About John



Raspante Law is dedicated to Family Law, Divorce and Criminal Defense. John appears in court every day and routinely achieves favorable outcomes for his clients.

John J. Raspante was an Oneida County Assistant District Attorney before he started his own firm. John prosecuted thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases throughout Oneida County and also served as a special prosecutor in Onondaga County.

Prior to his work in the District Attorney’s office, he served as an Assistant County Attorney where he prosecuted child abuse and neglect cases.

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Utica College, a Master’s degree in Education from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law where he was a senior member of Law Review.

Before law school, John was a social studies teacher, teaching at risk youth.  During that same time, he was a radio personality at Big Frog 104, where he hosted the afternoon drive and voiced local and national commercials.