“I want to be the person my dog thinks I am.”

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“I want to be the person my dog thinks I am.”

About Joanne

Senior Legal Assistant

Joanne has over 40 years of legal assistant experience in various high-paced, high-volume offices. Daily, Joanne helps clients during what is likely one of the most challenging times of their lives. She communicates and develops a rapport with clients that helps reduce stress levels so that clients can have peace of mind and continue to be contributing members of society.

Criminal Defense
Traffic Offenses
2nd Amendment
License Matters
Family Law

Onondaga Central School
Bryant & Stratton College
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Vacation Spot: St. Lawrence River
Proudest Moments: Tenth PAWS anniversary award and top hours of volunteering service
PAWS of CNY, Inc. – a volunteer organization providing pet therapy visits to nursing homes, hospitals, colleges, and outreach events

Why do i do what i do?

I get personal satisfaction in helping clients during stressful times by finding a solution to a problem, answering a question, or providing resources and information. My job allows me to have a positive impact on people’s lives and make a difference. Every day is different, from the planning and details to the connection with my co-workers and interaction with court staff.


A team that consists of attorneys, counsel attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, interns, and advocates.

It’s this teamwork and shared knowledge that allows us to have the ultimate competitive advantage. By our team focusing on helping solve everyday people problems, we’ve developed a reputation for compassion, honesty, and positive results that set us apart from the other firms.

We are here to give you what you need most: Help.

Strong female lawyer with team of attorneys behind her
trusted representation
trusted repre-

Our honest, transparent approach to client representation helps us better protect our clients.

we know how to win

With more than 100 years of experience, we leverage our insight to benefit our clients.

24/7 access to our team

We are dedicated to being a faithful and reliable support system for our clients.

what our clients are saying
Fast, honest and professional. I had court in 3 days and was about loose my license and Nave Law firm took care of everything and I didn’t even have to go to court. They were worth every penny and I will recommend them to everyone. Thank you again Nave law Firm!
It’s hard to see the “light” after you’re in such an awful position. It’s important to choose a team who will literally be by your side through it all. Working with this firm was the best decision I could have made.

Filled with hard-working employees and highly communicative about the information that they need from their clients, Nave Law Firm treats your matters with friendly manners and seriousness towards the situation. My case was handled with detail and I never felt as though I was being neglected.

The entire team at Nave Law is second to none. They are dedicated, hard working and responsive. During my experience I felt as if I was their only client. Communication was exceptional as well as the dedication and attention to my case. Thank you all for everything!
Honest great lawyer, and very empathetic and reasonable. Their Willingness to work with you and help is amazing. Would highly recommend. Not one of those slimy lawyers that milk every dime they can out of you. One of the good ones.
Solving everyday people problems.
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