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  1. Personal Injury: 85%
    29 years
  2. Insurance: 15%
    29 years

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Contact info

Law Office of John Wallace

60 Lakefront Boulevard.
Suite 102
Buffalo, NY, 14202


NYCurrently registered 198607/10/2016
PAAdministrative Suspension199404/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Who's Who in Law 2012Buffalo Business First2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2011
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2010
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2008
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2007
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2006
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2005
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2004
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2003
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2002
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2001
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2000
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell1999
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell1998
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneySliwa & Lane2012 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar Association Mock Trial TournamentAttorney Advisor Bishop Timon St. Jude High School2015 - Present
Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New YorkPast President2003 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
ZRAJ Olean LLC v Erie InsuranceAppellate Division reversed and awarded summary judgment to client on contractual indemnification claim. 134 AD3d 1557.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The History of the Bar Association of Erie CountyChapter 12005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Hamilton CollegeEnglishOther - Bachelors1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Damages in Personal InjuryQuantifying Damages2014
The Rules of Evidence: A Practical ToolkitUnderstanding Hearsay and Admission/Exclusion of Unique Evidence2013
You and the LawWhat to do if you are sued for a personal injury2012
Personal INjury 101Major Elements of Local Procedure2011
Building Your Civil Trial SkillsHow to Present Your Case at Trial2010