Meet Your Officer & Director Candidates for the 2024-2025 Bar Association of Erie County Board and Candidates for the Nominating Committee

We are excited to announce our upcoming elections! Your 2024-2025 Candidates are listed below.
Mark your calendars: voting opens Tuesday, May 28, 2024 and ends Friday, June 14, 2024
. Voting instructions will be sent to you separately.

Note: You must be a member in good standing in order to vote. Renew your membership today by visiting eriebar.org/memberportal.

VICE PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT-ELECT CANDIDATES

Brian M. Melber
Partner, Personius Melber LLP

 

 

Michael L. McCabe
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Delaware North

 

 

DEPUTY TREASURER, TREASURER-ELECT CANDIDATES

Larry E. Waters, Jr.
Program Director, Medical Legal Partnership, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

 

 

Nicole Graci
Partner, Hamberger & Weiss LLP

 

 

DIRECTOR CANDIDATES

Kevin R. Lalonek Member Attorney, Gross Shuman P.C.

 

Andrew M. Wilson
Partner, Team Co-Leader – Immigration, Lippes Mathias LLP

 
 

Steven B. Salcedo
Salcedo Appeals PLLC

 

 

David M. Goodman
Partner, The Coppola Firm

 

 

Charles M. Kruly
Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York

 
 

 

John Patrick Feroleto
Deputy District Attorney, Erie County District Attorney’s Office

 

 

Ericka N. Bennett
Associate General Counsel, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

 

Erin A. Tresmond
Chief Attorney, Appeals and Post-Conviction Unit, The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc.

 

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE CANDIDATES

Kristen Elmore-Garcia
Attorney, Law Office of John V. Elmore PC

 

 

Jennifer “Jenna” Metzger
Assistant Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General, Buffalo Regional Office

 

Mark M. McNamara
Partner, Barclay Damon LLP

 

 

Michelle M. Schwach
Court Attorney to the Hon. Mary G. Carney, Erie County Family Court