Michael Dixon, Esq.

Upstate / Western New York

Michael Dixon is an experienced trial lawyer with over thirty years handling personal injury matters involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, false arrest and property damage. He has also developed considerable experience in matrimonial and family law, real estate, trusts and estates. Michael serves as “special counsel” to the firm. For the last fifteen years, acting as a mediator and arbitrator comprises most of his work.

He is one of only four attorneys in Buffalo that is a member of the New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, a chapter of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. The Academy is an invitation-only association whose membership consists of attorneys and judges distinguished by their hands-on experience in the field of civil/commercial conflict resolution and by their commitment to the practice of alternative dispute resolution.

Michael was born and raised in Western New York. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1979 and from Thomas Cooley Law School in 1985. Michael is a member of the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association and the Bar Association of Erie County. He is admitted to practice law in New York State, as well as in Federal Courts in the Northern and Western Districts of New York. Michael was named to Super Lawyers every year since 2006 for insurance defense litigation. He is also a former member of the Judiciary Committee, the select group that interviews and rates perspective judicial candidates.


Upstate / Western New York