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If you or your loved one was seriously injured, Keith R. Vona is prepared to help. Keith is one of Western New York’s most distinguished, formidable advocates for injury victims and their family members. With more than 14 years of experience, he has litigated a range of personal injury claims and wrongful death claims, recovering more than $100 million in compensation, including more than $17 million in trial verdicts, on behalf of his clients.

Keith has dedicated his life to seeking justice for those who need it the most. Prior to graduating from law school, he served in the United States Marine Corps and spent nearly ten years working as an officer for the Buffalo Police Department. With these experiences came determination and discipline—two values Keith leverages on behalf of every client.

An Experienced Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney

Keith has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star four times (2013 to 2016), an honor reserved for top up-and-coming attorneys. Every year since, he has been selected to Super Lawyers (2017 to 2019), an independent recognition reserved for no more than five percent of attorneys in New York. Keith has also been named one of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York by The National Trial Lawyers.

Keith has spent his entire legal career working with people injured as a result of negligence or misconduct.

Since 2006, Keith has helped clients recover more than $100 million in financial compensation for their injuries. This figure comprises more than $17 million in trial verdicts for clients, including cases involving mesothelioma and exposure to asbestos. He was also part of the trial team that obtained the first successful verdict for a childhood lead poisoning victim in Western New York. Keith brings his deep experience handling complex six- and seven-figure personal injury claims to Richmond Vona.

Keith takes extreme pride in the relationships that he builds with clients. Regardless of the specific circumstances of your case, Keith will take the time and energy needed to listen to your story, understand your concerns, answer your questions, and devise an effective legal strategy.

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • The New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • The American Association for Justice


  • J.D., 2005, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School
  • B.S., 2001, State University of New York College at Buffalo


  • 2006 – New York State
  • 2009 – U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • 2017 – Iowa

At Richmond Vona, we always treat clients with the care, compassion, and respect they rightfully deserve. If you or your loved one was seriously injured in an accident in Western New York, our law firm is ready to help. We are prepared to fight aggressively to get you justice, accountability, and maximum financial relief. Contact us today to set up a free, strictly confidential personal injury consultation with Keith.

Our personal injury law office, located in Buffalo, proudly serves communities throughout Western New York, including Batavia, Dunkirk, Jamestown, Niagara Falls, and Rochester.

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