The Dolce Firm Hires Attorney Kristin Allen, Opens Office in Batavia, NY

August 6th, 2016 The Dolce Firm is proud to announce the hiring of Attorney Kristin Allen and the grand opening of our new Batavia office. Kristin has been practicing Workers’ Compensation law for the past 16 years and has been handling Workers’ Compensation claims on behalf of injured workers in Batavia for the past 10 years. Her…

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Frank Dolce Officially Honored by New York State Senate

June 15th, 2016 The Dolce Firm’s founding partner, the late Frank J. Dolce, was honored today in the New York State Senate by partner and New York State Senator Marc Panepinto who spoke on behalf of the resolution in the Senate Chamber. The full text of Resolution J6205 can be read here.

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The Dolce Firm Founding Partner Frank J. Dolce Passes Away

June 6th, 2016 It is with heavy hearts that we share with you the passing of The Dolce Firm founding partner Frank Dolce on Wednesday June 1, 2016. Frank J. Dolce was 62 years old and lived all of them fully, including the last three years, despite his illness. Frank was and remains an inspiration…

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How The New Overtime Law Will Affect You

May 20th, 2016 The White House recently announced a major change to the current overtime system that will put more money into the hands of middle-class workers. As of December 1, 2016, anybody making less than $913 per week ($47,476 per year) will automatically be eligible for overtime pay at a rate of time and…

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Union Ironworker Joins Dolce Panepinto Team as Attorney

October 28th, 2015 Local Union Ironworker Edward T. Mazzu Jr. has passed the NYS Bar Exam and joined The Dolce Firm as our newest attorney pending his admission into the New York State Bar Association. Mazzu, a member of Ironworkers Local 6 since 2000, has years of experience on job sites welding, working with structural steel…

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Frank Dolce Honored With Leadership Award

September 22nd, 2015 The The Dolce Firm family is proud to announce that Partner Frank Dolce has received the Leadership Award from the Western New York Council on Occupation Safety and Health (WNYCOSH). “I’ve known Frank for 20 years, and the thing that he is most proud of, aside from his wife and children, is being a founding board…

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The Dolce Firm Team Wins Pair of Victories for Injured Clients

September 24th, 2015 The The Dolce Firm team is proud to announce a pair of victories on behalf of injured clients. Sometimes trials are bifurcated, or split into two trials, with a liability trial held first for the jury to determine who is at fault. If the injured party is successful, then a damages trial…

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The Dolce Firm Moves to 1260 Delaware Ave.

September 9th, 2015 The The Dolce Firm office recently moved to Buffalo’s historic 100 year old Forman House located at 1260 Delaware Ave. The building, which was recently purchased by partners Marc Panepinto, Ed Smith, and Sean Cooney, was built in 1915 by George A. Forman, the son of Eastern Oil Company President George V. Forman. The 40…

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The Dolce Firm Scores Two Appellate Court Victories in Labor Injury Cases

April 2nd, 2015 Generally speaking, in New York State, a party to a civil lawsuit unhappy with the decision of the trial court can appeal to the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division as a matter of right. The New York State Appellate Division Fourth Department, located in Rochester, New York, has appellate jurisdiction…

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Frank Dolce on Advisory Board of WNY Occupational Health Center

March 29th, 2015 The Center for Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine of Western New York has recently opened in affiliation with the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC). It is the first of its kind in Western New York. Occupational and Environmental Medicine is devoted to the prevention and management of occupational and environmental injury, illness, and disability….

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