Cattaraugus County, New York Business Lawyers

Diane Tiveron
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
I have practiced corporate and business law since admission to the New York State Bar in 1990. I received my J.D., cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and my B.A. in economics and political science from Canisius College, magna cum laude. Recently, in continuing my education, I have successfully completed my Mini-M.B.A. Certificate through Canisius College. I have been with the firm for over twenty-seven years. In addition to managing the firm, I am the head of HoganWillig's Corporate & Business Law Department. I assist clients with business formations (sole proprietorship, partnership,...
Rose G. Proto
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(716) 320-0621 115 Times Square
Olean, NY 14760
Business, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Charlotte School of law
Ms. Proto completed her undergraduate studies at St. Bonaventure University, where she graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. She attended law school at the Charlotte School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree. To date, Ms. Proto has represented hundreds of clients with a strong commitment to client satisfaction and excellence in the practice of law. During the course of her legal career, she has published several legal articles in peer-reviewed journals and has instructed her peers in a Continuing Legal Education course on Social Security Disability. Ms. Proto is admitted...
Kevin Marc Habberfield Esq.
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(716) 373-1920 129 North Union Street
PO Box 648
Olean, NY 14760
Free ConsultationBusiness, Animal, Construction and Personal Injury
SUNY Buffalo Law School
I joined Dwyer, Black & Lyle, LLP as an associate attorney in 2008 and became a partner there in 2011. In 2015, we changed the name to Black, Lyle & Habberfield, LLP. I obtained my Bachelor of Science Degree from the State University of New York at Brockport and graduated cum laude from law school at the State University of New York at Buffalo. I am admitted to practice law in both New York and Pennsylvania. I am a member of the American Association for Justice, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Allegany County Bar Association...
Ethan Matthew Lyle
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(716) 373-1920 PO Box 648
1616 West State Street
Olean, NY 14760
Business and Personal Injury
Dickinson School Of Law Of The
Dennis Charles Gaughan
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Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(716) 648-8000 6161 South Park Ave
Hamburg, NY 14075
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Tax
New York Law School
We chose to remain a small law office to provide personal, dedicated and aggressive service to our clients. My office costs a few dollars more but excellent service takes time and strategy. Offsetting our higher fees we have payment plans. We have seven lawyers working together to get the best solutions. As a small firm we call upon all areas of the law to form a comprehensive strategy and plan. As in a game making the right move determines the outcome of the case. A divorce case is often helped by a bankruptcy or our tax law knowledge. We create...
Mr. Frank M Bogulski Esq.
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Erie County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(716) 649-0090 265 Union St
Ste 203
Hamburg, NY 14075
Business, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Frank M Bogulski was born and raised in Hamburg, NY along the lakeshore where he enjoyed water sports and played ice hockey. He graduated from Frontier High School and received a United States Army ROTC scholarship to attend Cornell University. While at Cornell, Frank studied economics and business and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. He was active in the Army ROTC program and completed the United States Army Advance Camp at Fort Brag, NC. Following his educational career at Cornell, he was commissioned as a United States Army officer and served in the military...
Ryan F. McCann
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Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(716) 648-7000 11 Main Street
Hamburg, NY 14075
Business, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
Thomas Hewner
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Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(716) 856-3646 16 Main St.
Hamburg, NY 14075
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Albany Law School
Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(716) 845-9471 5 Concord Dr
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Business
Chautauqua County, NY Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(716) 664-2346 202 W 4th St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Business
Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(716) 652-4413 110 Woodland Dr
East Aurora, NY 14052
Business
Erie County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(716) 662-5431 5922 Cole Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Chautauqua County, NY Business Law Lawyer
(716) 664-5600 1285 N Main St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Business and Administrative
Chautauqua County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(716) 487-0106 8 E 4th St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Business
Chautauqua County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(716) 664-4705 617 Washington St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Chautauqua County, NY Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(716) 664-4705 617 Washington St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Business, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Kenneth Olena
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Business, Divorce and Family
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Kenneth Olena has worked for the last 35 years as a family law practitioner. He specializes in divorce proceedings, ranging from small to multi-million dollar settlements. Since 1981, Kenneth has practiced across upstate New York and predominantly in the Western New York region, helping clients with over a thousand divorce cases; prior to his work at HoganWillig, Mr. Olena also provided excellent support to clients with Siegel, Kelleher & Kahn for more than 21 years. With expertise, he has handled actions of varying financial complexity involving difficult custodial battles, hardships regarding property ownership, and management of clients' personal businesses or...
Michael Allan Rosenhouse
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(585) 232-8500 75 Clinton Ave. S.
510 Clinton Sq.
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals and Employment
University of Chicago
Michael A. Rosenhouse concentrates his Rochester, NY, based practice in appeals and complex trial court motions, and includes experience both with and against prominent New York City and Chicago lawyers. He has received the highest rating from the oldest and most reputable peer-review institution in the profession. His successful appellate practice is supported by years of experience in complex civil litigation. He is the author of several books and articles on a wide variety of legal subjects and has lectured for national and local, specialized and general, legal educational organizations.
Donald Osborn Chesworth
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks #110
Rochester, NY 14625
Business
Yale Law School
Donald O. Chesworth, a Partner in the Rochester office of Tully Rinckey PLLC, focuses his practice on governmental compliance, business law, municipal liability, commercial law, employment law and management issues.

