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Barclay Damon

Arnold N. Zelman

Arnold N. Zelman

Of Counsel

p: 716-566-1418

f: 716-566-4024

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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

Arnold Zelman’s practice focuses on business law and counseling, tax and estate planning.

Practice Areas


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1957
  • Georgetown University, LL.M., 1959
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., with distinction, 1954

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1958

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Estate Analysts of Western New York

Civic Activities

  • Erie County Executive's Year 2008 Transition Subcommittee On The Arts & Culturals, Chair
  • Erie County Cultural Resource Advisory Board, Board Member
  • Select Committee to Revise the Erie County Cultural Resource Advisory Board Year 2010 Application Evaluation Process, Chair
  • Sisters of St. Francis Financial Advisory Board, Past Member
  • The Buffalo Rotary Foundation, Inc., Past Director and Past President
  • Rotary Club of Buffalo, Past Director, Past President ; Present Strategic Planning Committee, Chair
  • Park Country Club of Buffalo, Inc., Past Board of Governors and Past Vice President
  • Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Past Director and Past President
  • Amherst Kiwanis Club, Past Director and Past President


  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Selected as a 2013 Empire State Counsel Honoree by the New York State Bar Association

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • Moot & Sprague, Partner
  • Brennan Callahan, Partner
  • Tesseyman Hartman & Zelman, Partner