Top One
The National Trial Lawyers
Accredited Business
National College for DUI Defense
Legal Elite
Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney - 2015
10 Best 2015 Client Satisfaction
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Thomas D. Trbovich

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Phone: 716.222.2222

1967 Wehrle Dr #1
Buffalo, New York 14221

Tom is widely known throughout Western New York as "The WNY DWI Attorney". He handles misdemeanors, felonies, and appeals. Many of his cases involve complicated issues such as: illegal stops, suppression of blood alcohol tests, re-opening of prior convictions, permanent revocation of licenses, violations of probation.

Thomas Trbovich has been included 5 times in 'Who's Who in Law' as one of the top attorneys selected by his peers, other attorneys, and judges in the 8 counties of Western New York.

Tom's work as a local lawyer focusing on drunk driving defense has also been recognized in the Buffalo Law Journal, Buffalo Business First, The Buffalo News, The CBS Morning Show, The O'Reilly Factor, and CNN.

Tom lives in Amherst, NY with his wife and 3 children.


J.D., UNY Buffalo Law School, 1997
Cum Laude

M.S., Economics SUNY at Buffalo, 1990

B.S., Skidmore College, 1988

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York, 1997
Federal Court, 2002
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

National College for DUI Defense


Former Assistant District Attorney, 1998-2002

Former Partner at Cellino & Barnes

Argued DWI issues before the New York Appellate Division

Police trained on DWI breath test and DWI arrest methods


Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2016

NY State Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016

Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015

Client Choice Award, Avvo, 2014 - 2015

Top 100 NYS DWI Attorney, National Advocacy for DUI Defense, 2014

Legal Elite, Buffalo Business First, 2013 - 2014

Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who In American Law, 2007 - 2012

Client Reviews
For my case it looked as if it were insurmountable odds. Mr. Trbovich called me and dealt with my case with confidence I had no doubt that he would have my case fully dismissed. Very dependable and cares about what your ultimate needs are as an attorney W.G.
Really good people. Helped my dad. We live out of town and they handled our traffic ticket issue in 15 minutes, while we had been pulling our hair out for weeks trying to deal with the beaurocracy. Very professional and helpful. Thank you Rick!!!!! D.S.
Tom is an excellent attorney that exceeded my expectations when taking my case. This entire team is dedicated to their work and one of the most hardworking individuals I've had the pleasure of meeting! M.M.
Extremely pleased, would recommend this firm to any who need a great lawyer. S.B.
My case was very tough and the Trbovich Law Firm handle my case with care and absolute solution. I give the my high regards for making me feel there was someone always by my side , and assured that me that they would get the ruling that I needed. W.H.