A Chautauqua County Attorney Providing Aggressive Legal Advocacy To People And Businesses In The Community

John P. Gullo - Attorney

John P. Gullo

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John P. Gullo II has over 25 years experience in the practice of law, including working for a large law firm in Buffalo, New York in the commercial litigation and insurance defense departments. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office, a Chautauqua County Legislator, and as an Adjunct at SUNY Fredonia.

His criminal defense practice includes all felonies and misdemeanors, DWI and traffic offenses. As a former Assistant District Attorney now in private practice, he has experience with the defense of matters small and large.

Mr. Gullo's work on real estate matters includes work for residential and commercial clients, as well as a number of lending institutions.

The business and corporate work of the firm includes start-ups, incorporations, leases, contracts and all other aspects of small to medium-sized businesses, except tax matters.

Past Positions

  • Magavern & Kanaley, Partner
  • Damon & Morey, Associate
  • Chautauqua County Office of the District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, Part Time
  • SUNY Fredonia, Adjunct Professor of Political Science
  • Chautauqua County Legislator
  • Chautauqua County Office of the Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, Part Time


  • Shaun P. Heenan
  • Linda Harris, C.P.A.
  • Walter Gotowka, Tradition Agency

Classes & Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, SUNY Fredonia, 2005

Practice Areas

  • Business Formation and Choice of Entity
  • Business Transactions
  • Driving While Intoxicated charges DWI/DUI
  • Criminal Defense (Felonies and Misdemeanors)
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Speeding Tickets

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1991


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Canisius College, Buffalo, New York
    • B.A. - 1987
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chautauqua County Rural Ministry, Board of Directors, 2002 to 2006
  • United Way of Northern Chautauqua, County Board of Directors, 2003 to 2006
  • Chairman of the Chautauqua County Ethics Board, 2005 to 2006
  • Past President of the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua

Representative Clients

  • ROM Property Management
  • Lily Dale Assembly

Representative Cases

  • People of the State of New York v. James Lee, 19 A.D.3d 1148, 796 N.Y.S.2d 492, 2005, NYS Appellate Div., 4th Dept
  • People of the State of New York v. James Lee, 2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 048, 2005, NYS Appellate Div., 4th Dept
  • York v. Wolfinger, Clark and RAM Forest Products, Inc., 309 A.D.2d 1229, 765 N.Y.S.2d 536, 2003, NYS Appellate Div., 4th Dept
  • York v. Wolfinger, Clark and RAM Forest Products, Inc., 2003 N.Y. Slip Op. 17, 2003, NYS Appellate Div., 4th Dept