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Destinee Kessler is a Senior Legal Assistant at the Law Office of James L. Riotto.  She joined the firm in 2019 and was promoted to Senior Legal Assistant – IT Specialist in 2022.

As a Senior Legal Assistants she responsible for managing junior-level legal assistants and supporting attorneys with various legal tasks such as conducting legal research, drafting documents, and preparing for hearings and trials.

Throughout her years working at the Law Office, Destinee completed numerous specialized trainings that make her notably informed on a variety of criminal matters, both state and federal.  In addition she is also specialized in matters that involve the DMV.  In her tenure she has assisted a multitude of clients restore their driving privileges.

Ms. Kessler attended Trident Technical College and received an Associate’s Degree.  She completed her undergraduate degree at Nazareth College in 2018.  Destinee was recognized in college for her management and accounting skills.  Her degrees are invaluable to our clients.

As an IT specialist Destinee is a technical professional who is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of Riotto Law’s IT systems including downloading and deciphering electronic discovery and oversees the technical computer systems, software, hardware, networks, cloud platforms.

Her knowledge is invaluable for our complex criminal cases involving vast amounts of discovery.

Destinee is a licensed New York State Notary Public.

Complete Specialized Trainings
  • New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)
  • Advising Clients Charged with DWI and Vehicle and Traffic Matters
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs
  • Refusals
  • Court Fines, Surcharges, and Jail Time
  • Aggravated Unlicensed Operator and Reckless Driving
  • Defective Accusatory
  • Petit Larceny
  • Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Endangering Welfare of a Child
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Statement Suppression
  • CPL §30.30
  • New Parole Guidelines
  • Federal Sentencing and Relevant Conduct
  • Federal Pre-Sentence Reports
  • Digital Evidence in Criminal Cases
  • Cyber Security
  • Cell Phone Extraction and Forensics