Kristine N. Celeste
I strive to apply my knowledge and work ethic to achieve the client’s goals in the most effective means possible, ensuring that they reap the benefits of engaging Duke Holzman as their counsel.
In 2017, Kristine started at Duke Holzman as a law clerk while studying at University at Buffalo School of Law. Following law school, she joined Duke Holzman as an associate in 2019. During law school, Kristine held a judicial internship with the New York Court of Appeals for Judge Eugene Fahey. She also participated in the Representation in Mediation Competition and the Charles S. Desmond Moot Court Competition.
Kristine focuses her practice on business and commercial litigation, handling contract disputes, insurance coverage, construction, and general business matters.
Kistine has been selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list as a Rising Star in 2023.
Professional Services; Manufacturing; Construction and Demolition; Insurance
New York State Bar Association; Bar Association of Erie County; University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association
State of New York; United States District Court for the Western District of New York
State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude
State University of New York at Buffalo State, B.S., summa cum laude