In 2013, Mr. Ricca founded The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. located in Westbury, New York. As a solo practitioner, Mr. Ricca represents clients at the state, federal, and appellate levels. Today, his practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, traffic, and litigation matters.
Mr. Ricca graduated from Binghamton University in 2005 with a BA in Political Science with a dual concentration in politics and law, where he was a Dean’s List recipient for multiple semesters. In 2008, he received his MBA from Adelphi University, where he specialized in management and human resources. While at Adelphi University, Mr. Ricca was a member of Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society in Business Administration.
Mr. Ricca earned his Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2012 where his studies focused on criminal law. While at Touro, he was a Law Library Research Assistant where he worked with the Director of the Law Library and reference staff. Mr. Ricca was a Dean’s List recipient for multiple semesters throughout law school and he received the CALI Award in Academic Excellence for his participation in the Criminal Law Externship. During law school and after graduation as a pro bono attorney, Mr. Ricca worked with the Federal Defenders of New York (Central Islip), to vigorously defend persons charged with federal crimes who cannot afford to hire an attorney.
Mr. Ricca is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He is an active and contributing member of the Nassau County Bar Association, including the New Lawyers Committee. He is also a member of the Federal Bar Council, New York State Bar Association, The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and The New York State Defenders Association.