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Thomas V. Sassone Criminal, Divorce/Family Law, Immigration, Traffic Law

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About Thomas V. Sassone

Admitted New York and Connecticut Bars

Federal District Court Southern District of New York

Federal District Court Eastern District of New York


Practicing law since 1992. Began practice in the area of Immigration Law and became one of the leading local attorneys in that area.   Guest speaker several times on nationwide cable TV : News Talk TV regarding immigration issues in the news. Founded the Committee on Immigration Law for the Rockland County Bar Association 1994 and chaired that Committee for several years.

1995 partnered with Dr. Roy Girasa, Chairmen of the Law Department for Pace University, and expanded the practice to areas of matrimonial/divorce, business and criminal law. Dr. Girasa retired from the firm in 1999.

Experienced in Areas of:



Criminal / Traffic

Real Estate / Landlord & Tenant

Civil Litigation

Business Purchase and Sales


Board of Directors of

  • Neduora& Shepherds, Inc. – Non-profit Christian charity whose purpose is to bring fresh clean water to the villages of the Delta State of Nigeria.


  • Alliance Helping Hands Ministry – Non-profit Christian organization with a wide variety of ministries supported by the Church of God located in Newburgh New York whose purpose is to bring food and clothing to the poor in the United States and the Dominican Republic.


  • Chairman of the Brotherhood of Priests – a non-denominational Christian counsel whose purpose create unity amongst the various Christian denominations through joint charity and evangelism


Ordained Minister – Church of God, Newburgh, NY, and Absolute Faith In Jesus Christ Ministries, Inc., Brooklyn, NY

Provide Christian / Biblical-based counseling both privately and through our association with Absolute Faith In Jesus Christ Ministries, Inc. in areas of criminal problems, addictions, family counseling and divorce.

Former Professor with Washington Online Learning Institute teaching Immigration Law to paralegals and Department of State employees throughout the U.S., and in U.S. consulates in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.


Prior experience:

1982 – 1992 : Management in top Fortune Five Hundred companies: AT&T, CitiCorp North America, MCI, IBM

Extensive business and management experience allowing unique insight when dealing with business issues of divorce and bankruptcy.



BA 1982 Manhattan College

MBA 1984 Manhattan College

Juris Doctorate 1992 Pace University School of Law