The Law We Practice. on Your Behalf.

Simply put, our attorneys focus on the areas of practice that they know best. It helps ensure that our clients—from individuals to families to businesses—receive representation based on experience, knowledge, and the most current developments in the laws and legislation that affect them.

It also allows us to bring personalized attention to each and every case we take on. Fitzsimmons, Nunn & Plukas offers expertise in four key areas: personal injury, real eststate, estate planning and criminal law.

 Personal Injury

You won’t find us advertising on billboards or television, but our dedication to pursuing justice for those who have been seriously injured through the fault of others has resulted in significant judgments—including seven-figure awards—for victims and their families.

  • Automobile, motorcycle, & truck accidents
  • Construction-site accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Insurance, worker’s compensation, & disability
  • Defective products and machines
  • Vehicular fires

 Probate and Estate Administration

Planning for your own estate or facing the death of a family member can be a stressful, highly emotional time. A will, a durable power of attorney, and a healthcare proxy are critical tools for ensuring a clearer path to follow, and depending on financial circumstances and state of life, there may be a need for more estate planning or asset preservation tools.

  • Drafting, probate, and administration of wills
  • Testamentary trusts
  • Litigating estate issues
  • Income, gift, and estate tax liability
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Medicaid eligibility
  • Lifetime giving
  • Article 81 Guardianship proceedings

 Real Estate

The complex world of real estate requires the right kind of local experience and a familiarity with its legal and contractual risks and challenges. Whether you are a home buyer or seller, an existing residential or commercial property owner, a lender, builder, or land developer, we can help you navigate this landscape and address any situation that might arise.

  • Review and/or negotiate purchase offers and building contracts
  • Draw purchase offers, if requested
  • Address questions that arise between signing the contract and closing
  • Identify and address solutions to title problems

 Criminal Law

Being accused of a crime—any crime—is a serious matter. Even simple misdemeanors require the right legal resources, and felony and DWI cases can alter the course of a defendant’s life forever.

  • DWI
  • Felonies, misdemeanors, and violations
  • Larceny
  • Assault and harassment
  • Traffic charges

 Nursing Home Negligence

Neglect in nursing homes (residential health care facilities) is a problem that our elderly loved ones face all too often. It is the responsibility of caretakers to provide our senior citizens with the care they deserve in their final years.

 Medical Malpractice

We in Western New York are generally fortunate to receive good medical care, however, doctors and other medical service providers do make mistakes, sometimes tragic mistakes. At those times, the attorneys of Fitzsimmons, Nunn & Plukas, LLP stand ready to help the injured patients and their families put their lives back together, and will pursue full, fair and adequate compensation for pain and suffering, lost earnings, and loss of enjoyment of life.