Jeffrey A. Human

Jeffrey A. Human



716-854-4300 x 210


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Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court, 1979
  • New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1979

Attorney Bio

Jeffrey A. Human practices in the areas of business, corporate, tax and securities law. He is admitted to the New York Bar, U.S. District Court and United States Tax Court. 

Jeff is a member of the Planned Giving Consortium of Western New York, the Estate Analysts of Western New York, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Attorney Association, and the WNY Venture Association. 

Jeff currently serves as the synod attorney for the Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA. He is a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Eggertsville, New York. He is a past member of the Board of Lutheran Charities of WNY and is a past chair of the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Camp Board. 

In recognition of Jeff’s outstanding service in the community, he was presented with the Alumni Community Service Award from Valparaiso University in 2015.


  • Valparaiso University, B.A., 1975
  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York, J.D., 1978 (University of Buffalo Law Review, 1977–1978)

Professional Association

  • Estate Analysts of Western New York
  • WNY Venture Association
  • Manufacturers’ Agents National Association (MANA), recommended attorney list
  • Erie County Bar Association, Chair, Taxation Committee, 1987–1999 (Committees: Corporation Law, Surrogate's Court Practice and Procedure)
  • University of Buffalo Tax Institute, co-chair, 1988–1989
  • ELCA Attorney Association
  • Planned Giving Consortium of Western New York
  • New York State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA, synod attorney

Professional Recognition

  • Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA Synodical Discipleship Award, 2021
  • Valparaiso University, Alumni Community Service Award, 2015
  • Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA, Synodical Discipleship Award, 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected by Best Lawyers In America/New York Area’s Best Lawyers, 2008–2022
  • Selected by New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition 2008–2021
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