Meet Our Team
John M. Bansbach, Esq.
J.D. from Boston University School of Law
B.A. from SUNY Binghamton
John joined the firm in 1990 after working in the litigation and general practice areas in the Rochester office of several regional law firms.
His practice concentrates in civil litigation and estate planning. He has extensive trial experience in New York State trial courts and the U.S. District Court in personal injury, business and commercial matters. His estate planning practice focuses on wills and trusts and Medicaid planning and eligibility .
John also maintains an active general practice which includes representation of individuals, businesses and homeowner’s associations in real estate and business matters.
Mindy L. Zoghlin, Esq.
J.D. from SUNY Buffalo School of Law
B.A. from Brandeis University
Mindy is a founding attorney of Bansbach, Zoghlin, P.C. She previously practiced with a Rochester law firm and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources. She represents individuals, small businesses, developers, citizens’ groups and municipalities in a wide range of environmental and land use matters including toxic tort and property damage cases, Article 78 proceedings, zoning and regulatory permitting proceedings. She also has substantial experience in a variety of other personal and commercial civil cases. In addition to litigating in state and federal courts and counseling clients on ways to minimize and/or avoid litigation risks, Mindy’s practice includes residential and commercial real estate matters.
Gerald F. Wahl, Esq.
J.D. from Union University, Albany Law School
Master of Divinity in Pastoral Theology from St. Bernard Seminary
Gerry has been associated with Bansbach Zoghlin P.C. since 1997. Gerry practiced law in Westfield, NY from 1980-1987 where he also served as the attorney for both the Town of Westfield and the Village of Westfield. He served as the Deputy Town Attorney for Greece, NY from 1989-1995 and the Town Attorney for Greece from 1995-1998. Gerry has been the Corporate Counsel for Harbec Plastics, Inc. since 1998 and the Corporate Counsel for Optimax Systems, Inc. since 2006. Gerry’s practice concentrates in business and corporate matters with an emphasis on Export regulatory compliance (ITAR and EAR).He also represents clients with regard to Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Wills, Estates, Trusts, Elder law and Medicaid.
Shane E. Brooks, Esq.
J.D. from Syracuse University
B.S. from SUNY Empire State College
Shane joined Bansbach Zoghlin in March 2011. Since then, he has focused primarily on civil and environmental litigation. As a law student, Shane studied tax law and estate planning. It is his hope to expand his practice to include these disciplines as well. When not working, Shane enjoys being a family man, spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is also a musician and a cyclist