....VACCA WINS GENERAL ELECTION FOR MONROE COUNTY COURT JUDGE WITH 216,839 VOTES - 62% OF TOTAL VOTES......

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Assistant District Attorney, Special Victims Trial Division, Monroe County District Attorney's Office

  • Specializes in prosecution of homicides of infants/children and domestic violence and child physical and sexual abuses cases.
  • Prosecuted 30 felony trials.
  • Prosecuted over 2,000 felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Previously assigned to Domestic Violence Bureau, Felony DWI Bureau, Rochester City Court and Town/Village Courts of Monroe County

Associate Attorney, Hamberger & Weiss

  • civil practice involving workers’ compensation claims

Instructor and Presenter for numerous organizations including Rochester Police Department, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester General Hospital, New York Prosecutor Training Institute, Western New York Coalition Office of Victim Services

Notable Cases

Jury finds Robert Norry guilty of Murder 2 in the stabbing death of Kelly O'May.

Jennifer Pyorwas convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the stabbing of her husband.

Nikey Hall guilty of brutally assaulting his 1-year old daughter.

Alfred DaSilva and Sharon Sexton sentenced in State Court related to sexual activity with a child and endangering the welfare of a child.

Clayton Whittemore sentenced to the maximum term of 25 years to life in prison.(Meredith Vacca second chair to DA Doorley.)

Daniel Ludwig convicted of predatory sexual assault against a child.

Domingo Ventura sentenced to 20 years for sexual conduct against a child (1st Degree) and endangering the welfare of a child.

Devin Isidore guilty of 2 counts of Attempted Predatory Sexual Assault against a child involving sexual abuse of an 8 yr old girl.

Ray Jones III sentenced to 35 years to life for sexually abusing a child for nearly a decade. (Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child.)

Tina Switkowski was convicted of reckless assault of a child (count 1) and reckless assault of a child by a daycare provider (count 2).

Todd Mirabella sentenced to 12 years in prison plus 10 years post release supervision following his October 11th trial conviction on charges of sexually abusing two young girls.

William Keller convicted for Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child in the Second Degree and Endangering the Welfare of the Child.

Bonnie Hughes/John Kohlmeier have pled guilty to federal charges of coercion and enticement of a minor.

Roger Moon pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing a toddler for more than two years

Malcolm Campbell pled guilty to sexually abusing a young girl nearly 10 years after the incident took place.