Jessica M. Peraza

Jessica M. Peraza

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Employment Law
  • New York
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Summary

Jessica Peraza is an associate attorney working with the firm’s estate and elder law department. She focuses her practice on Estate Planning and Administration, Medicaid and Long-term Care Planning, and Wealth Management. 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.

Education
SUNY Buffalo Law School
J.D.
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St. Lawrence University
B.A. (2006) | Spanish Language & Literature, Government
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
- Current
Attorney
HoganWillig, PLLC
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Attorney
Law Offices of Terry M. Sugrue
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Just-In-Case List Everyone Should Have
HoganWillig Blog
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning , Amherst, NY
Weinberg Campus
Certifications
Top Attorney- 8.7
AVVO
Awards
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 5358759
Member
Current
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Erie County Bar Association
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WNY Women's Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Long-Term Care Planning
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Website
Contact & Map
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
50 Fountain Plaza
Suite 1700
Buffalo, NY 14202
Telephone: (716) 853-5100
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)