Mr. Chiari is a cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and currently is on the Board of Directors for the UB Law Alumni Association, Inc.. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association, Western New York Trial Lawyers’ Association, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization that recognizes the skill, integrity, and experience in the special art of advocacy.
Mr. Chiari has 29 years of litigation experience. The focus of his practice is dedicated to those who have sustained catastrophic and life-changing injuries. He currently handles medical malpractice, product liability, complex premises liability, construction accidents, automobile accidents, and nursing home negligence. He has tried numerous cases to verdict throughout Western New York, resulting in multi-million dollar awards and recoveries. Mr. Chiari is also admitted to practice in the State of Pennsylvania. Mr. Chiari has been recognized for obtaining the two largest personal injury verdicts in Niagara County history and has obtained one of the highest nursing home verdicts in the State of New York.
Mr. Chiari has received an AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent level of professional excellence. The AV rating is the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethics. He has also been listed in the category of personal injury in the Superlawyers directory.
Mr. Chiari was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012, 2013 & 2014 in the field(s) of Personal Injury Litigation- Personal Injury Litigation -Plaintiff and Personal Injury Litigation- Defendants (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).