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Jessica Michelle Peraza

Estate planning Attorney at Buffalo, NY

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  • Licensed for 8 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2015
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About Jessica

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Ms. Peraza is an associate attorney working at Lippes, Mathias, Wexler, Friedman LLP in the firm’s trust and estates department. As a law student, she interned for the Hon. Barbara Howe in Erie County Surrogate’s Court and worked in the Public Benefits Unit of Neighborhood Legal Services. Her previous experience includes residential foreclosures, public and private sector labor law, contract negotiations, probate matters, third party credit collections, and representation of clients in administrative hearings and arbitrations. 

Ms. Peraza attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York where she graduated with a B.A in Spanish Language & Literature and Government.  While at St. Lawrence, Ms. Peraza spent a semester abroad in Madrid, Spain. Ms. Peraza graduated cum laude with a J.D. from SUNY Buffalo Law School in 2015.

Ms. Peraza is admitted to practice law in New York and is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and the WNY Women’s Bar Association.

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Location

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, LLP
50 Fountain Plaza
Suite 1700
Buffalo, NY, 14202

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Posted by Mary | June 2, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
The best lawyer in Buffalo!
Ms. Peraza is everything you would want an lawyer to be. She was professional, intelligent and promptly responded to us. I highly recommend her!
Posted by Danielle | April 25, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Will & Estate Planning services were a breeze!
My husband and I had been resistant to completing a will for years. If I had known how uncomplicated and concise Jessica would make the process, we wouldn't have hesitated. She put me at ease right away, and it's comforting knowing my wishes for our children were so thoroughly documented. A true professional.

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AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
  • 2020 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • HoganWillig, Attorneys at Law
  • 2017 - 2020
  • Attorney
  • Reden & Sugrue LLP
  • 2015 - 2017

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2015
  • St Lawrence University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Last Will & Testament Challenge

Associations

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • 2015 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2015 - Present
  • WNY Women’s Bar Association
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • University Express- Senior Classes
  • When there is no Will. Intestate Law and the Probate Process
  • 2019
  • University Express Classes
  • Intestate Law in NYS
  • 2019
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • 2019
  • Elder Law Day
  • Wills, Trusts & Medicaid Planning
  • 2019
  • Introduction to Estate Planning Seminar
  • Estate Planning
  • 2018
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Buffalo Estate planning Lawyer Jessica Michelle Peraza
Jessica Michelle Peraza
Estate planning Attorney
Buffalo, NY
Licensed for 8 years