BACKGROUND AND ADMISSIONS

Victor N. Piacente received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1990, after which he joined the United States Marine Corps and participated in 'Operation Desert Storm.' After returning to civilian life he attended New York's Touro Law School, from which he earned his J.D. in 1999. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey state courts, federal courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and federal courts in the District of New Jersey.

Mr. Piacente began his legal career with New York City's Administration for Children's Services in 1999. From there, he transitioned into private practice, acquiring in-depth training and experience in a general practice law office, after which he founded his own law firm in 2004, concentrating in the areas of family law, criminal law, personal injury, wills, trusts and estates, and real estate and business law. Mr. Piacente is certified as a mediator and an arbitrator, and he is a member of both the NYS and the Westchester County Bar Associations.

As a public service, Mr. Piacente volunteers his time to 'inMotion,' a NYC organization dedicated to protecting at-risk women and their children by providing free legal services in the areas of matrimonial and family law to women of limited financial means. In addition, Mr. Piacente provides free legal services at the American Legion Hall in Mamaroneck, New York to veterans residing in Westchester County.

Because of Mr. Piacente's love of country and his commitment to its security, he joined the Army National Guard in 2004 and was a member until his term of service ended in 2008. He is a combat veteran of the Global War on Terrorism (Operation Enduring Freedom). Mr. Piacente is the recipient of the Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, and NATO Medal.

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