Buffalo Office


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Philip C. Barth III

Partner

Mr. Barth, grandson of the firm’s founder, is an experienced trial attorney who has tried cases for over twenty-five years. After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, Mr. Barth served as one of the most successful in-house trial attorneys at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Since joining Barth Condren in 1996, he has continued to amass an impressive record of trial and appellate successes. Mr. Barth has been an active member of the Defense Research Institute for many years and was nominated and approved for membership in the prestigious International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) in 2004. He continues to litigate regularly, specializing in motor vehicle and premises liability.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
367 Linwood Ave
Buffalo, New York 14209
(716) 856-1300
pbarth@barthcondren.com

Concentrations:

Motor Vehicle Litigation
Trial and Appellate Litigation
Workers’ Compensation Defense

Affiliations:

Buffalo Claims Association
Defense Research Institute
Erie County Bar Association
International Association of Defense Counsel
New York State Bar Association
Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Admissions:

State of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
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John R. Condren

Partner

Mr. Condren is an extensively experienced trail attorney in the areas of insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage. He is a 1988 graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, having received a B.A. in Psychology. In 1992, Mr. Condren received his J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law in Toledo, Ohio. For upwards of 25 years, he has regularly appeared in the New York State and Federal District Courts at the trial and appellate levels and has taken numerous cases to verdict over the course of his career. He is also a frequent lecturer and presenter on topics involving personal injury litigation and insurance coverage.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
367 Linwood Ave
Buffalo, New York 14209
(716) 856-1300
jcondren@barthcondren.com

Concentrations:

Motor Vehicle Litigation 
Insurance coverage and litigation
Premises liability litigation 
Trial and appellate litigation

Affiliations:

New York State Bar Association – Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
Bar Association of Erie County – Negligence Committee
Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York
Defense Association of New York, Inc.
Buffalo Claims Association
The 11 Day Power Play, Inc. – Executive Board Member

Admissions:

State of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S Supreme Court
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Douglas P. Hamberger

Senior Trial Attorney

Mr. Hamberger is a trial attorney with a wealth of experience, both civil and criminal, having tried cases for over thirty years. Following graduation from the University of Miami School of Law, Mr. Hamberger practiced law in South Florida before joining the Erie County District Attorney’s Office in Buffalo where he successfully tried in excess of five hundred criminal cases. Since joining Barth Condren in 2007, he continues to try cases on a regular basis and concentrates his practice in the areas of motor vehicle liability, premises liability, toxic tort and labor law.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
367 Linwood Ave
Buffalo, New York 14209
(716) 856-1300
dhamberger@barthcondren.com

Concentrations:

Labor Law
Lead Paint and Toxic Tort Defense
Motor Vehicle Litigation
Premises Liability
Trial and Appellate Litigation

Affiliations:

Bar Association of Erie County
The Florida Bar
Western New York Trial Lawyers Association

Admissions:

State of New York
State of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
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Dominic Chimera

Associate Attorney

Mr. Chimera is a 2014 graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, having received a B.A. in History. He graduated from the University at Buffalo Law School in 2018 and immediately took and passed the July 2018 New York State Bar Exam. Mr. Chimera was admitted to practice in January of 2019.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
367 Linwood Ave
Buffalo, New York 14209
(716) 856-1300
dchimera@barthcondren.com

Concentrations:

Motor Vehicle Litigation 
Insurance coverage and litigation
Premises Liability 
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Affiliations:

Bar Association of Erie County, New York State Bar Association

Admissions:

State of New York
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Breanna C. Reilly

Associate Attorney

Ms. Reilly is a 2016 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Daemen College, having received a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Pre-Law and Certificate in Paralegal Studies. She graduated from University at Buffalo Law School in 2019 and immediately took and passed the July 2019 New York State Bar Exam. Ms. Reilly was admitted to practice in January of 2020.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
367 Linwood Ave
Buffalo, New York 14209
(716) 856-1300
breilly@barthcondren.com

Concentrations:

Motor Vehicle Litigation 
Insurance coverage and litigation
Premises Liability 
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Affiliations:

New York State Bar Association, Bar Association of Erie County, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

Admissions:

State of New York

Richard Scholnick, Esq.

Of Counsel

Roger V. Barth, Esq

Of Counsel