticket. Great communication and even better results. Great to see another business that takes their reputation and follow-up as seriously as we all should. 5 Stars. Highly...

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Jonathan Motorcars 2018/01/19

5.0/5.0

My son got a speeding ticket 20+ over speed limit. We were visiting from out of state. The entire matter was dealt with over the phone and email . Charge was dismissed! Professional ,kind ,courteous staff!

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Cathy Goodman Edgell 2018/01/12

5.0/5.0

Wonderful service and amazing results! I had a very large traffic ticket that Mr.Riotto got dismissed! I would kid highly recommend him to anyone in need of a lawyer, also his rates are completely affordable!

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Amelia Dugan 2017/12/21

5.0/5.0

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yumar perez 2017/12/14

5.0/5.0

I was pulled over and given a speeding ticket of 75 in a 55 in January of this year. Fearing a large fine and points on my license, I decided to hire a professional to represent me. I had read many positive reviews...

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Amanda Hecht 2017/12/06

5.0/5.0

I am writing this review as my experience with both the staff, as well as the result was very positive. Getting started was very simple. I sent them the information they needed via email and they followed up with...

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Amanda Hecht 2017/12/06

5.0/5.0

I was pulled over and given a speeding ticket of 75 in a 55 in January of this year. Fearing a large fine and points on my license, I decided to hire a professional to represent me. I had read many positive reviews...

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Client 2017/12/05

5.0/5.0

I cannot begin to thank this office enough! I received a speeding ticket while bringing my daughter home from college. I got the ticket in Rochester and I live in Westchester. I was given the ticket, at what now...

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James Pietrangolare 2017/10/30

5.0/5.0

The best yet. I reached out to a number of law offices before making a decision. Once I contacted The Law Office of James L. Rioto I knew it was the right choice for me for. The representatives who reach out to me...

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Princess Leibert 2017/10/30

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2017/10/27

5.0/5.0

James and his office staff have been amazing. I didn't have to go to one court date and not only that they got my 11 point speeding ticket dismissed! Wouldn't work with anyone else!

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jon black 2017/10/26

5.0/5.0

Very professional and competent. I just sent them my traffic ticket and slept and they did the impossible.

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asim elahi 2017/10/24

5.0/5.0

The law offices of James Riotto represented my son and they did a phenomenal job and got the results promised. The process was easy and they ensured the next steps were clear and handled. I highly recommend their...

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Madeline Pantaleo 2017/10/23

5.0/5.0

The office of James L Riotto handled the traffic violation I hired them for efficiently and professionally. They were patience. Answered all questions quickly. Communicated Often. Were responsive and got the...

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Client 2017/10/23

5.0/5.0

I was pulled over in Pittsford, NY going 50mph in a 30. Jim and his team were absolutely amazing to work with, especially Nicole. They always kept me updated and answered all of my questions is a very timely...

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Patrick Colburn 2017/10/12

5.0/5.0

Outstanding work. Very pleased with the help I had.

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Adam Force 2017/10/03

5.0/5.0

In May 2017 I got a ticket in New York State for going slower than a speed limit on a freeway (I was going 65 and I slowed down to 60 because there was a traffic ahead of me, and then the officer pulled me over)....

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Jung-Ho Noh 2017/09/19

5.0/5.0

In May 2017 I got a ticket in New York State for going slower than a speed limit on a freeway. As I work/live in San Diego, CA, I had to hire a lawyer to defend my case at the court. Although it took some time, the...

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Client 2017/09/18