Derek J. Roller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Buffalo, NY

Fitzgerald & Roller, PC
 | 424 Main Street, Suite 509
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: 716-245-6921
Fax: 7168522002
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

Derek J. Roller is an attorney at Fitzgerald & Roller, P.C., in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Roller focuses his practice on personal injury law and handles matters involving motor vehicle accidents, insurance defense, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, trucking accidents and other catastrophes.

Mr. Roller serves clients in Buffalo and the Niagara metropolitan areas. He also represents clients in Amherst, Cattaraugus, Depew, East Aurora, Fredonia, Grand Island, Jamestown, Niagara Falls, Lancaster Lockport, Orchard Park, West Seneca and Wheatfield in Chautauqua and Erie counties.

Mr. Roller has a decade of experience prosecuting and defending various personal injury claims. He has prosecuted numerous cases involving health care providers, doctors and nurses in matters involving assisted living facilities and nursing homes. He also litigates complex cases involving contract and product disputes, as well as insurance coverage.

In addition to running his practice, Mr. Roller enjoys staying involved in his legal community by maintaining active membership in various professional organizations. He belongs to the Bar Association of Erie County, the New York State Bar Association, the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

After graduating with honors from Canisius College, Mr. Roller earned his law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law. He obtained his license to practice law in 2009 and is qualified to appear before all New York state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (20%)

Insurance Coverage (30%): Insurance Defense

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Health Care (10%): Nursing Home

Focus Areas

Insurance Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Nursing Home


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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Derek Roller

Admitted: 2009, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal and Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York
  • New York
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

    New York State Trial Lawyers Association

    Western New York Trial Lawyers Association

    Erie County Bar Association and the Negligence Committee

    New York State Bar Association.

    , 2018

Educational Background:

  • Canisius College, Honor's Graduate, 2004
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Office Location for Derek J. Roller

424 Main Street
Suite 509
Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: 716-245-6921

Fax: 7168522002

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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