“Through my 21 years of practice, trying cases in numerous jurisdictions, including federal, state, and county courts, I have built a reputation based on integrity, superior understanding of the law, open-mindedness, courtesy, and tact,” he said in a prepared statement. “I bring with me a fresh perspective that I have attained while practicing under various judges throughout the state.”
Dumas received his Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Oswego. He received his Juris Doctorate from Pace Law School, before returning to Malone to practice law as an associate at the Law Office of John A. Piasecki, Esq.
He opened his own practice in 2006 and has done so privately since, focusing on criminal defense and family court work.
“My dedication to Franklin County, the law, and the constitution of the United States of America is what drives me to seek the election of Franklin County Court Judge. I will continue to work for the people of our county and endeavor to ‘listen courteously’ and ‘answer wisely,’” Dumas said in a prepared statement.
Dumas also works as the lead attorney for the Franklin County Department of Social Services. He stepped into this role to assist DSS on an emergency basis to fill its immediate need for qualified, capable legal services.
“I am excited to see Peter seek election to the Judge position,” Canton lawyer Edward Narrow said in a prepared statement. “With Peter’s vast experience in the courtroom and understanding of court procedures, the intersection of wisdom and experience creates a tremendous foundation for a new Judge to preside with.”