Robert J. Scamardella, born on April 11, 1950, is a life-long Staten Islander who graduated magna cum laude, in 1972, from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. In 1975, he earned his Law Degree from Brooklyn Law School.
He started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office where he was the Chief of the Major Offense Bureau. In 1982, he entered private practice and is currently the managing partner of the Firm. He is also a partner in the consulting firm, The Molinari Group, LLC.
Mr. Scamardella is an experienced Trial Attorney having litigated numerous Estate, Real Estate and Business Matters. He has particular experience in Will Contest, Breach of Contract and Business Owner Dispute type lawsuits.
He also has vast knowledge in Will Probate and Administration Matters, Business Formation, Business Owner Agreements, Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Elder Care Law and Estate Tax Planning. With his extensive experience he oversees the Law Firm and its Associates while interacting with clients to resolve their personal needs.
Mr. Scamardella has served on the Board of Directors of the Richmond County Bar Association and has chaired its Public Relations and Fee Arbitration Committees. He is a continuing education lecturer in the area of Commercial and Estate Law and is an adjunct Professor of Business Law at Wagner College.
In addition, Mr. Scamardella has served as Board Chairman of the Staten Island YMCA and the Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater New York and the College of Staten Island Foundation. He also serves on the Executive Committees of the St George Theatre Restoration, Inc., SINY, Inc., and The Staten Island Children’s Campaign. He is also a member of the Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame Committee.
Active politically, Mr. Scamardella is a past Chairman of the Richmond County Republican Party.