About Us

Scott R. Hapeman, Associate


Mr. Hapeman joined the firm in 2005. He served as an associate with the Law Office of Kevin A. Ricotta from 2001 to 2005. Prior to his admission to the New York State Bar, Mr. Hapeman was a student law clerk with Brown & Kelly, LLP and for the Hon. William M. Skretny, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York.

Associations & Memberships

Mr. Hapeman is a member of the Erie County and New York State Bar Associations.


  • Telephone: 716-855-1050, ext. 103
  • Facsimile: 716-855-1052
  • Mobile: 716-228-3545
  • Email: srh@personiusmelber.com

Areas of Practice

  • Business/commercial litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Municipal Law
  • White collar criminal defense
  • Medical malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • New York State, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2002


  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Canisius College, B.S., 1998