Niagara County, New York Lawyers

Jeffrey J. Tyrpak
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 5 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Employment, Estate Planning, Health Care and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Jeffrey Tyrpak, an Amherst native, attended Fordham University and obtained his BA in International Political Economy in 2010. In 2013, he earned his JD at UB Law School with a concentration in Finance Transactions.

He started practicing law at a small firm in New York City before returning home and joining our team in December of 2016. While working in New York City, Mr. Tyrpak handled litigation in federal court regarding collective bargaining agreements and ERISA for employee benefit funds. He also worked on government compliance matters under the Affordable Care Act and ERISA.

Currently, Mr. Tyrpak resides in HoganWillig's Real Estate...
Rebecca M. Kujawa
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 3 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Free ConsultationAppeals, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Rebecca Kujawa concentrates her practice in Litigation and Appellate Practice. Rebecca has experience in various types of civil litigation in state court as well as with administrative agencies. Rebecca assists in many aspects of the litigation process, including pleadings, discovery and motion practice. Rebecca received her JD from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where she served as a Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review and was awarded the Order of the Coif (highest academic achievement). As a law student, Rebecca also gained extensive insight into civil litigation as a student law clerk to...
Michael Francis Barrett
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 10 years experience
(716) 856-3646 2524 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Bankruptcy and Family
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Assisting individuals in filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, in Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming counties. I am a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. Following a brief telephone call, I can arrange to meet with you for a free consultation in my Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Hamburg, or Batavia office. I will go over all the required information with you, so you will not need to fill out a huge packet of papers on your own. We can review all of your options so you can determine whether bankruptcy, or another...
MIchael Benz
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 7 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Drexel University School of Law
Michael T. Benz is an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation department; handling personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense cases. His motto and practice is to prepare every case as though it will be a jury trial; and he is confident that his trial preparation is the key to getting the best result for his clients.

Mr. Benz brings vast trial experience with him to HoganWillig, having tried hundreds of cases as an Assistant Defender at the nationally recognized Defender Association of Philadelphia, before starting his own private criminal defense practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a native “Buffalonian” he...
Jerry Anthony Gambino
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 35 years experience
(716) 856-3646 2524 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Workers' Comp
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Jerry Gambino is an accomplished attorney representing injured workers since 1985. He has handled thousands of Workers Compensation cases since 1985.

Jerry’s goal has always been to achieve best possible result for his clients. This could be with or without litigation. With his extensive experience in handling Workers Compensation cases, Jerry definitely has the necessary skills to achieve excellent results for the injured workers he represents.

