Frank A Tinari

Frank A Tinari

Partner
Location:
Central Islip, New York
Phone:
631-904-0308
Fax:
631-342-8350
Email:

Frank Tinari is the founder and managing partner of the firm. He was raised on Long Island and graduated from the State University of New York College at Oneonta. Upon receiving his law degree from Western New England University, Mr. Tinari entered the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted many types of criminal matters including complex white collar felonies, narcotics cases as well as driving while intoxicated and other felonies.

In 1987, Mr. Tinari opened his own practice focusing on personal injury and criminal litigation. His verdicts and settlements in both areas have been significant for his clients. Mr. Tinari has been rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating by Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability.

Mr. Tinari is the past President of the Criminal Bar Association (two terms) and a past President of the Columbian Lawyers Association (two terms). He has also served on the Suffolk County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee and as Chair of the District Court Committee. Mr. Tinari has lectured for the New York State Bar Association and presently serves as a Judicial Delegate for Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1986

Education

  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: History

Classes/Seminars

  • Identification/Character Evidence, NY State Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, Past President, 1981 - Present
  • Columbian Lawyers Bar Association, Past President, 1982 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Suffolk County District Attorney, Principal Assistant District Attorney, 1980 - 1985