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James B. Cousins

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Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation

Current Employment Position

  • Supervising Partner

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ECBA
  • BCA
  • New York Claims Association

Representative Cases

  • Yonkosky v. Town of Hamburg


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
  • Dickinson College

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chairperson
  • Board of Trustees
  • Zion UCC
  • Tonawanda
  • OIC for Personnel and Administration (S1)
  • 10th Area Command
  • NY; Captain
  • AG, New York Guard


  • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence

Your Legal Superpower

  • Possesses the “Book of James,” which contains all the knowledge known to mankind.

Pets and Hobbies

  • 1 “track adopted” greyhound “Jed” fka PowerAid in his racing days.
  • I love to play golf, but don’t get to as often.
  • Service to others is a hobby – I spend a lot of my free time – such as it is – serving the State of New York in the Guard and serving my congregation at my church.
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