Michael M. Chelus

Michael M. Chelus: Attorney with Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Published Works

Chapter 26 - "Exceeding the No-Fault Threshold: Serious Injury" in Insurance Law
Practice, Second Edition, published by the New York State Bar Association, 2006

Classes/Seminars TaughtAdjunct Professor at Bryant & Stratton College (2008 - present)

Professional Associations and Memberships American Bar Association

Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York

Erie County Bar Association

Negligence Committee

Federal Practice Committee

Federation of Italian American Societies of Western New York (2005-2007)

New York State Bar Association

Torts Section

Insurance and Compensation Law Section

Intellectual Property Law Section

Orchard Park High School Academy of Finance

Advisory Board Member (2006-)

Penn State Alumni Association

Alumni Recruitment Volunteer

St. Thomas More Guild

University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association

Western New York Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, Secretary (2009 - Present)

Western New York Trial Lawyers Association (2004-present)

Board of Directors (2008-2010).

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Automobile Liability
  • Business Collections
  • Business Formation, Sale, Merger & Acquisition
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Collections
  • Corporation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Trademark Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
716-650-4761  Phone
(716) 852-0038  Fax
University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Management, 2000
Law School Attended:
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2004, New York, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York and U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York; 2011, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (12 reviews)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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