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Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo Names New Partner

Galena Duba-Weaver

The partners of Fessenden Laumer & DeAngelo PLLC have named Galena D. Duba-Weaver the newest partner in the law firm.

Duba-Weaver Galena earned her master’s degree in English literature with honors from the State University at Fredonia, and is a graduate of the University of Buffalo Law School. While in law school, she participated in an externship with the state Attorney General’s Office and served on the Buffalo Environmental Law Journal. She was elected to receive a LAWR writing fellowship.

Duba-Weaver is married to James Weaver and is the mother of Uriah Duba. She is the president of the board of directors for the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet.

She is admitted to the New York State Bar Association as well as the Western District of New York Federal Court.

Duba-Weaver currently concentrates her practice in the areas of Social Security Disability and matrimonial law.

Charles S. DeAngelo, the managing partner of the law firm, noted that Duba-Weaver has assisted hundreds of sick and injured claimants seeking to receive Social Security Disability benefits.

“It takes a special lawyer to be committed to serving sick and injured people who need an advocate to stand up for them and work through what can be a very difficult administrative process,” DeAngelo said. “We’re very proud of what Galena brings to the law firm, both in terms of her intelligence and her commitment to helping working men and women to get the benefits they deserve. Her tireless efforts, commitment to efficiency in her operations, and her personal warmth make all the difference in making clients feel comfortable with our firm. Continuing the tradition started many years ago by partners Richard Fessenden, Kevin Laumer, Mary Schiller, and Dan Gullotti, we’re delighted that Galena has joined our firm as a partner. Galena’s commitment to growing our business and continuing its legacy is important to our law firm.”

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