He takes pride in providing his clients a clear understanding of the complicated Workers Compensation system. No injured worker should try to navigate the Workers Compensation system on their own. With Jerry’s extensive experience and skills,...
Corey John Hogan
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 43 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Business, Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
I founded Corey J. Hogan and Associates in 1975 in Lockport, New York. In 1990, I moved the firm's headquarters to Amherst, New York while maintaining an office in Lockport. In 1998, HoganWillig was established through a merger of The Law Office of Ronald Willig, founded in 1966, and Corey J. Hogan and Associates. I have been in practice for over 35 years since admission to the New York State Bar in 1975. Every year since 2007, I was voted an Upstate New York "Super Lawyer", reflecting the esteem and confidence of the local legal community. As one of...
Robert Friedman
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 729-4571 7510 Porter Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Hamline University
My Law Firm Partner and I have been working with Buffalo and WNY residents for almost four decades. So we're not surprised when clients tell us that we've helped a member of their family or neighbor in the past. We have offices in: Buffalo NY Rochester NY Akron NY Williamsville NY Batavia NY West Seneca NY Niagara Falls NY And our expertise is wide - just take a look at our practice areas and how we can help you. BUFFALO AREA PERSONAL INJURY & ACCIDENTS * Highway Accident: * Industrial Accident: * Jet Ski Accident:...
Candyce Vana Ingwersen
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer
(716) 523-4356 3994 Andrews Road
Ransomville, NY 14131
Construction
Creighton University School of Law
12+ years expertise in researching construction law issues with 20+ years experience in business, including lending and financial transactions
Michael James Ingham
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 28 years experience
(716) 531-1639 150 Payne Avenue
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family and Landlord Tenant
Michael J. Ingham is a seasoned courtroom attorney with over twenty years of trial experience. He has served as a trial attorney/prosecutor on both the county and state levels. His practice includes all federal, state and local courts. Areas of focus are criminal defense, personal injury, DWI defense, traffic offenses and all family court matters.
Donna Haslinger
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 28 years experience
(716) 856-3646 2524 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Divorce and Family
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Kolette Carol Kresses
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 27 years experience
(716) 693-4792 908 Niagara Falls Blvd, Suite 252
The Wurlitzer Building
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Free ConsultationImmigration, International and Real Estate
Richard Harris Cole
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 23 years experience
(716) 856-3646 2524 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Personal Injury and Real Estate
Cleveland State University
Jeffrey Keith Moncher
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 27 years experience
(716) 856-3646 2524 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Workers' Comp
Brooklyn Law School
Michael Christian Schmahl
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 24 years experience
(716) 524-2084 1816 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury
Vermont Law School
Daniel C Caro
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 23 years experience
(716) 514-3857 7342 Paddock Ridge
Pendleton, NY 14120
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Thomas Hewner
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 39 years experience
(716) 856-3646 2524 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Albany Law School
Robert Paul Merino
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 46 years experience
(716) 622-6284 2524 Pine Ave
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Business, Elder, Personal Injury and Real Estate
An Attorney with 40 years of experience ready to help you .
Former City and County Judge with experience ranging from trials to wills an estates and all types of business transactions.
An experienced civil and criminal practitioner with an significant success rate in actual trials.
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Michael Alan Gold
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 46 years experience
(716) 285-2267 256 3rd Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Elder and Probate
Alfonso Marra Bax
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 21 years experience
(716) 754-4497 755 Center Street - Suite 7W
Lewiston, NY 14092
Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family
Stephen Zastrow
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 13 years experience
(716) 260-9297 101 Lake Street
Youngstown, NY 14174
Elder, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Stetson University College of Law
Siana McLean
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Erie County, NY Lawyer with 7 years experience
(716) 842-0550 1520 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14202
Free ConsultationImmigration
State University of New York - Buffalo
Siana McLean practices exclusively in the area of immigration law, in particular immigration defense. She represents clients in immigration court through applications for relief from removal. Siana also handles all family based immigration cases as well as asylum cases, special immigrant cases and limited business immigration cases.

As an immigrant herself, being born in Jamaica, she is uniquely able to understand the intricacies of her client's cases.

Siana prides herself on her honesty and integrity and dedicates herself to every case that she receives.

She considers it an honor to represent her clients through the immigration process.
Michael Ranzenhofer
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Erie County, NY Lawyer with 39 years experience
(716) 542-5444 2768 Niagara Falls Blvd
Niagara Falls, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
State University of New York - Buffalo
My name is Mike Ranzenhofer. I assist residents of the Buffalo and WNY area with their legal needs in three specific practice areas. They are: * Injury Law * Divorce and Family Law * DWI and other Crimes I am one of the managing partners of Friedman & Ranzenhofer. Our firm has been helping Buffalo and WNY area folks since the late 1950's so it's likely we've helped a family member or friend in the past. In fact, we're told numerous times weekly just that. Area residents come to us for help for...
Shawn Wilfred Carey
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Erie County, NY Attorney with 22 years experience
(716) 773-3304 1730 Grand Island Blvd
Grand Island, NY 14072
Personal Injury
Michael Charles Cimasi
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Erie County, NY Attorney with 5 years experience
(716) 560-1171 66 Park Circle
Amherst, NY 14226
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
My practice pattern at the Cimasi Law Office is focused on DWI, criminal defense, and traffic matters (e.g. speeding, mechanical violations, unlicensed operation, etc.) in courts across Western New York. I also represent clients on parole violations and landlord-tenant matters. I am a highly meticulous and diligent practitioner who seeks to provide dedicated service to each client, regardless how big or small the matter. I am always available by phone, and there is no fee for initial consultations.

