Casey Callanan

Casey E. Callanan, Esq.
Contact: 716.430.8373
Experience:
Jurisdiction: New York

OVERVIEW

Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    • One third of any final award and any fees or expenses
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Available upon request
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Professional Experience
Solo Legal Practitioner, Casey E. Callanan, Esq.
-Current
Engagded in the practice of law concentrating in personal injury, commercial litigation and foreclosure defense.
Senior Associate and Supervising Trial Attorney, , Steven J. Baum PC
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Supervisor of five attorneys and five support staff in the Trial Unit handling statewide files undergoing disclosure, including disclosure demand drafting and the handling of depositions. Attended Foreclosure Settlement Conferences and brought matters to resolution by settlement or by preparing the cases for summary judgment motion practice. Monitored and directed work product of attorneys and staff members.
Hearing Representative , Special Funds Conservation Committee
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Handle Workers’ Compensation reinsurance plan cases in matters concerning the Special Fund for Reopened Cases, the Special Fund for Prior Injury and the Special Fund for Concurrent Employment. The work involves analysis of case status for purposes of voluntary acceptance of cases under the Special Fund for Reopened Cases, file review for settlement offers made on behalf of Special Funds, attending hearings and depositions and the research, writing and argument as to case law interpretation of applicable statutes and regulations.
Senior Attorney, New York Department of Labor
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Conducted all aspects of handling and preparation of pleadings to bringing the matters to proof on behalf of the State of New York Public Work, Apparel Industry Task Force and Labor Standards hearings. Responsibilities included researching, writing and issuing of advisory opinions for cases in the Department of Labor Public Employee Safety and Health, Minimum Wages and Public Work cases. Researched and wrote advisory responses to inquiries from the public and legal communities, employers and employees. I also negotiated and settled cases of all types.
Attorney, Law Firms
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Conducted all aspects of insurance defense, including trial work, depositions, appellate research, writing and argument. Directed and handled No Fault arbitrations. Prepared and issued advisory opinions. Prepared and presented training seminars to the Claims Department. Handled cases involving wrongful death, product liability, commercial litigation, dram shop matters, Labor Law construction injured, slip and fall and auto cases. .
Assitant District Attorney, Monroe County District Attorney's Office
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Prosecuted felony and misdemeanor cases in local and state courts. Prepared over one hundred fifty criminal prosecutions by both jury and bench trials. Conducted appellate brief research, writing and argument. Assisted local law enforcement in Driving While Intoxicated prosecutions. Investigated fatal and non-fatal motor vehicle accidents, including preparation for and conduction of presentations to the Grand Jury. Prepared and conducted preliminary and suppression hearings.
Education
Albany
Union CollegeB.A.History
Honors: Cum Laude
US Navy Nuclear Power SchoolCertificationNuclear Power
Details: Trained in the theory and operation of pressurized water nuclear reactors. Attended Naval Nuclear Power School, Bainbridge, Maryland, areas of study included mathematics, nuclear physics, electrical theory, reactor plant technology, thermodynamics, chemistry, materials engineering, metallurgy, and reactor principles. Attended Naval Nuclear Power Plant Prototype training, Kesselring Site, Ballston Spa, New York, training on an operational reactor plant facility leading up to qualification as a nuclear power plant operator
Professional Associations
Member, New York State Bar
-Current
Member, Erie County Bar Association
-Current

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Suite 3
Tonawanda, NY 14150
USA
Telephone: 716.430.8373