Elise L. Cassar

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E-mail: Elise Cassar
Phone: 716-796-9499

ELISE L. CASSAR, President, is a senior associate at Duke, Holzman, Photiadis and Gresens, LLP. She was previously staff counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Group.  Her practice focuses on defending corporate and individual clients in personal injury litigation. Previously, Ms. Cassar worked as a law clerk at Cohen & Lombardo, and with the Domestic Violence Unit of Legal Aid Services in Rochester, New York.

Ms. Cassar graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 2007. She went on to receive her law degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law in 2010.  During law school, Ms. Cassar was a member of the Desmond Moot Court Board.  She was also an Articles Editor for the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review.

In addition to serving on the Board of WNY WBASNY, Ms. Cassar is a board member of the Defense Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Cassar will also be serving as an adjunct instructor of Trial Technique at SUNY at Buffalo School of Law. She lives in Buffalo with her son, William.  Ms. Cassar enjoys running, hiking, gardening, skiing and spending as much time as possible with family.