Richard P. Veloce joined the Colwell Law Group as Managing Attorney after 23 years litigating at a large multi-national insurance company where he was the Managing Trial Attorney for the Albany and Syracuse offices. In addition to maintaining his own caseload, Rich evaluated, mentored and coached litigation counsel, paralegals and support staff.

Prior to that, Rich served as Senior Trial Counsel for several years litigating high exposure cases. During his lengthy career, Rich has handled countless jury trials involving complex catastrophic injury cases throughout the state of New York from inception to jury verdict. Rich now manages the Colwell Law Group’s legal team and concentrates his practice in Matrimonial and Family Law where he aptly applies his extensive experience in both civil litigation and settlement negotiation.

Rich hails from New York, New York. Growing up in a tight-knit community the son of 1st generation Italian-Americans, he quickly surpassed the American dream, graduating from Saint Joseph’s College and Pace University Law School ranking in the top 5% of his class. Rich has three adult children and lives locally with his wife Fran and beloved standard poodle Charlie. He is an exercise enthusiast and avid sports fan. When he’s not in the courtroom, Rich can be found watching sports!


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