I also teach courses in sociology and legal studies to undergraduates at the University at Buffalo ("UB") and Buffalo State College....
Bruce Ikefugi
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 29 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Chair of the largest residential real estate department in Western New York. Extensive third party relocation, REO, commercial and residential lending representation. Recently closed a $3 Million dollar refinance, and a $965,000 commercial purchase secured by properties in Western New York and Florida. Experienced in time share, zoning, land use, condominiums and cooperatives, real estate negotiations and litigation. Voted for inclusion in "Best Lawyers in America" for the past four years.
Steven Gabin Wiseman
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 42 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Appeals, Divorce and Family
Georgetown University Law Center
40 years experience, the last 25 of which have been devoted exclusively to matrimonial and family law, including appeals, division of retirement plans, and high net worth matrimonial matters. I have been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs for local and NYS Bar Association programs as well as for judges.
Paul Michael Pochepan
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 30 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Syracuse University College of Law
With nearly three decades of experience practicing Bankruptcy law and Social Security law in Buffalo, Paul Pochepan is able to help consumers facing financial hardships and disabled individuals and their dependents. He has helped many Western New York consumers navigate the bankruptcy system under chapter 7 or chapter 13. He also helps Buffalo-area residents apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or appeal Social Security Administration decisions denying, reducing or revoking benefits. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge regarding the multiple medical impairments afflicting disability claimants and dealing with the medical profession to secure the...
Stephen Silverstein
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Erie County, NY Attorney with 38 years experience
(716) 636-7600 2410 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
Elder and Estate Planning
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Stephen R. Silverstein concentrates his practice in the areas of estate and disability planning, estate administration, guardianships and elder law.

He is a graduate of the University of Rochester and the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. He is a former bank trust officer, where he worked on administration of estates, trusts and employee benefit plans.

Mr. Silverstein is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County Surrogate’s Court Committee and serves as the Committee’s Recording Secretary. He is also a member of the Bar Association of Erie County Elder Law Committee and...
Kevin Scott Mahoney
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Niagara County, NY Lawyer with 21 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Kevin Mahoney received his B.A., Ed.M and J.D. all from the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a member of HoganWillig's Family and Criminal Law Departments, Mr. Mahoney regularly assists individuals who are in a very difficult time of their lives. He believes it is his task to calmly offer skilled advice and perspective during what is often a difficult or emotionally charged situation.

In the area of family law, Mr. Mahoney and his colleagues assist individuals with family court proceedings which most commonly involve custody/visitation and/or paternity and support proceedings. They also assist individuals in all aspects of...
Thomas Douglas Trbovich
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Erie County, NY Attorney with 21 years experience
(716) 222-2222 1967 Wehrle Drive
Suite 1
Williamsville, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
Thomas Trbovich has a history of recognition for outstanding legal service dating back to when he served as an assistant district attorney. His office receives many referrals from satisfied clients and other attorneys. Criminal defense attorneys have asked Mr. Trbovich’s firm to take over complicated criminal cases that they were uncomfortable handling. In fact, Mr. Trbovich has been the “must have attorney” other attorneys have trusted to handle their own personal matters.

Mr. Trbovich has tried as well as negotiated thousands of criminal cases. He is an experienced attorney dealing with traffic tickets and criminal defense, as well as arguing DWI...
William A. Lorenz Jr.
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 5 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
William A. Lorenz, Jr., joined HoganWillig as an Associate Attorney in the fall of 2013. He currently focuses his practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, and Real Estate Law.

Mr. Lorenz brings a variety of legal experience with him to HoganWillig, having worked in the areas of civil litigation, criminal practice, family law, intellectual property law, landlord-tenant law, and real estate law. Since admission to the New York State Bar, Mr. Lorenz has appeared in courts in both Erie and Niagara County on various matters, including evictions and civil litigation. Recently, he lobbied in Albany for the Child...
Jessica B. Smith
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 5 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Foreclosure Defense, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Jessica B. Smith is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Law Department; assisting buyers and sellers through the closing process. Ms. Smith also handles post-closing issues, property tax challenges and landlord-tenant issues.

Ms. Smith obtained her B.A. in Government from Saint Lawrence University, and received her Juris Doctor in 2013 from Barry University School of Law in Orlando, FL. Ms. Smith is admitted to practice law in both New York & Florida.