Donald was admitted to the bar in Connecticut in 1966 and in New York in 1972. He is no longer active in the Connecticut bar. He is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Donald graduated from Graceland College, magnum cum laude in 1963 and from Yale Law School with a Juris...
Leonard Gary London
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Vanderbilt University Law School
In law school, Mr. London specialized in taxation and after graduation joined a large firm in Buffalo where his practice emphasized tax planning for businesses, individuals and estates. Mr. London established his own practice which over the years grew through referrals from clients, accountants and lawyers. His business clients are both small and large U.S. and Canadian companies and credit unions. "When clients have had unusual challenges I have often been able to fashion unique solutions which enabled a transaction to occur. I believe it is not sufficient for a lawyer to tell a client why something can't be done...
Emanuel N. Mouganis
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer
(585) 637-2123 62 Main Street
Brockport, NY 14420
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Emanuel N. Mouganis is the principal attorney of his firm and was born and raised in Brockport, New York and has a strong reputation for providing quality legal services in Western New York. Emanuel N. Mouganis holds a Juris Doctor and has also received an advanced Masters of Law degree from SUNY Buffalo Law School. While in both law and graduate law school, Emanuel N. Mouganis was elected to the Student Bar Association. Prior to forming his own firm, Emanuel N. Mouganis was nominated for a Judicial Clerkship in Circuit Court. Emanuel N. Mouganis has also served as a...
Alex M. Neurohr
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Business, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Alex M. Neurohr is an Associate Attorney currently focusing his practice in our Corporate and Business Department, handling contract formation and enforcement, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate matters regarding formation, restructuring, and dissolution.

Mr. Neurohr also assists our Real Estate Department with property-related matters, including partition actions and boundary disputes, post-closing issues, and mortgage foreclosures.

Mr. Neurohr received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from Nova Southeastern University in 2011. He went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, cum laude, in 2014.

Prior to joining HoganWillig,...
Bruce Ikefugi
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
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.
Anthony J. Kuhn
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Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(716) 439-4700 5488 Sheridan Drive
Suite 500
Buffalo, NY 14221
Business, Appeals, Employment and Military
University at Buffalo Law School
As Managing Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, Anthony relies heavily on his vast leadership experience in overseeing the daily operations of the Buffalo office and its staff. As a military leader, having served over 22 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, Anthony brings decades of leadership training and experience to the Buffalo office. Anthony has previously served as a senior drill sergeant, a combat intelligence advisor to the New Iraqi Amy, and a first sergeant and acting commander to a combat engineer drill sergeant company. Anthony is currently serving in a brigade-level staff sergeant major position. Anthony has...
George H Gray
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(585) 218-8620 625 Panorama Trail
Suite1240
Rochester, NY 14625
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Albany Law School
George Gray is a partner in the law firm of Gray & Feldman LLP, where his practice concentrates in the areas of special needs planning, estate planning and administration, business and tax law. He is a member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations and is active in the Tax and Trust and Estates Sections of these associations. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Monroe County Estate Planning Council and is active on its Program Committee. SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING: Through his long association with the...
Jeffrey Francis Reina
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Erie County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(716) 849-1333 42 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Business, Divorce and Family
State University of New York - Buffalo
Jeffrey Reina is a senior partner at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria and is the head of the Matrimonial Law Practice Area. He has experience handling a variety of matrimonial issues, including divorce, separation, spousal support, same sex marriage, prenuptial agreements, post-judgment, and complex high net worth divorce. Mr. Reina also oversees the firm’s Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Area. He resolves disputes for clients involving contracts, employment agreements, trademarks, copyrights, and partnership and shareholder matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Reina spent nearly a decade working in the restaurant industry. For several years, he served as...
Michael E. Reiser
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
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.
Jeffrey Johnstone
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Attorney
(585) 492-4700 400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14625
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Cornell University
Jeffrey M. Johnstone is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice is concentrated in estate planning, trusts, estate administration, corporations and business, not-for-profit entities, and federal and New York tax.

He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida, in addition to the U.S. Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey, Jeffrey was an equity Partner with Harris, Chesworth, O’Brien, Johnstone & Welch, LLP.

Upon graduating from law school, Jeffrey became associated with the Rochester, New York, firm...
Joseph Callahan
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(585) 698-1200 510 Clinton Square
# 5163
Rochester, NY 14604
Free ConsultationMonroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Syracuse University College of Law
Joe Callahan began his career as a CPA with Deloitte in Manhattan and left there to work as a tax attorney. He's been with the law firm of Mackay, Caswell & Callahan since 1992 and is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut, together with the U.S. District Court and U.S. Tax Court.

