Jessica M. Peraza Appointed to the ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Rising Champions for Justice Board
January 20, 2022 | Press Releases
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Jessica M. Peraza, a Lippes Mathias LLP associate and member of the firm’s trusts & estates practice team, has been appointed to the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Rising Champions for Justice Board.
Jessica M. Peraza focuses her practice on estate planning and administration, Medicaid, and long-term care planning. As a law student, she interned for the Hon. Barbara Howe in Erie County Surrogate’s Court and worked in the Public Benefits Unit of Neighborhood Legal Services. Her previous experience includes residential foreclosures, public and private sector labor law, contract negotiations, probate matters, third party credit collections, and representation of clients in administrative hearings and arbitrations.
About Rising Champions for Justice (RCJ)
Rising Champions for Justice (RCJ) is a group of young professionals dedicated to furthering the Volunteer Lawyers Project’s (VLP) mission to provide free legal services to low-income people while gaining valuable board experience and professional development. Members support VLP through organizing events, fundraisers, networking, and professional development opportunities, and through volunteerism. In its first year, VLP welcomed 21 new members to the Rising Champions for Justice from a variety of firms and backgrounds.
About Lippes Mathias LLP
Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with more than 135 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, and New York, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Washington, D.C., the firm represents publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, governmental entities, and individuals.
Year after year, Lippes Mathias is proud to be recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.
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