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Timothy J. Hennessy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Buffalo, NY

Timothy J. Hennessy, PLLC
1195 Colvin Blvd, 1195 Colvin Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14223
Phone: 716-276-0980
Fax: 716-810-9605
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed in New York Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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Attorney Profile

Timothy J. Hennessy is a criminal defense and family law attorney in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Hennessy is the founder of Timothy J. Hennessy, PLLC, and serves clients in Buffalo, Kenmore, Tonawanda, Amherst, Williamsville, Lockport, Pendleton, Lancaster, Depew, Orchard Park, East Aurora, Eden, Elma, West Seneca, Niagara Falls, Lewiston, Grand Island and throughout Erie and Niagara counties.

As a family law attorney, Mr. Hennessy has experience with cases involving divorce, custody, visitation, and domestic violence and neglect. His criminal experience includes defending New York residents against charges, including DWI/DUI, drug charges, theft and traffic violations.

Born and raised in the Buffalo area, Mr. Hennessy earned his bachelor’s degree and went on to graduate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, now known as Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. While pursuing his law degree, he participated in the law school’s Intra-School Moot Court Competition. 

Upon completion of law school, Mr. Hennessy returned to upstate New York, passed the New York bar examination and became qualified to appear before all New York state courts. He founded Timothy J. Hennessy, PLLC, in 2009, with the goal of providing high-quality legal representation and services. 

With over a decade of legal experience, Mr. Hennessy has the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional legal services to clients. He understands that his clients are facing some of the hardest times in their lives and that each situation is different. He provides committed and personal representation with the goal of obtaining the best possible outcome for each client’s unique situation.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Family Law
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2019

About Timothy J. Hennessy

First Admitted: 2009, New York

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  • Member, Intra-School Moot court team, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 2009 through 2021 member of the Erie County Bar Association, 2021
  • New York, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Participated with Volunteer Lawyer's Project and took on a case pro bono., 2021
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Office Location for Timothy J. Hennessy

1195 Colvin Blvd
1195 Colvin Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14223

Phone: 716-276-0980

Fax: 716-810-9605

Last Updated: 5/19/2022

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