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Jennifer Renee Scharf

Jennifer Renee Scharf

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Associate General Counsel 


Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 100%

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  • Christopher J. O'Brien

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Contact info

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Elm & Carlton Sts
Buffalo, NY, 14263


NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Involvement Award (High School Mock Trial)Cheektowaga Central High School2011
Student Article Award WinnerSUNY Buffalo School of Law, Intellectual Property Law Journal2005
Who's Who of American Law StudentsWho's Who2004
Who's WhoWho's Who of American Law Students2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorSuny Buffalo School Of Law2012 - Present
AttorneyDuke, Holzman, Photiadis & Gresens, LLP2011 - Present
Instructor of Trial AdvocacySuny Buffalo School Of Law2006 - Present
AssociateConnors & Vilardo, LLP2006 - 2011
Legal InternSupreme Court, Erie County, Hon. John M. Curran2004 - 2004
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Alan S. Hoffman, Esq.2004 - 2004
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Michael M. Babat, Esq.2003 - 2005
Research AssistantSuny Buffalo School Of Law2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationChair, Young Lawyers Division Health Law Committee2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationVice Chair, Young Lawyers Division Health Law Committee2012 - 2013
WNY Women's Tap FundMajor Donor2012 - 2013
Planned Parenthood of Western New YorkAmbassador2010 - Present
UB Law Alumni Association, Gold GroupBoard Member2009 - 2013
Women's Bar Association of Western New YorkState Director; Judiciary Chairperson; Nominations Chairperson2007 - Present
Bar Association of Erie CountyHigh School Mock Trial Coach2007 - 2011
Buffalo Law ReviewArticles Editor2003 - 2005
Phi Beta KappaMember2001 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bar Association of Erie CountyMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Venkataraman v. Ortman-Nabi; 82 A.D.3d 1647Won appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Intellectual Property: Private Rights, the Public Interest, and Regulation of Creative ActivityResearch Assistant/Editor (Prof. Robert I. Reis)2007
Progressive Black MasculinitiesResearch Assistant/Editor (Prof. Athena Mutua)2006
Buffalo Intellectual Property Law JournalShooting for the Stars2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
State University of New York at BuffaloN/AN/A2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Medical Records LawMedical Record Requests2014
UB Law Ethics CLEEthics of Litigating in the Media2013
Trial Technique Group SessionConstructive Cross Examination2013
The Litigators: Buffalo’s Courtroom Brawlers Discuss EthicsLegal Ethics (Host/Moderator)2013
Solo Practice Committee CLELegal Ethics2013
CLE ProgramMedia Training (Moderator; prepared Ethics Materials)2013
Trial Technique Group SessionConstructive Cross Examination2012
Employment Discrimation 2011Employment Discrimation CLE (Moderator)2011