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Downtown Office

Main Court Building at
Lafayette Square
438 Main Street, Tenth Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 852-3600
(800) 724-8519
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Suburban Office

2448 Union Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
(716) 852-3600
(800) 724-8519

 

 

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Arthur A. Herdzik

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phone (716) 852-3600

fax (716) 852-0038

aherdzik@cheluslaw.com

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Areas of Practice

Products Liability

Medical Malpractice

Automobile

Homeowner

Construction Law

Labor Law

Municipal Law


Bar Admissions

New York, 1976

U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1978

U.S. Federal Court, 1978


Education

University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York, 1975
J.D., Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence
Honors:  Buffalo Law Review, 1973-1975
Law Review: Buffalo Law Review, 1973 - 1975

State University of New York at Buffalo, June, 1972
B.A.
Honors: magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa


Classes/Seminars Taught

Sole presenter and course book author: “Can Zealous Litigators be Civil? - Guides to Civility in Everyday Practice.” Joint presentation by the Erie Institute of Law, the Bar Association of Erie County Negligence Committee and the Defense Trial Lawyers Association.  August, 2014

Course book contributor and lecturer on effective opening and closing statements, "Masters In Trial", presented by the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Erie Institute of Law, Buffalo, New York, 2009

Course book contributor and lecturer, "Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility", New York State Bar Association, 2009

Course book contributor and lecturer, "Introductory Strategies on Ethics and Civility in Everyday Lawyering", New York State Bar Association, 2008

Course book contributor and lecturer "Ethics and Civility in Litigation: Introductory Lessons for 21st Century Litigators" New York State Bar Association, 2007

Course book contributor and lecturer "Ethics and Civility in Litigation: Introductory Lessons for 21st Century Litigators" New York State Bar Association, 2006

Course book contributor and lecturer "Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility for 2010" New York State Bar Association, 2010

Course book contributor and lecturer "Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility 2011" New York State Bar Association, 2011

Course book contributor and lecturer "Basic Lessons in Ethics and Civility in Everyday Lawyering 2012" New York State Bar Association, 2012

Course contributor and lecturer "Masters in Trial Presented by the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Charles S. Desmond Inn of Court" Buffalo, New York 2012

Trial technique demonstration: "Masters in Trial." CLE program presented by the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Monroe County Bar Association, December 2004 at the Rochester Institute of Technology Inn and Conference Center, Henrietta, NY.

Overall state-wide planning chair, course book contributor and lecturer: "The Basics of Trial Practice: After the Verdict - Remaining Issues, Decisions and Procedures", New York State Bar Association, 2002

Overall state-wide planning chair, course book contributor and lecturer: "The Basics of Discovery in New York-Statutes, Case Law, and Practical Pointers", New York State Bar Association, 2000

Course book contributor and lecturer "Motor Vehicle Accidents", New York State Bar Association, 1998

Overall planning co-chair, course book contributor and lecturer: "Automobile Insurance Law and Practice", New York State Bar Association, 1996

Course book contributor and lecturer - Personal Injury Seminar, Erie County Bar Association, 1993

Course book contributor and lecturer: "Peoples Law School", Erie County Bar Association

Course Book contributor and lecturer: "Law Day", Buffalo Claims Association

Guest Appearance "The Law and You" radio program, WEBR Buffalo Public Radio


Professional Associations and Memberships

AV rated Martindale-Hubbell peer review

American Board of Trial Advocates
Charter Member, Western New York Chapter

American Bar Association
member, Tort and Insurance Practice Section

Defense Research Institute, Inc.

Western New York Trial Lawyers Association

Western New York Defense Lawyers Association

Erie County Bar Association
Chairperson, Negligence Committee, 1990 - 1993, 2009

Erie County Democratic Committee, 1978-Present
Executive Committee, 1998-2000

Lancaster Lions, 1983-present
President 1998-1999, Board Chairman 1999-2000, Treasurer 2000-present

New York State Bar Association
Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section

Town of Lancaster Democratic Committee,1978 - Present
Chairman 1998-2000

Village of Lancaster, New York, 1989 - Present
Village Attorney

Village of Lancaster, New York, 1981 - 1983
Acting Village Justice

Village of Lancaster, New York, 1983 - 1992
New York Prosecutor

Village of Lancaster, New York,, 1989 - Present
Village Attorney

Fraternities/Sororities:

Phi Beta Kappa


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