Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Fiumara graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa. He received a Masters Degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Later, he earned his Law Degree from the Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, 1989.
Mr. Fiumara has been practicing primarily in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury and land use and zoning law for the past fourteen years in Sonoma County. Hence, Mr. Fiumara is very familiar with the local Sonoma County Judges, court procedures and the way to get things done on your behalf.
Mr. Fiumara takes a great deal of pride in working together with the local courts, the prosecution, probation and program providers to tailor alternatives to jail and/or prison.
For those defendants the prosecution can prove guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, Mr. Fiumaras keen negotiation skills and his assertive demeanor have been instrumental in obtaining favorable sentences. When trial is necessary, Mr. Fiumara has been known to team up with the best litigators to make sure that you have all of the resources that you need to win your case and get an acquittal. Strategy and winning pre-trial motions from the very beginning is the first line of defense. In the very least, Mr. Fiumara has a good track record of reducing an accused persons fines and reducing charges from felonies to misdemeanors. Mr. Fiumara has also worked to set aside and expunge felonies and misdemeanors so that defendants can get a new start on life.