Lucas G. Mihuta, Esq.

Lucas G. Mihuta, Esq. is a Partner who spearheads the criminal defense and civil litigation divisions of the practice.  Having spent the first ten years of his practice with an Albany-based personal injury firm, Lucas is a seasoned trial practitioner who has earned state-wide recognition for his criminal trial defense work, his appellate successes, and his work as a personal injury attorney specializing particularly in automobile accident litigation.  His other practice areas include estate planning and administration, parole revocation proceedings, probation violation proceedings, DWI defense, residential real estate, and other areas of general civil litigation.  Lucas’s practice spans the counties of Greene, Columbia, Albany, Schenectady, Sullivan, St. Lawrence, Rensselaer, Montgomery, Essex, Warren, Saratoga, Fulton, Schoharie and Washington.

Lucas was born and raised in rural southern Vermont, and is the firm’s resident adventure seeker.  In his free time, he enjoys hiking Adirondack high peaks, riding roller coasters, extreme skiing, rock climbing, skydiving, whitewater rafting and high altitude mountaineering.  He has travelled the Amazon rain forest, swam with sharks in the Galapagos Islands off the Ecuadorian coast, rafted some of the northeast’s most aggressive whitewater rapids, scuba-dived in the Caribbean, hang glided over Europe, hiked the Swiss Alps, skied Spain’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, traversed the glaciers of Mont-Blanc in Chamonix France, and participated in a guided expedition on Mount Rainier. He has recently returned from a hiking and rock climbing trip to Moab, Utah and always anxiously awaits his next adventure.

Lucas is admitted to practice law in the courts of both New York and Florida.

Overview

Lucas G. Mihuta, Esq. is a Partner who spearheads the criminal defense and civil litigation divisions of the practice.  Having spent the first ten years of his practice with an Albany-based personal injury firm, Lucas is a seasoned trial practitioner who has earned state-wide recognition for his criminal trial defense work, his appellate successes, and his work as a personal injury attorney specializing particularly in automobile accident litigation.  His other practice areas include estate planning and administration, parole revocation proceedings, probation violation proceedings, DWI defense, residential real estate, and other areas of general civil litigation.  Lucas’s practice spans the counties of Greene, Columbia, Albany, Schenectady, Sullivan, St. Lawrence, Rensselaer, Montgomery, Essex, Warren, Saratoga, Fulton, Schoharie and Washington.

Lucas was born and raised in rural southern Vermont, and is the firm’s resident adventure seeker.  In his free time, he enjoys hiking Adirondack high peaks, riding roller coasters, extreme skiing, rock climbing, skydiving, whitewater rafting and high altitude mountaineering.  He has travelled the Amazon rain forest, swam with sharks in the Galapagos Islands off the Ecuadorian coast, rafted some of the northeast’s most aggressive whitewater rapids, scuba-dived in the Caribbean, hang glided over Europe, hiked the Swiss Alps, skied Spain’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, traversed the glaciers of Mont-Blanc in Chamonix France, and participated in a guided expedition on Mount Rainier. He has recently returned from a hiking and rock climbing trip to Moab, Utah and always anxiously awaits his next adventure.

Lucas is admitted to practice law in the courts of both New York and Florida.

Education

Lucas graduated in 2001 Summa Cum Laude from St. Lawrence University, where he finished ninth in his class and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.  In 2004, he earned his Juris Doctor by graduating Summa Cum Laude from Albany Law School, where he finished sixth in his class.  Since his admission to practice law, he has become an accomplished appellate practitioner and seasoned trial attorney, and has achieved appellate and trial success at both the civil and criminal levels.

Professional Associations

Lucas is an active member of the New York State Defender’s Association, which is an organization dedicated to ensuring that criminal defendants throughout the State receive zealous and competent legal representation. He is also a member of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.