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Author Archives: David Michael Ettlin

Dean J. Fero, a lawyer who helped lawyers, dies at 85

Dean J. Fero, who was honored for community service and helping fellow lawyers deal with personal struggles during his six decades as an attorney in his native Monroe County, died of respiratory and kidney failure Monday at his Brighton home. ...

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Pro bono attorney plays Santa to his client

For attorney Jeremy Peterman, People v Mark A. Smith was his first criminal case. But he was more than an appeals lawyer for his pro bono client. After winning his appeal, Peterman turned into Santa Claus. He got Smith out ...

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Services Thursday for Louis J. Gallo, co-founded law firm

Services are scheduled today for Louis J. Gallo, who rose from humble Italian-American roots in Rochester to become a founding partner of one of the city’s most enduring law firms. Gallo, who was 95, died Friday. He had practiced law ...

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