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The law office of E. Earl Key, LLC. is located in the prestigious Becker Mansion conveniently located in the heart of downtown Buffalo. Our law firm provides a variety of services for individuals and businesses in Western New York.


Our lawyers practice in many areas of law; including litigation, creditors' rights and collections, criminal defense, family and divorce law, insurance law, landlord / tenant and personal injury.


The staff at E. Earl Key prides itself in protecting your legal rights and fighting for the success you and your family deserve.


Mr. Key was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and his law degree (J.D.), both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After receiving his J.D., he attended the State University of New York at Buffalo law school where he obtained his LL.M. degree.(Masters of Law), graduating in the top 1% of his class. While attending school, Mr. Key completed the litigation skills track in general litigation.


This training certifies the completion of all courses for the development of skills, values and doctrines necessary to be an effective and competent litigator in General Litigation.


He is admitted to practice in the state of New York and Nebraska; United States Western and Northern District Bankruptcy Courts of New York; Federal Criminal and Civil Court in the Western District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit and The United States Supreme Court.


Prior to opening his own law firm, Mr. Key worked for the Niagara County District Attorney's Office. While employed at the DA's office Earl successfully prosecuted numerous misdemeanor and felony crimes. In addition he wrote and argued appellate briefs for the Office.

Currently Earl practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Federal and State Criminal Law Defense, and Debtors Rights.