Who We Are
Gregory L. Piede
Gregory L. Piede practices in the areas of elder law, Medicaid, estate planning and probate.
Gregory is a former associate a major global law firm, where his work focused on complex tax matters and estate planning for high net worth individuals. He earned a law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law and an advanced legal degree, with honors, from the Northwestern University School of Law. He is actively involved in the local elder law community, both through professional associations and various volunteer endeavors.
Gregory is a native of Fairport, NY, and graduated from Fairport High School. Education, career, and volunteer service has since moved him to Virginia, Venezuela, Colorado, Utah, Illinois, and California before settling again in Rochester.
Areas of Practice:
Elder Law/Medicaid Planning
Estate Planning and Administration
Northwestern University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, with honors
University of Colorado School of Law, J.D.
Southern Virginia University, B.A.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Chair
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section and Medicaid Committee
Monroe County Bar Association, Elder Law Section
Civic and Charitable Involvement:
Alzheimer's Association, Volunteer Instructor and Alzheimer's Advocate
Lifespan and Eldersouce, Certified Medicare Counsellor
Monroe County Legal Assistance Center, Volunteer
Monroe County Volunteer Legal Services Project, Volunteer
Weiwei Sun's practice focuses on all aspects of immigration law, including business/employment-based immigrant petitions, non-immigrant visa cases, famly-based immigrant cases, adjustment of status, and citizenship/naturalization cases.
Prior to relocating to Rochester in 2009, Weiwei worked with two major Atlanta immigration law firms, where she handled a variety of immigration matters, including H-1B work visa cases, L-1A/B intra-company transfer visas, E-1/E-2 treaty trader and investor visas, B-1/2 visitor visas, Student visa issues; EB-2 (PERM and NIW), EB-1, EB-3 employment-based green card and I-130/I-129F family-based immigration cases, etc. With her broad experience in United States immigration law firms, Chinese law firms, and the Buffalo, NY US EB-5 regional center, she is uniquely suited to provide clients legal solutions to a broad array of immigration matters.
Weiwei's interest in immigration law stems from her own experience as an immigrant from China. She arrived under and F-1 student visa and worked as an H-1B professional. She attained permanent residency for herself and her family through the EB-1A (Aliens of Extraordinary Ability) process within two weeks.
Areas of Practice:
East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.B.
The Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, LL.M.
Professional ASsociationss and Community Involvement:
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
New York State Bar Association
Monroe County Bar Association
Monroe County Volunteer Legal Services Project