Our Attorneys


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    William C. Bernhardi


    Managing Partner

    Before he became an attorney in 1986, William Bernhardi was a Social Security Claims Representative and a Social Security State Agency Disability Analyst, where he acquired extensive experience in nonmedical and medical claim adjudication. As an attorney, Mr. Bernhardi has concentrated in disability claims (Social Security, Railroad Retirement, NYS & Local Employees Retirement).  He also… read more →

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    Stephen E. Brooks


    Associate Attorney

    Brooks joins the firm with over ten years of experience from various law firms throughout the Western New York area. A graduate of Roger Williams School of Law, he is a third generation attorney, whose practice area includes trust and estate planning, trust and estate administration, elder law, real property, tax and Social Security. He… read more →

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    Jennifer M. Dillon


    Associate Attorney

    Jennifer M. Dillon is a cum laude graduate of Boston College with degrees in Economics and English and a graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School. She is admitted to practice in New York State, the Western District of New York Federal Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit…. read more →