Sheldon W. Boyce, Jr.

After graduating with honors from Albany Law School, Mr. Boyce spent two years doing research and writing for the Justices of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division. He then served as an Assistant District Attorney in Monroe County, New York, where he was assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau. Now in private practice with Brenna Boyce, PLLC, he is an accomplished civil trial lawyer. Mr. Boyce is a Life Benefactor Member of the National Rifle Association, an NRA Certified Rifle and Pistol Instructor, and a member of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. He has represented gun owners for more than 25 years.



Benefactor Life Member, National Rifle Association of America 
NRA Certified Rifle and Pistol Instructor 
New York State Rifle and Pistol Association
Empire State Arms Collectors Association, Life Member
Shooters Committee on Political Education (SCOPE), Life Member
Rotary Club of Honeoye Falls-Mendon (President, 2005-2006)

Professional Honors

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America ®
Diplomate, Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1996.
AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell


Brenna Boyce, PLLC, Rochester, New York, 2007-Present, Partner.
Chamberlain, D'Amanda, Oppenheimer & Greenfield, Rochester, New York, 1983-2007, Partner. Member, Management Committee
Town of Mendon, New York. Town Attorney 1992-1994; 2005-Present; Trial Counsel and Deputy Town Attorney, 1996-2005.
Monroe County District Attorney's Office, Rochester, New York. Assistant District Attorney, 1981-1983. Assigned to Special Investigations Bureau; responsible for investigation and prosecution of narcotics, organized crime and vice-related offenses. Also extensive experience in Town and City Courts.
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, Albany, New York. Confidential Law Research Assistant to the Justices of the Appellate Division, 1979-1981.

Bar Admissions

New York State (1980); Federal District Court for the Northern (1980) and Western (1983) Districts of New York.


Albany Law School of Union University
J.D. Cum Laude, June 1979. Member, Albany Law Review; Justinian Honor Society; Recipient of Albany Law School Scholarship

Utica College of Syracuse University
B.S. Cum Laude, May 1976. Major: Accounting (CPA). Secretary, Accounting Society; Member, College Judicial Committee; Treasurer, Vice-President, Inter-Fraternity Council; Treasurer, Vice-President, President, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity (Social)

Professional Affiliations

American Board of Trial Advocates, Rochester Chapter
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (Director, 2006-2007)
New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 1990-2004; Secretary, 1997-1998; Treasurer, 1996-1997; Parliamentarian, 1995-1996)
New York State Trial Lawyers Institute (Dean, 1992-1994; Treasurer, 1996-1997)
Genesee Valley Trial Lawyers Association
(President, 1989-1991; Judicial Committee, 1989-1998)
New York State Bar Association (Member, Trial Lawyers and Municipal Law Sections)
Monroe County Bar Association
(Trustee, 1990-1992; Co-Chairman, Bench/Bar Committee, 1997-1999; Chairman, Ethics Committee,1999-2001; Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee, 1992-1994; Chairman, Personal Injury Committee, 1987-1989; Member, Judiciary Committee, 1993-1997; Member, Judicial Fair Comment Committee, 1997-1999)
Greater Rochester Association For Women Attorneys (Member, Gender Bias Committee, 1992-1993)
Master, Rochester American Inns of Court (1998-1999)
Associate Editor, National Trial Lawyer - New York Edition, 1991-1994
Editorial Advisory Board, New York Motor Vehicles (James Publishing, 1999)
Lecturer and Moderator of Bar Association Seminars