Thomas J. Speyer

Thomas J. Speyer: Attorney with Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C. AV stamp icon


Published Works

"Federal Preemption of Vehicle and Traffic Law ยง388 . . .And the Questions Remaining", Erie County Bar Journal, November 2005

Classes/Seminars TaughtAdjunct Professor at the University of Buffalo School of Law and Jurisprudence,

Trial Technique Program

Professional Information

Frequent arbitrator/mediator of personal injury and commercial litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (formerly Council on Litigation Management)

Defense Research Institute

Erie County Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Trial Lawyers Section

Western New York Trial Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Arbitrator/Mediation of Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation
  • Chemical Exposure/Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Police, Fire and Municipal Obligations
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Workers' Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
716-650-4761  Phone
(716) 852-0038  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., Political Science, 1982
Law School Attended:
Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1991, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1987, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York; 1986, New York
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 (13 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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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 09/20/13 in Civil Litigation

    Outstanding Trial Counsel--always prepared..greatly opposing counsel

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/19/13 in Civil Litigation

    Tom is one of the best trial strategists I have encountered.

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