O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli 

We'll Earn Your Trust
"Our achievements result from the
combined efforts of our Team."

O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli: The Educated Choice

Intelligence, Experience and Diligence

O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli is a pre-eminent law firm in Central New York for one simple reason: We are the best at what we do because we focus first and foremost on our clients and their needs. We have been practicing in Syracuse for more than 40 years and our team has more than 100 years of collective experience, to bring you the best advice and service possible.
Meet the Team
Our Expertise
We know the laws, regulations, cases and other information relevant to schools, and how to apply them for the protection of administrators, teachers, parents and students.
We represent victims of serious personal injury and surviving families in death cases caused by the acts of others including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, product liability and other claims
We represent employees in cases involving workplace discrimination and termination, discipline and unfair employment practices.  
We represent employees individually and in class actions for misclassification of job titles, unequal pay and failure to pay proper wages, overtime and other benefits.
We help individuals and families acquire and keep primary assets with our real estate and Trust & Estate planning services including assistance dealling with Medicare, Social Security and other agencies.  
We represent individuals and entities in Commercial Transactions, Contract Law and Corporate Governance Issues.

Federal Court Certified to Represent Class Action Plaintiffs

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Our Promise
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At O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli, we understand that choosing the right lawyer is a major decision, and that and that it is important to make the right decision.  To help you through this process, our lawyers are available for free initial consultations. During your free consultation, we will listen to your concerns and take the time to explain what you can expect if we accept your case.
We promise to do our best to make sure you understand how the legal process works and to explain the practical and realistic options available to you so that you can make informed decisions about how to proceed with your potential case.
  1. Professional Acknowledgment
    You are a shining star for the legal profession. Thank you for this second time in my life that I feel proud to be a member of the bar. You presented the case so very well, using the LAW as your primary recourse. It is refreshing to read a memo that demonstrates the beautiful utility of enacted legislation -- the promotion of justice. You elevate the profession of law. - Cecilia Nicholas
  2. Education Law
    When I was wrongfully accused and my Union did not want to fight for me, I asked around for the best education lawyer in CNY. I repeatedly received the same answer: Denny O'Hara and the firm of O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli. Their passion and knowledge is unparalleled, and they achieved outstanding results. I recommend them wholeheartedly. - Dave Zehner
  3. Education Law
    Thank you so much. We appreciate your hard work and desire to move this matter to the appropriate resolution. Your tenacity paid off and we could not be more pleased! - Tracy and Ron Ince, Bridgeport, NY
  4. Litigation / Medical Malpractice
    My lawyer Frank Gattuso is the best lawyer I have encountered in Central New York. I will forever be grateful to him and his law firm O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli. In my difficult times of a medical malpractice suit, they fought for me. Tenacious, professional, personable and they WON. - Susanne Burchell, Chittenango, NY
  5. Corporate/Business Transactions
    "Denny O'Hara and all his team at O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli are the best. They've provided invaluable strategic support for some complex corporate issues. We're lucky to have their assistance and wholeheartedly would endorse them for any corporate work." -Mike Mainthow, Smart City Media
  6. Education Law
    "Professional. Respectful. Thorough. Reliable. Knowledgeable. Determined. Considerate. These words (and many more too) DESCRIBE you. Successful. Positive Outcome. These words DEFINE you. It is a pleasure knowing you, collaborating with you and TRUSTING you. Thank you so very much for all you have done. -Kathleen Dixon
* "Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome."

More than $20 Million Dollars for Our Clients in the Last Five Years 

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Our Info
7207 East Genesee Street,
Fayetteville, New York 13066