With nearly a decade of in the legal field, Jessica has earned respect amongst her peers and judges alike.

Jessica Kulpit has zealously advocated for her clients throughout Western New York including the counties of Erie, Niagara, Genesee, and Chautauqua.  She is admitted to practice in both State and Federal Courts.  Handling each case personally, she is with her clients every step of the way. 

Jessica Kulpit is a life long resident of Western New York and graduated from University at Buffalo with degrees in English and Political Science.  After finishing a college internship with Legal Aid’s Criminal Defense Unit, her desire to advocate for those charged with crimes led her to continue her studies at the University at Buffalo Law School.  Her advocacy skills stood out and she traveled nationally as part of the school’s competition Trial Teams.




Over the next three years, Jessica spent most of her time gaining practical experience; interning with the United States Attorney’s Office and Attorney for the Child, Shelia Dickinson.  She worked at the Law Office of Thomas J. Eoannou, Esq. from her second year of law school on and prior to her graduation she sat second chair for two homicide trials.   Within a month of her admission to the New York State Bar, she tried and won a felony drug case.

Jessica is active in the community, sitting on the Boards for the Northtowns Boys and Girls Club and Damien College Paralegal Program.  She volunteers, working with students at the University at Buffalo Law School’s Trial Teams. Jessica is a member of the Erie County Bar Association (participating in the Judiciary and Criminal Law Committees), the Women’s Bar Association, the Assigned Counsel Panel, the Western District’s CJA panel and the New York State Defender's Association.

Jessica was recently selected to be the recipient of the John R. Nuchereno Award for Excellence in Criminal Defense for 2017 from the Assigned Council Program of Erie County. She also has been recognized as a Rising Star in 2017 and 2018 by Super Lawyers.


Jessica provides free consultations and can assist in your defense from the very first meeting.  Contact her at 716-254-0172 or submit an email here.

Law Offices of
Jessica A. Kulpit
The Cornell Mansion | 484 Delaware Avenue | Buffalo, NY 14202  | (716) 254-0172


From the first day she began her practice, Jessica has dedicated her time and energy to passionately advocate for those who would otherwise not have a voice.  She spent time as a Public Defender in the Buffalo City Courts learning the in and outs of the City’s judiciary system.  Jessica continued her career representing those accused with crimes, working for Thomas J. Eoannou, Esq. and Thomas Burton, Esq. At the Law Office of Thomas Burton, Jessica maintained her criminal defense practice, but also assisted Mr. Burton in the representation of City of Buffalo Police Union.  


She has worked on thousands of criminal cases, trying over a hundred to verdict.  Many of her cases have been high profile, collaborating with the area’s best local attorneys, Thomas J. Eoannou, Esq., Joel L. Daniels, Esq., Cheryl Meyers Buth, Esq., Andrew C. LoTempio, Esq., Michael L. D’Amico, Esq., Jeremy D. Schwartz, and Daniel P. Grasso, Esq.  


The Law Offices of Jessica A. Kulpit have been serving Western New York for over a decade.  Our attorneys primarily focus on Criminal Defense, DWI/DUI Defense, Traffic and Family Court cases.  We provide expert legal representation to the following counties: Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming and Cattaraugus.

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Jessica A. Kulpit