TheArthur A Duncan II, Esq is an attorney in Buffalo, NY. He was born in Los Angeles, CA but primarily raised in Buffalo, NY. After graduating from 8th grade in Buffalo, TheArthur went back to Los Angeles where he endured the LA street gangs and an abusive drug addicted stepfather. After high school, he went back to Buffalo and began to sell drugs with some childhood friends and was eventually indicted by the FBI and served 3 years in federal prison. Upon his release, he went back to school and discovered that he could become an attorney in NY with a felony. In 2012 and at the age of 43 with a wife and 5, TheArthur graduated from law school. After law school, he was employed by the City of Buffalo where he defended the police dept and board of education in civil litigation matters. In 2015, he published his memior Felon-Attorney and has been highly sought after for speaking engagements. He has recently spoken at numerous high schools, colleges, community centers and correctional facilities to standing room audiences and has received rave reviews for his book and speeches. TheArthur is also a deacon and mentor.
- 2016 True CDC “True Triumph” Award
- 2015 Utopia Euphoria “Men of Integrity” Outstanding Achievement Award
- 2015 Buffalo United Front Herculean Fathers Award
- 2015 LP Ciminelli Black History Awardee