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Michaels Bersani Kalabanka, P.C.

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Michaels Bersani Kalabanka, P.C. is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Syracuse, NY
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Highlighted Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The lawyers at Michaels & Smolak are excellent practitioners whose reputation and skills result in the receipt of referrals from other attorneys to handle the most difficult cases.
Michael Greenspan, Esq. – Greenspan & Greenspan
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Mike Bersani at Michaels & Smolak worked very hard to bring the best possible outcome for my case. I highly recommend Mike and the other professionals at Michaels & Smolak.
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The attorneys at Michaels & Smolak are exceptionally skilled and dedicated professionals. They fight tirelessly to obtain justice for their clients and are a credit to their community.
Michael Greenspan, Esq. – Greenspan & Greenspan
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
My family had a very positive experience with David Kalabanka, who was our attorney at Michaels & Smolak, in a car accident case. He was very thorough and caring with my father, who was the victim. He did a great job explaining items to both myself and my 86-year-old father. He kept us up to date on the case regularly, all the way to a resolution and follow up. We highly recommend the firm.
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Mike was at the accident location within hours of contacting him. He came to our residence and sat wirh us for a lengthy discussion on how the process works and showed care and compassion . He contacted us regularly about updates to our case. I highly recommend him .
judy macLachlan
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The lawyers at Michaels & Smolak are exceptionally skilled and dedicated attorneys. They truly care about each of their clients and work hard to obtain justice for them in a region of the state where it is very difficult to secure a large jury verdict. The record of success in difficult cases that Lee Michaels, Jan Smolak, Michael Bersani and David Kalabanka have achieved for their clients is a testament to their excellence as trial attorneys.
Michael Greenspan, Esq. – Greenspan & Greenspan
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Working on matters with Michaels & Smolak over the past 15 years has been a pleasure. They have always displayed the requisite knowledge and client relationships that have made them one of our top referral firms for our Personal Injury matters.
Steven Buschman – WHMB Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
I have had the privilege of having attorney Lee Michaels represent me and additionally interact with Mike Bersani and Dave Kalabanka. Each attorney is knowledgeable, has excellent communication skills, and continues to evaluate every angle of the legal action to pursue an optimal outcome. I have complete confidence that my decision to use this firm was sound and that my interests are well represented.
Deborah Roseman
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The firm has excellent trial attorneys who have obtained proven verdicts for Plaintiffs across Upstate New York. All the attorneys in the firm are respected by their peers.
James Reid, Esq. – Greene Reid & Pomeroy
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
This is a highly skilled, honest and hard working law firm I recommend then without hesitation. excellent.
James E. Morris – Morris & Morris
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
All of the Attorneys at this firm are highly professional and sensitive to their client's needs. Good advocates but always courteous and with high integrity.
James E. Morris – Morris & Morris
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Each attorney at Michaels & Smolak has an exceptional understanding of the law and work strenuously for their clients. As an attorney, they are wonderful to work with and are very responsive.
Kevin Matthewson, Esq. – The Law Offices of John Trop
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Mike Bersani and his staff at Michaels & Smolak helped me get through a difficult time after my accident. They handled the insurance companies on my behalf and relieved my stress during the recovery period. I highly recommend them.
Alice Hoatland
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Very heartfelt, kind communication. Always reachable. Explains details. Quick with responses. Includes you along the way. Respectful. Thorough.
Jessica Heisler
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The attorneys at Michaels & Smolak are consummate professionals. Attorneys around the State refer their Central New York area cases to Michaels & Smolak knowing that their clients will receive legal services of the highest caliber delivered by attorneys who genuinely care for their clients and who will fight to the end for them.
Michael Greenspan, Esq. – Greenspan & Greenspan
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The attorneys at Michaels & Smolak are consummate professionals who dedicate themselves to relentlessly and effectively prosecuting their clients' case and exceeding their clients' expectations. These are the go-to attorneys in central New York for plaintiffs' personal injury litigation
Michael Greenspan, Esq. – Greenspan & Greenspan
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
I have used David Kalabanka of Michael & Smolak and found he and his office to be caring, diligent, professional and trustworthy in their counsel.
Guy Cosentino
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The lawyers at Michaels and Smolak have assisted several of my clients in a courteous and professional manner. I never hesitate to refer individuals in need of Personal Injury matters to the attorneys at Michaels and Smolak.
Steven Buschman – WHMB Law

Rankings

Metro Rankings

Syracuse, NY
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

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Client Comments

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