Free Consultation: (931) 837-2050Tap to Call This Lawyer
Michael Joseph Rocco

Michael Joseph Rocco

Rocco & Griffin, PLLC
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Landlord Tenant ...
  • District of Columbia, New York, Tennessee, Virginia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Michael Rocco earned his J.D. from Albany Law School in 2006. He has interned for the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, in Brooklyn where he conducted legal research for the justices of the Court and readied opinions for publication. After being admitted to the New York State Bar in 2007, Mr. Rocco joined Neil H. Kupferman, Esq., P.C. in Brooklyn, New York, where he represented clients in multi-million dollar commercial and residential real estate transactions, represented both private and institutional mortgage lenders, and practiced general business law. In 2009 he moved to Tennessee where he was admitted to practice law in 2010. Prior to his admission to the Tennessee Bar, Mr. Rocco volunteered for the Public Defender’s Office for the 13th Judicial District of Tennessee. Mr. Rocco has traveled extensively in Europe and Asia, and has lived in both Hong Kong as a student and mainland China as a teacher. He speaks rusty Mandarin Chinese. In his free time, he enjoys sports, reading, and computer programming.

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    DUI & DWI
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Elder Law
  • Free Consultation
    First fifteen (15) minutes are free, forty dollars ($40) for a full hour.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
New York
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Federal District Court, Middle Tennessee
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Rocco & Griffin, PLLC
- Current
Solo Practitioner
Law Office of Michael J. Rocco
Public Defender's Office, 13th Judicial District, Tennessee
Associate Attorney
Neil H. Kupferman, P.C.
Albany Law School
J.D. (2006)
Albany Law School Logo
Syracuse University
B.A. (1999) | International Relations
Syracuse University Logo
Professional Associations
State Bar of Tennessee  # 28766
Placeholder image for professional associations.
New York State Bar  # 4486528
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Rule 31 Family/Civil Mediator
Supreme Court of Tennessee
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Rocco & Griffin, PLLC (Main Office)
621 N. Spring Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Telephone: (931) 837-2050
Fax: (931) 837-2051
Rocco & Griffin, PLLC
Ruth A. Bunn
7200 Bradford Hicks Drive
Livingston, TN 38570
Telephone: (931) 837-2050
Fax: (931) 837-2058
Rocco & Griffin, PLLC (Satellite Office)
Tyler S. Davis
69 East First Street, Suite 203
Crossville, TN 38555
Telephone: (931) 837-2050
Fax: (931) 837-2051