David J. Haylett Jr. was admitted to practice law in 2013 and is a Partner at Seaman Norris LLP. Mr. Haylett engages in general practice law focusing on real estate, family law, estate planning and administration, and municipal law. In addition to being a partner at Seaman Norris LLP, Mr. Haylett serves as Chief Counsel to the Niagara County Department of Social Services, where he oversees all legal aspects of the Department. Before joining Social Services, he served as Corporation Counsel to the City of Lockport.
David resides in the Town of Lockport with his wife Ciara and daughter, Lily.
Michael J. Norris received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Niagara University and Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School.
As a New York State Assembly member, Mike represents the 144th District, including parts of Niagara, Erie, and Orleans Counties.
Since his admission to the New York State Bar in 2006, Mike has engaged in general practice, including handling Real Estate, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning matters. In addition, he has served as the Attorney for the Town of Lockport, Town of Somerset, and Village of Cassadaga, the Third Corporation Counsel for the City of Lockport, and the Prosecutor for the Towns of Lockport and Hartland.
Mike is a Lockport, Niagara County, Erie County, and New York State Bar Associations.
Mike also worked for the New York State Senate and Assembly, served as a Niagara County Election Commissioner, and interned in the city of Lockport Mayor’s office.
An active community leader, Mike is a member and past president of the Lockport Rotary Club and All Saints Roman Catholic Church in Lockport. He is also a past member of the Tony Nemi’s Youth Sportsman’s League and LCTV Board of Directors. Mike was one of 12 members selected in the Greater Niagara Newspapers’ Inaugural Under 40 Class in 2015 and received the Paul Harris Award from Lockport Rotary in 2013.
He is a lifelong Lockport resident and graduate of Lockport High School.
Thomas D. Seaman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2001. He then studied law at SUNY Buffalo, School of Law, where he served as a Publication’s Editor for Buffalo Law Review and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007. Following law school, Tom entered the legal profession focusing on civil litigation. He has handled hundreds of personal injury lawsuits related to automobile accidents, injuries on property, and construction accidents. In addition, Tom served as a trial lawyer for two publicly-traded insurance companies for over a decade. With this experience, Thomas gained intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the insurance industry. Furthermore, this practice provided Tom with the skills, insight, and perspective needed to obtain significant settlements for his injured clients.
In January 2019, Tom accepted an invitation to join Seaman Norris as a partner. Thomas Seaman's areas of practice have expanded to include various fields, including estate planning, real estate/land transfers, probate and estate administration, trusts, business formation, contracts, and municipal law. In January 2021, Tom was appointed as Town Attorney for the Town of Lockport. He also serves as Attorney for the Town of Lewiston Planning Board and Zoning Board and counsels several other local municipalities and organizations. Tom is a New York State Bar Association member, the Erie County Bar Association, and the Niagara County Bar Association.
Daniel E. Seaman graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1967, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduating Cum Laude in 1971. While at SUNY Buffalo, Daniel Seaman served as Articles Editor of the Law Review.
Mr. Seaman was a VISTA Attorney before joining the firm of Seaman and Seaman in 1972. He was an Assistant Niagara County District Attorney and Assistant Public Defender and served as the Niagara County Public Defender. In 2000, Mr. Seaman merged with Morgan L. Jones, Jr. and F. Gerard Hogan and the retired firm members to form Seaman, Jones, Hogan & Brooks, LLP.
Daniel Seaman joined with his son, Brian Seaman, and Michael Norris in 2013 to start the firm, Seaman Norris, LLP, where he currently practices law.
Mr. Seaman’s practice includes real estate, estate planning, elder law, estate administration, and business and corporate matters. He also represents several municipalities and municipal boards and has an area of concentration in zoning and planning development. Mr. Seaman is a Lockport, Niagara County, and New York State Bar Associations member.