A lifelong resident of the Syracuse area, Charles L. Falgiatano, graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a concentration in pre-law in 1994. Mr. Falgiatano was on the Nazareth College Men's Basketball team and a member of the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society. Following his undergraduate work, Mr. Falgiatano worked as a legislative aid to State Senator John A. DeFrancisco concentrating on state budget matters, economic development projects and constituent service. Mr. Falgiatano received his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University in 2001 and was a member of the Syracuse Law Review and Syracuse College of Law Moot Court Honor Society and graduated magna cum laude in the top 10% of his class. While in law school, Mr. Falgiatano was a law clerk at the firm of Harris Beach LLP.
He has successfully represented clients in medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile accidents and nursing home negligence. Mr. Falgiatano is admitted to practice in New York State and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association and New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and is currently serving as an at large board member. He is also a member of the Elmcrest Children’s Center board and is the junior varsity boy's basketball coach for the Jamesville-Dewitt school district.
He and his wife, Colleen, have three children, Anthony, Sarah and Vincent.