- Georgetown University, J.D.
- Brown University, B.A.
Mr. Witmeyer was named by Best Lawyers as the “2012 Rochester, NY Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, and Mr. Witmeyer received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ comprehensive peer-review surveys for his abilities, professionalism, and integrity. He regularly has been recognized among The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers of New York.
Mr. Witmeyer was a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; and is a member of the New York State (Trusts and Estates Section) and Monroe County (former member, Executive Council of the Trust and Estate Section) Bar Associations; and of the Estate Planning Council of Rochester.
His community affiliations include Rochester Museum & Science Center (director, 2005-2013); Sunset House Hospice (director, 1990–present; Board Chair 2010-2012); St. John Fisher College Planned Giving Committee (member and past chair); Seniorsfirst Development Committee (member); Rochester Area Community Foundation Profession Liaison Committee (1998-2004); Rochester General Hospital Council (member and past chair); ViaHealth (director, 1998–2000); Presbyterian Residence Center (Valley Manor) (Director, 1977-1992 and past Board Chair); Rochester Institute of Technology Advisory Committee to the College of Liberal Arts (past member and chair); Rochester General Hospital (director, 1983–1998; board chair, 1995–1997; and past chair of its Executive, Finance, Pension and Investment Performance Review committees); Greater Rochester Health System (founding director); and Hospital Consortium of Greater Rochester, Inc. (past director).