One Firm - Three Partners

Seventy five years of combined experience.


the firmLaFave, Wein & Frament, PLLC is a premier plaintiff’s personal injury law firm in New York State. The firm’s reputation has been built through over 75 years of combined experience. Each case they handle is pursued tenaciously at every stage of litigation. Paul Wein, SuperLawyer, partner, says, “We treat each client as if their case is our only case, because to them it is their only case.”

Paul Wein, SuperLawyer, and Cynthia LaFave, SuperLawyer, spend each day as unwavering advocates for the injured. They have always practiced with integrity, experience and a reputation for results. The firm philosophy: always fiercely pursue the rights of the injured, no matter what the obstacles. Proud to represent those who need them the most, these lawyers have compassion, equaled only by their dedication, expertise, energy, creativity and stamina.

All of this has resulted in lawyers from all over NYS, and many other states, referring clients to this firm. Not only do the partners believe in doing the best for their clients, they also give back to the world community. Paul Wein, SuperLawyer, is on the Board of Directors of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis and Cynthia LaFave, SuperLawyer, has been involved in animal rights and rescue; has been President of the Albany County Bar Association; President of New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Upstate; and President of the Academy of Trial Lawyers Third Department . She has received the Wiedemann-Wysocki Citation of Excellence from the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. She is Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been named an Advocate in the National College of Advocacy. *

firm2The verdicts of the firm span decades and show continuing excellence. This includes the highest personal injury verdict in the United States for the year 1996 by Cynthia LaFave, SuperLawyer. Paul Wein, SuperLawyer, recently received a verdict against all four defendants on behalf of dozens of lakefront property owners as a result of the Hadlock Pond Dam failure. All of the partners in the firm, including the third partner, Jason Frament, have consistently won significant verdicts.

Wein says, “Together we are greater than the individual parts. We make a great team that always provides clients with professional and experienced representation.”

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or jury verdict. Cynthia LaFave is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney through the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). The NBTA is not affiliated with any requirement for the practice of law in the state of New York.