Lawsuit seeks to dissolve Cellino and Barnes law firm
Buffalo, N.Y. - Civil court documents filed Wednesday in State Supreme Court indicate the Cellino and Barnes law firm may be splitting up.
Our ABC affiliate in Buffalo WKBW reports court documents seeking to dissolve the corporation have been filed.
The law firm is one of the largest personal injury firms in the area.
A statement was released by the law firm, stating the firm is "fully function" and the firm plans to "aggressively oppose the dissolution papers filed by Mr. Cellino."
"In response to recent legal action and media reports regarding the ongoing ownership structure of our firm, we want to assure our employees, our clients and our business partners that Cellino & Barnes continues to operate around the clock in a fully functional manner.
"We commend our 300 staff members for their understanding and professionalism, and appreciate their consistent commitment to providing quality service to our clients. As the administrative issues in question are addressed, we can confidently state that the firm intends to sustain its positive growth track and the substantial momentum we have achieved in recent years."
We encourage any personal injury victim in need of representation to contact our firm. The attorneys at Cellino & Barnes continue to take calls and are available to help clients achieve the best possible results for their case.
13WHAM will provide updates as they become available.