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Jeffrey A. Human

Jeffrey A. Human

Contact Information

Phone:
716-854-4300, x 210
416-221-5600 (Toronto)
866-893-2003 (Toll-Free)

Fax:
716-854-2787

Areas of Practice

  • Business Counseling & Corporate Law
  • Taxation
  • Securities Law
  • Wills
  • Estates & Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1979

 

Jeffrey A. Human is a member of the law firm of Gross, Shuman, Brizdle & Gilfillan, P.C., Buffalo, New York, where he practices in the areas of business, corporate, tax and securities law.

He is admitted to the New York Bar (1979), U.S. District Court (W.D.N.Y. 1979) and United States Tax Court (1979).

Jeff received his undergraduate education at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana (B.A., 1975) and his legal education at State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York (J.D., 1978).

He is a member of the Erie County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. Jeff served as Chairman of the Taxation Committee of the Erie County Bar Association from 1987 to 1990 and as Co-Chairman of the University of Buffalo Tax Institute from 1988 to 1989, where he has been a frequent lecturer.

He is also a member of the Planned Giving Consortium of Western New York, the Estate Analysts of Western New York, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Attorney Association, and a board member of the WNY Venture Association.

Jeff is a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Amherst, New York where he has served as Executive Vice President (2001-2002) and President (2008 - 2009) and is currently serving on its Church Council. He also is a past member of the Board of Lutheran Charities of WNY and is a past Chairman of the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Camp Board.

In recognition of Jeff's outstanding service in the community, Jeff was presented with the Alumni Community Service Award from Valparaiso University in 2015.  

 

AV Rated



Education

University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
J.D. - 1978

Law Review: University of Buffalo Law Review, 1977 - 1978

Valparaiso University
B.A. - 1975

Honors & Awards

"AV Preeminent" Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Selected, Best Lawyers In America/New York Area's Best Lawyers, 2008 - 2017

Selected, New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition 2008 - 2016

Selected, Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition 2009 - 2015

Alumni Community Service Award - Valparaiso University, 2015

Synodical Discipleship Award - Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA, 2014

Associations

New York State Bar Association, Member

Erie County Bar Association, Chair, Taxation Committee, 1987 - 1999

Erie County Bar Association, Member, Corporation Law Committee

Erie County Bar Association, Member, Taxation Committee

Erie County Bar Association, Member, Surrogate's Court Practice and Procedure Committee

Manufacturers' Agents National Association (MANA), Recommended Attorney List

Estate Analysts of Western New York, Member

Planned Giving Consortium of Western New York, Member

WNY Venture Association, Board Member

ELCA Attorney Association, Member

University of Buffalo Tax Institute, Co-Chair, 1988 - 1989

Community Service

Synod Attorney - Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA