Don't Settle For Less Than You Deserve

"The office of R. Robert Sossen, Jr. helped me get the compensation
I need for my workplace injury."

  • Worker's Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Business & Corporate
  • Social Security Disability

Areas of Practice

We specialize in worker's compensation, social security disability, and business law. We are here because of our attentiveness, expertise, and professionalism in working with our clients to achieve the respect and success they deserve.

 Workers Comp

Worker's Compensation

With decades of established experience and success, we provide legal aid for workplace injury and negotiate NYS worker's compensation settlements. Accidents at work may include falls and unsafe products or machinery. Sossen is adamant in acquiring the worker's compensation you are owed.

 Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability

We are skilled in social security law and are diligent representatives at disability hearings to ensure that our clients are receiving what is appropriate to what they have earned.

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

We are discerning experts in personal injury and offer the purposeful legal aid to assist our clients in rebuilding and improving their lives. Personal injury includes automobile accidents, accidental falls, unsafe products, construction site accidents, including falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs, and incidents causing fractures, burns, scars and back injuries.

 Business Corporate

Business & Commercial Law

We are highly knowledgeable and perceptive in business law, and offer the legal advice necessary to create strong incorporations, contracts, and shareholder and partnership agreements.

 Other Areas

Other Areas of Practice

Our specialities extend to criminal and traffic representation, DWI, misdemeanors, felonies, family law and divorce, and child support. Whichever the case, we approach it thoughtfully and engage with our attentive and aggressive legal aid.

Our Philosophy

We Promise To

  • Provide the personal attention your case deserves
  • Explain the law in clear, concise and understandable language
  • Respond to your questions in a timely manner
  • Keep you informed as to the progress of your case
  • Provide the legal expertise necessary to maximize your recovery

About Robert Sossen


R. Robert Sossen, Jr., Esq.

The People's Attorney in Central New York

Founded in 1976, Attorney Sossen has built his practice on the premise that he best serves his clients by providing them with an understandable explanation of the complexities of the legal system and how to maneuver their way through that system to achieve the best possible result. While emphasizing the representation of injured workers’, Attorney Sossen also handles personal injury, matrimonial, small business and social security claims.

Attorney Sossen’s client-centered personal approach allows his clients to feel comfortable and appreciated. His focus is on establishing a personal relationship with clients as he explains their rights empowering them to become knowledgeable about their case.

Attorney Sossen is an active member of his community outside of his practice. He has resided in the Utica area for more than forty years. He has a passion for photography and enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.


Adele Weitzman

Two sons
Lee and Andrew

Three grandchildren
Story, Charlie, and Townes


1969 - Syracuse University
BS, Newhouse School of Communications

1973 - New York University
Graduate School of Business Administration

1975 - Admitted New York State Bar

1975 - Syracuse University College of Law
JD & Justinian Honor Society

Professional Experience

1976 - Present R. Robert Sossen, Jr. Law Office

Professional Organizations

  • Past President Jewish Federation of Utica
  • Past President Sculpture Space
  • Past President Woodberry Association
  • Incorporator and past board member Hospice of Utica
  • Past board member Utica Symphony
  • Involved in the Utica community and helped found both Hospice and Sculpture Space
  • Member NYS Trial Lawyers Association
  • Award winning photographer with shows throughout Central NY, Albany Region, and NYC

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10 Steuben Park
Utica, NY 13501


P (315) 733-2208
F (315) 733-3836


M 9 AM - 5 PM
T 9 AM - 5 PM
W 9 AM - 5 PM
T 9 AM - 5 PM
F 9 AM - 1 PM