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Galena Duba-Weaver

Galena Duba-Weaver

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Biography

Galena began practicing law in 2014. She concentrates her practice in Social Security Disability/ Supplemental Security Income law. She is proud to have assisted hundreds of sick or injured claimants receive the benefits to which they are entitled. 

Galena earned a Master's Degree in English Literature with honors from the State University of New York at Fredonia and is a graduate of University at Buffalo Law School.  While in law school, she participated in an externship with the New York State Attorney General's Office and served on the Buffalo Environmental Law Journal.  She was selected to receive a LAWR Writing Fellowship. Galena is admitted to the New York state bar, as well as the Western District of New York federal court. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet.

Education

  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
    • Honors: LAWR Writing Fellowship
  • State University of New York at Fredonia
    • Master's Degree
    • Honors: with honors
    • Major: English Literature

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet

Past Positions

  • New York State Attorney General's Office
  • Feldman Kieffer, Law Clerk

Practice Areas

  • Social Security Disability
  • Matrimonial Law

Bar Admissions

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

Honors

  • Selected to receive a LAWR Writing Fellowship