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P.C handles various IRS and New York State tax controversies including IRS Audit Strategies and Defenses, Enforced Tax Collection (Notices of Levy & Notices of Lien), Offers in Compromise, Innocent & Injured Spouse Relief, Responsible Person Assessment Defense, Tax Court, IRS...
Mark Michael Campanella
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(585) 377-4004 6 North Main Street
Suite 250
Fairport, NY 14450
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
State University of New York - Buffalo
A native Rochesterian, Mark grew up in Penfield, New York. After attending Bishop Kearney High School, Mark pursued a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Rochester. While attending the U of R, Mark competed nationally within the University Athletic Association conference for the school's indoor and outdoor Track and Field teams, where he was named the team's field captain for his leadership. In his junior year, Mark was accepted into an accelerated 3-2 program for the school's top ranked Public Policy Analysis Program. Mark's master's thesis was a well-received study on the effects of political action committee...
Corey John Hogan
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(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, 14731
Business, Criminal, 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...
Alexander Korotkin
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(585) 419-5714 70 Linden Oaks, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14625
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
I have been practicing law in Rochester, New York, and nearby towns for the past 13 years. I concentrate my practice in matrimonial and family law. I counsel my clients on divorce, separation, custody, relocation, child support, adoption, premarital and postmarital agreements. More specifically, I assist my clients with such matters as: * Adoption * Alimony/Maintenance * Annulments * Child Abuse * Child Custody * Child Support * Child Support Enforcement * Dependency Proceedings * Divorce * Domestic Partnerships * Domestic Violence Orders * Family Court Proceedings * Family Law * Fertility and Surrogacy * Foreign Adoption * Foster Care * Grandparent Custody & Visitation Rights * Grandparent Rights * Guardianship * Name Change * Parental Rights * Paternity * Postnuptial Agreements *...
John Edward Bernacki Jr.
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Monroe County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(585) 218-9550 11 State St.
Suite 200
Pittsford, NY 14534
Business, Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
John has practiced law in Rochester for over 15 years and is admitted to practice in the following courts: New York State Court, U.S District Court for the Western District of New York, and United States Bankruptcy Court. He also currently serves as a justice for the Town of Pittsford, where he presides over civil matters including contract, real property, and municipal law, small claims, and criminal matters including felony preliminary hearings and misdemeanors. He is actively involved in his local community and participates in the following community activities: * Pittsford Town Board, Past Councilperson *...
Harry N Konst
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Erie County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(716) 601-1000 5511 Broadway Street
Lancaster, NY 14086
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Real Estate
Konst Law provides real estate, divorce, personal injury, corporate and business legal services.
Casey Callanan
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Erie County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
410 Hartford Road
Amherst, NY 14226
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Foreclosure Defense
I became a trial attorney after many bench and jury trials as a Monroe County, NY, Assistant District Attorney. Through years of experience in civil actions, I have undertaken dozens of civil trials for personal injury and property damage, relentlessly pursuing the protection of the rights and interests of my clients.
William Preston Fletcher
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Yates County, NY Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(315) 536-2851 215 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington
Bill has been in private practice for more than 30 years during which he has mastered numerous areas of practice, from pure real property, title, title insurance, real estate finance, associations, corporate, banking, estate planning and administration, landlord tenant, and more. Bill has served as Town Attorney, and since 1998 as Town Justice of his town of residence. He is a long time Rotarian and twice president of his Club. He is the proud father of three children, now all grown and productive members of society. Bill and his wife and best friend Mary of 38 years are both working...
Steven Sessler
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Livingston County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(585) 243-1340 131 Main Street
P.O. Box 313
Geneseo, NY 14454
Business, Agricultural, Criminal and Estate Planning
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Confidential, Competent, Legal Representation
Denis Kitchen
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Erie County, NY Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(716) 631-5661 8899 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14221
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Denis has been a lifelong resident of Western New York, a graduate of Kenmore West, High School, a U.S. Naval Aviator, and an attorney for over 40 years.
Robert Michalak
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Cattaraugus County, NY Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(716) 636-7600 6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Real Estate
University of Houston Law Center
Robert Michalak represents contractors, owners, and surety companies. His experience includes contract negotiations, bidding issues, project closeout consultation, mechanic's lien and trust fund filings and challenges, and claim prosecution and defense. Mr. Michalak also represents clients in structuring business and shareholder relationships, real estate development and commercial leases. He regularly represents clients in mediation, arbitration, and litigation.

In addition to his Doctor of Jurisprudence, Mr. Michalak has degrees in mechanical and chemical engineering and has held engineering positions in county government and a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Michalak has been a business law lecturer at the University at Buffalo and a...
Daniel C Caro
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Niagara County, NY Business Law 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
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