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Collins, John A.
42 Delaware Avenue Suite 120 Buffalo, NY
Phone: (716) 849-1333 (Ext.305)
Fax: (716) 855-1580


Current Employment Position(s)

Senior Partner

Lawyer Overview

John A. Collins practices in the areas of Civil Appellate and Motion Practice. He has argued appeals before the New York Court of Appeals, all four Departments of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Personal Injury

Representative Cases

West Practice Categories

Asbestos, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Personal Injury -- Defense


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • Association of Erie County (Member)
  • Bar of the United States Supreme Court (Member)

Honors and Awards

  • Rated "AV" in the Martindale-Hubbell directory

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Article 78 Proceedings and Appeals, New York State Bar Association, Administrative Determinations
  • New York Appellate Practice Seminar, New York State Bar Association, 2001
  • Lecturer, Law on Matrimonial Appellate Practice, Erie Institute, 1999


  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York, 1982
    Honors: cum laude
  • Hiram College, 1974