More than 30 years of practice in the area of trust and estates law.

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York
North Carolina
Florida

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
U.S. Tax Court

PROFESSIONAL

Present
Brevorka Law Firm, P.C.; Buffalo, New York and Greensboro, North Carolina; Estate and Trust Practice

1970-1998
Jaeckle, Fleischmann & Mugel; Buffalo, New York: Partner and Practice Area Administrator: Tax, Estate & Employee Benefits

1968-1970
Confidential law secretary to Hon. Matthew J. Jasen, Associate Judge, New York Court of Appeals, Albany, New York

Peter_Brevorka_sm.jpgEDUCATION

J.D. cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo

HONORS

Editor-in-Chief, Buffalo Law Review
Clinton Sprague Scholarship
John Bennett Award - outstanding graduate of the class of 1968
Carlos Alden Award - outstanding contributions to Buffalo Law Review

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & HONORS

1995-Present
Listed in "Best Lawyers in America"
2006-Present
Listed in "Super Lawyers in North Carolina"
2007-Present
Listed in "Super Lawyers in New York"
2007-Present
Board Member; Weatherspoon Art Museum Foundation, Greensboro, NC
2004-2008
Board of Directors; Society of Financial Services Professionals Greensboro, NC
2002
Lecturer, State University of New York at Buffalo Tax Institute
2000-Present
Member, Estate Analysts of Western New York
2000-Present
Member, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Professional Advisory Board
2000-Present
Member, Greensboro Estate Planning Council
1999-Present
Annual Lecturer in Continuing Legal Education, Bar Association of Erie County and North Carolina Bar Association
1998-2000
Director, University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association
1996-1999
Chair, Surrogate's Court Committee Bar Association of Erie County
1992-1997
President of the Board of Directors and Director, Church Mission of Help
1993
Lecturer in Substitute Decision-Making, State University of New York at Buffalo, Millard Fillmore College
1991-1992
President, Child Care Coalition of the Niagara Frontier, Inc.
1990-1993
Member, New York State Bar Association President's Committee on Access to Justice
1989-1990
President, Bar Association of Erie County
1989
Member, New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Mandatory Pro Bono
1988-1992
Delegate, New York State Bar Association House of Delegates
1988-1989
Vice President, Bar Association of Erie County
1988-1990
Member, National Conference of Bar Presidents
1987
Director, Erie County Bar Foundation
1987, 1989
Lecturer in Wills and Trusts, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law
1984-2000
Lecturer, New York State Bankers Association Trust School
1984-1986
President, Erie County Bar Association Aid to Indigent Prisoners Society, Inc. (assigned counsel program)
1984
Board of Trustees, Elmwood Franklin School
1982-1983
Treasurer, Bar Association of Erie County
1982-1983
Lecturer, State University of New York at Buffalo Tax Institute

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association
Bar Association of Erie County
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estates Counsel
Fellow, New York State Bar Foundation
Florida Bar Association
Greensboro Bar Association
Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
North Carolina Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Peter J. Brevorka

1995 - 2013  |  Listed in "Best Lawyers in America"

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pbrevorka@pjblaw.net
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