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David J. Luzon

David J. Luzon


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f: 716.768.2756

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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

David focuses his practice in trust and estate planning, trust and estate administration, and trust and estate-related litigation with a special interest in asset protection planning, dynasty trust planning, and elder law. He has counseled clients through estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer, and income tax matters throughout his career. Additionally, he frequently lectures to diverse audiences on trust and estate planning, asset protection planning, planning for retirement benefits, charitable giving techniques, elder law, Medicaid planning, and guardianships. David's practice reaches all areas of planning and administration, including tax advice and litigation.

Practice Areas


  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, M.B.A., 2001
  • Medaille College, B.S., summa cum laude, 1994

Admitted To Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Tax Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates, Tax, and Elder Law Section
  • Erie County Bar Association, Surrogate's Court Practice & Procedure Committee
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Estate Analysts of Western New York
  • National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
  • Financial Planning Counselors of Western New York

Speaking & Publications

  • “Probate and Administration of Estates,” New York State Bar Association CLE, November 2014
  • “Asset Protection,” Medical Society County of Erie Legal's "Liability & You" Program, October 2014


  • Medaille College Ambassador Award

Prior Experience

  • Phillips Lytle, LLP, Partner