AttorneysThe Crossmore Law Office
Edward Y. Crossmore
Edward Y. Crossmore has maintained a law office in Ithaca, New York for over 40 years, combining substantial civil litigation experience with extensive working knowledge of commercial transactions, business law, and real estate proceedings to build a practice emphasizing the same.
Ed was born and raised in Ithaca and maintains an active involvement in the community to this day. His education includes a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester in 1969, and he received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1972.
He is an active member of the Tompkins County and New York State Bar Associations, as well as the Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in all State and U.S. District Courts of New York as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
With a practice emphasizing litigation, his experience pertains to a number of broad practice areas covering Business Entity Formation; Civil Litigation (Commercial and Consumer); Bankruptcy/Insolvency Creditor and Debtor Representation; Mortgage and Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosures (Prosecution and Defense); Secured Transactions; Real Estate Sales, Mortgages, Ownership Disputes, Easements, and Partitions; Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Proceedings (Contested and Uncontested); as well as Judgment Enforcement Proceedings and Collections.
Kirstin E. Tiffany
Kirstin E. Tiffany received a B.A. in History from the University of Vermont, an M.A. in Historical and Sustainable Architecture from New York University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school, she was an active participant in the school’s Civil Rights Clinic where she engaged in federal civil rights cases for indigent prisoners. She additionally held the position of Senior Production Editor for the Michigan State Law Review.
Kirstin’s practice includes Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Real Estate Sales, Mortgages, Ownership Disputes, Easements, and Partitions; Mortgage and Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosures (Prosecution and Defense); Judgment Enforcement; Bankruptcy/Insolvency Creditor and Debtor Representation; Business Entity Formation; and Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings.
Kirstin is currently admitted to practice in U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York, as well as the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Western Districts. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and has been the Secretary of the Tompkins County Bar Association since December 2020.