Kyle attended Greece Arcadia High School and graduated with honors in 1997. While in high school he received training and became a Certified Peer Mediator. He started working at Schallers when he was 12 years old. He started in the back room and made hamburger patties for sixteen hours on the weekends. He continued to work at Schaller’s and other restaurant jobs through high school.
At SUNY Oswego, while studying business and economics, Kyle worked in the intramural department of the school. After college, he moved to Maryland with his wife and worked for Johns Eastern Company as an Independent claims adjuster for several large insurance companies. He became proficient in property, liability, personal injury and workers compensation claims. As an adjuster, he worked closely with the attorneys at Rollins, Smalking, Richards & Mackie and the relationships forged during that experience inspired him to begin law school.
While attending law school at the University of Baltimore, Kyle worked as a paralegal for Rollins, Smalking, Richards & Mackie. During his second year of law school, he was recruited for a full time law clerk position with the Honorable Stuart Berger. He clerked for him for four months during the summer of his second year of law school.
After graduation with a joint J.D. and M.B.A., the firm of Rollins, Smalking, Richards & Mackie offered him an associate position. He worked in insurance defense for a period of time until he decided to come back home to Rochester, New York.
Kyle started his career at the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office in 2006 in the local court bureau where he prosecuted hundreds of misdemeanor cases; an overwhelming majority of which were DWI cases. After approximately a year and a half, he was promoted to felony prosecutions. While at the DA’s office he has specialized nonviolent felonies, drug crimes and the violent felony offenses. He spent approximately eight years in the violent felony offense bureau where he successfully prosecuted approximately 800 violent felony offenses, including approximately twenty homicide cases. In August of 2016, he was promoted to a supervisory role in local criminal courts. He supervises twenty attorneys that handle all misdemeanors in the county.
Special Assistant District Attorney, Monroe County District Attorneys Office
Adjunct Professor Monroe Community College
Associate at Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie, L.L.C.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Stuart R. Berger
Fellow to the University of Baltimore, Stephen L. Snyder Center for Litigation
Certified NY State Peer Mediator
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