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Harry James Forrest

Personal injury Attorney at Buffalo, NY

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Harry J. Forrest

  • Licensed for 24 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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

About Harry

Learn Harry’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    30%
    Long Term Disability policy and ERISA claims and appeals.

  2. Personal injury
    30%
    Workplace and construction accidents, Injuries on hazardous or defective property, trip and fall accidents.

  3. Car accident
    20%
    Truck accidents, car accidents, ATV, bicycle and pedestrian accidents.

  4. Motorcycle accident
    10%
    Represent motorcyclists and their passengers injured due to careless and distracted driving by others.

  5. Wrongful death
    10%
    Represent families of loved one killed due to the negligence, carelessness or recklessness of another.

Harry Forrest focuses his legal practice on Personal Injury Claims involving motor vehicle collisions, construction site accidents, fall down accidents and wrongful death. He also practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Business Counseling and Long Term Disability claims and appeals. He has successfully handled cases in both federal and state courts and has tried cases to verdict involving claims for personal injury, property damage, contract disputes and constitutional civil rights violations.

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Location

Harry J. Forrest
465 Main Street Suite 600
Buffalo, NY, 14203
Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, P.C.
465 Main St Ste 600
Buffalo, NY, 14203-1713
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Posted by PJ | January 28, 2015
Amazing guy
Mr. Forrest was there for me throughout my entire ordeal. It didn't matter if I needed advice or someone to talk too. I would recommend him to anyone who was in my position.
Posted by Joeyo | January 27, 2015
The Best Attorney in Buffalo !!!
Harry Forrest is the smartest, sharpest and the most trusted attorney in Buffalo. He never ever made me feel like a criminal. He always told me the truth no matter what. I recommend him To all my friends and family. He's very polite and always return my phone calls in a very timely fashion. He kept in constant touch with me via email and kept me up-to-date on my case no matter what was going on. he always made me his first priority. He works very hard and it showed in my settlement results. I thank God every day for bringing Harry Forrest into my life !!!!
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 25%-33%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, PC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Associate
  • Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, PC
  • 2000 - 2005

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • JD - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
  • 1999
  • State University of New York, College at Brockport
  • BS - Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Confidential Long Term Disability Case
  • High six-figure settlement
  • John Doe v. General Contractor, et al.
  • Seven-figure settlement

Associations

  • Hamburg Academy of Finance
  • Advisory Board Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • National Parkinson Foundation, Western New York
  • General Counsel
  • 2005 - 2016
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • 2000 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Legal Elite
  • Buffalo Business First
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Who's Who in Law
  • Buffalo Business First
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
  • Pro Bono Service Award
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • 2004
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Publications

  • Buffalo Law Journal
  • Understanding Employee Benefit Plans and How Premiums are Paid
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • Jury Selection 101
  • Jury Selection
  • 2010
  • WNY Paralegal Association Winter Conference
  • CPLR Update 2009
  • 2009
  • Preparing and Trying the Bodily Injury Case
  • Trial Motions and Proving Damages at Trial
  • 2009
  • WNY Paralegal Association Winter Conference
  • CPLR Update 2008
  • 2008
  • WNY Paralegal Association Winter Conference
  • CPLR Update 2007
  • 2007
  • WNY Paralegal Association Winter Conference
  • CPLR Update 2006
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Aug 26
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