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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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Michael M. Chelus


phone (716) 852-3600

fax (716) 852-0038

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Areas of Practice

Automobile Liability

Business Collections

Business Formation, Sale, Merger & Acquisition

Business Law

Civil Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Copyright Law


Corporation Law

Insurance Law

Intellectual Property

Personal Injury

Real Estate

Trademark Law

Bar Admissions

New York, 2004

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2004

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, 2004

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2007

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2011


State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York, May, 2003

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA, May, 2000
B.S. in Management
Honors: Dean's List

Published Works

Chapter 26 - "Exceeding the No-Fault Threshold: Serious Injury" in Insurance Law
Practice, Second Edition, published by the New York State Bar Association, 2006

Classes/Seminars Taught

Adjunct Professor at Bryant & Stratton College (2008 - present)

“Basics of Litigating a Motor Vehicle Accident Case” – CLE presentation at Bar Association of Erie County (2014 & 2016)

Professional Associations and Memberships

Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York

Erie County Bar Association
  Negligence Committee
  Federal Practice Committee

New York State Bar Association
  Torts Section
  Insurance and Compensation Law Section

Orchard Park High School Academy of Finance
  Advisory Board Member (2006-2010 )

Penn State Alumni Association

St. Thomas More Guild

University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association

Western New York Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association,
Secretary (2009 - 2015)

Western New York Trial Lawyers Association (2004-present)
Board of Directors (2008-2010)




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