James L. Magavern

James L. Magavern: Attorney with Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP AV stamp icon
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Editor-in-Chief, Buffalo Law Review, 1958-1959. Assistant and Associate Professor, 1966-1971 and Adjunct Professor of Law, 1972—, State University of New York at Buffalo. Deputy and Assistant Attorney General, New York State, 1959-1962. County Attorney, Erie County, 1972-1976. Counsel to the Comptroller of the State of New York, 1978-1980. President, Erie County Bar Association, 1982-1983. Member, New York State Commission on Government Integrity, 1987-1989.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • State and Local Government Law
  • Public Law Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
716-710-6572  Phone
(716) 856-3500  Phone
(716) 856-3390  Fax
University Attended:
Dartmouth College
Law School Attended:
University of Buffalo, LL.B., cum laude, 1959
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1959, New York; U.S. Court of Claims; 1975, U.S. Supreme Court
Birth Information:
Buffalo, New York, February 1, 1933
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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Buffalo, New York

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