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Valerie L. Barbic

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Rochester, New York

Valerie L. Barbic, a partner of the firm, was admitted to the New York State Bar in January 1992. She is also admitted to Federal District Court in the Western and Northern Districts. Ms. Barbic has extensive experience, including trial experience, in the areas of insurance defense and Labor Law litigation. In addition, she has a broad range of experience in toxic tort defense. She has defended homeowners in lead paint cases since 1998. She has engaged in the defense of asbestos claims for insulation and friction defendants.  She is also experienced in the defense of mold claims, construction defect cases and product liability actions.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense Litigation (auto, premises, products liability, construction accidents)
  • Toxic Tort Litigation (lead paint, asbestos, mold)
  • Adoptions
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2003


  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Union College, Schenectady, New York
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Honors: Recipient Robert Porter Patterson Scholarship
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • The Hartford - Complex Claims
  • Travelers - Environmental Claims


  • Insurance Coverage 2011 - What Every Practitioner Needs to Know, New York State Bar Association, 2011
  • Basics of Civil Practice ? The Trial; Direct Examination, New York State Bar Association
  • How to Litigate a Products Liability Case: The Fundamentals, New York State Bar Association, 2009
  • General Auto Liability Seminar, New York State Bar Association, 2009
  • Law School for Insurance Professionals, New York State Bar Association, 2007 - 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Former member of Judiciary Committee

Practice Areas

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Office Location

Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina P.C.
Two State Street
Rochester, NY 14614

Phone: 585-851-8952
Toll-Free: 800-474-0793
Fax: 585-454-4026
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Penfield office
290 Linden Oaks Office Park
Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14625
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Greece office
1100 Long Pond Road, Suite 214
Rochester, NY 14626
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Irondequoit office
425 Titus Ave
Rochester, NY 14617
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