Dennis Gaughan, Esq.


A native of Hamburg, NY, where he resided with his wife, Mary Rose, and his three children, Charles, Dennis Jr., and Joseph. He attended St. Francis High School, Syracuse University, and New York Law School, and is a veteran of the United States Army Reserve. He was admitted to the New York State bar in 1984 and worked for the Erie County Department of Social Services before opening his own practice in 1990. The office moved to its current location in 1995. Dennis was a former Hamburg Town Prosecutor and Assistant Town Attorney, as well as the former Blasdell Village Prosecutor.

Dennis was a member of the American, New York State, and Erie County Bar Associations; he was admitted to practice before all New York State courts, the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit), the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts.


Dennis passed away in 2019 after a brief illness. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and many clients.

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