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Linda Stravalaci Grear is Chair of HoganWillig's Estate Planning & Elder Law Department. She practices in areas of probate estates, estate planning, trusts, and guardianship law. Mrs. Grear has practiced in the field of Elder Law, Estates, Estate Planning & Trusts since 1995.

After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York College at Buffalo in 1991, she then attended the University of Akron School of Law where she attained her Juris Doctor degree in 1994.


"At HoganWillig, I have learned not only the mechanics of probate estates, estate planning, trusts, and guardianship law, but the importance of compassion and understanding in dealing with clients who are enduring emotionally trying times. I receive immense satisfaction from helping clients in their time of need, with a team of dedicated individuals who share a common goal of excellence in the legal profession."


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    20 years
  2. Probate: 30%
    20 years
  3. Guardianship: 20%
    20 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Peter John Fiorella III

    I endorse this lawyer as Linda is very practical in her handling estate matters between surviving family members who are in disagreement with each other which included matters against clients that I have represented.


    Peter Fiorella Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Doreen Elizabeth Letty

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Doreen Letty Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

HoganWillig - Main Office

2410 North Forest Road
Suite 301
Getzville, NY, 14068

HoganWillig - Buffalo Office

155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY, 14222

HoganWillig - Lockport Office

770 Davison Road
Lockport, NY, 14094

HoganWillig - Lancaster Office

43 Central Avenue
Lancaster, NY, 14086



NYCurrently registered 199503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in LawBuffalo Business First2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHogan Willig2001 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Patricia George1997 - 2001
AttorneyJackson, Wilson, & Douglas1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lockport Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2007
Lockport Bar AssociationVice President2001 - 2005
Lockport Bar AssociationTreasurer1999 - 2001
Lockport Bar AssociationSecretary1996 - 1998
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMemberN/A
Erie County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Niagara County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Women's Bar Association, WNY ChapterMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
State University of New York at BuffaloCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Elder Law DayBasic Estate Administration2015
Continuing Legal Education SeminarWill Execution Process & Practical Considerations2015
Senior FocusEstate Planning, Senior Living and Funeral Pre-PlanningN/A

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