Jessica M. Peraza

Jessica M. Peraza

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Employment Law
  • New York
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Jessica Peraza is an associate attorney working with the firm’s estate and elder law department. She focuses her practice on Estate Planning and Administration, Medicaid and Long-term Care Planning, and Wealth Management. As a law student, she interned for the Hon. Barbara Howe in Erie County Surrogate’s Court and worked in the Public Benefits Unit of Neighborhood Legal Services. Her previous experience includes residential foreclosures, public and private sector labor law, contract negotiations, probate matters, third party credit collections, and representation of clients in administrative hearings and arbitrations.

Ms. Peraza attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York where she graduated with a B.A in Spanish Language & Literature and Government. While at St. Lawrence, Ms. Peraza spent a semester abroad in Madrid, Spain. Ms. Peraza graduated cum laude with a J.D. from SUNY Buffalo Law School in 2015.

Ms. Peraza is admitted to practice law in New York, and is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and the WNY Women’s Bar Association.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Elder Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Area
  • Long-Term Care Planning
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
- Current
HoganWillig, PLLC
Law Offices of Terry M. Sugrue
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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St. Lawrence University
B.A. (2006) | Spanish Language & Literature, Government
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Rising Star
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 5358759
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Erie County Bar Association
- Current
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WNY Women's Bar Association
- Current
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Articles & Publications
The Just-In-Case List Everyone Should Have
HoganWillig Blog
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning, Amherst, NY
Weinberg Campus
Top Attorney- 8.7
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
50 Fountain Plaza
Suite 1700
Buffalo, NY 14202
Telephone: (716) 853-5100
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed