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Stephen and Jennifer met and married while in law school. This is our family business. Working in private practice in firms of various sizes, in similar practice areas, often made us feel like we were competing and at cross purposes. We recognized our skills as a successful team, something we discovered in law school. We joke that together, we are the complete and total package, given our individual strengths and weaknesses. We also complement each other's style, allowing us to be successful with various types of people in different settings. In September of 2013, we decided that working together would be more productive and fulfilling. We want to give clients the service and attention we feel that they deserve and strive to achieve that goal on a daily basis.


Jennifer McCann

Practice Areas

  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Custody, Visitation, Support, Paternity, and Family Offense
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Matters
  • Commercial Transactions

Experience

Jennifer represents individuals in some of their most personal matters. She assists clients with estate planning and administration matters. She advocates for clients in Erie County Family Court proceedings addressing the most personal issues that affect a family.  In addition, Jennifer assists clients with their small business needs, including assisting with commercial transactions and real estate. 

Prior to becoming an attorney, Jennifer was a New York State certified Latin teacher with several years of classroom experience in a variety of settings.

Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association

Education

  • Canisius College, BA in American History and Classics, magna cum laude
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, M.A. in Classics
  • Canisius College, M.S.Ed. in Secondary Education, summa cum laude
  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, JD, cum laude

Awards and Honors

  • Buffalo Law Review, Publications Editor
  • Buffalo Law Review, Associate
  • Albert R. Mugel Award in Future Interests and Estate Planning
  • Ira Meilman Scholarship

Admissions

  • New York State

Community Activities

  • Nardin Academy, Board of Trustees, 2008-2011
  • GOLD Group, Board Member, 2007-2008
  • Nardin Academy Alumnae Association, 2006-2011, President 2008-2011
 

Stephen McCann

Practice Areas

  • Corporate matters
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Transactions

Experience

Stephen focuses his practice on representing business of various sizes from initial formation through succession planning. He also assists clients with estate planning and administration matters. Stephen has a great deal of experience representing lenders in various types of commercial transactions and worked as a compliance specialist at a local bank where he was responsible for interpreting banking specific regulations and assuring compliance related to consumer lending.

Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, BA
  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, JD

Admissions

  • New York State