Daniel R. Magill
Village Attorney, Daniel R. Magill, Esq., was born and raised in Scottsville New York. Daniel R. Magill, Esq., (who goes by Dan), was appointed Village of Scottsville Attorney in May 2017, replacing Peter K. Skivington. Dan also holds a position as Associate Attorney at The Law Offices of Peter K. Skivington, PLLC. Since April 2015, Dan has been the Town Attorney for the Town of Conesus, and personally handles the Town’s complex land use litigation.
Dan joined The Law Offices of Peter K. Skivington, PLLC, in April 2012 and primarily focuses his legal practice on litigation, municipal law, and criminal matters. Dan represents clients on various charges and has handled everything from misdemeanors to murder trials; Dan has also conducted seven felony trials. After practicing law for only 2.5 years, Dan obtained a complete acquittal following a jury trial where his client was charged with three felonies.
Dan has extensive appellate experience, authoring eight appellate briefs. Dan has successfully defended the Village of Scottsville at the Fourth Department Appellate Division. Dan has argued four appeals at the Fourth Department Appellate Division, winning three of those appeals. After objecting to inadmissible evidence at a felony trial, he appealed his client’s convictions to the Fourth Department Appellate Division, and client’s convictions were overturned. Three of his criminal appeals from local court to County Court resulted in two complete exonerations and one re-trial.
Dan works in close collaboration with Peter Skivington and provides support in all civil matters including trial preparation, depositions, legal research and litigation support. Dan is a well-respected member of the Law Offices of Peter K. Skivington, PLLC, whos clients include a variety of individuals from Fortune 500 corporations, municipalities, members of the judiciary, to any citizen in need of quality legal representation.
“For the past three years, Dan has demonstrated that his litigation work product can keep pace with the biggest and most respected law firms in Rochester.”
–Town Supervisor Brenda Donohue
“Dan has proven to be an intelligent and dedicated advocate for the Village of Scottsville”
–Mayor Paul F. Gee
- Syracuse University College of Law, Juris Doctor 2011
- SUNY Geneseo, Bachelor of Arts 2008