The Law Offices of

Richard G. Berger


Michael Paskowitz


705 Brisbane Building

403 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 852-8188  Tel.   

(716) 852-0775  Fax

Michael Paskowitz is a graduate of City College of New York and the New York State University of Buffalo School of Law.  He has practiced law for over thirty years in Western New York, and has gained distinction as a tenacious litigator.  He is married with two children.  His wife, Fran, is a nationally recognized leader in elementary education as principal of the Hoover Elementary School in Tonawanda, New York.  Mike's practice concentrates in:

Civil Litigation:

Commercial claims and contractual disputes, representation of real estate brokers and developers in claims litigation, personal injuries and automobile negligence litigation.

Debt Collection:

Michael is a member of national associations of debt collection attorneys,


Matrimonial & Family Law:

Divorce and Separation Agreements and litigation, Child Support and Custody matters, including multi-state separations.  Guardianships for those in need of special assistance.

Real Estate:

Residential and commercial closings, real estate development and representation before city and town zoning boards.

Criminal Law:

Mr. Paskowitz has vast experience representing clients before criminal courts at the Town, City and County levels, for misdemeanors and felonies.

Estates and Trusts:

Preparation of Wills and Trusts, Estate Plans and representation of Estates in Probate proceedings.

Vehicle and Traffic:

DWI, DUI, Speeding, and other infractions.


Personal bankruptcy and Chapter 13 payoff plans.

Social Security Disability:

Hearings and Appeals.