Civil Litigation; Medical Malpractice; Hospital Malpractice; Wrongful Death; Product Liability; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents; Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse; Business and Commercial Litigation; Estate Litigation; Creditor’s Rights Litigation
John Wells is a litigator and trial attorney whose civil litigation practice focuses on medical malpractice, personal injury, automobile accidents, nursing home negligence, and commercial, business and estate disputes. John’s courtroom experience includes civil trial work, administrative trial work, and participation in the Federal Mediation program, arbitrations, and mediations. John has appellate experience appearing in the New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department.
Before joining Lacy Katzen LLP, John worked for a civil litigation firm focused on medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation and Social Security disability actions.
John is listed in the Super Lawyers for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 as an Upstate New York “Rising Star”.
- University of Buffalo (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
- St. Bonaventure University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004)
- New York State Bar, 2009
- United States Federal District Court, Western District of New York, 2011
- United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, 2011
Professional and Community Affiliations
Member of the New York State Bar Association
Member of the Monroe County Bar Association
Member of the Cattaraugus County Bar Association
Member of the Greece Rotary
Served as a trustee for the Village of Cuba, New York
Blog Posts & Resources by John
Is Your Loved One Suffering From Preventable Pressure Sores?
September 17, 2018Read Blog Post
Obtaining Medical Records
March 29, 2017Read Blog Post
Actions for Cutting, Removing, Injuring or Destroying Trees or Timber
January 18, 2016Read Blog Post
Do Yourself a Favor . . . Buy SUM Coverage
May 28, 2015Read Blog Post