Judge Peter Martinelli
Judge Martinelli is a retired Administrative Law Judge previously associated with the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearing Operations and the New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board. He is presently a remote, part time associate with the law firm Jacobson, PLLC, which is located in Austin, Texas and specializes in Nursing, Skilled Nursing and Hospice Facility representation, and related matters.
The years before becoming an Administrative Law Judge include diverse experience, ranging from management in a law practice for the indigent, which was dominated by family law issues, to litigation with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Prior to his endeavors in quasi-judicial positions, and even for some time after, Judge Martinelli was significantly involved in academe, having taught full-time at the SUNY College @ Fredonia, as an adjunct at several undergraduate institutions and the Central California College – School of Law.
Judge Martinelli graduated from the New England School of Law, Cum Laude and from the SUNY @ Buffalo, with departmental honors from the School of Management.