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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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Individual or business, insurance company or municipality, we are ready to work for you.

Every step we take toward resolving your legal matter is important, no matter how small it may seem. Before we set foot in a courtroom, we review every option for resolving disputes and guide you accordingly.

When you are best served by going to trial, we pledge to agressively pursue your interests in the courtroom, where you will benefit from over 100 years of our collective trial experience.

If an appeal becomes necessary, you can rely on our reputation for meticulous legal research and appellate proficiency. Our clients, from small business owners to multi-billion dollar corporations, have repeatedly turned to us for appellate representation in federal and state appellate courts.

We are where you are . . . across New York State.

From New York City to Albany in the east, to Lewiston, Buffalo and Jamestown in the west, Chelus Herdzik Speyer & Monte PC represents corporations, businesses, municipalities, organizations and individuals,. We are where you are.

Insurance company services

Insurance companies rely on us for a variety of services.

Examples of these services include:

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Bad Faith and Fraud Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Coverage Opinions and Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Environmental & Toxic Tort
  • Fidelity and Surety Law
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Labor Law ยงยง 200, 240(1) and 241(6)
  • Medicare Consultation and Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability Claims
  • Property and Fire Loss Claims
  • Workers' Compensation

Business services

Local, national and international companies of all sizes come to Chelus Herdzik Speyer & Monte PC for a variety of legal services and counseling.

Examples of these services include:

  • Collection of Receivables
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Employment Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Lending and Financing
  • Municipal Compliance
  • Professional Licensing
  • Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation
  • Zoning and Land Use

Personal/family services

Individuals and families receive the same high level of service as our business clients.

Examples of these services include:

  • Construction Accidents
  • Criminal Defense
  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Family and Matrimonial Matters
  • Federal and New York State Worker's Compensation Claims
  • Foreclosures
  • Personal Bankruptcy
    and Debt Counseling
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Title Examination and Review
  • Wills and Trusts

Municipal Law

We provide a multitude of legal services for municipalities.

Examples of these services include:

  • Article 78 CPLR Proceedings Against a Body or Officer
  • Competitive Bidding Compliance Under the General Municipal Law
  • Counsel for Towns, Villages, Fire Districts and Non-Profit EMS Services
  • Environmental Federal and State Compliance Issues
  • Firematics Law Concerning Fire and Emergency Services
  • Local Governmental Financing Regarding Bonds, Notes
  • Municipal Obligations for Police and Fire Protection
  • Representation of Municipalities in Litigation Matters
  • Tax Assessment Matters
  • Zoning and Land Use Matters









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