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Mr. Cassano has limited his practice almost exclusively in the area of matrimonial and family law for over 35 years.



Mr. Cassano was appointed to the New York State Matrimonial Law Advisory Committee and serves on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He was previously Chairman of the Matrimonial and Family Law Committee of the Bar Association of Erie County. Since 1981, Mr. Cassano has been a Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a former Vice President of the organization's New York Chapter.


Mr. Cassano was also appointed to the Board of Governors of the State of the New York Attorney's Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program. In addition, he also served for 6 years on the Grievance Committee for the Eighth Judicial District.


Mr. Cassano has written articles and lectured numerous times for the state and local bar associations and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.


Given his wealth of experience and esteemed career, Mr. Cassano enjoys working with younger lawyers and developing their talents and channeling their energy to become outstanding and committed family law practitioners.  


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 100%


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Contact info

HoganWillig - Main Office

2410 North Forest Road
Suite 301
Amherst, NY, 14068

HoganWillig - Buffalo Office

155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY, 14222

HoganWillig - Lancaster Office

43 Central Avenue
Lancaster, NY, 14086

HoganWillig - Lockport Office

770 Davison Road
Lockport, NY, 14094



NYCurrently registered 197107/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Buffalo Area Family Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2011
Family LawBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
5 out of 5 in Legal Ability & Ethical StandardsMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Bar Association of Erie County, Matrimonial and Famly Law CommitteeN/AN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (New York chapter)N/AN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Western New York Matrimonial Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Western New York Matrimonial Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
State University of New York at BuffaloN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A