MEET THE ATTORNEYS

Meet our Attorneys

We are proud to have seven attorneys and a large support staff serving Western New York and the Southern Tier. At Fessenden Laumer & DeAngelo, we understand the diversity of our clients’ needs. By using all of our experience and understanding, we will personally serve each client on an individual basis.

Keep reading to learn more about our attorneys.

Richard H. Fessenden

Richard has been practicing since 1974. His practice concentrates on real estate, small business, financial counseling, bankruptcy, and estates. He is counsel to the Jamestown Housing Authority and examining counsel for First American Title Insurance Company. Richard is an avid scuba diver and also enjoys serving as a board member of the Lucile M. Wright Air Museum. 

Formerly, Richard served as the attorney for the Village of Falconer, Associate Counsel for the City of Jamestown, and was an Assistant Public Defender for the County of Chautauqua. Richard is a 1968 graduate of SUNY Oswego and a 1973 graduate of Syracuse University College of Law.
Richard H Fessenden Lawyer

J. Kevin Laumer, of counsel

Kevin has been a trial attorney since 1979. His current practice focuses on civil litigation, primarily in the area of personal injuries involving work-related injuries, product liability, and automobile accidents. Previously, Kevin served as Public Defender for the County of Chautauqua. Throughout his career, Kevin has successfully tried a wide spectrum of cases and presented appeals to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and the New York State Court of Appeals. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Western Districts of both the New York and Pennsylvania federal district courts.

Kevin is a member of the New York Trial Lawyers Association, American Association of Justice (formerly ATLA), and the American Inns of Court. He is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo Law School.
J Kevin Laumer Counsil

Charles S. DeAngelo


Chuck has provided outstanding representation to injured workers and their families for many years. Chuck has experience in many aspects of worker and personal injury, including day-to-day litigation related issues as well as negotiating favorable settlements for his clients. Chuck's extensive negotiation experience is a great asset in representing our personal injury clients.

Chuck has provided experienced representation to both public and private unions in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties. He has also served as an arbitrator and currently is the Regional Attorney for C.S.E.A. Chuck has made presentations on a number of labor related issues, including Interest Arbitration, Discipline & Discharge of Public Employees, Email Communications in the Workplace, an Overview of Labor Laws, Steward Training for private and public sector unions, and Ethical Issues in a Deposition Context. Chuck has volunteered to assist numerous social action agencies, including the Chautauqua County Youth Hockey Association Sled Hockey program; the Jamestown Bar Association as former president; and the Hunter's Hope Foundation, Inc., serving as a member of the Board of Directors.

Chuck is a graduate of Georgetown Law School. He also earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Cornell University. He is admitted to practice law in New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

Charles S Deangelo Workers Compensation Lawyer

Mary B. Schiller

Mary has been practicing law since 1988. Mary's current practice focuses on civil litigation and personal injury. Mary has successfully represented clients in numerous personal injury cases, including automobile accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, and many other civil actions. Mary is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York at the state level and in the federal Western Districts of each state.

Mary has been active in various community organizations, including the Chautauqua County Humane Society. She is a past president of the Jamestown Bar Association. Mary has previously served as town justice for the Town of Chautauqua and as an Assistant County Attorney for Chautauqua County. Mary is a graduate of Duke University and SUNY Buffalo Law School.
Mary B Schiller Personal Injury Lawyer

Daniel T. Gullotti

Daniel was admitted to practice law in 1986. Since joining Fessenden Laumer & DeAngelo in 1994, he has concentrated his practice to become a skilled workers’ compensation lawyer. Over the past 21 years, he has successfully represented thousands of injured workers. 

Daniel represents clients in both Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. He is a graduate of Grove City College and Albany Law School and is a member of the Injured Workers Bar Association.
Daniel T Gullotti Workers Compensation Lawyer

Andrew S. Robinson, Jr.

Andy has been practicing law since 2001, first as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Lakewood, OH, and then in private practice, gaining extensive trial experience. He decided to return with his family to his native Chautauqua County in 2013. Andy is admitted to both the Ohio and New York state bars as well as the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Western District of New York federal court.

Andy is active in the community, presently serving on the Board of the Chautauqua Blind Association. He is a graduate of Southwestern High School, and Allegany College, where he was an Alden Scholar. He earned his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2000.
Andrew S Robinson, Jr Attorney

Galena Duba-Weaver

Galena has been practicing law since 2014. She concentrates her practice on Social Security Disability, estates, and matrimonial law. Galena earned a Master's Degree in English Literature with honors from the State University of New York at Fredonia. In 2013, Galena graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. Prior to attending law school, Galena worked for ten years with the Chautauqua Striders at SAFARI Tutoring and Mentoring Program in Jamestown. While in law school, she participated in an externship with the New York State Attorney General's Office. Galena is admitted to the New York state bar, as well as the Western District of New York federal court.
Galena Duba-Weaver Social Security Disability
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