Joseph P. Heins

Special Counsel

Phone: 716-856-1344, ext. 3005
Fax: 716-856-1369

Joseph P. Heins


is Special Counsel in the Business and Corporate Law Department. Mr. Heins concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of real estate, business law, corporate law and wills and estates. He has considerable experience in the commercial real estate sector, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, project development, financing and real property title matters. Mr. Heins has received several honors and awards during his career, including being named a Up and Coming Attorney by the Daily Record in 2015, earning a ranking as an Associate to Watch in Chambers USA in 2017 and 2018, and being listed as a Rising Star in Super Lawyers Magazine in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

  • State of New York
  • J.D., Notre Dame Law School
  • B.S., Canisius College

Professional Associations

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • New York State Commercial Association of Realtors

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Municipal Law