Paul Michael Pochepan

Paul Michael Pochepan

HoganWillig, PLLC
  • Bankruptcy, Social Security Disability, Personal Injury...
  • New York
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With nearly three decades of experience practicing Bankruptcy law and Social Security law in Buffalo, Paul Pochepan is able to help consumers facing financial hardships and disabled individuals and their dependents. He has helped many Western New York consumers navigate the bankruptcy system under chapter 7 or chapter 13. He also helps Buffalo-area residents apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or appeal Social Security Administration decisions denying, reducing or revoking benefits. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge regarding the multiple medical impairments afflicting disability claimants and dealing with the medical profession to secure the support necessary in these matters.

Mr. Pochepan is a frequent speaker to community groups and has appeared on television and radio programs discussing trending issues from his areas of practice.

Mr. Pochepan also practices in the area of Estate Planning and Elder Law. He counsels individuals and families in the creation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and guardianships. A sound knowledge of estate planning alternatives underlies Paul’s approach to estate planning.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Social Security Disability
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
HoganWillig, PLLC
- Current
Syracuse University College of Law
J.D. (1989)
State University of New York - Buffalo
B.S. (1986) | Political Science
Legal Elite of Western New York
Buffalo Business First
Outstanding Bankruptcy Attorney
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 2372738
- Current
Bar Association of Erie County
- Current
Articles & Publications
Bankruptcy 101: The Facts
HoganWillig Blog
Speaking Engagements
The Student Loan Debtor: Some Practical Advice on How to Deal with Student Loans, Bankruptcy Conference
Monroe County Bar Association
10.0 attorney rating
Social Media
Contact & Map
HoganWillig, PLLC
2410 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
Toll-Free: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Lancaster
43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Buffalo
155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Ellicottville
6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Lockport
770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Telephone: (716) 636-7600