Scott Michael Duquin focuses his practice on Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Civil Litigation. Prior to joining us, Scott spent the first 11 years of his career doing insurance defense. He holds an AVVO Super rating, Martindale Distinguished, and has been named a Super Lawyer in Personal Injury every year since 2013.
Scott has extensive trial and appellate experience representing individuals to multi-national corporations in automobile liability, medical malpractice, products liability, toxic tort and catastrophic personal injury matters. Scott has successfully represented several small business owners in various litigated commercial matters.
In 2016, in a highly publicized case Scott was able to obtain a dismissal of charges for several housing code violations brought against the owners of a large public housing complex in Buffalo, NY.
Scott is the past president of the Mid-Day Club of Buffalo.
Honors & Awards
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: Distinguished
2013 - 2014 Super Lawyers, Upstate New York, Personal Injury Defense: General
2015 - 2017 Super Lawyers, Upstate New York, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General
Professional & Community Activities
New York State Bar Association
Erie County Bar Association
Mid-Day Club of Buffalo, Past President
Email Scott Michael
- August 24, 2017
- August 16, 2016
- September 16, 2015
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
NBI 2012 Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know
NBI 2013 The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit
NBI 2014 Damages in Personal Injury
NBI 2015 Applying the Rules of Civil Procedure in New York
- New York State, 2003
United States District Court, Western District of New York, 2004
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2007
United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, 2004
J.D., 2002, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
B.A. in Economics & Political Science, 1999, College at Fredonia