James Quinn Auricchio, Esq.


Criminal Defense Attorney, Western New York

James Quinn Auricchio, Esq.

James Quinn Auricchio, Esq.

James Quinn Auricchio, Esq., is an experienced criminal defense attorney with offices in Western New York.  As an attorney, he has earned accolades for his work as both a Prosecutor and defense attorney, achieving results in difficult matters in Courts across Western New York.  To learn more about his approach, and why it’s important to select an experienced attorney, click here.

 If you need immediate assistance, please call him directly on his cellphone: (716)604-6094. Call anytime, any day, when you need help.
If you would like to schedule a consultation with him, please call his office at: (716)941-4336.
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Former State and Federal Prosecutor

Admitted to the practice of law in 2001, Mr. Auricchio was appointed as an Assistant District Attorney in Monroe County, which includes the City of Rochester, New York.  He served there until 2004, when he moved back to his hometown, Buffalo, New York.  He was appointed an Assistant District Attorney in Erie County, where he served in the Special Investigations Bureau, initially prosecutor Narcotics Offenses before being named as the Chief of the crimes against revenue program, where he prosecuted criminal tax evasion cases in State Courts.  He also worked on special assignments in public corruption, on which he reported directly to the District Attorney.

In 2008, he was recruited to serve as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, coordinating efforts with State and Local law enforcement on cross jurisdictional cases that involved money laundering,  asset forfeiture, tax evasion, and fraud related arson.  Later that year, the United States Attorney’s Office asked him to become a full time Assistant United States Attorney’s Office, where he served in the Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Bureau.

Focus on Criminal Defense in Western New York

After nearly ten years of public service, Mr. Auricchio entered private practice and started Auricchio Law Offices, initially working out of his father’s insurance agency in West Seneca, New York, before taking an office in the Cornell Mansion on Delaware Avenue in the City of Buffalo as well.  Today, he practices in Courts across Western New York, providing the highest level of service to his clients in matters that range from Federal Conspiracy Charges to simple speeding tickets.

He has earned exceptional results, particularly for clients struggling with substance abuse and addiction issues.  By collaborating with treatment providers to assist the client in recovery while protecting their legal rights in Court, Mr. Auricchio has earned notoriety from the media and Court observers alike.  His unique approach and compassionate care for his clients has also earned accolades from firms like Martindale Hubbell and Superlawyers.  In 2013 he was named a “Rising Star” by Superlawyers, and earned the prestigious client recognition award from Martindale.

Martindale.com presented Mr. Auricchio with its Client Distinction Award for his outstanding work on behalf of his clients as a criminal defense attorney.

He offers free consultations to individuals that are looking to retain the services of an attorney to defend them in Court.  If you would like to hire Mr. Auricchio as your voice in Court, please contact him directly at (716)941-4336 or us the contact form below.  You should hear back within the hour.

Mr. Auricchio regularly appears in City, Town and Village Courts in Western New York including:

Hamburg Town Court

Orchard Park Town Court

West Seneca Town Court

Cheektowaga Town Court

Amherst Town Court

Tonawanda Town Court

Buffalo City Court

Lackawanna City Court

and nearly every other Court in Western New York.