Barbara B. Strzemski-Haase


“Dedication to my clients with an emphasis on thoroughness and an effective and quick turnaround are the key elements to my practice.”

Barbara joined Duke Holzman in 2008 after Gresens & Gillen, LLP merged with the firm. Barbara focuses her practice on commercial and residential real estate, commercial leasing, corporate law and estate planning and administration.

Barbara’s experience includes drafting and litigating commercial lease agreements, registering and maintaining copyrights and trademarks and all areas of estate planning, administration and gifting.  She regularly represents clients in acquisitions, commercial financing transactions, commercial leasing and other aspects of buying, selling and/or developing real property.  In addition, Barbara handles corporate matters including business start-up, corporate governance and the purchase and sale of businesses.  She is a thorough and dynamic attorney, handling everything from complex business matters to everyday home purchases.

Barbara is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Bar Association of Erie County and Women’s Bar Association.  She is a past former Chairperson of the Quality Assurance Committee to Southeast Works, Inc. f/k/a. Southeast Community Work Center.

Practice Areas:

Business and Corporate LawReal Estate and Environmental


Construction & Demolition; Hospitality; Manufacturing; Professional Services; Real Estate and Environmental

Organizations and Activities:

New York State Bar Association; Bar Association of Erie County; Women’s Bar Association


New York


State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., cum laude