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Lisa Poch -
Town Attorney

Hamburg Town Hall
6100 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, New York 14075

Phone: (716) 649-6111 ext. 2370
Fax: (716) 646-8559

Monday - Friday
staffed - 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Please call for an appointment with the Town Attorney or Deputy Town Attorney.

For questions concerning Court matters or for questions for the Town Prosecutor, please contact a Court Clerk at 716-649-6116.

Lisa Poch
Town Attorney
Walter Rooth III
Town Prosecutor
Mark Walling
Deputy Town Attorney
Cindy Conlon
Senior Paralegal

The Office of the Town Attorney advises and represents the Town of Hamburg, the Town Board and departments in connection with legal affairs for the town.

Services provided to these officials and boards include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing the Town Board, elected officials, town departments and employees in connection with the prosecution and/or defense of actions and proceedings brought by or against the town
  • Conducting legal research and providing legal opinions on town-related issues
  • Drafting legislation, local laws, regulations and policies for the town
  • Examining and approving of title to all real property acquired by the town and preparing documents regarding the purchase and sale of town property
  • Preparing and/or reviewing agreements, leases, licenses and easements affecting town-owned property
  • Preparing and/or reviewing contracts for various vendors, including competitive bidding and professional service contracts
  • Investigating all claims against the town and coordination of defense of claims by outside counsel retained through the town’s self-insurance program
  • Representing the town and town employees in litigation.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing of resolutions for Town Board meetings
  • Attending Town Board meetings and work sessions and various committee meetings
  • Prosecuting local law violations and/or citations, vehicle and traffic and penal law violations

Helpful Numbers & Resources


Phone Number

Erie County Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service

(716) 852-3100

Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Inc.

(716) 847-0662

Legal Aid of Buffalo Inc.

(716) 853-3087

Town of Hamburg Justice Court

(716) 649-6116

Legal AssistancePursuant to state law, the town attorney's office is ethically and legally prohibited from dispensing legal advice to private individuals. Residents seeking advice on private issues and conflicts must seek the advice of a private attorney.

Hamburg Town Hall 6100 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075

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