About Us


Areas Served

Viscosi Law is proud to serve the following areas:
• Albany County • Fulton County • Herkimer County
• Montgomery County • Oneida County • Schoharie County
• Washington County • Saratoga County • Warren County • Essex County and Schenectady County

There is a lot of history in these areas represented in the courthouses in each of counties.



    Herkimer County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building in Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York. It is a three-story, wood frame structure with painted brick walls built in 1873. It features an octagonal tower with arched openings and a mansard roof. It was the site of the 1906 trial of Chester Gillette.


    The Albany County Courthouse on Eagle Street in Albany is a large neo-classical building built during 1912-1916. Its main feature is the large central atrium and monumental stairways in its interior.Originally designed by Hoppin and Koen of New York City, the building underwent renovation and expansion in 2006.


    Fulton County Courthouse, originally known as Tryon County Courthouse, is a historic courthouse building located at Johnstown in Fulton County, New York. It was built in 1772–1773. It is the oldest courthouse in continuous operation in the Nation. It is still being used as a Court House today.


    Oneida County is one of very few counties in the nation to have two county courthouses. Research provided by retired state Supreme Court Justice John Grow notes that Rome’s first courthouse was built in 1806-07 on land donated as a public square by Dominick Lynch. The photo above is the second structure as it stood in 1908, after the first burned to the ground.


    Washington County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,216. The county seat is Fort Edward.[2] The county was named for President George Washington. Washington County is part of the Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Albany-Schenectady, NY Combined Statistical Area.


    The County Court is located in Montgomery County outside New York City. It is authorized to handle the prosecution of all crimes committed within the county. It has exclusive authority to handle trials in felony matters and shares authority with the local city, and town and village courts to handle trials in misdemeanor cases (offenses punishable by less than one year in prison) and other minor offenses and violations.


    Schoharie County Courthouse Complex is a historic courthouse and county clerk’s building located at Schoharie in Schoharie County, New York. The courthouse building was built in 1870 and is a two-story structure above a raised basement structure built of cut limestone block laid random ashlar. It features a shallow hipped roof surmounted by an ornate pyramidal cupola and corner turrets of pressed metal.

Michael Viscosi, Esq

Prior to to becoming an attorney, Mr. Viscosi served honorably in the United States Coast Guard after attending school at the State University of New York. During law school he interned with the United States Attorney’s Office in Springfield Massachusetts and was employed by the New York State Attorney General Consumer Fraud and Protection Bureau in Albany.

Mr. Viscosi also proudly served as a reservist at the Coast Guard District One Office of the Judge Advocate General in Boston. After law school, Mr. Viscosi worked as an Assistant District Attorney prosecuting various crimes and also serves as the Assistant City Court Judge in his hometown.

As a defense attorney he continuously applies the lessons he learned while serving his country to zealously represent individuals who have been charged with crimes.

Michael has won numerous town, village, city, county and even federal criminal jury trials ranging from DWI to Criminal Contempt to Aggravated Unlicensed Operation to Manslaughter.  Call him immediately to discuss your case.


Areas of Expertise

Aggravated Unlicensed Operation

If the State of New York is alleging that you’ve operated a motor vehicle on a public way while your privilege to drive was suspended or revoked, call today. Not only can we keep you from having a permanent criminal record or going to jail, we can also guide you through the difficult and confusing aspects of the DMV and assist you in clearing up your driving history so that you can be a fully licensed driver once again.


Few experiences in life are as frightening as facing criminal accusations. One step in the wrong direction can have harmful consequences. Russo, Walsh & Viscosi has a profoundly deep understanding of the law, and a reputation for success. The law can be your friend, but it is not a job for amateurs.

Criminal Defense

It is our mission as a law office to defend individuals charged with all types of criminal matters in both state and federal courts in New York. Sometimes pleading guilty is simply not an option. A guilty plea can have a far reaching impact on you life, and the life of your family. It is a blot on your record that never disappears.

Traffic Ticket Defense

If you receive a traffic ticket in New York State, paying the fine by mail may seem like the easy way out but it is rarely the right decision to make. Fighting your ticket can be the only option if you have a bad driving history or if you are facing points which can lead to increased insurance costs or even the loss of your license entirely. We are ready to provide you with an aggressive defense to all types of traffic ticket charges across our state. Do not go to court alone or try to navigate the confusing DMV regulations without our expertise. Call us right now for a free review of your situation.