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Cellino had filed a petition for dissolution of the personal injury firm, widely known for its catchy '888-8888 jingle', in May.Cellino sat a row behind his attorneys in court but did not wish to comment.Ross Cellino appeared in a Buffalo courtroom today in the battle to dismantle his multimillion-dollar injury law firm with Stephen Barnes, but his estranged legal partner was a no-show.Attorneys for both sides duked out the latest round in the hour-long hearing at Erie Civil Supreme Court.Cellino first filed a dissolution that rocked the close-knit Buffalo legal community.Attempts to come to a resolution behind closed doors have been unsuccessful.According to court documents, emails from Cellino showed he had criticized Barnes' character and said he had been cut off from the work email system.
He is not a guy that takes no for an answer.'He is far more aggressive, cold, and calculating than Ross Cellino who is a little bit more laid-back.'They initially built their reputation on the type of advertising that would attempt to take cases away from other lawyers who were already handling them,' the source added.'Barnes is very aggressive. I've heard from a couple of lawyers there about shouting matches taking place in conference rooms and that type of behavior.'I can't imagine that there's any lawyers in Western New York who are shedding a tear for what's going on.'The fallout from the law firm's dissolution could be costly. Savino, a partner at prominent local firm, Woods Oviatt Gilman, told Daily that the news has rocked the Buffalo legal community.'Everybody in this town is baffled.
Some 56 attorneys work for Cellino & Barnes at their Buffalo headquarters and at satellite offices across New York state.