Before joining HoganWillig, Ms. Smith provided legal advocacy to clients facing eviction, assisted clients to obtain and retain housing subsidies and representing clients in public and subsidized...
Steven Michael Cohen
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 31 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
From New York City originally and now residing and practicing law in Buffalo, New York, Mr. Cohen has been successfully trying civil and criminal cases, including numerous civil rights and constitutional law cases, for over 25 years. In addition to corporate clients and individual litigation clients, he regularly represents local, state and federal law enforcement officers from numerous agencies, defending them in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings. Admitted to practice in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, he has been admitted pro hac vice to conduct trials in many other states. Mr. Cohen is frequently brought in as...
Michael E. Reiser
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 2 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Business, Collections and Real Estate
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Michael Reiser is an Associate Attorney practicing in the firm’s Corporate and Business Department, and handles contract formation and enforcement, corporate matters, collections, and property matters.

Mr. Reiser obtained his B.A. in English, with a minor in Political Science, from John Carroll University, in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Reiser received his Juris Doctor from SUNY Buffalo Law School in 2016, graduating cum laude.

Before joining HoganWillig, Mr. Reiser practiced in real estate, mortgage servicing, mortgage foreclosure litigation, and title resolution.
Timothy Brooks
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Erie County, NY Attorney
(716) 222-2222 1967 Wehrle Drive
Suite 1
Williamsville, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
Timothy displays strong support for his clients while investing all his time and energy in obtaining a resolution that his clients can live with.

From 1994-2015 Timothy was a highly decorated police officer in the Town of Hamburg Police Department, leading his department in DWI arrests from 1998-99, receiving the Police Officer of the Year award in 2001, and being recognized with numerous other awards, accolades, and achievements.
Michael Anthony Rossi
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Erie County, NY Attorney with 38 years experience
(716) 854-5555 68 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
State University of New York - Buffalo
A tough, aggressive trial lawyer, Michael Anthony Rossi began practicing in New York in 1981 and went on to form The Rossi Law Firm. The Rossi Law firm is a “results oriented” criminal and civil litigation firm with offices in Downtown Buffalo, representing clients throughout NY State.

In his 37 years of practice, Michael has focused his expertise in the areas of serious personal injury claims, complex divorce and custody matters, and criminal and DWI defense. As senior trial counsel of the firm, Michael is a fierce advocate for his clients because he knows how important results are. He has demonstrated...
Scott Michael Duquin
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 15 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Scott Michael Duquin focuses his practice on Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Civil Litigation. Prior to joining us, Scott spent the first 11 years of his career doing insurance defense. He holds an AVVO Super rating, Martindale Distinguished, and has been named a Super Lawyer in Personal Injury every year since 2013.

Scott has extensive trial and appellate experience representing individuals to multi-national corporations in automobile liability, medical malpractice, products liability, toxic tort and catastrophic personal injury matters. Scott has successfully represented several small business owners in various litigated commercial matters.

In 2016, in a highly publicized case Scott was able to...
Jessica M. Peraza
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Niagara County, NY Attorney with 4 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Elder, Employment and Estate Planning
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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...
David Centeno
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Erie County, NY Lawyer with 13 years experience
(866) 830-2064 300 International Drive, Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14221
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and Divorce
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
My name is David Centeno and I was born and raised in New York City. Today, I'm proud to serve as a divorce and family lawyer throughout New York State for people like you. I use my experience to help you get through your NY uncontested divorce, which can be a very stressful time. I'm not just a NY divorce lawyer, I'm a NY family man. As a husband and father, I know and appreciate the value of family. I understand what you have at stake and will work hard to protect you and your family through...
Laraine Kelley
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Erie County, NY Lawyer with 39 years experience
(716) 849-1333 Suite 120
Buffalo, NY 14202
Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
State University of New York - Buffalo
Laraine Kelley is recognized as one of the Western New York region's preeminent medical malpractice attorneys. She has significant experience representing victims of medical malpractice, fighting for clients' rights, finding answers to what happened, and obtaining successful results so justice is served for clients. Her legal skill, track record of results, and professional ethics have been acknowledged by peers, earning her several industry recognitions, including "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America; inclusion in Super Lawyers; and an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

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