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Richard F. Griffin, Mediator & Arbitrator, Buffalo, New York.

Richard F. Griffin

Kavinocky Cook
726 Exchange Street, Suite 800
Buffalo, NY, 14210
Tel: (716) 845-6000
Fax: (716) -845-6474
Website: www.kavinokycook.com
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Recognized to New York Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 2000
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2019): 270
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2019): 24
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Biographical

With over 40 years experience in litigating personal injury and business cases, both for Plaintiffs and Defendants, Mr. Griffin understands all sides and aspects of the cases he mediates or arbitrates. He is known for his preparation, patience and persistence, and has a high rate of success.


Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Appellate
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Native American
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Postal
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Canisius College, BA 1954 (President, Student Council);
  • University of Buffalo, JD 1957 (Note Editor, Buffalo Law Review).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Panels for Mediation and Arbitration at American Arbitration Association
  • Mediator for Federal Court ADR Program
  • Mediator for New York Supreme Court ADR Program
  • Arbitrator for Dispute Resolution, Inc.
  • Active member ADR Committee Erie County Bar and New York State Bar
  • Adjunct professor, lecturer and seminar speaker on ADR at University at Buffalo Law School
  • Business First "Who's Who in Law" for ADR
  • Best Lawyers in America for ADR
  • New York Super Lawyers for ADR

Rates Information

$300 - $350 depending upon number of parties and locale

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