Rochester Lawyer Robert Friedman is a life-long Western New York resident and earned a B.A. from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo in 1975. In 1977, He earned his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law. He firmly believes that being an active participant in the community is necessary for a successful law practice.

Slip & Fall Injuries on Ice or Snow in Rochester

Slip & Fall Injuries on Ice or Snow in Rochester

Slip & Fall Injuries on Ice or Snow in Rochester As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Attorney, I am often asked about slip & fall injuries on ice or snow in Rochester. Slip and fall cases are especially prevalent in Rochester during the winter months. The first thing you want to do after a slip…

Eviction moratorium extended, but tenant advocates call it a cycle of panic

Eviction moratorium extended, but tenant advocates call it a “cycle of panic”

Eviction moratorium extended, but tenant advocates call it a “cycle of panic” WKBW Channel 7 Buffalo – July 16, 2020 Renters are still in fear of eviction as the protections laid out by Governor Andrew Cuomo have done some, but not enough to relieve them of this cyclical panic. Evictions are not currently being carried…

Common Real Estate Investment Mistakes to Avoid

Common Real Estate Investment Mistakes to Avoid

Common Real Estate Investment Mistakes to Avoid As an experienced Rochester Real Estate Lawyer, I often get questions about what precautions to take when buying real estate investment property. Watch the video to learn about some of the most common real estate investment mistakes to avoid when investing in real estate property. The first mistake people…

NY Covid-19 Eviction Procedures

NY Covid-19 Eviction Procedures

NY Covid-19 Eviction Procedures As the New York court system expands operations in coordination with Governor Cuomo’s reopening of various geographic regions, there is concern about the adverse public health consequences that may arise from a sudden high-volume influx of eviction court appearances. Also, there are various restrictions on filing and prosecution of eviction matters…

Victoria’s Secret Reveals Why it Can Barely Pay its Rent

Victoria’s Secret Reveals Why it Can Barely Pay its Rent Victoria’s Secret is suing the landlord of its Midtown Manhattan, New York store for attempting to collect over $1.08 million in rent after the COVID-19 shutdown, claiming that: the lease is  unenforceable due to the government-mandated closing of its store; the total standstill of business,…

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters Senator, Veteran Prosecutor and Seasoned Pro Bono Attorneys Offer Free Defense for Peaceful Protesters in Western NY The criminal defense attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC are offering free  criminal representation of peaceful protesters who are exercising their First Amendment rights to free speech. Attorneys Mike Ranzenhofer, Robert…

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19 New Yorkers have the constitutional right to engage in peaceful protest activity on public sidewalks and streets, and in public parks. This includes the right to: Distribute flyers or leaflets; Hold press conferences, demonstrations, and rallies; and March on public sidewalks and in public streets. Know your rights before heading…