James P. Verrastro

James P. Verrastro

Managing Partner
Buffalo, New York
Jim Verrastro, senior partner at Spadafora & Verrastro, LLP, concentrates his practice in personal injury and negligence law. Jim has extensive trial experience and is the driving force behind the firm obtaining $1,000,000.00 settlements and verdicts. Jim concentrates his practice in the trial of personal injury, negligence and defective products. A 1974 graduate of the University of Buffalo, Jim has lectured on legal and medical problems associated with a "traumatically brain injured person" and is member of the New York State and Erie County Bar Associations. Jim has served as a Confidential Law Clerk and Assistant District Attorney. Jim is a lifelong resident of Western New York. Jim's goal is to fight for the rights of clients who have been wronged to achieve a positive change in their lives and those of their families.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Negligence

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1975


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D. - 1974
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, New York
    • B.A. - 1971


  • Lectured on Legal and Medical problems associated with a “Traumatically Brain Injured Person”

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Associations, Member
  • Erie County Bar Associations, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Erie County Court, Confidential Law Clerk