John J. Ciafone
Attorney at Law
Law Offices of John J. Ciafone, Esq.
Law Office of John J. Ciafone
John Ciafone is a lawyer at his own law office. He has been practicing law for nearly 20 years. Ciafone is admitted to practice law in both State and Federal Courts in New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C. He is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court.
Ciafone currently serves as executive director of the Aldos Democratic Club and is the attorney for the New York State Fraternal Order of Police Big Apple Lodge. He is a member of the East River Kiwanis and the Knights of Columbus. Ciafone is a New York State Certified Arbitrator and Mediator and has been appointed a Referee and Guardian Ad Litem for the New York State Court System. Ciafone was also elected as a judicial delegate.
Ciafone was elected twice to Community School Board 30 where he served as president and treasurer. He is a strong advocate for child safety, using his position on the board to increase crossing guards, security and police presence at schools as well as lead the fight for school uniforms.
Ciafone was born and raised in Astoria. He graduated from New York University, then went to St. John’s University School of Law. Ciafone has had the unique opportunity to serve in all three branches of government. He was an intern to former Governor Mario Cuomo, worked in the Legal Division in the New York City Council and was an intern to New York State Supreme Court Justice Frederick Schmidt.