Christina M. Piracci

Christina M. Piracci

Associate
Location:
Poughkeepsie, New York
Phone:
845-486-6857
Fax:
845-486-7621
Email:

Litigation/Insurance Defense:
Representing businesses and individuals who are being sued for personal injury or property damage resulting from automobile, premises liability or other types of accidents. Ms. Piracci conducts all phases of litigation.

Personal Injury Plaintiff:
Representing clients who have sustained serious injuries due to dangerous conditions on property, automobile or other types of accidents in all phases of litigation.

Subrogation:
Prosecuting and defending lawsuits commenced by insurance carriers to recover payments made as a result of personal injury or property damage.

Arbitration:
Prosecuting and defending arbitration disputes stemming from lawsuits and/or supplementary underinsured/uninsured motorist endorsements.

Appellate Practice:
Representing clients through the civil appeals process, including the preparation of briefs and oral argument before the Appellate Divisions throughout New York.

Residential Real Estate:
Representing clients in all phases of real estate transactions.

Civil Rights/Police Liability:
Defending public officials, police officers and municipalities who are being sued in State or Federal Court on claims that they violated the plaintiff’s constitutional rights.

Memberships/Affiliations:

Professional:
Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association

Civic:
Member, Junior League of Poughkeepsie
Board Member, Rebuilding Together Dutchess County

Christina is a native of Buffalo, New York and has settled in the Hudson Valley with her husband. Prior to joining the firm, she was a litigation associate with Miller, Leiby & Associates, P.C. in New York City and a senior student legal specialist with the New York City Law Department.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation/Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Subrogation
  • Arbitration
  • Appellate Practice
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Civil Rights/ Police Liability

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2015

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Alfred University
    • B.A. cum laude - 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Junior League of Poughkeepsie, 2017-2018
  • Rebuilding Together Dutchess County, 2016-2018