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Jeffrey Andrew Black

Jeffrey Andrew Black

also known as Jeff Black

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Litigation, Insurance

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About Me

My wife and I reside in Allegany with our three children. I am also a member of the Allegany-Limestone School Board of Education and Board member of the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.  I am a past member of the Board of Directors of the Olean Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow.  I am a past Board Member of the Cattaraugus County United Way and assisted with several of the YMCA fund raising efforts.  My family are parish members and actively involved with St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church.  Mr. Black only handle personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, general litigation and insurance matters in Pennsylvania and New York and has extensive trial and appellate experience.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Insurance: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%



Contingent (33%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Kevin Marc Habberfield

    Great lawyer, great person, great partner and friend.


    Kevin Habberfield Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Dwyer, Black & Lyle, LLP

1616 W State Street
P.O. Box 648
Olean, NY, 14760



NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Paul Harris FellowRotary InternationalN/A
Law ReviewDickinson School of LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerDwyer, Black & Lyle, LLP1993 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Allegany LImestone Board of EducationBoard Member2010 - Present
Olean Rotary ClubBoard Member2008 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Allegany County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Cattaraugus County Bar AssociationPast President1994 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1993 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMember1993 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Schifelbine v. Foster Wheeler$21,968,586.00 Verdict affirmed on appeal
Hixson v. Cotton-HanlonTotal verdict with additur $225,000.00

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Publication NameTitleDate
Dickinson Law ReviewThe Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990: A Need For Change1993


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
St Bonaventure UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Examination Before TrialDepositions2010
NYSBA Continuing Legal Education ProgramThe Examination Before Trial-Honing Your Deposition Skills2010
NYSBA Continuing Legal Education ProgramGeneral Auto Liability: Use of Medical Experts2009