Curtin Law Firm in the Community

The Partners of Curtin & DeJoseph, P.C. value the communities in which they live and work. Whether it is promoting diversity and inclusion, providing legal services to those in need or contributing to education and charitable organizations, our attorneys and staff strive to make a difference in their profession and community.

On a personal level, our attorneys and staff are very active in supporting civic, educational and charitable activities that provide valuable services to the constituents served while at the same time bringing personal satisfaction and gratification to the participants. They also actively support firm wide programs with equal enthusiasm.

Paul J. Curtin, Jr.:


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Oneida County Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Hospice of Central New York (former Board President)
  • Hospice Foundation (Board of Directors – former Board President)
  • Huntington Family Center, Inc. (former Board President)
  • Rape Crisis Center of Syracuse, Inc. (Board of Directors)
  • Madison Environmental Services, Inc. (Board President)
  • American Cancer Society (Advisory Board)
  • New York Military Academy (former President, Board of Trustees) (1998-2010)
  • Erie Canal Museum (Board of Directors)
  • Town of Camillus Planning Board – Attorney (2000 – to date)
  • Town of Geddes – Town Attorney (March 2013 – to date)
  • City of Syracuse, Common Council – Special Counsel (Oct. 2011 – to date)
  • Town of Cape Vincent – Special Counsel (Jan. 2012 – to date)
  • Cazenovia Advisory Conservation Commission (2011 – to date)
  • Diocese of Central New York – Chancellor (1998 – to date)

Lecturer for Continuing Legal Education courses offered by the following:

  • The New York State Bar Association
  • The Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Lorman Education Services
  • National Business Institute
  • Adjunct Professor State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry:  Zoning and Land Use Law