Richard L. DeValk, Managing Partner
Location: Sodus, New York
Phone: (315) 483-6931
Fax: (315) 483-4239
Areas of Practice
45% Negligence & Civil Litigation
35% Family Law
10% Corporation Law
10% Estates
Litigation Percentage
80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions
New York, 1976
U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1976
Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York, J.D. - 1975
Alfred University, Alfred, New York, B.A. summa cum laude - 1972
Major: Political Science
Representative Cases
Carpenter v. Rapini, 35A.D.3d 1202 (4th Dept 2006)
Martin v. Fiutko, 27A.D.3d 1130 (4th Dept 2006)
Ernest v. Red Creek Cent. School Dist.,, 93N.Y.2d 664 (1999)
Forget v. Raymer, 65A.D.2d 953 (4th Dept 1978)
Representative Clients
K M Davies
500 Helendale Associate, LLC
Rochester Clinical Research, LLC.
Lake Breeze Marina
Honors and Awards
President- Wayne County Bar Association, 1995 - 1996
Professional Associations and Memberships
Wayne County Bar Association, 1976 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Negligence Division, 1976 - Present
New York Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1980 - Present
Monroe County Bar Association, Member, 2008 - Present
Past Employment Positions
DeValk, Power, Lair & Warner, P.C., President/Managing Partner, 1975 - Present
Pro Bono Activities
Wayne County Children's Cancer Society/Director, 2007 - Present
7th Judicial District Gender Fairness Commitee, 2003 - Present
Pines of Peace Hospice - Present
Lyons Club of Sodas - Present