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.