Amanda Zafur

Amanda Zafur

Attorney
Location:
Buffalo, New York
Phone:
716-427-6683
Fax:
716-855-3437
Email:
10 Best 2017 Attorney | Client Satisfaction | Workers' Compensation Law Division | American Institute of Legal Counsel

As a member of the Complete Counsel team at LoTempio P.C. Law Group, Amanda Zafur concentrates her practice in the areas of Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability. She has the ability to relate to her clients' struggles with lost wages and mounting medical costs, and guides them through the complex Workers' Comp and Social Security systems. She's able to handle all aspects of New York State Workers' Compensation and Social Security Administration claims. From filing the initial documentation, to investigating your case and representing you in hearings and appeals, Ms. Zafur remains transparent throughout the entire process.

Ms. Zafur graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts Honors in Political Science. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, where she was elected Vice President of the Domestic Violence Task Force. Ms. Zafur also served as Associate Editor to the Buffalo Journal of Gender Law & Social Policy, and was selected to participate on the SUNY Buffalo Law National Trial Team. Ms. Zafur also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Barbara Howe of Erie County Surrogate's Court.

Ms. Zafur is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. She is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, the Minority Bar Association of Western New York, and the Injured Workers' Bar Association. She's influential in the Western New York community as a member of the BISON Children's Scholarship Fund President's Council and Sass & Success, a networking group focused on empowering women professionals.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Matrimonial and Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2014

Education

  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D.
  • Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
    • B.A. With Honors

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Buffalo, Rising Leaders Class of 2017
  • Super Lawyers Magazine's Upstate New York Rising Star, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Erie County Bar Association, Member
  • Minority Bar Association of Western New York, Member
  • Injured Workers' Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Sass & Success, Women’s Networking Group
  • BISON Children's Scholarship Fund - Presidents Council Executive Committee
  • Law and Government Career Exploring Program, Post 444, Planning Committee and Adult Advisor