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Brenna Boyce Law Forum

Brenna Boyce Law Forum

The Brenna Boyce Law Forum

Since 1996, the Brenna, Brenna & Boyce Law Forum (formerly known as the Brenna & Brenna Law Forum) has been greeting listeners every Sunday morning from 8-9 A.M. on 1180 WHAM. Attorneys Bob Brenna and Shelly Boyce, the show’s hosts, help listeners who call in with legal questions and concerns, discuss current events, and also welcome special guests to the show such as judges, government members, community leaders, and other Rochester professionals.  Attorney Jim Philippone, founder of Philippone Law Offices, is also a frequent guest host on the show.

The Brenna, Brenna & Boyce Law Forum celebrated its 15th Anniversary in July of 2011. Previously recorded shows and audio commentaries (heard on WHAM and sister stations) can be found at the Brenna, Brenna & Boyce web site,

Whether they’re giving helpful tips or having an insider interview with a guest, the Brenna, Brenna & Boyce Law Forum is an entertaining and useful addition to your Sunday morning. To call in during the show, dial 222-1180, *1180 (for Verizon subscribers) or 1-800-295-1180.

Bob Brenna

Bob Brenna, Jr. is a founding partner of Brenna, Brenna & Boyce. He has practiced since 1979 when he joined his Father who began the firm in 1953. 
Mr. Brenna has been honored with being invited into membership of the National Academy of Trial Advocacy. He is Past President of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and has served on its Board of Directors since it was founded. He is a Fellow in the LCA and has previously served on NYSTLA’s Board for 16 years. He served as president of the GVTLA for two terms in the early 90’s and served on its board of directors from 1988-1999. Mr. Brenna has been named by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and has achieved a Preeminent AV Rating and 5.0/5.0 in Martindale Hubbell, and was recently named as one of the top 100 trial lawyers (New York) by the American Trial Lawyers Association, now known as the National Trial Lawyers Association. He also has been rated "Superb" and received a 10.0/10.0 by Comments by his clients and peers can be viewed at such websites. 

In addition to being a host of the Brenna, Brenna & Boyce Law Forum, he’s a Columnist for The Daily Record and has also been a legal analyst and been interviewed for numerous television and radio shows. Mr. Brenna has devoted his practice to the concept that no Goliath should remain unchallenged or unchecked, and that every David deserves competent representation.

Shelly Boyce

Shelly Boyce became a partner at Brenna, Brenna & Boyce in 2007. Before joining, he chaired the Personal Injury Practice Group at Chamberlain D’Amanda. 
 Mr. Boyce graduated with honors from Albany Law School where he was a member of the Law Review and the Justinian Honor Society. After law school, Mr. Boyce was a Confidential Law Assistant to the Justices of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division in Albany. He was then appointed an Assistant District Attorney for Monroe County where he was assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau. 

Mr. Boyce frequently lectures other lawyers on trial practice at bar association seminars. He’s listed in Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers, has received the highest rating on and, an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell (highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards), and is a Member (by invitation only) of the American Board of Trial Advocates
. He’s heavily involved in the Rotary Club of Honeoye Falls-Mendon and is passionate about Second Amendment Law.

About Brenna, Brenna & Boyce

Robert L. Brenna, Sr., the firm’s founder, graduated from law school in 1953, after having served in the military. His practice was diversified and included representation for personal injury, estate work, real estate, and general practice. His son, Robert L. Brenna, Jr., graduated from law school in 1978, returning to Rochester to join the firm and practice law with his father. After practicing for years together as a family owned law firm, Robert L. Brenna Sr. retired in 1985 after battling illness. He lived until 1989.

Robert L. Brenna Jr. continued his father’s legacy at Brenna & Brenna. The firm continued to grow and thrive, taking on more clients and attorneys.

Sheldon W. Boyce Jr. joined the firm as a partner in 2007, and the firm became Brenna, Brenna & Boyce. Before joining the firm, he chaired the personal injury department at another firm for many years, after serving in the District Attorney’s office.

Brenna, Brenna & Boyce concentrates its practice in specific areas of law; Catastrophic Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Estate Litigation, Estate Probate and Administration, Estate Planning and Trusts (including wills, health care proxies, living wills, powers of attorney), Military Law, Entertainment Law, and Second Amendment Law.

Today, Brenna, Brenna & Boyce continues to fight tirelessly for clients while upholding family values the firm was created around and is proud to have fifth-generation clients, and takes great pride in the fact that so many families have depended on the firm to be their voice.
Learn more at

Brenna, Brenna & Boyce, PLLC
31 East Main Street, Suite #2000
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585-454-2000
Fax: 585-454-3010

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