Jennifer P Stergion Esq.

Jennifer P Stergion Esq.

Jennifer P Stergion, Esq.
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Divorce...
  • New York
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Jennifer P Stergion, Esq. was the founding Chair of the Erie County Bar Association's Committee on Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Issues. She is the current Secretary of that Bar Association Committee and a member of the Bar's Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee. Jennifer has a Bacheolor's degree in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Criminal Justice, and a J.D. with dual concentrations in International Law and Civil Litigation. She is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, is a Department of Veterans Affairs accredited attorney, and admitted to the Appellate Division, 4th Department of the State of New York. The recipient of the 2008 Erie County Volunteer Lawyer's Project Attorney of the Morning Pro Bono Award and the 2009 New York State Bar Association President's Award for Young Lawyer Pro Bono Service, she has made a commitment to providing free legal services for the underrepresented, particularly in the areas of veterans and housing law. Jennifer is also a recipient of a 2007 New York State Bar Association Law School Ethics award. She has taught or moderated, pro bono, CLE courses in Veterans Benefits in Monroe and Erie Counties. A solo practitioner, is on the Board of Directors for Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition, a co-mentor for the University at Buffalo School of Law Armed Forces Student Organization and is active with her parish council. Jennifer resides in Buffalo, New York with her daughter, Valerie.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Jennifer P Stergion, Esq.
- Current
Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D. | International Law & Civil Litigation
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Honors: New York State Bar Association Ethics Award, 2007 Connelly Trial Technique Award, 2007
Activities: IATSO Conference-Athens, Greece (2004)- (Panel Chair)Issues Regarding the Treatment and Monitoring of Sexual Offenders: Practical Implications for the European Union; Law Enforcement and Mental Health Practitioners: (Panelist) Legal, Professional and Ethical Issues Surrounding the Compulsory Treatment of Sexual Offenders.
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State University of New York - College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College)
M.S. | Criminal Justice
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Speaking Engagements (Conferences-Plenary, Symposium and Panels): *IAFMHS-Conference, (2003) Miami *Student Creativity and Research Conference, Buffalo (2000,2001,2002) Sexual Assault Awareness Among Faculty, Staff, and Students @ BSC; Rave Culture and Ecstasy Use; The Cortisol-Arthritis-Psychosis Link *IATSO Conference, Panelist-Vienna, Austria (2002)-Constitutional Issues Surrounding the Treatment of Sexual Offenders; Ethical Considerations Regarding the Legal and Psychological Treatment of Sexual Offenders Post-Release Hunter College Psychology Conference, NY NY, (2002) Symposium Speaker, Constitution Issues Concerning the Castration of Sexual Offenders from a Motivational Point of View. *APA/APLS, Panelist-Austin, Texas (2002)-Conference, Constitutional Issues Surrounding the Treatment of Sexual Offenders *Sociology in the Age of Intelligent Machines Conference (2001)-Buffalo, NY-Treatment of Sexual Offenders Post-Release
Honors: National Criminal Justice Honor Society
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State University of New York - College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College)
B.S. (2000) | Clinical Psychology
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Honors: Dean's List
Activities: Student Research and Creativity Conference
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Awards
President's Award for Young Lawyer Pro Bono Service
New York State Bar Association
For assisting indigent persons involved in housing matters.
Certificate of Appreciation
Erie County Bar Association
For Legal Advocacy for Veterans
Certificate of Appreciation
Erie County Bar Association Committee on Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Issues
For work as Chair of the Committee.
Attorney of the Morning Pro Bono Service Award
Volunteer Lawyers Project of Erie County
For representing indigent clients in Housing Court.
Attorney of the Morning Pro Bono Service Award
Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Erie County Bar Association
For pro bono eviction defense work.
Professional Associations
Erie County Bar Association
Secretary, Committee on Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Issues
- Current
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University at Buffalo School of Law
Co-Advisor/Mentor, Armed Forces Student Law Association
- Current
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Monroe County Bar Association
Guest Speaker
- Current
Activities: CLE on Veterans Benefits Law, Practice and Procedure
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Erie County Bar Association
Moderater
- Current
Activities: CLE, "Nuts and Bolts of Veterans Benefits"
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United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs
Roundtable Participant
- Current
Activities: Discussion of the need for Veterans Courts nationwide, Chairman Bob Filner, presiding.
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New York State Bar # 4567913
Member
- Current
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Erie County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition
Board Member
- Current
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Volunteer Lawyers Project of Erie County
Pro Bono Volunteer Attorney
- Current
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Erie County Bar Association
Chair, Committee on Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Issues
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Certifications
Accredited Attorney
Dep't Veterans Affairs
Contact & Map
Office
500 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
USA
Telephone: (716) 536-5971
Telephone: (716) 536-5971