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Sheldon W. Boyce, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Rochester, NY

Brenna Boyce PLLC Attorneys at Law
31 East Main Street, Suite 2000
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585-454-2000
Fax: 585-454-3010
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1980
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, State, Local & Municipal
Attorney Profile

Boasting a rich and diverse legal background that spans nearly four decades, attorney Sheldon W. Boyce, Jr., has a unique perspective in personal injury, municipal law and Second Amendment law matters. A partner at Brenna Boyce PLLC in Rochester since 2007, Mr. Boyce has represented thousands of clients across upstate New York at both the state and federal level.

A lifelong resident of New York state, Mr. Boyce received a Bachelor of Science cum laude in 1976 from Utica College, which was then part of Syracuse University. He then pursued his legal studies at Albany Law School, from where he graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor in 1979. While in law school, Mr. Boyce was a member of the Justinian Honor Society and the Albany Law Review.

Mr. Boyce is licensed to practice in the state of New York, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York. Prior to joining the team at Brenna Boyce PLLC he served as assistant district attorney for Monroe County and worked as a confidential law assistant to justices on the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, in Albany.

Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, Mr. Boyce holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He pursues legal excellence even when not in the office, serving as town attorney for Mendon, New York, where he resides and Village Justice for village of Honeoye Falls. A past director of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Boyce has also held an executive office position with the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%State, Local & Municipal
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Sheldon W. Boyce, Jr.

First Admitted: 1980, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Highest Possible Rating,

Educational Background

  • Syracuse University, Utica, New York, B.S., cum laude, 1976

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1980
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Dean
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1983
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Officer
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1980
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Director
  • Genesee Valley Trial Lawyers Association, President
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Office Location for Sheldon W. Boyce, Jr.

31 East Main Street
Suite 2000
Rochester, NY 14614

Phone: 585-454-2000

Fax: 585-454-3010

Last Updated: 8/17/2022

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